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Q&A 0150 – Taking up the cross

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0158 – The Parable of the Weeds

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0159 – Matthew 11:13

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Q&A 0176 – Italicization

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Q&A 0184 – The Satanic Verses

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Q&A 0193 – Perfect, up-to-date repentance?

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Q&A 0194 – No moral teachings in John?

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Q&A 0202 – New Testament sources

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Q&A 0210 – The Gospel of Thomas

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Q&A 0211 – Luke 6:38 in the Chinese Bible

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Q&A 0213 – Once Saved, Always Saved

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0218 – Racism

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Q&A 0219 – Consumerism and materialism

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Q&A 0225 – Outsiders

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Q&A 0242 – The Apostle James

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Q&A 0246 – Mustard seeds

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Q&A 0249 – Kingdom of God vs. Kingdom of Heaven

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Q&A 0252 – What language did Jesus and the apostles speak?

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Q&A 0255 – Was Satan formerly an angel?

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Q&A 0263 – Discipleship and immediate challenge

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0265 – Is Joseph really Jesus’ father?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0267 – Fourteen generations (Jesus’ genealogy)?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0290 – “No one can snatch them out of my hand?”

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0299 – Philemon 6

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0025 – Judas’ suicide

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0302 – Did Jesus go to Hell?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0311 – To marry or not to marry

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Q&A 0312 – Baptism of Fire

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Q&A 0317 – Acts 15 and Galatians

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Q&A 0323 – Missing church

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Q&A 0340 – Prayers of non-Christians

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Q&A 0342 – Sleeping sins?

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Q&A 0348 – Every Nation

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Q&A 0360 – Laying on of hands in James 5:14

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Q&A 0362 – Real wine?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0370 – 1 Corinthians 7 and “unbelievers”?

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Q&A 0377 – Helping the possessed

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Q&A 0378 – Evil spirits

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Q&A 0390 – Who baptized the apostles?

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Q&A 0391 – Which languages at Pentecost?

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Q&A 0405 – Contribution

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Q&A 0407 – Church leadership group?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0320 – Armageddon?

Posted on July 18, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 1092 – Christ in the Old Testament?

Posted on July 31, 2013 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0492 – Matthew 15:21-28

Posted on February 4, 2004 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0009 – Daniel 12 and the daily sacrifice?

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0019 – Psalm 137 too harsh?

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0022 – God hardens hearts?

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0037 – Sabbath

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0047 – Who were the Nephilim?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0048 – Miscellaneous questions from Genesis 1-11

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0068 – Jericho

Posted on August 7, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0100 – Kill the heathen?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0102 – Exodus 4:24

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0116 – 1 Samuel 28:3-17

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0131 – 1 Kings 13

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0140 – Abimelech and Sarah

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0148 – Jeremiah 8:7

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0192 – Another Ten Commandments?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0195 – “The Kenites”

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0198 – Martydom of Zechariah

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0215 – Sun and Shadow

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0220 – What is a cubit?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0226 – Anthropomorophisms

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Q&A 0250 – The Red Heifer

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Q&A 0269 – Saul’s death

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Q&A 0279 – The sin of the census

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Q&A 0298 – The Prayer of Jabez

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0331 – Behemoth

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0389 – The remnant

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0001 – LXX (Septuagint)

Posted on July 14, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0487 – Red Sea and Sea of Reeds

Posted on January 29, 2004 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0489 – The Day of the Lord

Posted on January 30, 2004 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0484 – Job 19:26

Posted on January 28, 2004 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0473 – What happened to Sarah?

Posted on January 22, 2004 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0063 – Iron and clay in Daniel 2:43

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0276 – Coming soon in Revelation

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0288 – Only 144,000 in heaven?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0394 – End times

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0493 – Matthew 24-25 & Judgment Day

Posted on February 4, 2004 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0475 – A new earth?

Posted on January 23, 2004 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0002 – Veiling (1 Corinthians 11:6)?

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0004 – Saved or Not?

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0006 – Islam and recommended reading

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0010 – Finding Answers…

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0011 – Leviathan

Posted on August 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0012 – James the Brother of Jesus

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0014 – John the Baptist

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0021 – Fundamentalism

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0023 – David’s census

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0026 – Angel Wings

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0036 – Who’s reporting?

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0039 – Archaeology

Posted on August 10, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0041 – Salvation under the Old Covenant

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0042 – The Apocrypha

Posted on August 19, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0028 – Baptism for the dead

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0297 – Ibn/Walad – Islam & the Son of God

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0216 – Good in our natural state?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0050 – Unwholesome Talk

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0054 – Predestination

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0057 – An evil spirit from God?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0058 – Hebrews 8: Bible teaching unnecessary?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0062 – E-mail from a dead Mormon!

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0069 – Pauline authorship

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0071 – 1 Corinthians 7:14

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0072 – Holy Spirit – Acts 10

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0074 – Tongues today?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0076 – Baptism and the “name”

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0077 – Baptism

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0080 – Elders and marriage

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Q&A 0081 – Eldership

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0082 – After death

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0085 – Led into temptation?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0087 – People of whom Cain was fearful?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0095 – Fasting

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0096 – Christ dies today?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0097 – Dual prophecy

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0098 – “Hebrew Israelites”

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0103 – Matthew = Levi?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0107 – Disfellowship

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0110 – Apocrypha: Second Thoughts

Posted on July 18, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0109 – NIV?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0113 – When we die

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Q&A 0114 – Book response

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Q&A 0123 – Capital punishment carried out by Christians

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Q&A 0126 – How Christians Made Peace with War

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0129 – Joseph of Arimathea Jesus’ uncle?

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Q&A 0132 – Bible versions

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0135 – Judges 20

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0136 – The New Testament and Aristotle

Posted on August 19, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0137 – Paul’s tone

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0143 – The Transfiguration

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0144 – Communion questions

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0146 – Family planning

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0153 – Rapture

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0157 – Other sheep

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0160 – Satan’s fate

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0162 – Reuel or Jethro?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0163 – John’s baptism v. baptism in Jesus’ name

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0166 – Q and the Gospel of Thomas

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0167 – Child sacrifice

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0168 – Annulment

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Q&A 0171 – Men in women’s clothing

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Q&A 0172 – Sacrificing the women

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Q&A 0174 – Tattoos

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0178 – Balaam

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0179 – Soul and spirit

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0181 – Killing and murder

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0182 – Suicide

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0183 – Face to face?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0186 – Transubstantiation

Posted on July 16, 2000 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0189 – God and Satan

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0190 – Scholars and baptism

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0196 – Jesus and the Logos

Posted on August 22, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0203 – Original Sin

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0204 – Joseph (Mary’s husband)

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Q&A 0206 – Luke 22:15-18

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0212 – Sequel to Genesis book?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0214 – Date of the Exodus

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0221 – The Perfect in 1 Corinthians 13

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0222 – The Didache

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0223 – Literacy in the time of Jesus

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0230 – What about the pagans?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0232 – What is the battle of Armageddon?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0235 – Chronology in the Gospel accounts

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0236 – Why don’t children take communion?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0238 – Traffic regulations

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0239 – Horoscopes

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0241 – Eloping

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Q&A 0244 – NIV and KJV

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Q&A 0245 – Jesus’ profession

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0247 – What does “Jesus Christ” actually mean?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0251 – When was Jesus born?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0253 – The Qur’an and Jesus

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0254 – What was the size of Jesus’ family?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0257 – Why did Jesus come to earth?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0261 – Esther

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0270 – Lying okay?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0271 – Apocryphal references in Hebrews 11:35,37

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0272 – Jude and Enoch

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Q&A 0273 – Mount Gerizim

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0281 – Christmas pagan?

Posted on December 22, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0283 – Death and the old earth theory

Posted on September 3, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0284 – 120 years?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0285 – Codex U

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0286 – Pagan elements in story of Star of Bethlehem

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0287 – The Middle East

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0289 – What does “Bible” mean?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0293 – Leviticus 10:1-3 a bit severe?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0294 – The circle of the earth

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0296 – Footnotes

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0301 – Joking around

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0313 – Tower of Babel and airplanes

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0316 – Don’t share your faith?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0003 – Hate your Family?

Posted on July 15, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0319 – Must Christians observe the Sabbath?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0321 – The sixth hour

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0324 – Antarctica?

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0326 – Reincarnation

Posted on August 4, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

Q&A 0327 – World religions

Posted on July 16, 2003 in Categories: Q&As

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