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August 1, 2009

What kind of influence can Satan have over believers? Can he read someone's mind? What kind of influence can Satan have over believers? Question and Answer From my understanding of God's Word, I don't see any reference at all to Satan being omniscient. Scripture makes it clear that Satan has power, but knowing our thoughts is not one of...

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Question and Answer

March 1, 2012

Since we are saved by God’s grace and mercy, why should we do good works? Question and Answer The fact that God by His grace and mercy actually saves sinful people like us is stunning! When we receive Christ as our personal Lord and Savior, God lavishes His grace and mercy on us (Eph. 1:8). In salvation God gives us a new nature: the Holy...

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Question and Answer

July 1, 2013

What do you think about Christian’s watching R-rated movies? Question and Answer I think that Christians should stay away from most of the R-rated films. Watching these films can destroy our personal sensitivity to sin. Years ago we used to tell believers they are better off if they stay out of theatres altogether. But today that’s almost...

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Question and Answer

August 1, 2012

How many women observed the empty tomb, including all the accounts? And, in John 20:11–21 where Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene, she is not said to be afraid of Him when He calls her by name. In what seems like a contradiction, the other three Gospels (Matt. 28:10; Mark 16:8; Luke 24:5) stress the fear of those who suddenly recognized Him,...

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Question and Answer

April 1, 2008

If everything happens according to God’s plan, can our prayers change anything? Question and Answer Prayer by itself changes nothing, but the Lord who hears and answers prayer can change circumstances (1 Sam. 7:5–14), people (Acts 4:23–31), and, in some cases, His own dealings with people in response to prayer (Ex. 32:9–14; 2 Chron. 7:14).

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Question and Answer

August 1, 2017

What is the meaning of the Lord’s miraculous signs in the Gospel of John? Question and Answer From the many sign miracles Jesus performed, John selected and recorded seven of them in his Gospel. His selection was rooted in evangelistic purposes, which he identifies in John 20:31, and each of the seven signs had a particular significance.

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Question 5

July 1, 2018

Would you provide an example of misusing or taking God’s name in vain? Question 5 The use of God’s name in profanity is a sad case in point. Sometimes people call down God’s damnation on other people. This is a serious offense to God for a number of reasons. When these profane words are uttered, they are trivializing or ignoring God’s holiness...

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Question and Answer

January 1, 2015

Shouldn’t Bathsheba share a part of the blame in David’s moral failure in 2 Samuel 11 since she was bathing outside, attracting David’s attention? Would you please clarify this issue for me? Question and Answer No, Bathsheba shares no blame in this matter; she was the victim of the king’s sexual abuse. David was Israel’s greatest king. The...

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Question and Answer

March 1, 2018

I’m a man in my late 20s, and I’m still single. I frequently get teased about being single. It’s not that I don’t want to get married; I just haven’t found the right person. The apostle Paul seems to think that there is a place for celibacy for some believers who have the gift of singleness. I’m not sure that’s me, but if that’s God’s plan...

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Question and Answer | Depression

June 1, 2021

Daily devotional question: A friend of mine says that I seem depressed. How do I know if she's right?

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