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September 1, 2011

Proverbs 1:26 says “I will laugh at your disaster; I will mock when calamity overtakes you. . .” Does God laugh at people who lack wisdom? Question and Answer The text is part of a long paragraph in which wisdom is personified in order to make a point. Wisdom is not God, though to a certain extent it reveals the mind of God. Wisdom laughs...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2011/9/questions/84337
todayintheword.org September 1, 2011

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August 1, 2005

Two of my loved ones died recently. I am drawn to 1 Corinthians 15:29: “Now if there is no resurrection, what will those do who are baptized for the dead? If the dead are not raised at all, why are people baptized for them?” A friend suggests that I, a baptized believer, play a part in God’s plan for those who have gone before me. What do...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2005/8/questions/144439
todayintheword.org August 1, 2005

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October 1, 2018

How do you minister to a family member who isn’t a believer without causing division? Or is division inevitable? If so, is it worth talking about Christ at the risk of your relationship being marred or even destroyed? Question and Answer Families are often the hardest context in which to live out our faith. It is wise for believers to live...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2018/10---october2/qa/question-3
todayintheword.org October 1, 2018

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September 1, 2008

Was the star the Wise Men followed when they were looking for Jesus visible in the daytime? Or could they see it only at night? Question and Answer Matthew is our only reliable source of information about the star, and he doesn’t give technical details, except to say that the Wise Men first saw the star “when it rose,” or as rendered in...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2008/9/questions/137470
todayintheword.org September 1, 2008

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November 2, 2005

When I was baptized in a Baptist church at 10 years of age I didn’t really understand baptism; I did not know what it meant. Now, a friend in another denomination tells me that my baptism was wrong and that I am not saved. He thinks I need to listen to Peter’s first sermon and be re-baptized “in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2005/11/questions/145660
todayintheword.org November 2, 2005

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May 1, 2012

My good friend died recently. She told me she never wanted to see or speak to her two sisters. One sister had an affair with my friend’s husband, and the other sister defended her actions. I guess my friend never forgave her sisters. Does God take you to heaven when you persist in unforgiveness? Question and Answer Even a quick reading of...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2012/5/questions/87578
todayintheword.org May 1, 2012

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January 1, 2007

When were angels created? I have asked pastors and they cannot help me. Can you? Question and Answer All I can tell you is what you have heard already from others: that, after listing “all his angels and all the armies of heaven,” and the universe itself, Psalm 148:5 says that God “commanded, and they were created” (see also Psalm 33). Add...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2007/1/questions/135986
todayintheword.org January 1, 2007

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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, 2006

What do you do when a person who is causing conflict will not confess, continues to lie about it, and refuses to talk about it without excessive outbursts of anger? And what if knowledge of the issue would cause a split in the church if it got out? Question and Answer Sometimes, a split in the church is unavoidable. Divisions must come,...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2006/9/questions/138032
todayintheword.org September 1, 2006

Question and Answer

July 1, 2011

What is a Christian supposed to do when a boss gives her a lottery ticket and says, “Good Luck! I hope you win the $153 million dollar drawing tonight!”? (Pastor Cole, that happened to me with those exact words. If I win, you will never need to write another Q & A). Question and Answer If you mean that you will share the winnings with me,...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2011/7/questions/84325
todayintheword.org July 1, 2011

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