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January 1, 2015

In John 2:4 Jesus responds to his mother’s indirect request, “Woman, why do you involve me? My hour is not yet come.” I am troubled by our Lord’s response to His mother. It seems rude. Is it? Question and Answer Through 21st-century Western cultural eyes and ears, our Lord’s response to His mother does seem abrupt, rude, and enigmatic. I...

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Question and Answer | Experiencing God's Peace

April 1, 2021

As a Christian, why am I not experiencing God's peace that will allow me to sleep?

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Question and Answer

January 1, 2010

When Jesus was in Mary's tummy, did He know everything? (From a five–year–old boy) Question and Answer No, when Jesus was in Mary's tummy He did not know everything. The Bible tells us that after His birth, "the Child continued to grow and become strong, increasing in wisdom; and the grace of God was upon him" (Luke 2:40). He was still...

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Question and Answer

September 1, 2013

What should we do about the presence of unbelievers in church meetings when Christians celebrate the Lord’s Supper? Question and Answer First, we should thank God that unbelievers are present. Second, we need to be sensitive and careful to reflect Christ’s heart for the lost. Third, before the distribution of the elements, I suggest that...

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Question and Answer

March 1, 2012

How am I supposed to resolve the tension between God’s sovereignty and our responsibility to believe the gospel? Question and Answer Dear follower of Christ, the tension between God’s sovereignty and our responsibility to believe the gospel cannot be resolved in this life. We must hold on rigorously to both of these truths in order to be...

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Question and Answer

April 1, 2017

I am in leadership in a church where one of my colleagues is not fulfilling the responsibilities of his job description. He is often late, takes long breaks, shifts some of his work onto others, and is casual about his teaching assignments. He is, however, very likeable, talking his way out of trouble with his superiors. I care about him and...

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Question and Answer

November 1, 2016

How I can have faith in God’s promises when people break their promises all the time? Question and Answer So many people tell us to believe them. We go to a store, and the salesman tells us his product is the greatest, the cheapest, and has the longest warranty. We buy it and take it home, and within days we realize it’s another case of...

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Question and Answer

March 1, 2015

I work in a large company and am one of very few women in engineering. I’m younger than most of my coworkers and yet have experienced upward mobility in a very short time. We divide into “think groups” to create new ideas or amplify old ones. It seems that someone criticizes almost every idea I bring up. I often go home discouraged and find...

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Question and Answer

March 1, 2010

I divorced my wife and married another woman, but that second marriage didn't work either. We got divorced. A year later my first wife—who, like me, had remarried—also was divorced a second time. We started dating. Now we want to get married and start all over again. Our pastor says Deuteronomy 24:1–4 prohibits the remarriage of a man to his...

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Question and Answer

August 1, 2015

Are the Jewish people still God’s chosen people? Since most Jewish people don’t believe in Jesus, haven’t Christians become the chosen people? Question and Answer This question assumes that the church is the new people of God and that the Jewish people are has-beens in the plan of God. To understand the status of Jewish people who do not...

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