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September 1, 2006

A friend committed suicide. One of my business partners says people who commit suicide go straight to hell. Is that what the Bible teaches? I need to know. Question and Answer Your partner’s conviction is an assumption, not a certainty based on the Bible. Hell was prepared for the Devil and his angels but, of course, it can and does accommodate...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2006/9/questions/138035
todayintheword.org September 1, 2006

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January 1, 2009

When Israel is named in the Bible, does it mean the land of Israel, or, as some people believe, all born-again believers? Question and Answer In every text that I can recall, with one exception, the term refers either to the land or to the physical descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. We cannot say only Abraham's descendants, because...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2009/1/questions/150938
todayintheword.org January 1, 2009

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December 1, 2015

I have heard it said that the Bible doesn’t really address the issue of abortion at all. In fact, some people have told me that Exodus 21:22 proves that the Bible does not equate a fetus with fully human life. How would you respond? Question and Answer There are many good reasons to support a pro-life position regarding preborn babies. Beyond...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2015/12/questions/176862
todayintheword.org December 1, 2015

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December 1, 2011

I am a Christian, but through the years Bible verses that promote slavery have troubled me deeply. I have discussed my concerns with pastors and ministry leaders, but I have not received a satisfactory response. The verses that deal with slavery seem so unfair to me. Does the Bible promote slavery? Question and Answer No, the Bible doesn't...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2011/12/questions/84349
todayintheword.org December 1, 2011

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November 1, 2019

What does the Bible say about cremation versus standard burial? If a person is cremated, will he or she still have a physical body in the resurrection? Question and Answer Many people wonder whether God can raise up a cremated person at the resurrection. The answer is simple—if God can raise a decomposed body or one lost at sea or burned...

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

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January 1, 2007

The Bible says a snake talked with Eve. Did other animals in the Garden of Eden also know how to talk? Question and Answer Maybe. The snake was “more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made” (Gen. 3:1). This does not preclude the possibility that other animals talked. It implies that for Satan’s purposes the serpent was...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2007/1/questions/135983
todayintheword.org January 1, 2007

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June 1, 2012

Sometimes my feelings and inner impressions about an issue are at odds with the clear teaching of the Bible. What am I to do? Question and Answer Every believer in Christ has probably experienced this at one time or another. We are to trust the clear teaching of God’s Word and not our impressions! The supreme standard and ultimate authority...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2012/6/questions/89167
todayintheword.org June 1, 2012

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October 1, 2014

How can I really know that I am saved? The Bible talks about people who believed that they were born again and later discovered they were not. Question and Answer Our confidence of personal salvation comes to us from two sources. First, what the Word of God has to say; and second, also what the Spirit of God assures me of. I must believe...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2014/10/questions/142276
todayintheword.org October 1, 2014

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July 1, 2018

What does the Bible mean when it says, “You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God” (Ex. 20:7)? Question 4 The name of God is a summary statement of the totality of His person. God commands us not to treat His name in a way that is careless, thoughtless, or empty of purpose. We are not to lift up the Lord’s name in a way that empties...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2018/07---july/question-and-answer/question-4
todayintheword.org July 1, 2018

Question and Answer

December 1, 2011

I am a Christian, but through the years Bible verses that promote slavery have troubled me deeply. I have discussed my concerns with pastors and ministry leaders, but I have not received a satisfactory response. The verses that deal with slavery seem so unfair to me. Does the Bible promote slavery? Question and Answer No, the Bible doesn’t...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2011/12/questions/78967
todayintheword.org December 1, 2011

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