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July 01, 2021


   The Word "Thorn" in Scripture: What did the word "thorn" typically mean in scripture? Some say it refers to people rather than illness. [2 Corinthians 12:7-10, Galatians 4:13-15].
"Thorn" as a Symbol for People: Are there other places in the Bible where the word "thorn" is used that it does not mean illness, but people? [Genesis 3:18].

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   Causing a Woman to Commit Adultery: Regarding divorcing a woman and causing her to commit adultery, what do you think of my take on that scripture? [Matthew 5:32, Mark 10:9, Matthew 19:6].
Pre-Trib Rapture Cannot be True: Does this prove that the "Pre-Trib Rapture" is untrue, if we could calculate his coming following that event?

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   Sorting the Trinity: Could you help me understand whether is God three persons in one, or three manifestations (or modes) of one God? [John 14:21].

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   Mary Had Only One Son: As a Greek Orthodox Christian, we believe that Mary only had one son. Could you react to this? [Matthew 1:25].

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   Rider on the White Horse: Could you talk about the rider on the white horse in Revelation and if you think it is possible that the rider is a forerunner to Christ's coming? [Revelation 6:2, Revelation 19].

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   Change of Translation of the Word "Purify": Could you comment on the change of the pronoun relative to the word "purify" from "her" to "their"? Would this be suggesting that Jesus needed to purificatioin? [Luke 2:22, Leviticus 12].

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   Micaiah Has Duplicate Stories in Old Testament: Why is there duplicate stories about Micaiah in I Kings and 2 Chronicles? [I Kings 22, 2 Chronicles 18:1-27].

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   Determining Truth: Who knows what is true? How can we know?

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July 02, 2021


   The Unchanging Things of God: What are the two unchanging things mentioned in Hebrews 6? [Hebrews 6:18, Hebrews 6:13-14].

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   Calling God our Father: Do the Jews think we are blaspheming when we call God our Father? [John 5:18, John 8:41, Psalm 103:13, Isaiah 63:16].

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   Are the End Times Upon Us?: Is there anything happening now that makes you think the end times are upon us? [Romans 1:18-23, Isaiah 5:20].

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   Daniel & Shadrach, Meshach & Abednigo: Where were Shadrach, Meshach and Abednigo during Daniel's ordeal, and vice versa?

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   The Bride of Christ: What do you think of the concept of the "Bride of Christ" coming out of the church, rather than being, itself, the church? [Ephesians 5:31-32].

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   Tree of the Knowledge of Good & Evil: Caller proposes some thoughts about the tree in the garden.

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   Some Have Spiritually Resurrected: Have some people already been spiritually resurrected?

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   Hindered Angels: When scripture indicates that the angel was "hindered" from answering Daniel's prayer for help. How can that be? [Daniel 10:3, Ephesians 6:12, Revelation 12:7-9, Mark 1:27].

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   The Cross vs the Resurrection: Why is there such focus on "the cross" instead of the resurrection? [Psalm 110:1, I Corinthians 15:25, Romans 4:25, Titus 2:14].

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   The Wives of the Polygamist Who Converts: Should a polygamist who is saved after they already have several wives, have to give up all but the first of the wives? [Malachi 2:16, I Timothy 3:2, Genesis 2:24].

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   Someone Who Keeps Falling into Sin: Can you advise me on how to deal with someone I am trying to help that is under terrible stress, yet has made great progress in his fight against addiction, but continually breaks down and falls back into sin?

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July 05, 2021


   Spirit's Departure Upon Falling to Sin & Resoration: Did the spirit leave you when you were not putting away your previous sin? Can you return to Him? [John 15:6].

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   Jesus as a Created Being, and Not God: As a former Jehovah Witness, we are still at odds about Jesus being God, based on their Bible translation (New World Translation). Recommended topical lecture: "Knowing God series". [John 10:34, Colossians 1:15, John 1:3].
You were "gods:" Could you sort the quote, "I said you were gods?" [Psalm 82:6, John 10:34, Isaiah 9:6].

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   Deceptions & Signs Today Signaling Jesus' Return: Since Jesus said we are not to let anyone deceive us, do you think that the signs of end times, like the vaccine, are of those deceptions? [Matthew 24:4, Mark 13:4, Luke 21:7].

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   Forgiveness & Restoration of Relationships: Would you comment on forgiving others and our obligation to love and trust them again? [Luke 17:3, Mark 11:25].

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   Jesus Broke the Sabbath: How would you respond to someone that says that if Jesus did not break the Sabbath, because that would mean He was not sinless? [Matthew 12:5-8, John 5:16-18].

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   Sinful to Vote Contrary to the Pastor's Wishes: What would you say to a pastor who thinks voting contrary to his vote to change the church constitution would be sinful? [3 John 1:9, Mark 9:35, Mark 10:44].

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   Jesus Did Not Meet Qualifications for Messiah: My Jewish friend says that Jesus did not fulfill the requirements for the Messiah, can you talk about that? [Isaiah 10:21, Isaiah 9:6, Romans 4:13, Psalm 2:8].

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   Second Coming: Don't you think that this verse in Mark, is talking about the "Second Coming"? [Mark 13:24, Isaiah 19:1].

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July 06, 2021


   Good Works-Pleasing God instead of Men: Could you talk about our obligation to do good works? [James 2:18].

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   Marriage-No Longer Under Bondage: Could you talk about the exception clause regarding marriage and when ones is no longer being under bondage? [I Corinthians 7, Matthew 19].

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   Various Bible Translations: Good you talk about the various kinds of Bible translations?

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   The "Eye of a Needle": Could you clarify the verse's meaning about "the eye of the needle" and if it is referring to a real gate called that? [Matthew 19:24].

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   Ezekiel 28 Not About Satan: What do you think about the fact that Ezekiel 28 is usually said to be speaking of Satan, and yet it does not appear to be so, if you read the context? [Ezekiel 26-28].

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   Obelisks: Could the Egyptian obelisks be linked to the Jewish ones?

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   Cessation of the Gifts of the Spirit: Did the gifts of the spirit and miracles cease? [I Corinthians 13:8-11].

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   Thou Shall Not Kill: How do you help someone understand that "Thou shall not kill" is not an absolute and under all circumstances? [Exodus 20:1-17].

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July 07, 2021


   Praying for Political Leaders: Do you pray for Joe Biden and if so, how so? [I Timothy 2:1-3].
Holy to Dogs, Pearls to Swine: Could you talk about the verse about not giving what is holy to dogs and casting pearls before swine? [Matthew 7:6, Matthew 13:45-46, 2 Thessalonians 2:11].

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   Taking Unfairly From Others: Could you explain what is meant by Psalm 69:4? Is it Messianic? [Psalms 69:4-9].
Jeremiah 31: What is God saying in Jeremiah 31:35-40? [Jeremiah 31:35-40, I Peter 2:9, Exodus 19:5-6].
Fullness of the Gentiles: Could you clarify the meaning of "the fullness" referred to in Romans 11? [Romans 11:12]

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   The Interfaith Movement: What about the interfaith movement that is trying to promote that each religion has their own way to God?

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   666, Nero & the Gematria: Why does the number 666 apply to Nero? Ref: The Gematria.

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   Skeptics: Why do some people find it so difficult to accept such an amazing free gift from God?

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   Finances, Wealth & Giving: How does one share concern for the way someone handles their finances and wealth? [Luke 1:37, I Corinthians 6:20, Luke 14:33].

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   Seventh Day Adventist Defines 666: Caller defines 666 as the papacy, as do all Seventh Day Adventists. Steve disagrees. [I John 2:18-22, I John 4:3, 2 John],

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July 08, 2021


   Demonic Angels in Genesis: How could the "Sons of God" in Genesis 6 have carnal desires if they are demonic angels which are spirits? [Genesis 6:1-4, John 1:12, I John 3:2].

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   Doing Good Works with the Right Motivation: How can you be sure that the good works you do are truly for the love of Jesus and not for selfish reasons?
"Who are My Mother and Brother"? What are the ramifications of the verse when Christ says, "Who are my mother and brother?" [Luke 8:19-21, Mark 3:31-35, Matthew 12:46-50, Ephesians 2:14].

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   Financial Responsibility with Perhaps Ungodly Investments: What does one do to be responsible with finances when some of the companies from which we use services, participate in purposes we oppose? [Mark 12:17, Matthew 22:15-22].

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   Confusion About Election or "the Elect": Could you help me get less confused about "election", as I listen daily to John MacArthur? [John 3:16, John 6:37, Matthew 16:24, Matthew 11:28, Matthew 23:37, John 15].

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   The Rapture & the "Cloud of Glory": Does the "cloud of glory" in the Old Testament parallel the description of the rapture? [1 Thessalonians 4:14-15, I Corinthians 15, Acts 28, Matthew 25:1].
The Rapture & the Second Coming: So how does the rapture fit into the second coming of Christ? [John 6:39-44]. Topical Lecture Recommended: "When Shall These Things Be?"

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   Exorcism Fails Because of Unbelief: Is it lack of faith that caused a demon to not come out, rather than lack of prayer and fasting? [Matthew 17:21, Mark 9:29].

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   Baptism in the Name of Jesus: Does one need to baptized in the name of Jesus, rather than under other titles, such as, Father, Son & Holy Spirit? [Acts 19:5. I Corinthians 10].

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July 09, 2021


   Imprecatory Psalms & Prayers: What about the cruel and vengeful (imprecatory) prayers asking for harsh judgments? [2 Timothy 4:14-16, Romans 12:19, Psalm 137].

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   Elements of Christian Salvation: Regarding the elements of salvation, can you help distinguish reconciliation, regeneration, justification?

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   Seven Pillars of Wisdom in Proverbs: What are the seven pillars of wisdom mentioned in Proverbs?
Seven Thunders & Sealing in Revelation Could you talk about the seven thunders and the directive to seal things up in Revelation 10? [Revelation 10:3-4, Revelatioin 22:10, Daniel 12].

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   Compliment to Steve Gregg: Caller offers a very kind compliment to Steve regarding his gift. [James 3:17].
Why Were We Created: Why were we created? What was the purpose for which we were made. [2 Timothy 2:12, Revelation 2:10].

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   Oral Sex: Is it a sin for a married couple to practice oral sex? [Genesis 38:9, Hebrews 13:4].

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   Jesus 100% God and Man: How can Jesus be 100% God, but also 100% man?

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   Origin of Angels: Were angelic beings made before creation of mankind?

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   Motivations & Seeking Reward Regarding motivations and rewards, are we not to be rewarded by seeking Him? [Hebrews 11:6, Psalm 16:11, I John 4:18].

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   Keys of the Kingdom & the House of David: Are the "keys of the kingdom" the same as the "keys of the House of David"? [Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7, Isaiah 22:22].

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July 12, 2021


   The Dispensations of the Biblical Timeline: What "dispensations" (or ages) in the biblical timeline would you see-in contrast to the Dispensationalists?

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   Defining "The Beginning": What is "the beginning" in Genesis and John? [Genesis 1:1, John 1:1, Job 38:7, Psalm 33:6-9].

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   Determining if you have the Holy Spirit: How does one know if they have the Holy Spirit, or are "filled with the Holy Spirit"? [Acts 8, Acts 9:17, Acts 19:1-7, Galatians 5:22-23, Matthew 7:11, Luke 11:13].

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   Principles from Old Testament Applicable to Us: Is there spiritual applications to the directives given to Israel in the first verses of Deuteronomy? [Deuteronomy 7:1-12, I Corinthians 10:6-11].

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   Evil Spirit: Can an evil spirit (demon) program people?

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   Hyper-Dispensationalism: Could you talk about the "Hyper-Dispensational" movement (Bullingerites, Ultra, Hyper-Grace) and "multiple gospels"? [Galatians 1:8, Revelation 14:6, Titus 2:12, Galatians 5:6, I Timothy 6:3-4, Acts 20:24-25].

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July 13, 2021


   Evidence of the Holy Spirit's Presence in One's Life: Could not the power and boldness to speak the word of God be the evidence of the Holy Spirit? [Acts 1:8].
Fruit of the Spirit: Does the fruit of the spirit involve our own spirit or is it entirely produced by the Holy Spirit?

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   Heretical Beliefs about the Trinity: Could you sort out the heretical errors doubting the trinity; Sebellianism, Monarchianism, Oneness, and Modalism? [John 10:30].

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   Doubting My Faith: If I have serious doubts about my faith, should I bother praying? [James 1:6-7].
Bible Reading to Connect to God: Is simply reading the Bible a way to connect to God?
Reading Recommendations for One Losing Faith: What books of C.S. Lewis should I read? Recommended: "Mere Christianity" and others by John Lennox, Has Science Buried God", "Gunning for God."

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   Seeing God in Nature: How can I see God in Nature? (Same caller as previous call.)

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   Women as Pastors Could you talk about women as pastors? [Mark 10:44, Mark 9:35, 3 John 1:9, I Timothy 2:12].
Isaiah 43: Could you explain the second part of verse 3 in Isaiah 43, when he talks about them being a ransom?

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   Writing About Aliens: Is it wrong to write a screenplay about an alien?
Catholic Family & Praying to the Saints: How do I convince my Catholic family to not pray to Saint Anthony and such?

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   Second Coming Very Near: Is Paul saying that the Second Coming would be in his lifetime? [I Corinthians 7:29-31, Romans 13:11].

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July 14, 2021


   Jesus' Father is Tiberius Caesar: What do you think about the theory that Tiberius Caesar, a Roman, could be the father of Jesus?
Unpardonable Sin or "Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit": Is the "unpardonable sin" something from which one cannot repent? [Matthew 12:31].

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   Being Born Again: How do you explain to a practicing Catholic what it means to be born again, or pass from death to life? [Romans 8, I John 5:7-8].

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   The Mark of the Beast Being Forced on Us: Could you clarify what you understand about the possibility of the "Mark of the Beast" being forced upon us? [Revelation 13:16, Revelation 14:19, Revelation 20:4, Revelation 24, Revelation 14:1].
Mark of the Beast: So you don't think that the "Mark of the Beast" is something physical, but a matter of the heart?

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   7-year Tribulation: Where is the biblical evidence for the 7-year tribulation? [Daniel 9, Matthew 24:21, Revelation 7:14, Revelation 11-13].
Hinderance (Restraining) of the Man of Sin: In scripture, what is hindering the "Man of Sin"? [2 Thessalonians 2:3].

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   The Church as an Assembly: If we are "the church" does that mean we do not need to attend church anymore? [Hebrews 10:25].

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   Analogy for the Trinity: What is your favorite analogy or metaphor for the Trinity (egg, H2O, or triangle)?

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   Mark of the Beast: Are you saying that the "Mark of the Beast" is non-literal?
Not Being Able to Buy or Sell (Boycott): How would the not being able to buy or sell, if the "Mark of the Beast" is not literal?

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   Mark of the Beast: Isn't the ash on the forehead and hands on Ash Wednesday a mark of the Catholic Church a symbol for the "Mark of the Beast"?

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July 15, 2021


   Love the Brethren: How do you envision the directive, "Love the Brethren"? [Matthew 7:12].
Love for Truth: How does one truly seek the truth?

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   Arminianism vs Calvinism: What are the shortcomings related to embracing "Arminianism"? What would Calvinist criticize?

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   "The Road to Find Out" Radio Program: Is there any way to resurrect, "The Road to Find Out" radio program you had for non-Christians?
Nineveh & Jonah: What were the evil ways of the Ninevites in the time of Jonah? [Jonah 3:10].

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   Demoniacs Who Recognized Jesus' Deity: How could demoniacs recognize Jesus' deity, if those that arrested Him, did not?

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   Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Caller thanks for Steve's article on the subject of marriage, divorce, and remarriage and describes circumstances of his own marriage, then asks; " Am I free from my marital obligations"? [I Corinthians 7:15].

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   Mark of the Beast: What do you think of someone who keeps switching what they think "the mark of the beast" is? [Ephesians 4:14].

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   Justification and Forgivenss: What is the difference between justification and forgiveness?
Imputed Righteousness of Christ: What do you think about the "imputed righteousness of Christ"? [Acts 2:38, Genesis 15:6, I John 3:7]

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   Calvinism vs Arminianism: Caller shares an opposing view of Calvinism. [Proverbs 3:34, James 4:6, I Peter 5:5, Hebrew 10:29].

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July 16, 2021


   Old Testament View of Afterlife: What were the thoughts of the Israelites regarding what happens after death?
Jesus Preaching to Imprisoned Spirits-I Peter 3:19 What does this passage about Jesus preaching to the imprisoned spirits mean? [I Peter 3:19].

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   New Living and Other Bible Translations: What are your thoughts on the New Living Bible, what do you think is the best translation, and which do you use?

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   Catholic Church view of "Legal Fiction": I disagree with you regarding the use of the term "legal fiction" because the Catholic Church's use of it.
Justification by Faith Alone Disagreement: I disagree with you about what was meant when scripture indicates that in the Old Testament justification was by faith.

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   Experience vs Concept of the Divine: Is the Divine we experience different than what our concept of the Divine may be?

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   Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Is not marriage permanent? Does God expect two believers to reconcile? Isn't it an assumption to assume that one can remarry? [Matthew 19:9, I Corinthians 7:10-12, Mark 10:9].

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   Church Attendance: Can I leave church after the fellowship, and before the pastor's sermon?

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   Leaving Dispensationalism: What passages in the Bible lead you away from Dispensationalism? Recommended Topical Lecture; "When Shall These Things Be?" [I Thessalonians 4:16].

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   Connecting in Fellowship for a Shut-in: As a shut-in, I could really use prayer and a prayer partner. How can I make a connection for fellowship?

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   Death Sentence of Mephibosheth in 2 Samuel: Could you help me understand the deaths surrounding the sentence on Mephibosheth? [2 Samuel 2:7-8].

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July 19, 2021


   Judgment Day (Bema Seat, Great White Throne & the Sheep & the Goats): Could you help me sort out the idea if there is two judgments; the Bema Seat and the Great White Throne, and when the sheep and the goats will be separated? [Matthew 25:31-46, John 5:28-29, Acts 24:15, Revelation 20].

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   How Many Stations for The Narrow Path: How many stations did you start with and how many do you have now?
Baptism (Filling) of the Holy Spirit: Is the "Baptism (Filling) of the Holy Spirit" important for us to understand today, particularly in light of how much Sproul writes to address it in his book? [John 14, Acts 1:15, Acts 2:4, Ephesians 5:18, John 20, James 4:2-3].

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   Our Glorified Bodies: What do you think the capabilities of our glorified will be?
New Earth or New Jerusalem: Do you think that the New Earth will look a lot like ours does now (buildings, etc.)? [Philippians 3:21, I Corinthians 15:43].

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   Angel that Wrestled with Jacob: What do you think the meaning of the story of the angel wrestling with Jacob? [Hosea 12:4, Genesis 32:22-32].

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   Assisted Suicide (Medical Interventions): Would you comment on "assisted suicide" and medical interventions?

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   Keeping Jewish Traditions (Judaizers): The admonitions about practicing Jewish traditions seem to be contrasting between Romans & Galatians, but isn't it more the demand of the gentiles to adhere to Jewish traditions? [Romans 14, Galatians 1:14].

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   Persistent Prayer or Waiting on the Lord: It seems that there are two ways to proceed in prayer; persistent widow or just wait patiently on the Lord? [2 Corinthians 12:8-9].

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   Reformed Theology (Calvinism). Did you indicate that in Reformed Theology (Calvinism), it is believed that God directs and ordains every move?

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July 20, 2021


   Wisdom Justified by Her Children (or Deeds): What is meant by, "wisdom is justified by her children" or "by her deeds" in Matthew 11? [Matthew 11:19].
Knowing God as Jesus Did: Is Jesus saying that we can know God as well as Jesus knew Him in Matthew 11:27? [Matthew 11:27].

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   Being Baptized into the Body: What is being said about being baptized (immersed) into the body, the Spirit, into Christ and into Moses? [I Corinthians 12:13, I Corinthians 10:2, Acts 1:5, I Peter 3:20-21].

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   Hate Your Lives: What is meant when Jesus said people should hate their lives in John 12? [John 12:24-25, Luke 14:26, Mark 12:31, 2 Timothy 3:2, Matthew 7:12].

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   70th Week of Daniel: Could you clarify the events and timing of events of the 70th week of Daniel? [Daniel 9:27].
New Covenant in Daniel 9: When Daniel says that "the covenant will be confirmed", is He talking about the New Covenant? [Daniel 9:27].

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   Events & Chronology of End Times: Could you describe the events and the chronology of end times events?
"Day of the Lord" Meaning and Synonyms: Are the phrases, the "Day of the Lord", "Day of Christ", "The Last Day", Day of God, etc. all synonymous? [2 Peter 3, Matthew 25, John 6:39-54, John 12:48, I Corinthians 1:7].
The Tribulation, Bowls of Judgment, & Time of Jacob's Trouble: Where does "The Tribulation" fit into the timeline of end times events and is it the same as the "Time of Jacob's Trouble"? And how does the "Bowls of Judgement" fit in? [Matthew 24:21, Revelation 7:14, Jeremiah 30:7, Revelation 22:10, Matthew 24:34, John 16:33].

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   Believing and Obedience: Is this verse, John 3:16, is it saying that all you have to do is believe, without having to act in accordance with that belief? [John 3:16, James 2:17, James 2:26].

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   Racism in the Church: As an African American, I am appalled at the growth of racism in the Christian community. What do you think?

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   Rewards in the Afterlife Following Judgment: How do I answer someone wondering if there are different levels in the afterlife, because we are judged based on our works?

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July 21, 2021


   Testimony from Former Trans-gender: Steve shares a listener's personal testimony.

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   Love, Justice, Mercy: Could you share the verses you were referring to in regard to the components of love being, justice, faithful mercy? [Matthew 23:23, Micah 6:8, Isaiah 42:1-12, Matthew 7:12, Leviticus 19:18, Matthew 5-7].

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   Submission & COVID Vaccine: If my sister doesn't want to get the COVID vaccine, but her husband wants her to, should she do so out of submission?

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   "Where the Eagles Gather" & "Left Behind" in the Rapture: What do you think the meaning of "where the bodies are is where the eagles gather"? [Matthew 24:37-39, Luke 17:34-37, Job 39:30]
Man of Sin: Isn't the "Man of Sin" actually more than one person and likely referring to all of sinful mankind?

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   The Man of Sin, the Beast & the Antichrist: Could you talk about the antichrist (the beast, the Man of Sin, the Little Horn, etc). Topical Lecture recommended; "When Shall These Things Be?" [I John, 2 John, 2 Thessalonians].
The Millennium: Where does "the Millennium" fit into your view?

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   Pregnancy & the Vaccine: Caller shares her insight into pregnant woman taking the COVID vaccine.
Leaving Jesus: Have you heard much about the Catholic church and many evangelicals leaving their devotion to Jesus? [Galatians 1:10].
What Must I Do to be Saved: What must one do to be saved? [Matthew 1:21, Romans 10:9, Luke 17:10, I Corinthians 10, I Peter 3, John 8:31].

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   Marriage Vows Taken Privately Before God: Are we married if we took vows privately together, even if we did not have a formal ceremony?

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July 22, 2021


   Knowing That you are Saved: In various parables in Matthew, the people seemed to think they were doing the right thing, and yet they are condemned-so how can we know we are saved? Lecture recommended; "How Can I Know that I am Really Saved?" [Matthew 24-25, Matthew 7:21,Luke 6:46, I John].

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   Homosexuality is Not a Sin: How do you respond to someone who thinks that homosexuality is not a sin and the original relative words do not mean what they are typically reported to? [Matthew 19:4, Leviticus 18:22].

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   Christian Organization IHOP & YWAM: What do you think of IHOP and YWAM (International House of Prayer & Youth with a Mission) and what do you know about their position on eschatology? [Romans 11:29].
Revival of the Jews (End Times): What is the position for those that talk about a huge revival of the Jews at some point?

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   Dangerous to be Around Some People: Have you encountered anyone that is of such darkness, that you think it is dangerous to be around them?
Praying with Angry People: Should I, as a older woman, offer to pray with someone that seems so angry they may be dangerous?

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   Trinity & Marriage: Could you go over the parallel between marriage and the Godhead (Trinity)?

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   Speaking in Tongues: What is the purpose of God creating the phenomenon of speaking in tongues, instead of just letting us know what He wants to say directly? Recommended Topical Lecture: "Charisma and Character". [I Corinthians 13:4, I Corinthians 14:2, I Corinthians 12:10, I Corinthians 14:14].

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   Los Angeles Church of Christ (Boston Church of Christ): Do you have any insight into the Los Angeles Church of Christ (affiliated with Boston)?

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July 23, 2021


   God's Promises for Us: How do you know if and when God's promises are for us? Recommended Topical Lectures; "Word of Faith" & "Making Sense of Suffering". [2 Corinthians 1:20, Hebrews 8:6, Ephesians 1:4-6, James 5:14].

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   Witnessing to Mormons: How do I decide when to give up on witnessing to some Mormon with whom I have been sharing? [Matthew 10:14].

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   The Significance of "Types" in the Old Testament: Do you think that Moses understood the significance of striking the rock, as did Abraham understood the significance of the sacrifice of Isaac? [Numbers 20:8-11, Genesis 22:14, John 11, John 11:50, John 18:14, I Corinthians 10:4, I Peter 1:10-12, Romans 16:26, I Corinthians 2:10].

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   Visiting a Graveside: Is there scripture regarding frequently visiting someone at the cemetery?

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   Saying "The Pledge of Allegiance": Is saying, "The Pledge of Allegiance" blasphemous?
Inalienable Rights: Does the Bible give us inalienable rights other than the freedom to worship God?

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   Two Judgments: Do we get judged twice, once when we die and then again when everyone is raptured?
Good Works & Rewards in Heaven & the New Earth: If someone has done more good works, will they experience heaven the same way as others?
Jealousy in the Afterlife: In the New Earth there won't be any jealousy over the difference in the rewards there?

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   Moses Died Before Deuteronomy was Finished: If Moses died before the end of Deuteronomy, who finished it? [Deuteronomy 34:5-7, Numbers 12:3].

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   Holy Spirit Cannot Co-exist with Sin: Is it correct that Adam & Eve lost the Holy Spirit when they sinned because sin and the Spirit cannot co-exist? [Galatians 5:17-25]
Cleansed by the Holy Spirit: Is it true that people cannot have the Holy Spirit until they are cleansed by the Spirit?

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July 26, 2021


   Inspired Scripture God-Breathed: How could the verse about all scripture being God-breathed be applicable to us and the New Testament, since the only scripture then would have been the Old Testament? [2 Timothy 3:16].

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   Free-will in Heaven: Will we have free-will in heaven, while in our glorified bodies, and if not, then would we really have free-will-and if so, then what would the choices between? [I Corinthians 13:11-12].
Remembering Sin in the Afterlife: Will we have any memory of what sin we were saved from when we are living in glorified bodies in the afterlife?

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   Re-Birth by the Holy Spirit: How can people see these verses as new birth being by the Holy Spirit? [Philippians 1:6, Galatians 3:3].

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   Sealing Up Revelation & the Seven Thunders: Could you clarify your position on the Seven Thunders and John being told to not seal the prophecy up? [Revelation 10-13, Revelation 22:10-11].

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   Mary Magdalene: What do you know about Mary Magdalene's background, and if she was a prostitute? [Luke 8:2, Luke 7:36-50].

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   Hell-Annihilation: Regarding the view on hell where sinners are ultimately destroyed, do you think there is merit in it? Topical lecture recommended; Three Views of Hell, and Steve's book on hell.
Eternal Torment in Hell: How could eternal torment in hell bring God glory?
Bible Teaching: It seems to be lacking in Bible teaching where teachers don't present more than one fair view, unlike you.

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   Melchizedek & Aaronic Priesthoods Relative to the Messiah Jesus: Could you share your thoughts about the Melchizedek priesthood in relationship to the Aaronic priesthood? [Hebrews 7, Genesis 14, Psalm 110:4, John 8:56].

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July 27, 2021


   Losing Our Salvation: If we can lose our salvation, then how many times can we sin before we lose it? [Matthew 18:22, Hebrew 3:12, John 15:6].

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   Evangelizing Muslims: What do we say to evangelize Muslims, and get past their objections about God not having a wife and therefore not a son?
Evangelizing Homosexuality: How do we evangelize homosexuals? [Matthew 19:1-12].
Tattoos Today: What do you say about all the tattoos people are getting today? [Leviticus 19:28].

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   The "Bride" and the "Body of Christ: Is there any significance between the two different ways the church is defined as "the bride" and "the body" of Christ? [Ephesians 5].

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   Bad Dreams: Caller shares her way of fighting off bad dreams by depending on God's word.

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   "Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!” What did Jesus mean when he said they would not see him again until they say, "Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!”? [Matthew 23:39, John 14:21-23].

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   Biblical "Heart" and the Freudian Subconscious Mind" Is the biblical concept of the "heart" the same as the Freudian view of the subconscious mind?

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   Book of Revelation: Doesn't it seem like the book of Revelation is more of a stressful distraction to many? Can not one be a good Christian without paying it much mind? [Matthew 24:44, Acts 1:7, Luke 19:13].

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   The Afterlife and the Rest of the Universe: Do you think there will be any interplanetary travel in the rest of the universe for us in the afterlife? [Psalm 19:1].

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July 28, 2021


   Mary's Sinlessness (Immaculate Conception): Discussion of Mary's sinlessness (immaculate conception). [Luke 1:28, Ephesians 1:6, Mark 3:31-35, Luke 11:27].

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   Jesus' Prayer for Unity: Do you think that when Jesus prayed asking for unity, is something still coming in the future, or is it fulfilled in that we are spiritually already one in the Body of Christ? [John 17:21-23, Ephesians 4:3, Ephesians 4:13, I Corinthians 3:1].

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   Money Paid to Pastors: As someone who has converted from Islam to Christian, I am confused by the amount of money pastor's are paid for what they do and where I should put my money. [Matthew 18:6].

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   Foreknowledge & Predestination: Doesn't God foreknow everyone? [Romans 8:29-30, Romans 11, 2 Corinthians 3:18, I John 3:2, Ephesians 2:6].

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   Carnal vs Spiritual Insight into the Bible: Is there a difference between a carnal and spiritual understanding of the Bible [2 Corinthians 13:5, Luke 17:21, Romans 8:9-10].

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   Lucifer Before He Fell: Was the Devil, "Lucifer," before he fell? Recommended Topical Lecture Series on "Spiritual Warfare; Origins of Satan." [Isaiah 14:12-16].

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   "Son of Man" Coming on the Clouds: What was your response to the question about when Jesus said, "you will see the Son of Man coming on the Clouds” in Mark 14, to those that never actually saw it? [Matthew 26:64, Mark 14:61-62, Daniel 7:13-14, John 1:51, Genesis 28:12].

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   Jesus' Descension: Could you talk about Jesus' descension into hell? [Psalm 139:15, Ephesians 4:9].

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July 29, 2021


   Taken Away-to Where?: Where are those taken, who are taken in Luke 17? [Luke 17:34, Matthew 24:40, 2 Peter 3:6, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, Psalm 91:7-8, Psalm 37:10-11, Proverbs 2:21-22].
Looking for Signs of End Times: Is it correct to think that we should not be looking for signs, since scripture seems to indicate that there will be no signs of the end? [Matthew 24:34, Acts 1:6, Luke 17:20-21, Colossians 1:13].

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   Having Enough Faith for Healing: It seems like scripture indicates that if we believe, having enough faith, we will be relieved of all our pain and be healed, yet don't we learn most from some of our trials? [Mark 11:24, James 1:2-4, 2 Corinthians 12, I John 5:14, Mark 11:22, Mark 2:17, James 4:3, John 14:13-14].

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   God Speaking to Us: Does God really have casual conversations as people often describe?

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   Can Those in Heaven See Us?: Can the departed see us? [Hebrews 12:1].
Ghosts: Are ghosts real? Or are they demons just masquerade as such?
Communication with the Dead: Can anyone communicate with the dead?

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   Preparing Our Hearts before God: How do we prepare our hearts to seek the Lord? [2 Chronicles 12:14, Matthew 6:33, Proverbs 4:23].

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   Two Witnesses in Revelation: Could you help me understand the two witnesses in Revelation? Recommended lecture on Revelation verse-by-verse, Chapter 11. [Revelation 11:3-13].

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   Marrying One's First Wife Again: Can a man remarry his first wife, if he was divorced both times with appropriate biblical exceptions? [Deuteronomy 24:1-4].

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   Living Under the Law of Moses: Is it possible for a saved person to live under the moral Law of Moses?

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July 30, 2021


   New Covenant Allows us to be Disobedient: Is it true that the New Covenant allows us to sin continually, being disobedient, and still be blessed, because we are under grace. [Galatians, Romans 2, Romans 4, Acts 3, Galatians 3, Psalms 32, Hebrews 11, Titus 2:14, Titus 3:1, Titus 3:14, Ephesians 2:8-10, I Peter 1:17, 2 Corinthians 5:10, James 2:14-26, Galatians 5:6].

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   Millennial Kingdom: What is Isaiah 65 talking about and why is it so often applied to the Millennium Kingdom? [Isaiah 65:17, Romans 14:17, Colossians 1:13, Luke 17:20-21, John 5:24, I John 3:14].
Amillennial View of Isaiah 65: How does "the child shall die an hundred years old" fit into amillennial view? [Isaiah 65:20].
Millennium without the Pre-trib Rapture: Is there a view that leads to a millennium without a pre-trib rapture? (Historic Premillennialism)

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   Call for Prayer: Caller requests prayer for his case of COVID.

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   Slavery: What about the Bible condoning slavery? [Ephesians 6:9]
Jesus Seeing a Slave Being Abused: Is there a story of Jesus seeing the abuse of a slave and Jesus not saying anything against it?

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   Praising of Israel by Christian Leaders: Why are all these Christian leaders always praising Israel and the Jewish people, when they reject Christ? [Romans 10:2].

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   Christians Practicing the Law of Moses: Is it OK if a believer wants to learn and practice the commandments of the Law of Moses? [Romans 14:5].

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   Israelites Believed the Afterlife: Caller states that the Israelites always believed in the afterlife by way of the story of Saul calling up Samuel. [1 Samuel 28:3-25, I kings 17:22].

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   Foreshow of End Times: Is there any type that actually foreshadows the coming end times scenario?

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