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Question and Answer

January 1, 2006

Is the Bible just a story or is it the truth? Question and Answer Part of the answer can be found in the response to this column’s first question. To answer your question I would add that the Bible has many stories (e.g. Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, etc). They are all true stories. But there is a difference between the Bible’s stories and...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2006/1/questions/138071
todayintheword.org January 1, 2006

Question and Answer

August 1, 2010

What does the Bible mean when it says God remembered a person? Question and Answer The Bible says God remembered Noah (Gen. 8:1), Abraham (Gen. 19:22), Rachel (Gen. 30:22), and others (1 Sam. 1:19). In these verses the Lord is not calling to mind people He has forgotten. Several years ago, I was greeting people that I knew by name after...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2010/8/questions/84279
todayintheword.org August 1, 2010

Question and Answer

April 1, 2012

What is meant by the Bible telling us to lay aside every weight? Question and Answer The passage referred to is Hebrews 12:1. This text has to do with living a disciplined, focused spiritual life. It’s talking about pushing away the things that would tempt you, and with divine help allowing the Lord to help you overcome the things of the...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2012/4/questions/85959
todayintheword.org April 1, 2012

Question and Answer

March 1, 2017

I have an acquaintance who believes in reincarnation. What does the Bible say? Question and Answer Other religions, notably Hinduism and Buddhism, teach various versions of reincarnation. But the Bible says, “People are destined to die once, and after that to face judgment” (Heb. 9:27). In other words, people are born once and die once on...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2017/3/questions/197583
todayintheword.org March 1, 2017

Question and Answer

June 1, 2018

Where does the Bible teach that a baby in the womb is a living human being? Question and Answer Scripture clearly states that God forms, sees, and ordains life in an unborn baby in the womb (Ps. 139:13–16). God also sets people apart for service to Him from the womb, as He did Jeremiah (Jer. 1:5) and Paul (Gal. 1:15). If they were not living...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2018/06---june/q-and-a/where-does-the-bible-teach-that-a-baby-in-the-womb-is-a-living-human-being
todayintheword.org June 1, 2018

Question and Answer

March 1, 2017

Is the Bible the only rule of faith and practice for the child of God? Question and Answer As 2 Timothy 3:16 says, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness.” Further, all Scripture should point our attention toward our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He Himself illustrated...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2017/3/questions/197581
todayintheword.org March 1, 2017

Church Tradition

December 31, 2020

Do we need to follow or obey church traditions that aren’t found in the Bible?

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https://www.todayintheword.org/qa/church-traditions
todayintheword.org December 31, 2020

Assurance About What We Do Not See

June 1, 2020

What does the Bible mean when it says faith is "assurance about what we do not see" (Heb. 11:1)?

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2020/june/oa/question-2/
todayintheword.org June 1, 2020

Question and Answer

February 1, 2009

What does it mean when the Bible talks about those who have hard hearts? How is it manifested today? Question and Answer Certainly one of the most notable examples in Scripture was Pharaoh. When Moses and Aaron approached Pharaoh to tell him that God wanted him to let His people go out of Egypt, he refused God. He didn't believe the truth.

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2009/2/questions/105836
todayintheword.org February 1, 2009

Question and Answer

May 1, 2016

Why did God use the form of a story to give us so much of the truth in the Bible? Question and Answer Much of Scripture is historical narrative, a genre that tells history in the form of story. I believe the Lord communicated a major part of His revelation in the Old and New Testament in historical narrative/ story for several reasons. First,...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2016/5/questions/184539
todayintheword.org May 1, 2016

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