I’ve heard a lot of people say that Islam is a religion of war instead of peace, because of Mohammed’s actions, history, references in the Koran, the terrorists etc. But the God of the Bible murdered and let his people slaughter many peoples who were not living by his standards. How can I explain that […]

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Como ser um cristao constante. (which translates from the Portuguese as “How to be a faithful Christian?”) There are many ways to answer this question, and I would suggest you find someone you know who is a faithful Christian and ask them. (By the way, I do not speak Portuguese, and am hoping faithful is […]

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What is Chaff? Chaff is the straw which is collected along with the grain when such crops as wheat, barley, millet and rice are harvested. In biblical times, the wheat was removed from the chaff by throwing both up into the air. The wheat, being more dense, would fall back into the original container, while […]

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In the Old Testament, God is often given animal sacrifices 1) What is their significance ? 2) Why is not it being practiced in Christian churches today? Answer: The signigicance of the OT sacrifices depends on which sacrifice you are talking about. There were the; 1. Sin Offering. Atonement for a personal willful sin. (Lev […]

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God tells us to be merciful and loving to our enemies (Ex 23:4-5, Mt 5:43-48, Lk 6:27-35). But God on the other hand will send his enemies to hell for eternity (Lk 16:19-26, 9:43-48, Jude7, Rev 20:14-15). To state the same point differently, in the Old Testament we are taught justice in an eye for […]

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Genesis describes pairs of each of the animals, but seven of certain animals. These were the ceremonially clean animals which Noah and his family were to eat while on the ark. These animals are domesticated ones. Genesis 7:1,2 says to take two of each animal, except seven of each clean animal. I admit I am […]

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Miracle of Science or Perspective of the observer; Did the sun stand still? God is a God of order, yet he performs miracles outside of the natural laws that govern our world. From a scientific perspective, even a miracle would not allow the sun to suddenly simply stop in the sky. That would mean that […]

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Could the characters “Cain and Abel” and “Jacob and Esau?” be perhaps symbolic or representative of a species, not actual individuals? Or be real individuals that have symbolic meaning for different species that have existed in the past? Personally, I would hold out that Cain and Abel (and Adam and Eve for that matter) were […]

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That is a good question! Because I wrote the book, “Daniel, Prophet to the Nations” I have had to research this question somewhat carefully. The best I can tell, the Bible gives absolutely no direct information as to the lineage of Daniel, or where he was born. For this reason, one is left to speculate […]

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I would like to know difference between choice and fate in our Christian walk. Starting from Adam to Judas. This is certainly one of the most significant theological/doctrinal debates in the history of Christianity?indeed in all religions. Given that God is all-knowing and all-powerful, and given that he exists outside of time, it seems logical […]

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What was Paul’s purpose for writing Romans? What principles stressed? What are the potential for today? Most commentators believe that with Romans, although the letter is addressed to the church in Rome, it is a general epistle. In other words, the letter was intended all along to be a letter to all the churches. To […]

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What are the types of English translations (literal, interpretation, literal+interpretion): Holman (HCSB), King James, Contemporary (CEV), Good News (GNB), God’s Word (GW), The Message (MSG)? We see the MSG translation as interpretation and the KJV as a literal translation. Is that correct? (I am Romanian and my wife is Hungarian) About Bible versions, it is […]

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