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

Why the pointed reference to the original "five barley loaves" in John 6:13 when leftovers were collected?

In my opinion, the repeated reference to the original number of barley loaves was made in the verse cited in the question for the specific purpose of...

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Why pray toward a specific site? (2 Chronicles 6:21)

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

Does God dwell in eternity or with men? (Isaiah 57:15)

I.e. Where exactly does God live? (Isaiah 57:15) 15 For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the hi...

Isaiah 57:15

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Answer by Rotimi EWEDEMI , Very keen Bible Researcher

Who are the 144,000?

The 144,000 are mentioned in the following scriptures: (1) Rev 7:3, 4 (2) Rev 14:1 (3) Rev 14:3. Now let us see how the scriptures described them: - servants...

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Question by venkatesan Iyer

Why the pointed reference to the original "five barley loaves" in John 6:13 when leftovers were collected?

John 6:9-John 6:13 In 6:13, the leftovers are from the miracle food. Why is the reference to the "fragments of the five barley loaves" significant?

John 6:13

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

What are the benefits of "drinking water from your own well?" (Proverbs 5:19ff)

As indicated in the passage cited in the question, the concept of "drinking water from your own well" is being used as a metaphor for the act of being...

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

Why pray toward a specific site? (2 Chronicles 6:21)

God had shown a special interest in the temple that Solomon would build, even from the time that David had originally had the idea to build it to replace the...

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

Why pray toward a specific site? (2 Chronicles 6:21)

21 Hearken therefore unto the supplications of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, which they shall make toward this place: hear thou from thy dwelling pl...

2 Chronicles 6:21

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

What are the benefits of "drinking water from your own well?" (Proverbs 5:19ff)

Proverbs 5:15-20 New Living Translation (NLT) 15 Drink water from your own well— share your love only with your wife. 16 Why spill the water ...

Proverbs 5:15 - 20

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

What does it mean in Proverbs 18:16 that your gift will make room for you?

I would say that this verse is indicating that if a person offers a gift to someone who is in a position of power, that gift will have the effect of allowing...

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Who was Molek? (Isaiah 57:9)

Molek (also spelled Molech) was a heathen god whose priests practiced (among other things) the sacrifice (through burning) of the children of his...

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Why would anyone want to sacrifice their children? (2 Chronicles 28:3)

As noted in the passage cited in the question, child sacrifice is (from God's perspective) an abomination. However, such rituals were a part of the worship...

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