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

How do Christians share in the sufferings of Christ? (2 Corinthians 1:5)

The passage that comes to my mind with regard to the question is Jesus' discussion with James and John when they (apparently with their mother also) came to...

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

How do Christians share in the sufferings of Christ? (2 Corinthians 1:5)

5 For just as we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ,(J) so also our comfort abounds through Christ. (NIV bible online on biblegateway.com)

2 Corinthians 1:3 - 7

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

Why does God condemn idolatry in 1 Cor. 8:4 when idols are actually “nothing”?

In the ancient world, idolatry was the gold standard for religious experiences. Even Israel, chosen by God, who saw his sovereignty manifested in miracles,...

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

How does God show us all the fine details so we can build the life he has planned for us?

The Old Testament Law that God gave to Israel through Moses was every bit as detailed with respect to human conduct as the plans that He specified for the...

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

What is the effect on our Christian faith if the Perseverance mission proves there was ancient life on Mars?

God, of course, would know of the existence of life (in whatever form) that He created anywhere else in the universe, including whether that life was made by...

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

Why are these words from Jesus "Don't be afraid; just believe" (NIV) so important when we need something seemingly impossible from Jesus?

I would say that it is because our "fears" translate into limiting our perspective on a particular situation, or on the number of ways in which God can...

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

What are some reasons for believing?

The whole bible is filled with many reasons for believing and here are some to think about. All we have to do is believe and the things listed below are ours...

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

How does God’s Word keep us from sin? (Psalm 119:11)

The answer is simple really, when we understand the nature of sin, and the tools [His Word and His Spirit] that God has given us to overcome it. NATURE AND...

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

How does God’s Word keep us from sin? (Psalm 119:11)

The cited verse speaks of "hiding" God's word in one's heart, which I interpret to mean lengthy and deep study of it to the point of being able to recall its...

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

How does one meditate on God’s Word? (119:15)

Christian meditation is a life-long process of reading, listening, studying, applying and doing to fulfil the will of God in our lives. Christian meditation...

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

What does it mean that Jesus grew in wisdom, stature and favor with God and people?

The bible reference for this question is Luke 2:52 "And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man." Luke, the writer of this gospel...

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Answer by Westley Neely

When Jesus was nailed to the cross did the nails go through His hands or His wrists?

When Jesus was crucified they say that the nails were placed in the hands but in Rome the "hands" were anywhere below the elbow. They chose to place them in...

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Answer by Shirley H , Wife, mother, veteran in the spiritual war we all face!

Why is Christ the only way of salvation? (Acts 4:12)

My Bible says, "For there is one God and One Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus, who gave Himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due...

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Answer by Emo Tenorio , Shomer

Why is Christ the only way of salvation? (Acts 4:12)

A very timely question in our age of emotional confusion and I humbly submit for consideration a few thoughts. Aside from the Lord saying HE is the narrow...

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

How does one meditate on God’s Word? (119:15)

15 I meditate on your precepts(AB) and consider your ways. AB: Psalm 119:15; 97, 148; Ps 1:2 New International Version w/ footnotes

Psalms 119:15

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

How does God’s Word keep us from sin? (Psalm 119:11)

11 I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.

Psalms 119:11

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

When will "evildoers … bow down" before good? (Proverbs 14:19)

I would say that the circumstances being referred to by the proverb are similar to the judgment that God pronounced in 1 Samuel 2 against the Levite priest...

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

Is smoking marijuana a sin?

I would say that the primary determinant of the use of marijuana being a sin would be if it were being used in a setting where its possession or the purpose...

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