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Scott Broberg

Fig Tree Ministries
I have a MDiv - Biblical Studies w/ emphasis on the Old Testament from Bethel Seminary. 

Fig Tree Ministries is a non-denominational Biblical Educational ministry that seeks to understand the bible through the cultural context that the scripture was written.

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What did Jesus mean by "I will give you rest" in Matthew 11:28?

In this verse, Jesus quotes or alludes to multiple passages from the Old...

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Does Christmas signify the birth of Jesus Christ?

Jesus' birth is in the fall – end of September to early October. Likely...

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How can I deal with being jealous and envious of others?

This is a difficult question. The causes of our envy or jealousy can be...

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How old was Saul (1 Samuel 10) when he was anointed, and how old was he when he actually became King?

This is a good question! There is significant disagreement. 1 Samuel 13:1 is...

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Why would a loving God “create darkness" and “disaster”? (Isaiah 45:7)

I agree with the above answers and would like to offer one thought on the...

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Who do the 3 main characters in the parable of the prodigal son represent?

I believe the original answer to this question is in Luke 15:1-2. Luke tells...

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What solemn lessons can we learn from the Parable of Dives (the rich man) and Lazarus?

The Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus is a COMPLEX parable. We must first...

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What "truth" did the woman with the hemorrhage tell Jesus?

As mentioned in the detailed answers above - Emo Tenorio - the "truth" was...

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What are the beliefs and practices of Messianic Jews?

Messianic Jews maintain their Jewish identity and faith practice but see...

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What does it mean that we should not be drunk with wine, but be drunk with the Holy Spirit!

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Should a church allow members to carry concealed weapons if it's not illegal in their state?

I will give the same answer as I did for the question about teaching weapon...

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Should a church allow anyone, including a church member, to teach gun safety classes at the church?

Yes. We need responsible gun owners who are trained to handle the weapon...

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What Scriptures could we use to soothe our anxiety about Election Day?

I think there are two points to make. First - there is ALWAYS something...

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Are we all called to serve?

In some capacity, yes – we are all called to serve. There are many passages...

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Why is giving so emphasized in the Christian faith?

Whether we call it giving, charity or generosity – the act of providing for...

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