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Question and Answer

August 1, 2018

I grew up in a religious tradition that referred to and honored saints. What does the Bible say about saints? Question and Answer phesians 1:1 says that if you are a true believer, then you and every other believer are saints, translated as “holy people” in the niv. Saints is just another term for born-again Christians. In popular language...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2018/08---august/qa/question-3
todayintheword.org August 1, 2018

Question and Answer

August 1, 2016

In the Gospel of Mark, why did Jesus curse the fig tree if it was not the season for figs? Question and Answer The cursing of the fig tree was not a vindictive or selfish act but rather an illustration for two spiritual lessons. The first was about the danger of religious hypocrisy: Jesus showed that the temple had become a place of business...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2016/8/questions/187885
todayintheword.org August 1, 2016

Question and Answer

September 1, 2016

Why does James use the image of mist to describe human life (James 4:14)? Question and Answer This image occurs in the book of James in the context of correcting Christians who plan their futures without taking the Lord’s will into consideration (see James 4:13–17). In addressing this problem, James confronts us with a question: What is...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2016/9/questions/190781
todayintheword.org September 1, 2016

Should we Purchase Lottery Tickets?

July 1, 2020

Should followers of Jesus purchase lottery tickets?

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2020/july/qa/question-1/
todayintheword.org July 1, 2020

Question and Answer

October 1, 2018

How do you minister to a family member who isn’t a believer without causing division? Or is division inevitable? If so, is it worth talking about Christ at the risk of your relationship being marred or even destroyed? Question and Answer Families are often the hardest context in which to live out our faith. It is wise for believers to live...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2018/10---october2/qa/question-3
todayintheword.org October 1, 2018

Question and Answer

April 1, 2005

Does Hebrews 6:4-6 teach that backsliders lose their salvation? Question and Answer No, that interpretation has two serious flaws. First, it flies in the face of stories such as the Prodigal Son and texts such as 1 John 1: 9 ("If we confess our sins, [God] is faithful and just and will forgive us"). Second, it goes too far. It says that...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2005/4/questions/151900
todayintheword.org April 1, 2005

Question and Answer

July 1, 2010

Does my dead husband who is in heaven think about me and know what I am doing? Question and Answer I believe that he remembers you, and only good things. I base this conclusion on a few glimpses into heaven, none of which records disharmony or distress among the tenants. Your husband recalls no disagreements or arguments with you. As for...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2010/7/questions/84275
todayintheword.org July 1, 2010

Question and Answer

June 1, 2011

When a Christian is serious about marriage and his or her spouse commits adultery, isn't that biblical grounds for divorce? If it is biblical, is it also mandated? Question and Answer The Bible teaches the sanctity of marriage as a covenant between a man and a woman before God. Matthew 19 initially seems to indicate that divorce is never...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2011/6/questions/84322
todayintheword.org June 1, 2011

Question and Answer

March 1, 2015

I work in a large company and am one of very few women in engineering. I’m younger than most of my coworkers and yet have experienced upward mobility in a very short time. We divide into “think groups” to create new ideas or amplify old ones. It seems that someone criticizes almost every idea I bring up. I often go home discouraged and find...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2015/3/questions/151520
todayintheword.org March 1, 2015

Question and Answer

September 1, 2015

Why was Elisha angry with Jehoash for striking the ground three times instead of five or six times (2 Kings 13:14–24)? Question and Answer Elisha was using the bow and arrow as a teaching tool. It seems that after the shooting of the first arrow, additional arrows still remained. Elisha instructed Jehoash to take those arrows and strike...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2015/9/questions/173061
todayintheword.org September 1, 2015

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