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Present with the Lord or Raised on the Last Day?

November 1, 2020

I thought that when followers of Jesus died they were absent from the body and present with the Lord. But the Bible also says we are raised on the last day. Which is it?

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  • Death
  • Resurrection November 1, 2020

Is the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament?

January 1, 2020

When is the Holy Spirit first mentioned in the Bible? Jesus said He left us the Comforter in the New Testament, but are there references to the Spirit in the Old Testament?

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  • Q & A January 1, 2020

Question and Answer

November 1, 2019

I just finished a book on a near-death experience in which a lady died, went to heaven, experienced a number of beautiful things, and returned to earth. What does the Bible say about these types of experiences? Question and Answer The Bible says, “It is appointed for people to die once—and after this, judgment” (Heb. 9:27). There were a...

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Question and Answer | Insomnia

April 1, 2021

Questions and Answers: Why do people suffer from insomnia when they seem to have a very safe and happy life?

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  • Spiritual Growth April 1, 2021

Question and Answer

September 1, 2013

Some of my friends practice what they call being “slain in the spirit.” I cannot find this mentioned anywhere in the Bible. What is your comment on the practice? Question and Answer The Holy Spirit’s ministry is a vital and indispensable factor in our lives as followers of Jesus. For example, the Spirit seals and indwells us at conversion...

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Question and Answer

December 1, 2009

Do we need a prophetic ministry of the Word today? Question and Answer Yes. While New Testament prophets are not with us today, there is a need for Christ's representatives to communicate the Bible to our confused world with prophetic power! Throughout church history, God has raised up persons who spoke His word with prophetic power——Martin...

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Question and Answer: How Old is the Earth?

February 28, 2021

I am a devout Christian. However, I struggle with those who use the literal interpretation of the Bible to conclude that the earth and all of creation is only about 10,000 years old.

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  • Faith
  • Women
  • Redemption February 28, 2021

Question and Answer

October 1, 2008

When I first came to Christ as a young man, I saw the men in our church pray together on their knees whenever they gathered for corporate prayer. But today I rarely see people praying on their knees. What does the Bible say about it? And I’d also like to ask: Why do we close our eyes when we pray? Is this something that the Bible says we have...

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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

June 1, 2015

I often hear preachers and teachers of the Word talk about the importance of reading the Bible. I believe this and have experienced its life-giving reality in my life. I often feel a kind of dullness creeping over me, however, when I go to open it. Or, I just read mechanically without feeling anything and without remembering what I’ve read.

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