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July 01, 2019


   Qualification for Elders: What is the obligation of a church to re-accept and elder who was discharged for teaching false doctrine once he has repentant and wants to return to service?

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   Forgiveness of a Repetitive Offender: What obligation do we have to continue to accept unacceptable behavior and lack of responsibility of a sibling?

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   Arminian View of Unrepentant Sin: Is it actually an Arminian view that if a person fails to repent for a sin before they die, they lose their salvation and are consigned to hell?

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   AD 70 vs Futurist Dispensational View: How does one respond to the Futurist arguments made from Revelation 22; regarding the return of Christ, "the time is at hand", "I come quickly, and "I bring my reward with me"? Are there not other prophecies that were not fulfilled right away? What are the rewards? [Revelation 22:10-12].

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   Adam & Eve: What did Adam & Eve's lives look like after the fall [Genesis 3].
Jesus' Family Descendants: Is it possible that there are descendants from Jesus' family living today?"

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   Many Mansions: Are there going to be literal mansions in heaven? [John 14:2, 23, I Timothy 3:15, Hebrews 3:6, I Corinthians 3:16, 6:19].
Heaven: Do you believe there is a heaven? Is Revelation 21 talking about heaven?

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   Dogs in Church: What do you think about people bringing their dogs to church (not service dogs)?

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   Christians Under The Law: Are Christians under the Law?

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   Learning the Bible: What is your advice about how one can really absorb and learn more of the Bible? [Psalm 1:2].

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July 02, 2019


   The Law Reveals Sin: Does The Law of Moses identify and reveal what sin is?
Confessing Jesus: Is it necessary to confess Jesus as Lord to be saved? [Romans 10:9 & 13]
The Subconscious Mind: Does the subconscious mind and dreams dictate what you do?

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   Impossible to Renew: What does it mean that "it is impossible to renew them"? [Hebrews 6:4-8, Luke 1:37].
No More Sacrifice: Isn’t Jesus the final sacrifice, so people should not be reinstituting sacrifices? [Hebrew 10:26].

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   Fig tree: Could the Matthew 24 passage about the fig tree be also about the second coming, not just about AD 70? [Matthew 24:35, Luke 17, Luke 21].

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   Persecuted for Christ: Since the Bible says, if you are persecuted for the sake of Christ, then you are blessed, but I am getting tormented for things that are not about my belief in Christ. Will I ultimately be blessed? [Matthew 5:10]

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   New Calvinism: Could you define New Calvinism?
Mansions: Would you again clarify the meaning and ramifications of the translated word “mansions” in John 14? [John 14:2-4]

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   Deuteronomy: Can you give me insight into the book of Deuteronomy?

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   Sinlessness: Do you believe that no one walks in the spirit all the time? Is it possible to be sinless? [I Corinthians 10:13, Romans 8:4, Galatians 5:16].

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   Calendar in Bible Times: Which calendar was Jesus and his disciples using in their time?

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   Homosexuality: Did the original writing of the text from Leviticus, actually have more to do with sex with little boys, rather than with men, so does this verse really apply to pedophilia, rather than homosexuality? [Leviticus 18:22, Matthew 19:1-9, Genesis 2:24, Ephesians 5:32, Matthew 16:24].

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   Thief in Paradise Today: When Christ told the thief on the cross that he would be that day with him in paradise, but Christ went to the grave for three days, so how does one align that? [Luke 23:43].

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   Forgiven Sin: Can sin in progress be forgiven, or do you have to complete the sin and ask for forgiveness when it is done?

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   Thief on Cross: The possible shifting of the punctuation in the story of the thief on the cross, allows for a variation in the way it can be understood, correct

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July 04, 2019


   Origins of Satan: Who or what is Satan? Caller always believed the traditional view that lucifer became Satan.

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   Baptism: Should you get baptized in the name of "The Father, The Son, and The Holy Ghost", or should it just be in the name of "Jesus"? [Acts 2:38].
Baptism: Should you be baptized more than once? Or is it okay to be baptized more than once? Do you have to be completely covered?

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   Atonement: Who was Jesus paying the ransom to? Was it to The Father, or was it to Satan?

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   Eastern Orthodox's "Theosis": Can you share your thoughts about the Eastern Orthodox Church's view of "Theosis" (doctrine of becoming divine or deified)? [Psalm 82:6, John 10:33f, I John 5:4, Romans 8:12-17].

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   Wedding Supper of the Lamb: Does this verse in Revelation refer to only believers being at the wedding supper of the Lamb? Who is the wife of the Lamb? [Revelation 19:9].

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July 05, 2019


   Church replacing Israel: If the church was to replace Israel, why is it not mentioned in the Old Testament (old vs new covenants? [Jeremiah 11:16, Galatians 3: 14-16].
Old Testament Saved by Works: In the Old Testament, were the faithful saved by works rather than grace? [Hebrews 11, Micah 6:6-8, Psalm 51:17, Psalm 40:6-8].

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   Date of Writing of Revelation: Can you briefly review the evidence for both the contested dates of writing, before or after 70 A.D. (68 or 96 A.D.), for the book of Revelation? External and internal evidence contrasted. [Revelation 1:4,11:1-2, 17:10, 13:18].

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   Miracles of Jesus: Why did Jesus command people not to tell others about His miraculous works, especially since He was doing it in public? [Matthew 9:5-6, 17:9, 12:28].

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   Mormon Faith: What reservations do you have about the Mormon faith and their "promises to God"? [Ecclesiastes 5].

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   Apostles & Disciples Distinguished: Would you help me understand the difference between "disciples" and "apostles" [Matthew 10:1-2, Acts 11:26, Mark 3:13, Luke 6:13].
Apostles Today: Are there apostles today?

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   Fallen Angels & Demons: How are fallen angels and demons related in the Bible? [2 Peter 2:4, Jude 4:6, Matthew 25:41, Revelation 12:9].
Angels Free Will: So do angels have free will, as we do?

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   Fundraising & Sales in Church: How should we view fundraising, sales, and such things taking place in the church building or Christian organizations? [John 2:16].

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July 08, 2019


   Not Getting Victory When Doing His Will: Could you help me understand why God was not helping Israel to be victorious when they were doing His will, and as He had commanded? I thought God would keep his people in His favor in that case? [Judges 19-21].

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   Molinism vs Calvinism: Can you help me understand the difference between Molinism and Calvinism?

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   Repentance and Judgment: Why do we pray for judgment of the unrepentant? [2 Peter 3, Ezekiel 33:11, Revelation 6:9-11].

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   Age of Accountability: What is the age of accountability in the Bible? [Isaiah 7:15, Romans 7:9, Matthew 6:33, Deuteronomy 1:39, Genesis 3:10f].

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   Full Preterism: Are you familiar with Ed Stevens and how he differs with other Full Preterists in regard to the literalness of certain events (rapture, resurrection, etc.) described in the Bible?

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   Tribulation Saints: Who are the saints that the dragon is making war against in Revelation 13? I thought the saints were all gone in the rapture. [Revelation 13:7, 19:7-8].

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   Zeitgeist, Zodiac, DaVinci: Doesn't the Bible really fit into the Zeitgeist, Zodiac, and Dan Brown & DaVinci postulates?

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   The Great Commandments: Are the two great commandments part of The Law?
Double-minded Man: Is the double-minded man in scripture referring to schizophrenia? [James 1:8].

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   Children to Hell: Were you aware that the Pre-Augustinian view of the destination of children was to be consigned to hell?

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   Nephilim: What happened to the Nephilim? [Genesis 6].

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July 09, 2019


   Heaven Now or Later: This verse says that no one has gone to heaven, execpt Christ, so do we go to heaven? [John 3:13, 2 Corinthians 12, Acts 2].

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   Loving God: What does it mean when it says love your God with all your heart? [Like 10:27, John 14:15, Matthew 7:12, I John 3:18, Colossians 3:17]

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   Greater Works (Miracles) in Jesus Name: When scripture indicates we will do "greater works", and can do anything "in His name", what does it mean? [John 14:12-14].

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   Satan Bound: When considering a past view (A.D.70) of Revelation, when was Satan bound for 1000 years already? [Revelation 20:1-3, 12: Mark 3:27, Matthew 12:29, 28:18-20, Luke 11:17-22, Hebrew 2:14, Colossians 2:15].

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   Claiming One's Rights: Should Christians emphasize and claim their own rights? [I Corinthians 9, Acts 22:22-23:11].

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   Exegesis and Eisegesis: Can you clarify the difference between "exegesis" & "eisegesis"?
Mary: What do you think about the answer I got from a Catholic about how could Mary hear prayers of more than one person at a time?
Debating Catholics: Would you debate a Catholic radio host?

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   Maccabees: Can you help me understand more about the Maccabees and the Maccabeean Revolt and the connection to Charles Martel and Charlemagne?

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   Millennium: I was taught quite differently about the Millennium (7th Day Adventist view), so what about this?

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   The Jewish Bible & Paradise: The Jewish Bible interprets the word, "paradise" differently in Luke. What do you think about that interpretation? [Luke 23:43].

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July 10, 2019


   No One in Heaven: If scripture indicates that no man has ascended into heaven, what does that mean for others that were said to have ascended? [John 3:13].

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   Bruise Serpent's Head: "Her seed shall bruise the serpent's head" is translated differently by some, can you help me sort this? [Genesis 3:15].

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   "Mansions" & "House of the Lord": What do you think of paralleling the John 14 verse to Psalm 23? Is the "mansions" or "house" really our lives in relationship with family? [John 14:2, Psalms 23:6, Ephesians 2:19, Psalm 27:4].

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   People in Heaven Watching Over Us: Is there any scriptural support for the idea that beloved departed ones in heaven may be looking down and watching over us? [Hebrews 12:1].
Forgive Them: "Forgive them, for they know not what they do" appears to be translated directly from the Greek as "forgive them not, for they know what they do?" - which way is it? [Luke 23:34].

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   Christian Myth: Isn't there evidence that supports the idea that Christianity is a myth and Christians actually unknowingly worship the sun, rather than the son? (Non-believer calling about the differences between his Gnostic belief and Christian beliefs).

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   Weapons of Warfare: Would you talk about about the weapons of warfare in 2 Corinthians and suggest some verse(s) that would helping us to battle the negative or sinful thoughts that come into our minds? [2 Corinthians 10:2-7, I Peter 2:11, Galatians 5:16].

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   Philip Not Laying on Hands for Spirit Filling: Is the Philip mentioned here, not the same as the disciple, Philip, and why did he not lay hands on people to be filled with The Holy Spirit? [Acts 8:4f, 9:17].

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   What is His Name: Could you explain what is meant by the phrase about "what is his name, and what is his son's name"? [Proverbs 30:4].

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   Uzzah's Death: Why did Uzzah have to die when he tried to stabilize the ark when the people carrying the ark stumbled? [2 Samuel 6:7].

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   Laws in Conflict with Biblical Teaching: What can we do about laws that are being passed that inhibit our ability to speak about what the Bible teaches?

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July 11, 2019


   Casting Lots: Why was it acceptable for the disciples to cast lots when they selected Matthias as a replacement for Judas? [Proverbs 16:33, Acts 1:12-26, Luke 24, Matthew 19, Colossians 2].

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   Classes on Speaking in Tongues: What do you think about a church offering classes on how to speak in tongues? [I Corinthians 12:30].

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   Seeing God: In the Bible it is stated that "No man has seen God", yet in other places it indicates that some have, so would you harmonize this? [I John 4:12, John 1:14,18, Exodus 33:20, Genesis 18:1, 32:30, Isaiah 6:1, Hebrews 10:20, 2 Thessalonians 2:8, Revelation 20].

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   Disciples Taking Notes: Do you think that the disciples took notes while Jesus was speaking?
Holy Spirit Teaching Truth: Why do people seem to disagree on some points of scripture even though the Holy Spirit is intended to bring us into all truth? [I Corinthians 13:9, John 16:13].

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   Filled with The Holy Spirit: How does one know if they are filled with The Holy Spirit? [James 4:2-3, Matthew 7:7-8, Luke 11:13, Galatians 5:22-23].
Can The Holy Spirit Leave: Can The Holy Spirit leave me, or become less in me, because of sin, or some other reason? [Ephesians 5:18].

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   America, Communism, Damage: How would you describe what is happening in America today, and the direction she is heading toward communism, from which I just recently escaped? And how this compromise is damaging families. [Proverbs 16:18, Matthew 10:35, 37-38].

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   Saul & David: Why did David call Saul anointed, when God had already anointed David to be the king. [I Samuel 26:17-24].

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July 12, 2019


   Being like Christ: How are we to be "Christians" or like Christ, if there is "none like Jehovah"? [2 Corinthians 3:18, Ephesians 5:1].

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   Divorce & Remarriage: Is this pastor presenting a false teaching of the Sermon on the Mount, particularly about marriage and remarriage (reads quote)? [Matthew 5: 31 & 48, 7:2, Luke 6:36, John 12:48].

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   The Beasts (False Prophet & Anti-Christ): Will the two beasts (the false prophet and the antichrist) rise out of European Union and Syria? [Revelation 13, Daniel 7].

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   70th Week of Daniel: Can you help me explain the 70th week of Daniel if it is actually following immediately after the 69th week, rather than having a 2000 year gap? And when he was crucified (or was cut off) in the midst of that week (3.5 years of that 7 years)? Does the 'abomination of desolation'" help one lean one way or the other? [Daniel 9:27, Matthew 24:15].

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   Lot: How does one understand the nuances of the Bible especially in some of the distasteful stories about Lot (when he offered his daughter to the visitors, or when the daughters slept with their father)? [Genesis 19: 8, 30-38].

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   Deception of Jacob: Can you comment on the deception involved in the story of Jacob and Esau? [Genesis 25:29-34].

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   Eat My Flesh & Drink My Blood: How do you harmonize the Jewish restriction on eating human blood and flesh, and yet, Jesus told his disciples to drink his blood and eat His flesh? Why would He use such a distasteful analogy? [I Corinthians 11:23-25, Mark 14:22-24, Acts 10:9-16].

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July 15, 2019


   Jesus' Time in the Tomb: How many hours was Jesus in the tomb before He resurrected?

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   Gluttony: What do you think of new ways of handling the results of gluttony? Should you have separate burials for the extra fat you have lost?

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   Do Not Cling to Me: Why did Jesus tell Mary not to cling to Him, and yet, he tells Thomas to touch him to verify his presence? [John 20:17, 27].
Jesus' Blood on the Mercy Seat: What does the sprinkling of blood-after the resurrection-on the mercy seat signify? [Hebrews 9].

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   Pornography: Is pornography grounds for divorce? [Matthew 5:28-32].

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   Jesus's Blood on the Mercy Seat: Does the Bible indicate that Jesus literally went to heaven to sprinkle His blood on the mercy seat? Or is it symbolic? [Hebrews 9].

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   Applying Old Testament Promises to Ourselves: I am wondering if I can apply one of my favorite verses to myself, even though it was meant to the Old Testament exiles in Babylon? [Jeremiah 29:11, Deuteronomy 28, Joshua 1:5, Hebrews 13:5, Psalm 118:6, 2 Corinthians 1:20].

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   Word of Faith Healing: I am struggling with some guilt because I have pursued doctors instead of just trusting God to heal me. Can you help me sort this?

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July 16, 2019


   Sinful Nature: Do you believe we inherited anything in the fall, such as a sinful nature, that Jesus did not inherit, particularly in light of the quandary about His ability to be tempted like us? [Genesis 3:5-6, Romans 5:12-18].

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   Catholics: Are Catholics saved-particularly in light of the fact they confess to a priest and pray to Mary? [John 20:23].

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   Marriage: When does marriage actually begin-in light of possible seriousness of a commitment made prior the ceremony or sanction of the state? [I Corinthians 6:16]

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   Lust vs Attraction: Is it really adultery if you lust, if neither person is married? [James 1:14-15, I Timothy 5:2].
Jesus Tempted to Lust: Did Jesus actually have the same temptations as we do, such as, lust? [Hebrews 4:15].

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   Baptism: Can Christians baptize one another? And what scripture can I use at a ceremony? [Acts 8:26-40]
Annihilation in Hell: What do you think of Arnold Murray's teaching about annihilation in hell?

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   Sin Nature Passed Through Men: Caller shared thoughts on her view that the sin nature passed through men, and because all angels are men.

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   Adultery in Heart Is the adultery alluded to in a previous call more about adultery toward God?

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   God's test for Job: Can you explain the conversation and test in the book of Job between God and the devil? [Job 2:3].

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   Woman Caught in Adultery: When the woman was going to be stoned, why wasn't the man held accountable also? [John 8:1-11].

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July 17, 2019


   Rewards in Heaven: Why do we need to know that there are rewards in heaven, if we are made perfect when we get to heaven? And would it not be selfish to be concerned about getting rewards? [Genesis 15:6, I Corinthians 9, Matthew 25:14-30].

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   Rewards in Heaven: Is there impact on the doctrine of soul sleep if we don't get rewarded until we get to heaven, following our resurrection? [Philippians 1:23, 2 Corinthians 5:8].

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   While Yet in the Womb: Can the Lord actually work with a person while they are still in the womb-even to the point of being baptized there? [Psalm 27:10].

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   Your Sins Are Forgiven: When Jesus said, "Rise up and walk", wasn't it easier to say that, than to say "Your sins are forgiven"? [Matthew 9:5-7, Luke 5:23-25]

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   Marriage, Remarriage: If a unbelieving spouse leaves, is the one left behind free to remarry? [I Corinthians 7:12-15].

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   Word of Faith-Healing: Am I being too critical of my pastor's teaching, if he seems to be promoting Word of Faith teachings and possibly inappropriately applying scripture for physical healing? [Isaiah 40:31, Luke 10:19].

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   The Narrow Path & Abundant Life: Some of the verses about "the narrow path", and "few who find it", seems to contradict the ones about an "abundant life in Christ", would you harmonize this for me? [Matthew 7:13-14, 11:28-30, John 10:10, Luke 12:15, 2 Corinthians 1:3f].

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   Satan in the Garden of Eden: Why was Satan allowed to be in the Garden of Eden, if the garden was "very good"? It seems like a set-up to fail. [Genesis 3], 2 Timothy 2:12, Revelation 5:10].

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   Saved Jews: Am I really anti-Semitic if I believe Jews who don't accept Jesus are not saved [John 13:20, 5:23].

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   Greek for "Life": Caller shared some information: The Greek words; zoe, psuche, bios, all are usually translated as "life" (and sometimes soul). Zoe, which means, "divine, uncreated life", is used in John 10:10.

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July 18, 2019


   Celebrating Christmas, Easter & Halloween: Do you celebrate Christmas & Easter & Halloween?

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   Ephraim: Why is Ephraim mentioned in Jeremiah when it was destroyed a century prior? [Jeremiah 31:6].
Levites: Why are the Levites going to continue, if the Covenant with David has been fulfilled in Christ? [Jeremiah 33:20-22, Isaiah 66:20-21, Romans 15:16].
Judah: Did the Babylonians spread out the bones of the Kings of Judah? [Jeremiah 8:1-2]

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   Calvinism: Are these passages strong arguments in support of Calvinism? [2 Kings 19:25, Isaiah 10:5].

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   Marriage: What does God consider the most essential elements of a marriage?

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   Nebuchadnezzar: What about Nebuchadnezzar and the way God stepped in and made him losing his mind? [Daniel 4].

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   Not One Jot or Tittle & 10 Commandments: We are supposed to obey the 10 commandments a caller hears someone say because not one jot or tittle will pass until all are fulfilled. [Matthew 5:17-19]

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   Special & General Revelation: God's special revelation given to specific people, and God's general revelation? [Psalm 19:1-6, Romans 1].

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   Hell: Where did the word "hell" come from, and why did the translators use it to translate so many different words as hell (Tartarus, Hades, Lake of Fire, Sheol, the grave, the pit, Valley of Hinnom, Gehenna).

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   Commandments: What is meant in James 2:8-11, about the royal law, and how is it related to breaking all the laws if you break one? [James 2].

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July 19, 2019


   Gift of Being Single: Are some people making a mistake by getting married, when they really should remain single? [I Corinthians 7, Jeremiah 16, Hebrews 13:4].

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   Resurrection Body: Do I have this right, that Jesus received a perfect human resurrected body, but He is also God ... and we will also receive a like body? [I Corinthians 15, Philippians 3:21, Revelation 21:4].

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   Too Late to Repent: Is it too late for me, if I spent too much of my life doing my own thing, and though I want to, I can't seem to really get back on the narrow path and live like I should? [Revelation 2 & 3].

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   Unequally Yoked: Does it mean that we can't be a friend to unbelievers when scriptures says that we are not to be unequally yoked together? [2 Corinthians 6:14].
Defiling the Temple: How does a person defile the temple of God: [I Corinthians 3:16-17, 6:18-20, 2 Cor].
Belial: Who was Belial and how does that relate? [2 Corinthians 6:15].

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   Pronouncing Jesus: Are you familiar with others that are overly concerned about the pronunciation of the name of Jesus? How would it be pronounced? [Acts 11:26].

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   Levels of Gifts: Are you familiar the gifts being broken down into different levels of maturity-some from the Father, some from the Son, and some from the Holy Spirit? [Romans 12:3, Ephesians 4, I Corinthians 12:7f, 29f].

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   Abundant Life: Did you understand what I shared about the three different words for "life" (Zoe, Psuche, bios).

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   Satan Loosed After Millennium: Does it make sense that Jesus will set up on earth a millennial kingdom, but then Satan will be allowed to come and make war, especially since we will be immortal? Could people even go to hell under those circumstances?

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July 22, 2019


   Sabbath Keeping: Isn't the Bible clear about the Old Covenant and laws like Sabbath keeping are passed away? [2 Corinthians 3:3, Galatians 3:1, Hebrews 4:9-10, 8:13, Colossians 2:16-17, Exodus 31:16, Acts 17].

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   Gnostic Gospels of Thomas & Jasher: What is the background and relevance of the Gospels of Thomas & Jasher? How does one contrast them to our accepted gospels?

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   Catholic Priests: What are the origins and background of religions that feature a priesthood (sacerdotal) as they do in the Catholic and Eastern church? [Philippians 1:1].

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   America in the Bible: A well-known pastor indicates that the Bible doesn't talk about America, therefore we won't be around to see some of the common ideas about end times (microchips, etc.), what do you think about this?

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   Answers to Prayer: Is there a disclaimer to all the verses that seem to imply that we will get all the things we ask for in prayer? [Matthew 5:45, 6:9, 7:7-9, Luke 22:42, I John 5:14, John 15:7, John 11, Psalm 34:10, 84:11].

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   Sin on the New Earth: Will people be able to sin on the new earth?

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   Salvation without Bible Knowledge: Can a person be saved without knowing anything from the Bible? [John 3:16].

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   Temple Vision in Daniel: What about the temple vision in Daniel, and the claim that the temple still needs to be rebuilt. Why would it be important to still happen? [Ezekiel 40-48, 43:10-11].

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July 23, 2019


   Revelation: Date of Writing: How does the controversial date of the early writing of the book of Revelation square with John on the Island of Patmos?

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   Satan's Authority on Earth: Did Satan get authority over man when man fell?
A Father's Prayers for His Children: Does a father's prayers have more authority, or effectiveness, for or over one's children, than do others? [Ephesians 6:1].
Dominion: Is the word in Genesis for "dominion" synonymous with "authority"?

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   Jesus, Called a Nazarene: Where is the Old Testament prophecy indicating that Jesus would be "called a Nazarene"? [Matthew 2: 17-17, 23, Micah 2:5, 15, Isaiah 11:1, Hosea, Zechariah, Jeremiah 23:5-6, Luke 24:45].

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   Workers of Iniquity: How would people that are described as "workers of iniquity" and to whom He says, "I never knew you", be able to cast out demons? [Matthew 7:22-23].

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   What the Disciples Knew about Jesus: In light of the miracle of the calming of the sea, did the disciples know that Jesus was God? [Matthew 16:16, Psalm 107:23f].

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   Pets in Heaven: Will there be animals and pets in heaven?

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   Evolution: Atheist caller thanks Steve for the way he educates his listeners; however, questions his handling and dismissiveness of the theory of evolution.

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   Workers of Iniquity: Could it be that the people to whom Jesus said, "workers of iniquity" had been believers at one point, but had fallen away? [Matthew 7:21-23].

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   Workers of Iniquity: In the verse when Jesus called them "workers of iniquity, could He have been really calling them liars? [Matthew 7:21-23].

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   Evolution: Why are there still apes on the planet, if we evolved from apes?

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July 24, 2019


   Thief on the Cross Has there ever been a name given to the good thief on the cross?

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   Cain & Abel's Wives: From where does the wives for Cain and Abel come? [Genesis 4:26f, 5:3].

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   Suffering Abuse: What should I do if someone is putting chemicals on my face while I sleep?

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   Bearing Our Cross: Do we have to bear the cross of God turning his back on us, like He did with Jesus? [Joshua 1, Hebrews 13:5].

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   Original New Testaments Texts: Which texts of the New Testament do you prefer? (Alexandrian, Textus Receptus, etc.)

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   "Trembling at the Word of God": Is there a verse about trembling at the word of God? Has that happened to you? [Isaiah 66:2, 57:15].

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   Holy Spirit Convicting of Righteousness: I don't understand this passage about the Holy Spirit and how He will convict the world of righteousness and judgment? [John 16:8-11, Acts 24:25].

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   The Cause: Have you heard of "The Cause"?
Filling of the Holy Spirit: Are these chapters in Acts telling us how to be filled with the Holy Spirit? [Acts 1, 8, 10, 11].
Tongues: Can people get the filling of the Holy Spirit before they speak in tongues?

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   Comic Books: Do you think it is acceptable for people to read comic books?

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   Aaron & His Sons: Aaron and his sons were not to leave the tent of meeting for 7 days, so what did they do about going to the bathroom? [Leviticus 10:7]
Exodus: Did the animals in the Exodus have to eat the manna also?
Water during the Exodus: Wouldn't it be necessary for there to be more water than just what came from the rock?

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   Animals in Heaven: Caller just shares her belief that animals will be in heaven.

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   Animals on the Ark: How could it be true that Noah got every single animal on to the ark? [

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   Animals in Heaven: Doesn't the verse that "the lion will lie down with the lamb" prove that there will be animals in heaven? [Isaiah 11, 65].

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July 25, 2019


   Transubstantiation (Eucharist): Would you clarify the fulfillment of the Lord's Supper in light of the Catholic view of transubstantiation (Eucharist)? And is it a dangerous doctrine? [John 6:40, 54, 66, 5: ??? 2:19, 3:5-7,4:32, 4:16, 11:11 6:63].

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   Communion (Eucharist): Do Catholics think they are actually at the foot of the cross when they are taking communion?
Assyriah's Judgment: Did God direct Assyriah to Israel, to levy judgment on them, and then also punished Assyriah for that? [Isaiah 10:5-16, Habakkuk].
God's Punishment: Is God using capital punishment and other things against us now, using pagan people? [Romans 13, 1 Peter 2:13-17]

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   Man of Lawlessness: Do you believe that "the man of lawlessness" was revealed in 70 AD, or do you believe that he, an individual person, will be revealed after the rapture? [2 Thessalonians 2:1-3].

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   Transubstantiation: Caller comments on his experience as a Catholic who had taken the Eucharist and how his experience has changed when he was saved.

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   Speaking in Tongues: What does it mean to have a "prayer language" (speaking in tongues) and are you familiar with the two kinds called glossolalia and zenoglossia? [I Thessalonian 5:21].

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   Moses on Mt Sinai: How many times did Moses go up on the mountain, how long was he there, and who went with him? [Exodus].

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   Thank you: Caller just wanted to thank Steve for his faithfulness in service to God.

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   Jesus Equal with God: Would you help me understand how Jesus could be considered equal with God, if He was God? [Philippians 2:3-7, John 13:4-8].

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   Yoke of Bondage: What is meant by the "yoke of bondage"? [Galatians 5:1, Acts 2, 15].

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July 26, 2019


   Saved Again: Does scripture teach that once you are saved, but have fallen away, you cannot ever be saved again? [Hebrews 6:4-6, James 5:19-20, Luke 15:11-32, Hebrews 2:5, Matthew 19:20, Luke 1:37].

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   Hate God-Haters: Should we hate those (homosexuals) who hate God? [I Corinthians 2:15, I Corinthians 6:9-11].

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   Pre-Reformation: Before the Reformation, were there faithful non-Catholic groups of believers meeting together? [The Torch of the Testimony by John Kennedy, The Pilgrim Church by Broadbent].

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   Evidence of the Holy Spirit: How do you know if you have received The Holy Spirit? [Romans 8:9,16, Galatians 5:22-23, Ephesians 5:18-21, Ephesians 1:13, 5:18, Romans 12:6-8, I Corinthians 12:4-11, 2 Corinthians 3:18]. (Editor's Note: Even though Steve Gregg seems to conclude the call before the break, he continues making comments about it AFTER the break, so don't miss that.)

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   Different Views of Hell: Would you talk about the various views of hell? [Revelation 20:15, Hebrews 9:27]

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   Church of the First Born: Do you know anything about The Church of the First Born & what their doctrines are?

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   Discipleship: Do you still do discipleship schools, or do you do one-on-one discipleship opportunities?

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   Mark of the Beast: If everyone is forced to take "the mark of the beast", then how will there be anyone left that hasn't taken it? [Revelation 13].

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   Cain's Mark: Do you think that the mark that Cain received is relative to "the mark of the beast" in Revelation? [Genesis 4:11-16, Revelation 14:1].

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July 29, 2019


   Spiritual Warfare: Do you think that sometimes we are encouraged to focus too much on the devil, rather than leaving the battle to Christ and His authority? [Matthew 28:18, 12:29, Jude 9, I Peter 5, I John 4:4, James 4:7, Galatians 5:16, 2 Corinthians 3:18].

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   Paul's Conversion: Why didn't Jesus dramatically convert the other people with Paul, when he was on the road to Damascus, rather than just Paul? [Romans 10:2, Acts 9:15, I Timothy 1:13].

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   Physical Healing in the Atonement: Does scripture teach us that in the atonement, we are promised healing from physical illnesses? [Isaiah 53:4-5, Matthew 8:17, I Peter 2:24, Isaiah 1:1, I John 1:9, Philippians 2:25-30].

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   Forgiveness: Have I really forgiven someone if I still don't want to see them? [Jeremiah 17:5-8, Mark 11:24, Matthew 18:15-18].

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   Conflicts Among Denominational Views: How does one find a church, when there are such dramatic conflicts in denominational views, and that you are considered an outsider if you don't believe in all the same views as that particular church? [I Corinthians 9:19-23].

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   Lazarus: If the story of Lazarus and the rich man is only a parable, then does it follow that only Jesus could have been the one to tell it? [Luke 16:19f].

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   Nature(s) of God: Do the various views of the nature of God-whether unified, or separate (re: hypostatic union) make one idea or another heretical?

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July 30, 2019


   Answers to Prayer: How do we recognize when and how God is answering our prayers? [Philippians 2:13, I Peter 5:7].

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   "The Day Approaching": What does it mean in Hebrews 10, when he says, "when you see the day approaching"? [Hebrews 10:25, 8:13, 13:14].

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   Origins of 1st Ammendment Rights: Are you familiar with, Roger Williams, the founder of Rhode Island, and was he Amillennial? Could he have inspired Thomas Jefferson to help create our first amendment rights? [Micah 4:5].

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   Steve Gregg's Question: Is there a question or biblical conundrum that you, Steve Gregg, are current working on, and trying to resolve?

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   The Chronological Bible: Why is our Bible not always in chronological order, and is one kind of Bible better than the other?

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   Once Saved, Always Saved: Can you give me a little background to when the idea of "Once Saved, Always Saved" first came into mainstream Christianity?

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   Bible Study: Does the Holy Spirit help direct the study of the Bible in various ways-whether you are reading it for the familiarity and information, or if you are meditating on it to know the mind of God.
Guidance of the Holy Spirit: Should we rely only on the Holy Spirit for guidance in studying and understanding the Bible?

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July 31, 2019


   Homosexuality: If I, as a Christian, don't live a homosexual lifestyle, but approve of those who do, where do I stand with God?

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   Birth Control: What does the Bible says about birth control? [Malachi 2:15, Genesis 1:28, Psalm 127:3-5].

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   Animal Rights & Environment: How does one resolve their disagreement with many mainstream Christian political issues like animal rights and the environment? [Psalm 115:16, Matthew 10:31, Proverbs 12:10].

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   Gnosticism: Why are Gnostics considered heretics?

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   Women Pastors: If my church has a woman pastor, should I look for another church?

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   Changing Our Future: Where is the verse in Jeremiah about how God will change our future, and how are history is seen? [Jeremiah 23:7].

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   My People, Their God: The verse in Jeremiah, "they will be my people ...", has that happened already, or is that for the future? [Jeremiah 32:38].

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   Prophetess in Our Church: A woman that claims to be a prophetess has come to our church ... will she be judged for this? [Titus 2].

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