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October 1, 2010

What is the difference between conversion and being “born again”? Question and Answer There is a sense in which conversion means exactly that: born again. Where previously we lived a life that ignored God, we are converted by the Spirit of God into turning around from going our own way, and walking in a new direction toward the things of...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2010/10/questions/84288
todayintheword.org October 1, 2010

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March 1, 2006

Must baptism be done publicly? My father believed in “household baptism” and he baptized me in the bathtub. Should I be baptized again? Question and Answer Baptism should be a public event, but in Saudi Arabia a public baptism would be tantamount to a request for a beheading. Nevertheless, the event should be witnessed, though the number...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2006/3/questions/169535
todayintheword.org March 1, 2006

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December 1, 2012

I have been a Christian for the last several years, having previously lived as a believer “in name only.” After being born again I found myself committed to living for Christ and wanting to do whatever He asked. Jesus has changed the way I live my life. Lately people refer to me as one of “those evangelical Christians,” like it is some kind...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2012/12/questions/98670
todayintheword.org December 1, 2012

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September 1, 2005

1 Corinthians 14:34-35 troubles me. I cannot see how women can be silent and still be part of the church. Please resolve a debate in our church. Question and Answer In the year 2005, this is still one of the most controversial passages in the New Testament. Believe me, nothing I can say about it will settle the dispute in your church. But...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2005/9/questions/145341
todayintheword.org September 1, 2005

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September 1, 2007

I am puzzled by Jesus’ reply to the disciples when they asked why a blind man was born blind: “that the work of God might be displayed in his life” (John 9:1–3). Did Jesus mean that the miracle He was about to perform was the reason for the man’s lifelong blindness? Did God set him up, so to speak? Question and Answer Some interpreters think...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2007/9/questions/137790
todayintheword.org September 1, 2007

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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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May 1, 2015

I was reading in 1 Samuel 1 and noticed that Hannah alone dedicated Samuel to the Lord. Elkanah appears to be passive in the decision. Can you clarify matters? Question and Answer The narrator of Samuel does not write much about Elkanah’s role in the dedication of Samuel. The narrator’s focus is on Hannah. Hannah makes the vow. Under the...

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2015/5/questions/164014
todayintheword.org May 1, 2015

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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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September 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/2009/9/questions/105861
todayintheword.org September 1, 2009

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September 1, 2011

How old must children be before their parents no longer need to give them godly instruction even when they see them doing wrong? Question and Answer Most children eventually reach a point in life where they no longer respond kindly to unsolicited advice. Some reach that point earlier than others, depending on temperament and circumstances.

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https://www.todayintheword.org/issues/2011/9/questions/84338
todayintheword.org September 1, 2011

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