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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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Question and Answer

July 1, 2011

In a conversation with hostile religious leaders about the relative worth of various Commandments, Jesus' reply to one whose words virtually paralleled His own was, “You are not far from the kingdom of God” (Mark 12:34). What did Jesus mean? That good works have some saving value in God's sight, but not quite enough to bring a sinner into...

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Question and Answer

September 1, 2005

My son joined a cult. Previously (until he went to college), he was a good Christian boy. Is he lost forever? My heart is broken. Question and Answer Lost, yes. Forever lost? Not unless he chooses to be lost forever. Have you never read the story of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11–32)? That young fool left home but eventually came to his senses...

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Question and Answer

April 1, 2006

Can a Christian lose his salvation? Question and Answer This is a question that must be answered carefully. A person who knows Christ as personal Lord and Savior, is washed in the blood of Jesus, and born of the Spirit of God can never be lost! The Lord Jesus Himself asserts: “My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.

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Question and Answer

May 5, 2006

I hear people say they were saved at age 5 or 6, or even younger. Do you believe kids as young as 5 get saved? Do they really understand the gospel? Question and Answer In Matthew 18:6, Jesus speaks of “these little ones who believe in me.” The text does not say that every child believes in Him. But some certainly do. It is true, of course,...

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Questions and Answers | Suffering and Persecution

October 1, 2021

If we are walking with the Lord faithfully, should we expect severe trials that might take a personal toll on us?

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  • Biblical Leader October 1, 2021

Question and Answer

November 1, 2017

What is the synagogue of Satan in Revelation 2:9? Question and Answer The phrase “synagogue of Satan” occurs in Revelation 2:9 and 3:9. Both verses describe “those who say they are Jews and are not.” Both verses are in letters written to churches experiencing persecution, and the activities of both synagogues stand in contrast to congregations...

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Question and Answer

October 1, 2012

Once one becomes a believer and is indwelt by the Holy Spirit, is it possible for an evil spirit that may have taken up residence in that soul to still remain? Question and Answer When an individual places his or her faith in the work of Christ on the cross, the apostle Paul writes that God has bought that one with the blood of His Son (1...

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Question and Answer

May 1, 2009

Why are there so many Christian denominations? Unsaved friends complain that the multiplicity of church denominations turns them off. Are some denominations better than others? Question and Answer You ask two questions. In some, perhaps most, cases, the answer to the first question lies in sinful human nature, expressing itself in contrary...

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Question and Answer

October 1, 2011

I've been a Christian for many years. I love the Lord and read the Bible regularly, but I see no need to be a member of a church. I do attend from time to time, but I don't see it as a necessity for salvation. Am I missing something here? Question and Answer Our attendance or membership in a church has nothing to do with our salvation. We,...

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