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September 1, 2013

What should we do about the presence of unbelievers in church meetings when Christians celebrate the Lord’s Supper? Question and Answer First, we should thank God that unbelievers are present. Second, we need to be sensitive and careful to reflect Christ’s heart for the lost. Third, before the distribution of the elements, I suggest that...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2013/9/questions/116914
todayintheword.org September 1, 2013

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September 1, 2013

Some of my friends practice what they call being “slain in the spirit.” I cannot find this mentioned anywhere in the Bible. What is your comment on the practice? Question and Answer The Holy Spirit’s ministry is a vital and indispensable factor in our lives as followers of Jesus. For example, the Spirit seals and indwells us at conversion...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2013/9/questions/116915
todayintheword.org September 1, 2013

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September 1, 2013

Can you explain Exodus 33:18–23? What does Moses mean when he says to God, “show me your glory?” Question and Answer Being assured of God’s presence with stubborn Israel and with himself (Ex. 33:12–16), Moses said to the Lord, “Show me your glory.” Moses’ request may be one of the boldest requests in the Bible. Before Moses asked this, he...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2013/9/questions/116916
todayintheword.org September 1, 2013

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September 1, 2013

Did the Lord grant Moses’ request to see His glory? Question and Answer Yes and no. Yes, in that the Lord caused all of His goodness to pass before Moses and proclaimed His name to Moses (Ex. 34:1–9). But God denied Moses’ request to see the fullness of His essential glory, because not even Moses had the capacity to look on the undimmed...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2013/9/questions/116917
todayintheword.org September 1, 2013

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October 1, 2013

In Matthew 16:20, Christ tells His disciples not to say who He is. Was the reason that it was early in His ministry or was it because the time hadn’t come for them to say this before He was crucified? Question and Answer In answer to your question, the consensus among commentators is that this command was a necessary precaution for a particular...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2013/10/questions/119497
todayintheword.org October 1, 2013

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October 1, 2013

What is the relationship between God’s love for us and our life circumstances? Often it seems as though there is no reward for faithfulness. Sometimes I feel like the more faithful I am, the harder life gets. Question and Answer I have spent a great deal of time talking with friends about this profound dilemma that disturbs many pe ople,...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2013/10/questions/119499
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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

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March 1, 2015

I’ve always believed that we are saved by grace not works, but Jesus’ instruction to the rich young ruler is confusing. The ruler asks, “What do I have to do to inherit eternal life.” Jesus says, “Then love your neighbor as yourself.” What does Jesus mean? Question and Answer The Lord Jesus was not saying that keeping the commandments and...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2015/3/questions/151523
todayintheword.org March 1, 2015

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April 1, 2015

Why did the Lord Jesus quote Psalm 22:1 “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me” (Matt. 27:46)? Did Jesus not understand why He was dying? Question and Answer Certainly the Lord Jesus understood that He was going to die. He told His disciples, “The Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2015/4/questions/156898
todayintheword.org April 1, 2015

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April 1, 2015

Where did Jesus’ spirit go between Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday? Did Jesus go to hell? Question and Answer The idea that the Lord Jesus went to hell between the crucifixion and the resurrection, frequently called “the harrowing of hell,” has been believed since ancient times. In fact, the Apostles’ Creed seems to teach it when it...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2015/4/questions/156899
todayintheword.org April 1, 2015

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