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

What is the sermon on the mount?

The Sermon on the Mount is the name given to an extended teaching by Jesus recorded in Matthew 5-7. It derives its name from Matthew 5:1-2, which says: "Now...

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

Did satan have a kingdom to offer to Jesus?

I see two aspects of Satan's identity reflected in the temptation of Jesus referenced in the question. One would be the title of "father of lies" given to...

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When a divorced person asks for forgiveness, is s/he simply forgiven, or does s/he have to make amends?

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Is divorce allowed in the Bible?

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Why are Christians so strongly against premarital sex?

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Answer by Donna Williams

Does God take the Holy Spirit out of us if we fall back into habitual sin?

I do not believe that the Father will take His Holy Spirit from us; however, we can grieve Him by our sin. Ephesians 4:30 I believe that if a person has...

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

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

Only Christ (unlike any other human -- no matter how sincere or moral -- who has ever lived) is both truly God and truly human, which He proved by rising...

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

What can we learn about how Samuel prayed in 1 Samuel 12:23?

Psalm 99:6, "Moses and Aaron are among the priests, and Samuel calling on His Name; they called on Yahweh and He answered them." In 1 Samuel chapters 1 & 2...

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Answer by Donna Williams

Why do most Christians not keep the Sabbath by setting aside one day a week to focus on their spiritual growth?

I would like to say, that the Scripture verses that you have referenced gives an account of Paul sharing the Gospel with many Jews and devout converts to...

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Answer by David Green , Baptist deacon and lay preacher who enjoys leading worship.

Should a Christian work where alcohol and tobacco are sold?

The problem I percieve is that many Christians, paricularly evangelicals, and especially fundamentalists, take a very judgmental line. This does not hep...

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Answer by Donna Williams

Why does Peter say repent and be baptized for the remission of sins if baptism has nothing to do with remission of sins?

I believe that the answer is found in Luke 24:47. After Jesus had been resurrected and before He ascended back to the Father, He told the apostles "that...

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

Is Jesus God in the flesh? Why is it important that Jesus is God in the flesh?

As S. Michael stated in Matthew 16:16, Peter declares that Jesus is God in the flesh. Why is that important for us to know? It is important, because we...

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Answer by Emo Tenorio , Shomer

Why do Christians curse the rulers of their people?

A timely question, humbly submitting a few thoughts for consideration. Nations and rulers are given a limited authority by God. As long as those authorities...

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

What does the Bible say about "nagging"?

The verses that come most readily to my mind are Proverbs 21:19 ("It is better to live in a desert than to live with a nagging wife who loves to argue.");...

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How was the woman a helper suitable for the man?

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

Why did Saul strip off his clothes as he danced and prophesied before Samuel? 1 Sam. 19:24

My understanding is that Saul removed his armor and royal robes, but would not have been completely naked, because of wearing a tunic under them. Perhaps the...

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