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February 1, 2010

Is justification the same in the Old Testament as it is in the New Testament? Question and Answer Both the Old and New Testaments plainly indicate that we are only justified by the singular act of God and not any other way. It is God, and He alone, who declares us righteous. In the Old Testament, God counted men righteous who lived a life...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2010/2/questions/84258
todayintheword.org February 1, 2010

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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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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2017/6/questions/200010
todayintheword.org June 1, 2017

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June 1, 2018

Does Exodus 21:22 teach that an unborn baby does not have the same rights of a fully living human person? Question And Answer Some have argued that the Law of Moses seems to treat an unborn child as less than a fully living person. The 1977 version of the NASV translation says, “And if men struggle with each other and strike a woman with...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2018/06---june/q-and-a/question-3
todayintheword.org June 1, 2018

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May 1, 2009

A Roman Catholic friend says it is presumptuous to claim to be sure you're saved before you actually die and meet God. It is sinful pride, he believes. Is he right? Question and Answer He is seriously mistaken. At the very least, he forfeits enjoyment of salvation. If you cannot have assurance of salvation, how can you experience peace with...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2009/5/questions/150949
todayintheword.org May 1, 2009

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February 1, 2015

How can we say that God promises to deliver and protect us when believers around the world are murdered and tortured? What are we protected and kept safe from? If He promises protection, then what does protection mean? Question and Answer Your question is timely, considering the world we are living in—indeed, the kind of world people have...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2015/2/questions/148591
todayintheword.org February 1, 2015

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October 1, 2007

Often when we hear about the birth of our nation we hear that these Founding Fathers were believers. Recently I heard that some of these guys were what some call Deists. So what’s the difference between a Deist and other Christians? Question and Answer A Deist is somebody who believes that God indeed created the world, but they say that...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2007/10/questions/137797
todayintheword.org October 1, 2007

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February 1, 2008

I’ve heard some people preach that AIDS is a direct judgment from God against those who are homosexuals and whose life-practices are opposed to the law of God. Question and Answer I don’t think a simple yes or no would be adequate for this question. First, not everyone who has AIDS is homosexual. Innocent children are brought in the world...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2008/2/questions/132654
todayintheword.org February 1, 2008

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November 1, 2006

Not long ago I lost my wife. When I get to heaven will I know her? Will she recognize me on that heavenly shore? Question and Answer When we get to heaven we’re going to know more than we know now. I certainly don’t think we’ll know less. While we shouldn’t be dogmatic, I think it is fair to suggest that yes, we’ll know each other and rejoice...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2006/11/questions/138108
todayintheword.org November 1, 2006

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October 1, 2019

As Christians, how should we handle material wealth in this life? Question and Answer Material wealth in itself is neither sinful nor morally wrong. Indeed, in the Bible, a number of God’s choice servants were wealthy people: Abram (Gen. 13:2), Job (Job 1:1–3), Lydia (Acts 16:14–15). But at the same time, we must remind ourselves that wealth...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2019/october-2019/question-and-answer-october/question-2-october
todayintheword.org October 1, 2019

Question and Answer

April 1, 2007

Who decides what is not okay? I am not thinking about things that are clearly wrong, but things in the gray area. Does public opinion help in accepting or rejecting disputed opinions or conduct? Question and Answer First, those to whom we turn for guidance in matters of right and wrong are men and women like Noah, a preacher of righteousness.

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2007/4/questions/137505
todayintheword.org April 1, 2007

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