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  1. Is a sin still a sin if you don’t know it’s a sin? In other words, if you never learned that killing was wrong, is it still a sin to do so?
  2. How do I open the door of my heart to let Jesus in?
  3. What does the Bible mean when it speaks of strong meat?
  4. When Isaiah says we are healed by his stripes is he talking about a physical healing or a spiritual healing?
  5. Where in the Bible does it say that Satan targets new Christians?
  6. Was Paul the apostle really converted?
  7. Why did Jesus tell His disciples to take nothing on the journey?
  8. Why does this genealogy give Jabez extra attention? (1 Chronicles 4:9–10)
  9. What does it mean to be skilled in the word of God?
  10. What’s the meaning of unclean lips? (Isaiah 6:5)

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

"Does Genesis 8:21 cancel the 'Thorns and Thistles' Curse?"

The original "curse upon the ground" is recorded in Genesis 3:17-19 and bears repeating. "To Adam he [God] said, 'because you listened to your wife and ate...

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

Who was Philip Davies and how did he contribute to or detract from Biblical scholarship?

I have never read any of Philip Davies' writings, but my understanding from widely-available general-knowledge sources is that he was a British biblical...

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

Why does the Catholic Church pray to Mother Mary?

I am not a Roman Catholic, but I would say that the practice of praying to Mary originally was based on a sense among Christians of humility or unworthiness...

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

"Does Genesis 8:21 cancel the 'Thorns and Thistles' Curse?"

My opinion is that it did not. Under Edenic conditions, before the presence of sin in the world, it would not have been necessary for humans to perform...

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

When and where in the Bible did burnt offerings stop?

Although it is not recorded in the Bible, my understanding is that the Jewish practice of animal sacrifice done in accordance with the Law that God gave to...

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Why is faith without works dead?

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Answer by STANLEY S. DRANE

What did Jesus mean when He said, 'He who has ears to hear'?

He means that he/she must not only hear the word of God, but obey and believe what it says, that it will help them to love everybody. Be aware of falsehood.

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

Is the last verse in the book of John literal or hyperbole?

John says that Jesus performed many other signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not recorded in this book (John 20:30). If one book was used...

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Answer by Allen Dicker

What is Christian dominionism?

One important subset of dominionism is replacement theology. This belief system postulates that the promises that were made to Israel were forfeited when the...

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Answer by Ara Nelson

Is it wrong for a husband and wife to have separate bank accounts?

Having seperate accounts can give you independence, and in certain instances having one account isn't the best choice. Your spouse could have an addiction...

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Answer by Ara Nelson

Should all mothers be stay-at-home moms?

Though it is the woman's choice, the role of a housewife is based on a sexist patriarchal structure. There is no where in the Bible that says a woman has to...

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Answer by James Kraft , 74 year old retired pipeline worker

What does it mean to seek first the kingdom of God?

This verse has several meanings. For the Christian it means John 6:40 And this is the will of Him who sent me, that all that seeth the Son, and believeth on...

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Answer by Richard McCabe

What Bible translation is closest to the original written scriptures?

For the New Testament, the older the source the less likely it is to have been altered. The exception to this is books that were known to be fraudulent when...

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What does it mean that believers are to be salt and light?

Salt has always been used as a preservative of meat. The word of God is referred to as meat and milk. It has been implied to be light. Without light we and...

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Answer by Jay Saunders

Why does God demand, seek, or request that we worship Him?

The scriptures give us answers to every question that we can devise with the word of God and stories where the word of God was put into action. If you read...

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Why is there so much animosity between the Catholic and the Protestant groups?

October 07 2018

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October 07 2018

Answer by Myron Robertson , Seeking God's heart

Why did dreams seem to help people know God’s will in the Bible? (Judges 7:15) Does this apply to people today?

Joel 2:28, quoted by Peter in Acts 2:17 very definitely applies here. God very definitely continues to speak to us in dreams. Peter quoted this as "in the...

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Answer by A F

Should a Christian read romance novels?

NO. The modern Christian always claims legalism when they want to skirt righteousness. It is not legalistic to say NO. Rev 22:11 He that is unjust, let him...

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