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Answer by Tim Maas , Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army

What do we have to give up to inherit eternal life? (Luke 18:18–30)

I would say that the answer to this question would not be a standardized thing or list of things that would be the same for everyone, but would be different...

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Question by Jack Gutknecht , ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church

What do we have to give up to inherit eternal life? (Luke 18:18–30)

And he said, The things which are impossible with men are possible with God. Luke 18:27 | KJV

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Answer by Grant Abbott , Child of Father, Follower of Son, Student of Spirit

Why are God’s people strangers on earth? (Psalm 119:19)

We are aliens and foreigners and strangers on this earth because our citizenship is in heaven. We live in this world but we are not of this world, because...

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Answer by Grant Abbott , Child of Father, Follower of Son, Student of Spirit

Why are all Christians hypocrites? Are all Christians hypocrites?

All Christians are hypocrites every time we judge other people by the standards of conduct (God’s law & will in the bible) that we ourselves cannot keep....

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Answer by Grant Abbott , Child of Father, Follower of Son, Student of Spirit

How does finding refuge under God's wings in Psalm 91:4 relate to seeing the punishment of the wicked in Psalm 91:8-9, if, in fact, it does?

Moses is the likely author of this Psalm according to Jewish tradition. Moses certainly had many opportunities to make God his refuge and watch God deliver...

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Answer by Grant Abbott , Child of Father, Follower of Son, Student of Spirit

How can I lose my salvation?

In my view no Christian can lose their salvation and here is the proof. Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in Christ. He anointed us, set his...

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Answer by Grant Abbott , Child of Father, Follower of Son, Student of Spirit

Does the righteousness of Christ imputed to us by God infer that we are actually made righteous and holy?

The following passages provide more insight into us receiving the righteousness of Christ. Romans 3:25; 5:17; 8:10-11; 10:4 1 Corinthians 1:30 Galatians 2:21...

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Answer by Grant Abbott , Child of Father, Follower of Son, Student of Spirit

Is it okay for Christians to "meditate"? (119:27)

Philippians 4:8-9 is a perfect example of Christian meditation. “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right,...

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Answer by Tim Maas , Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army

Is it okay for Christians to "meditate"? (119:27)

In one sense, "meditate" is a neutral word that simply means to think deeply about, or consciously focus one's mind or thoughts on, a given subject. (Various...

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Answer by Tim Maas , Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army

What does it mean that the Lord is "my portion"? (Lamentations 3:24)

To me, the thought being expressed here is similar to the usage of the same word in Numbers 18:20, where God told Aaron (as the man chosen to be the first...

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Answer by Tim Maas , Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army

How does finding refuge under God's wings in Psalm 91:4 relate to seeing the punishment of the wicked in Psalm 91:8-9, if, in fact, it does?

I would say that the idea of finding refuge under God's wings conveys the idea of being in a safe place that completely separates and shelters the followers...

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Answer by Tim Maas , Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army

Does the righteousness of Christ imputed to us by God infer that we are actually made righteous and holy?

To me, the attitude of the publican in Jesus' parable of the Pharisee and the publican (Luke 18:9-14) speaks to this subject. The publican, in an attitude of...

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Answer by Tim Maas , Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army

What is "godliness with contentment"? (1 Timothy 6:6–8)

In the verse prior to the verse cited in the question (1 Timothy 6:5), Paul referred to people who view being godly not as something desirable per se, or as...

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Answer by Tim Maas , Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army

Why are God’s people strangers on earth? (Psalm 119:19)

By my understanding, the Hebrew word translated as "stranger" in the verse cited in the question could also be expressed as "sojourner" (as multiple...

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Answer by Grant Abbott , Child of Father, Follower of Son, Student of Spirit

What happens if I die an alcoholic? Will I go to hell, even if I don't think it's bad that I drink because it brings me joy?

The only sin that can send a person to hell is UNBELIEF that Jesus is the Son of God and Saviour of the World. Every Christian struggles with one sin or...

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Answer by Grant Abbott , Child of Father, Follower of Son, Student of Spirit

Why does the Bible have to tell us to be kind to one another?

In my view, human kindness and Godly kindness are vastly different character traits. The sinful desires of our flesh do not like this concept of kindness. If...

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