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Do Trinitarians ascribe the name “Yahweh” (יַהְוֶה) to the Father, but not the Son or the Holy Spirit?

Do Trinitarians ascribe the name "Yahweh" (יַהְוֶה) to the Father alone, or to the Trinity of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit? What precedence do they claim for their practice?
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How do proponents of the perpetual virginity of Mary view Matthew 13:53-57?

Matthew 13:53-57 reads: 53 When Jesus had finished these parables, he moved on from there. 54 Coming to his hometown, he began teaching the people in their synagogue, and they were amazed. “Where ...
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Proof that marriage is restricted to one [duplicate]

In previous nations/Prophets people would marry multiple wives. Does the New Testament have any statement to restrict this to one?
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Do any of the Church Fathers draw a connection between Eve and the Holy Spirit?

In Wild at Heart, author John Eldredge takes some effort to describe the language used in Genesis 2:18 to refer to Eve. While some translations and commentors translate the hebrew "עֵ֖זֶר ...
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Do The Similarities In The Gospels simply mean copying or is there another answer? [on hold]

I need to know this for homework and also personal interest into the matter. if you could get your answers back soon it would be good.
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Confused About - Judism - Christanity - Hebrew Bible - Old Testament - New Testament! [on hold]

I was watching a movie "Exodus - Gods and Kings" yesterday and I came to know about Moses. I am a Hindu by religion but I got curious about Moses and his deeds and how he brought changes to the lives ...
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Where did David set up the tabernacle (tent of meeting)? [on hold]

Where would the tabernacle have been before the temple was built and why would it have needed to be brought out from the "City of David" since the temple was in the city of David? 2 Samuel 6:16,17 ...
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Ephesians 4:11-12 [on hold]

In Ephesians 4:11-12 Paul lists the Apostles,Prophets, Evangelists, Pastors and Teachers. Are they listed in order of Authority?
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What does Jesus's life from the Bible tell us about the kind of diet he had. Did he promote any particular kind of diet? [on hold]

Mahatma Gandhi promoted vegetarianism all over world. And various other people/sects suggest various kinds of diets. But did Jesus do the same? Jesus even aided fishermen in their quest for catching ...
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Was Jesus a Hindu saint and belong to the religion of Hinduism? [on hold]

I am from India and in various newspapers and in different electronic medias, people are arguing that Jesus was a Hindu person. His religion was Hinduism. He was born in Kerala state of country India ...
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Why for most protestant these verses aren't sufficient to recognize the Peter supremacy on the other apostles (and so the Pope authority)? [on hold]

I quotes these verses and I would an analysis of these verses and why are not enough to assert Peter supremacy. Mt 16,18-20 And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my ...
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Was knowledge of the pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton a component of the “deposit of faith” entrusted to the apostles and their successors?

According to the doctrine of apostolic succession, the Lord Jesus Christ entrusted and delivered the faith (i.e., the depositum fidei) to his apostles whom later entrusted and delivered it to their ...
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Did any of the Apostolic Fathers know Paul?

Is there any extra-biblical written evidence that any of the Apostolic Fathers knew the Apostle Paul? If so, what is the written evidence that they were taught by Paul or even heard him Preach? Are ...
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What is the Significance of the Appearance of God? [on hold]

https://www.holyspiritspeaks.org/audio/ The Significance of the Appearance of God The appearance of God refers to His personal arrival on earth to do His work. With His own identity and disposition, ...
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What do the Amish believe with respect to Creationism?

I realize there are numerous denominations of the Amish, but I'm wondering whether any or all of them believe in the literal, six-day creation and a six-thousand-year-old earth. I've looked in many ...
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According to Roman Catholic Church, why should we pray to Mary and not just through her to her Son? [duplicate]

The Bible does not mention anywhere that we should pray to God through Mary. Obviously she's Mother of God, and we owe her that, but even Jesus teaches to pray to God Himself. But why does the ...
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How Does Catholicism Refute the Reasons Muslims Claim That Jesus Was Not Crucified?

Muslims say Jesus didn't claim to be God. My question is Twofold: 1) When a Muslim objects to the teaching that Christ was crucified, what is their given reason that anyone ever attempted to ...
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Are the blessings in the Sermon on the Mount related to the curses spoken from a mountain in Deuteronomy 27? [on hold]

My question is: Are the nine blessings spoken by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5:1-12 related to the twelve curses spoken from a mountain in Deuteronomy 27:11-26? Or is the similarity ...
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Why is wine associated with St John the Apostle?

In the Rituale Romanum of the Catholic Church one can find a blessing for wine which is reserved for the Feast of St John the Apostle (December 27). Why does the Catholic Church associate this ...
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God dwelling in us [on hold]

If The Holy Spirit was sent to dwell in us and guide us, what is the purpose of The Father and The Son in their spiritual indwelling in us according to John 14:23 and other verses?
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Why don't most Protestants consider confession to be a sacrament?

Most Protestants recognise only two sacraments, saying something like this (from the Anglican 39 Articles): There are two sacraments ordained of Christ our Lord in the Gospel, that is to say, ...
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Crucification of Jesus [on hold]

Jesus was forcibly brought to the cross and he was not willingly went toward. It means he did not die but killed. Instead of condemning the murder, why Christians regard hid murder as blessings for ...
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Is Jesus seen as both the Passover Lamb and Goat(s) of the Atonement in any Protestant Theology? [on hold]

It is often said that Jesus fulfilled the Jewish spring feasts when he first came and the expectation is that he will fulfill the fall feasts when we returns. Also, that Jesus died at the time of ...
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Is there forgivenes for divorce [closed]

Luke 16:18 18 “Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery, and the man who marries a divorced woman commits adultery." How are Christians supposed to approach those that ...
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Catholic position about non-truthfully conversion to islam

Two people, call them Jones (Catholic) and Fatima (Muslim), want to marry: first civilly and if the bishop gives a dispensation, religiously. Fatima is from a Muslim country that prohibits Muslim ...
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According to Pentecostal doctrine why is a Catholic Christening not a valid Baptism?

I've got a Pentecostal friend who says that my Christening (Catholic doctrine) does not count as it is not a true Baptism to receive the Holy Spirit. Why don't Pentecostals accept Catholic ...
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what is the biblical basis for telling the difference between a healing and a miracle? [closed]

What does the bible say about healing and miracles?
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Clarify my faith [closed]

Clarify my faith. I believe in the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. I believe salvation comes from following Jesus who is the Son of God commandments (John 14:15). Faith alone, more ...
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What is process eschatology?

I'm looking for a concise bullet point breakdown :) And some things specific to Christian Process eschatology. I have lots of books and articles with lots of information but am looking for a small ...
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Are there irreconcilable differences between Acts and the Pauline epistles? [closed]

What are some of the irreconcilable differences between the book of Acts and the Pauline epistles? (The emphasis being on irreconcilable) Are they significant enough to invalidate the history in the ...
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Was the author of Acts not a contemporary of Paul? [closed]

In his answer here Dick Harfield said: Scholars have long noticed irreconcilable differences between Paul’s epistles and corresponding accounts in Acts of the Apostles, gradually leading to the ...
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Where does the Bible support the idea of church budgets, for those traditions that think it does?

Most churches work under a budget system, and have meetings every year to discuss this. What are their Biblical justifications for doing so?
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In John 1:12, what is the significance of the phrase “believing in his name” as opposed to the usual phrase “believing in him”? [migrated]

In John 1:12, it is written, But to all who have received him – those who believe in his name – he has given the right to become God’s children NET ὅσοι δὲ ἔλαβον αὐτόν, ἔδωκεν αὐτοῖς ...
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What is the difference between Anglo-Catholicism and Catholicism?

I read about Anglo-Catholicism and what I found is that there aren't differences between them and Catholic (in term of doctrine). Am I wrong? If I'm not in wrong, the only difference is in the Pope's ...
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50 views

Lord's Prayer and the Holy Spirit [closed]

Thanks Jon for the answer. Think I didn't frame the question correctly. This is the correct one: Is there a reason why the Lord's prayer doesn't mention anything related to requesting/praying for ...
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Second giving laws and the 10 Commandments [closed]

what was the purpose of the second giving of the law before the people entered the Promised Land? Discuss how the 10 commandments are adapted and / or developed. Include paragraph reflecting on the ...
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Words for living. from the Proverbs of Solomon [migrated]

What does "a word fitly spoken is like an apple of gold in a picture of silver" (Proverbs 25:11) mean? I know that an apple is a fruit but the apple of gold in a picture of silver part I can't ...
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Why is Saint Paul considered gnostic? (by some)

I read that these verses (over other texts that are clearly gnostic but not attributed as such) are consider gnostic: ST. PAUL TO THE EPHESIANS - Third letter For our wrestling is not against ...
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Was Paul ever recorded as having done a good deed? [closed]

The sting and polemic in Paul's letters is well documented. He fought with the authorities, the Apostles and there is an edge in every letter he wrote, even to those to people he claimed as "friends". ...
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How soon after the passing of the act of supremacy in 1532 did the public begin to see changes to the liturgy and sacraments of the Church of England? [closed]

Henry VIII enacted the Act of Supremacy in 1534, thereby making the monarch the head of the now established Church of England. In this new church, who were the priests? Did all of the priests of the ...
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Impediments to a baptized, widowed Catholic marrying his unbaptized, 15-year-old sister-in-law? [closed]

Can a baptized, widowed Catholic marry his 15-year-old unbaptized sister-in-law? Would there any impediments to such a marriage?
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The Name Yeshua used by Jews today [closed]

What is the frequency of usage of the name Yeshua, spelled Yod-Shin-Vav-Ayin among Jews nowadays? Thank you!
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59 views

As a homosexual, how can I be certain of my salvation? [closed]

I've seen this question a few times on here, but not quite /exactly/ what I was looking for, so I will ask. First off, I would like to state that I am only 19 years old and not trained or currently ...
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34 views

Circumcision and the anger of God [closed]

When God saw the child of the prophet, his wife seeing God's anger cut his private part.My question is are we not supposed to fear God?.When I saw him he wasn't angry in fact he loves me and showed me ...
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29 views

Why isn't the bible more clear? [closed]

I know this is a huge and broad topic but I want to focus on the parable of the sower for reference and contrast to some of Leviticus. (I know the comparison is weird) Matthew 13:10-17 explains that ...
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35 views

Women and Male Clothing [closed]

I was an AIDS patient and on antiretroviral for a couple of years. I met Jesus and today Iam healed through the ministry of pastor Chris Oyakhilome. I was in tightly fitted trousers, wearing a ...
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37 views

Proverbs 20:27 KJV vs NIV84 [closed]

In Proverbs 20:27, the KJV states The spirit of man is the candle of the Lord, searching all the inward parts of the belly. [emphasis added] in the NIV 1984 version it appears to seperate the ...
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23 views

sacrifice and forgiveness [closed]

I taught the forgivness of sin is between God and the person and the hollypriesthood to whom Peter wrote in secret which is supposed to be.Why is the sacrifice which the priest is in charge is in ...
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27 views

Are you suppose to tithe on retirement income [closed]

Are you supposed to tithe on retirement income.

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