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

Is Paul saying that unless you are persecuted you are not worthy of the kingdom of God?

To me, the focus in the cited passage is not the occurrence of the persecution or suffering, but the Christian's response to it when and if it does occur. It...

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Answer by Jennifer Rothnie , Housewife, Artist, Perpetually Curious

Are those who chose not to take the vaccine spiritually wrong?

"If anyone, then, knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, it is sin for them." James 4:17 Like many issues scripture does not directly address due...

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Question by Gary Eldridge

Is Paul saying that unless you are persecuted you are not worthy of the kingdom of God?

In John 15:20 Jesus said "...If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you..." (ESV). Everyone has afflictions in this world. In America there is v...

2 Thessalonians 1:4 - 5

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Answer by Aurel Gheorghe

Potatoes are not a seed bearing plant, are they biblically unclean?

Potatoes are root vegetables. In Leviticus 11 and Deuteronomy 14 are listed foods that God created clean and suitable for human consumption, as well as...

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

Can a pastor or clergy retire?

If the Old Testament can be used as an example, Numbers 8:24-26 indicated that Levites had to retire from active service at age fifty. (They could assist but...

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Answer by ainsley chalmers , Medical Research Scientist, devoted family man.

Are those who chose not to take the vaccine spiritually wrong?

One truthful conclusion can be made about vaccines used now for many years: They have saved millions of lives from suffering diseases like polio, measles,...

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Do angels have wings?

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

Will everyone in heaven be restored as children?

I can't necessarily cite a firm scriptural reference for my belief concerning this issue, but (in my opinion) the eternal state of the redeemed (regardless...

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

Why did David kill the Philistines if God commands in the 10 commandments not to commit murder?

The Bible recognizes that killing in warfare causes death, which is why God did not permit David (as a man of war) to build the temple as David had wanted to...

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

What indicates a wicked and evil heart?

I would say that only faith in Christ (with the subsequent forgiveness of sin by God and -- especially -- the indwelling and regeneration by the Holy Spirit...

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

Will we carry any earthly memories into heaven & if not, why?

In my opinion, the redeemed in eternity will have "selective amnesia" about their earthly lives. They will recognize loved ones who are among those saved....

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Why should I (a Hindu) consider becoming a Christian?

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Answer by Doctor Gondwe

What are some promises of God that would help me through this pandemic?

In this pandemic there are several promises of God, but I will put in only two: 1. The entire chapter of Psalms 91: This one talks about those who take abode...

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Answer by James Kraft , 74 year old retired pipeline worker

What is the definition of faith?

Faith is believing what Jesus said. John 6:47 Jesus said, if we believe on Him he will give us eternal life. Jesus said it, we believe it, and that settles...

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

Why did Jesus refuse to answer Herod according to Luke 23:9?

I think it has to do with Matthew 7:6, "Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under...

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

What are the seventy weeks of Daniel?

Second period, 434 years, at which time the Messiah will be crucified (Daniel 9:26). See what Michael said about the 483 years and Palm Sunday. Since this is...

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

Potatoes are not a seed bearing plant, are they biblically unclean?

Genesis 1:11 God declares food from trees, herbs and seeds are all good for food. Genesis 9:3, declares every moving thing and everything green is food. One...

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Question by Anonymous
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What indicates a wicked and evil heart?

Jeremiah 17:9

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Answer by Steven Scott , Grader for the Ontario Jail Ministry

Potatoes are not a seed bearing plant, are they biblically unclean?

If you look at Mark 7:19 you will see that Jesus has made ALL foods clean. "Because it entereth not into his heart, but into the belly, and goeth out into...

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