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Tim Maas

Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
I was raised as a Lutheran, but now consider myself a non-denominational Christian. I have been married for 33 years, and have two married children -- a son who is an attorney, and a daughter who is a mathematics teacher -- as well as a granddaughter who was born in April, 2019, and another granddaughter who is due in February, 2020.  I retired in 2013 after 35 years as a Quality Assurance Specialist (Ammunition Surveillance), which is a civilian (Civil Service) career program that inspects and classifies the Army's stockpile of conventional, guided missile, and toxic chemical munitions, so that the Army has an accurate picture of the serviceability and safety of its ammunition stockpile at any given time.   

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Do the communion elements need to be blessed?

I think that blessing of the elements is an important part of communion, so...

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Why does God have many titles?

Since God is both a multi-personal Being and the ultimate source of...

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Why did Jesus say "we" instead of "I" in John 3:11?

In my opinion, when Jesus said "we" in this verse, he was not speaking of...

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Why did Paul speak so confidently of his life after death? Where could the confidence have been coming from?

Aside from the factors mentioned in the other answers, I think that a major...

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In Song of Solomon, why does Solomon talk about the assets of their home in reference to loving his wife?

In my opinion, the interaction between the man and the woman in this poetic...

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Whose love is Romans 8:35-39 talking about, our love for Christ or His love for us?

As I understand this passage, Paul is speaking of Christ's love for...

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What does Paul mean by saying "the sinful passions which were through the law?"

I believe that Paul is referring to two different effects of the Law. First,...

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How was Moses the humblest man?

The first thing that I would say in response to this question is that the...

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Is religion opium for the masses?

I haven't read Marx's actual writings, but my impression of his meaning in...

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What does it mean that no one can know the Father except those the Son is willing to reveal Him to?

To me, what Jesus is indicating in this verse is that there must be some...

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What is holiness?

As I would express it, holiness (in one sense of the word) can mean being set...

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What did Jesus mean in Luke 22:36 about buying a sword?

Although Jesus experienced opposition during His earthly ministry prior to...

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What does the Bible say about music in heaven?

The Bible (particularly the book of Revelation) makes multiple references to...

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What is the purpose of the fruit from the tree of life?

In my opinion, the Tree of Life that Revelation 22:2 indicates will be...

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