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  1. If a pretribulation rapture is true, why wasn't it a core belief and teaching of first century believers, rather than its first mention made by John Nelson Darby, and susequently presented in the Scofield Reference Bible in the early 1900's?
  2. Who decided why and which names should be changed to English, like David or Mark, while others are unchanged, such as Mephibosheth, Athaliah, Aquila, and so on?


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

What was the meaning and importance of the transfiguration?

To me, the Transfiguration means victory in our lives. Jesus was to conquer death. He told His disciples not to tell anyone until after "the Son of man...

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What does the Bible say about asexuality?

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Do I have to confess my adultery to my spouse?

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

Why was honey forbidden on the altar?

By my understanding, honey could be offered, but could not be burned, because the burning process would make it swell and froth, creating a repulsive...

May 14 2024 1 Comments Follow Vote Up

Answer by Lane Smith

Could Jesus have sinned? If He was not capable of sinning, how could He truly be able to 'sympathize with our weaknesses' (Hebrews 4:15)? If He could not sin, what was the point of the temptation?

I believe that the 'peccability' of Christ, His capability to sin, was a certainty. None of what He accomplished in the flesh would make any sense otherwise....

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Answer by Lane Smith

What is dispensationalism and is it Biblical?

In my opinion, dispensationalism is a completely false doctrine and lays the groundwork for multiple other false doctrines, like pre-trib rapture and...

May 14 2024 13 Comments 6 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Question by Lane Smith

Why was honey forbidden on the altar?

There seems to be some controversy as to whether this referred to bees' honey or some form of syrup from fruits.

Leviticus 2:11

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Answer by Lane Smith

What does laying the wood in order mean?

Because every single aspect of the Tabernacle, the altar, the washing laver, etc., was very specific, from the fine details of the dimensions even to the...

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What is the theory of abiogenesis? What is the definition of abiogenesis?

May 13 2024

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

Did Mephibosheth ever walk again?

As I read the relevant portions of Scripture, there is no reference to anything that would have changed the lameness that befell Mephibosheth as a child, as...

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What is the story of Solomon and the two prostitutes?

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Why did God take Enoch and Elijah to Heaven without them dying?

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If God knew that Satan would rebel and Adam and Eve would sin, why did He create them?

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Where in the Bible is it said that ignoring a sin doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist?

May 12 2024

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Did Mephibosheth ever walk again?

2 Samuel 4:4

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Answer by Dave Larsen , Husband, father and grand father. Student of the Messiah.

Why did Jesus say, “If you love me, keep my commandments”?

I believe for the same reason a man and woman say marriage vows, and why GOD called the covenant He made with Israel a marriage contract. Jeremiah 31:31-32:...

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

Who was Saul in the Old Testament?

Saul was a member of the Israelite tribe of Benjamin. After Israel conquered Canaan following the exodus from Egypt, there was a long period of Israel being...

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Is it wrong to be angry with God?

May 11 2024

Answer by Dave Larsen , Husband, father and grand father. Student of the Messiah.

Why did God take Enoch and Elijah to Heaven without them dying?

Why did GOD take Enoch and Elijah to heaven without them dying? Amos 3:7: Surely the Sovereign LORD does nothing without revealing His plan to His servants...

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

Why did Elihu spend so much of this time defending his right to speak (Job 33:2-7)?

I would say (as Elihu himself said in Job 32:6-7) that he was sensitive of his relative youth in comparison to the other three individuals who had addressed...

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

Why did GOD call His commandments a covenant of love?

When we accept the sacrifice of Christ on the cross, we understand the grace and total love of God. Think of Paul the apostle. Before the appearance of Jesus...

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Answer by Leslie Coutinho

How can the gospel be preached to the dead?

1 Peter 4:6: For for this cause was the gospel preached also to them that are dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live...

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Answer by Mark Vestal , Proud of nothing of myself. Freed by Christ who did it all!

What is dispensationalism and is it Biblical?

Studying from a dispensational viewpoint is to recognize and respect the varying entities and instructions from God throughout time. The Bible is a...

May 10 2024 6 More Answers Follow Vote Up

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

Why did GOD call His commandments a covenant of love?

I would say that it was because love (toward God, as indicated by actions obeying the first table of the commandments, and toward one's neighbor, as...

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Answer by Dave Larsen , Husband, father and grand father. Student of the Messiah.

Why did God command Abraham to sacrifice Isaac?

As the text says, it was a test of Abraham's faith. GOD did not want Abraham to sacrifice Isaac; what He wanted was to know if Abraham trusted His WORD. What...

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Answer by Billy P Eldred

Could Jesus have sinned? If He was not capable of sinning, how could He truly be able to 'sympathize with our weaknesses' (Hebrews 4:15)? If He could not sin, what was the point of the temptation?

To fully answer your question, we must look at the reason Jesus came (was sent) to earth to begin with. Remember, all this was planned from the beginning....

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Why did GOD call His commandments a covenant of love?

GOD calls His commandments a covenant of love, good for a thousand generations. The commandments He is referring to were given on Mt Sinai. How can it be b...

Deuteronomy 7:12

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May 09 2024

Answer by Mark Vestal , Proud of nothing of myself. Freed by Christ who did it all!

How can I have assurance of my salvation?

God requires perfection in order to be in His presence. Have you lived a righteous enough life for God? Have you done enough 'good' in your lifetime to be...

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Do we have an appointed time of death?

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What does the Bible say about common sense?

May 09 2024

Answer 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)

King Solomon said, warning his son against the adulterous woman in Proverbs 5:8, "Remove your way far from her, and do not go near the door of her house." As...

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What is the intermediate state?

May 08 2024

Answer by Dave Larsen , Husband, father and grand father. Student of the Messiah.

What does it mean that the Word was God and the Word was with God?

John’s description of Yoshua as the very WORD of GOD reveals the Truth concerning Yoshua’s ministry. John 14:6: Yoshua answered, “I am the Way and the Truth...

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Answer by Dave Larsen , Husband, father and grand father. Student of the Messiah.

What does it mean that the Word became flesh?

John’s opening statement is His eyewitness account of who Yoshua is (John 1-14). John 6:53-58: Yoshua said to them, “Very truly I tell you, unless you eat...

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Answer by Mark Vestal , Proud of nothing of myself. Freed by Christ who did it all!

How should a Roman Catholic, after being saved (born again), conduct herself/himself in his original church?

Denominational systems often advocate works for salvation or works for maintaining salvation in the salvation equation. This is contrary to having faith...

May 07 2024 1 More Answer Follow Vote Up

Answer by A.I. Bloom , A.I. Bloom Model for Bible Questions

What is imprecatory prayer?

Imprecatory prayers are those that invoke judgment, calamity, or curses upon enemies or those who have committed grievous wrongs. While seemingly harsh, they...

May 07 2024 1 More Answer Follow Vote Up

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How should a Roman Catholic, after being saved (born again), conduct herself/himself in his original church?

What kinds of actions and/or interactions should s/he avoid?

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Answer by A.I. Bloom , A.I. Bloom Model for Bible Questions

Is there a place in the OT that could be a reference for the body as the Temple?

While the "body as the Temple" concept was a new teaching when Jesus gave it, there are a few places in the Old Testament which foreshadow this idea: 1....

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Answer by Dave Larsen , Husband, father and grand father. Student of the Messiah.

Why did Jesus say that he did not come to abolish the law?

A great question! The answer is revealed to John in the book of Revelation, 20 years or so after Paul had written the last of His epistles. Yoshua appears to...

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Question by Silas Cheung

Is there a place in the OT that could be a reference for the body as the Temple?

The disciples were not able to understand what Jesus meant until after His resurrection. It seems that there is no reference in the OT for them to understan...

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