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August 1, 2006

Do you have to forgive yourself in order for God to forgive you? Question and Answer No. That being said, some observations about forgiveness are in order. First, the moment a person receives Christ as their personal Lord and Savior, God grants that person the forgiveness of all of their sins—sins past, sins present, and sins future (Eph.

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Question and Answer

July 1, 2007

Is suicide one of God’s ways to take a believer home to heaven? Question and Answer The question is improperly framed. Suicide is the killing of one’s self. It is wrong; it is the destruction of life, which is God’s gift to us. How could killing it be “God’s way” to take us home to heaven? For many individuals, however, including some Christians,...

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Question and Answer

June 1, 2012

Will a person who is truly saved continue to walk in obedience to Christ? Question and Answer The person who is truly saved will continue to grow in the faith. The Lord says, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples” (John 8:31). Paul writes, “He has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you holy...

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Question and Answer

September 1, 2008

Is it okay for Christians to give their bodies to the needs of science? Question and Answer People donate their bodies to science so that medical schools can use them for study, the idea being that poking and cutting a real body gives medical students a better understanding of physiology and anatomy than when working only with books and...

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Question and Answer

September 1, 2011

Why are we told to pray for the peace of Jerusalem? That seems unlikely to occur. Question and Answer True, conflict in the Middle East centering in control of Jerusalem seems to be irresolvable. However, the Bible indicates that what is impossible for us to accomplish is not impossible for God. He has plans for Jerusalem, and they will...

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Question and Answer

December 1, 2014

Does being a Christian mean I have to give to every begging person I meet? Question and Answer I don’t think that there is a blanket “yes” or “no” answer that covers every situation. God does not encourage laziness, as the book of Proverbs reminds us. But some people have found themselves in dire situations, and they are struggling and need...

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Question and Answer

May 1, 2008

Should Christian parents send their children to Christian schools or to public schools? Question and Answer For many Christian parents, it’s a non-issue; they can’t afford the tuition required for a private education. Many Christian parents can afford Christian schools, but for reasons they find compelling decide to send their children to...

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Question and Answer

August 1, 2008

Was the ability to speak given to man by God or did it evolve? Question and Answer This issue must be put in the context of the wonder of language. God Himself is a God who speaks. He brought the world into existence by His word (Gen. 1:1–31; Ps. 33:6). In the Old Testament understanding of language, the spoken word itself was an entity,...

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Question and Answer

January 1, 2014

When we pray, is it necessary to bow on our knees to do it? Question and Answer If you read the Bible from cover to cover you’ll discover many different positions that prayer warriors have used to approach God. Some are praying as they sit, while others practice prayer by standing on their feet. One of the most popular postures is standing...

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What Does "Students of the Word" Mean?

December 1, 2020

I’ve heard people say we should be “students” of the Word. What does that mean, really?

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