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Question and Answer

June 1, 2009

What does it mean to fear the Lord? Does the fear of God mean that I am to be afraid of God? Question and Answer The fear of God does not mean that we are to be afraid of God the way some children are afraid of the dark, or the way some people are afraid of heights or getting on an airplane. In fact, just because a person is afraid of God...

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Question and Answer

September 1, 2019

Did Jesus ever actually claim to be the Son of God? Question and Answer Jesus did claim to be God the Son by calling God, “My Father” (John 5:17–18). His Jewish audience understood His claim to deity and labeled it blasphemous. Similarly, Jesus later says, “I and the Father are one” (John 10:30–33). His Jewish opponents wanted to stone Him...

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Question and Answer

September 1, 2014

What language did God use to converse with Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden? Question and Answer We don’t know what language God used to converse with Adam and Eve in Eden. It was probably the language everybody spoke until the confusion of the languages at the Tower of Babel (Gen. 11:1–9). God still communicates with us through the Bible,...

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Question and Answer

February 1, 2011

Is it showing a lack of faith when we bring before God the same prayer requests over and over again? Is this what the Word of God is warning us against when it refers in the Scripture to “vain repetition”? Question and Answer My understanding of “vain repetitions” found in Matthew 6:7 is pagan practice of praying in chants and formulated...

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Question 2

September 1, 2018

I often pay all-consuming attention to my sin. I never feel like I measure up, and so many sermons in church and talks I hear on the radio bring me to a kind of despair and shame over my unworthiness. I have been wondering what my attitude about my sin should be, especially when we are told to be sensitive to sin and confess our sins regularly.

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Question 4

July 1, 2018

What does the Bible mean when it says, “You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God” (Ex. 20:7)? Question 4 The name of God is a summary statement of the totality of His person. God commands us not to treat His name in a way that is careless, thoughtless, or empty of purpose. We are not to lift up the Lord’s name in a way that empties...

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Question and Answer

June 1, 2017

In the New Testament, God elevates women to a place of honor unlike the culture in those days. But in the Old Testament, God seems okay with polygamy and concubines. Why is that? Question and Answer You are correct that the New Testament honors women in a way that was uncommon in the ancient Greco-Roman world. In his book, How Christianity...

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Question and Answer | Foreknowing God

July 1, 2021

Daily devotional questions and answers: If God knows the past, present, and future, He knew Adam and Eve would sin and be cast out of the Garden of Eden.

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  • God's Faithfulness July 1, 2021

Question and Answer

April 1, 2005

Was Jesus surprised by the crucifixion, and did He believe that God had abandoned Him? The question is based on His cry of despair, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" (Matt. 27:46). Question and Answer Certainly, before the crucifixion Jesus knew all that would transpire. But perhaps the actual experience was more intense than He...

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Question 2

February 1, 2019

Since God is spirit (John 4:24), and in His essential being does not have a physical body, in what sense do people bear the image of God? Question 2 God created humanity in His image, according to His likeness, bestowing on humanity immense dignity, worth, and value (Gen. 1:26–27; Psalm 8). The specifics of what constitutes the image are...

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