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This is admittedly speculative, but there is probably no non-speculative answer for this question. Paul gave each member of the family advice that would best help them. Perhaps he knew there would be proud wives, unkind husbands, and unruly children. Of course all the advice is applicable to all the members of the family, but some may be needed more often ...


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@Bye answer would have been chosen except some parts are at variance with Catholic Church Teaching. This question was asked to share knowledge. Examining two Gospel passages on the Teaching about Divorce: Matthew 19:7-9 (RSVCE) 7 They said to him, “Why then did Moses command one to give a certificate of divorce, and to put her away?” 8 He ...


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They are referring to the Day of the Lord from Zech 14:6 On that day there will be neither sunlight nor cold, frosty darkness.. It will be a unique day--a day known only to the LORD--with no distinction between day and night. When evening comes, there will be light. On that day living water will flow out from Jerusalem, half of it east to the Dead Sea ...


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There are two significantly divergent ways of construing "in the end times you won't be able to tell what season it is.": The first way is the approach of the (currently marked as) accepted answer which interprets that statement to mean: "In the end times you won't be able to tell the difference between summer, autumn, winter or spring - the seasons ...


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Disclaimer: This answer was initially posted in response to this question which has been judged to be a duplicate of the OP. Women appear in ministry functions and even recognized roles in both the Old Testament and New Testament which of course, provides biblical evidentiary support for women's involvement in ministry in general and to a certain extent ...


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The Bible as we have it doesn't give an absolute answer to the idea of life on other planets. I say "as we have it" simply because the books of the bible have changed throughout history. Some argue that John 10:16 and first chapter of Ezekiel suggest life outside our planet and even possible visitation. Others would argue that the omission of life being ...


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Women appear in ministry functions and even recognized roles in both the Old Testament and New Testament (source). I believe, that the earliest mandate for women in ministry is that given right at the beginning - the command given to co-steward the Earth (in conjunction with men): 26 Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And ...


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The basis for the "command the blessings" belief is through a sort of "literal and no-exceptions" interpretation of passages like these: Matthew 7:7-8 ESV Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. ...


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The book of Job is where it is found. Job is the one who's speaking. He asked one of his friends if he commanded the morning to line up with God's word.


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Moses did in fact allow divorce, it was not a law only a permission. It was permitted here; Deuteronomy 24:1-4 KJV When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give [it] in her hand, and send her ...


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The Magi used their Magian astrology to recognize what was happening now. But astrologers user astrology to find out what is going to happen in the future. Note that Magi's saw Jesus in a house (Mat 2:11) not in the birth place of Christ. //It appears that the stars have a knowledge.// Stars do not have knowledge on their own. But God uses nature to ...


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What a great question! And it has a simple answer: Genesis 1:27 - Man is created in God's image - and man loves humor! Humor is actually an intellectual gift humans have, and there are many types of humor. God's mind is far superior to ours, so the sense of humor between the angels and even him no doubt differ in nature. We don't often laugh at the ...


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This vision from Anne Catherine Emmerich is heretical because it states that there are pagans in Purgatory, which is contrary to Catholic Faith ”I next saw our Lord, with his triumphant procession, enter into a species of Purgatory which was filled with those good pagans who, having had a faint glimmering of the truth, had longed for its ...


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Three things will be examined: Prophecy, Private Revelation (visions), and Bl. Anne Catherine Emmerich: Prophecy: In Catholic Prophecies: Do They Mirror, Highlight, or Contradict Biblical Prophecies?, Mr. Bob Thiel, Ph.D., of "Continuing Church of God", therefore a Non-Catholic quotes: Benedict XIV (Heroic Virtue, III,144,150) says: "The recipients of ...


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You may want to consider that season can be interpreted as feast of God...ie. you can determine what is to take place per the convocation of the Feasts of Jehovah. If people are under a strong delusion, which is an end time sign, they will not understand the Feasts... the information which Jehovah has appointed. You may also want to study the Menorah and ...


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Scripture says he made us, and that we are made in his image. I don't really need to delve into any further scripture. We laugh, so he must too. He is the creator of us and of emotion. I will point one other scripture here though. Gen 18:15 "And Sarah said God hath made me to laugh so that all that hear will laugh with me". Despite her age, God ...


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You will probably get a different answer from each major group of denominations. As a Lutheran, we answer this using Luther's explanation, which I think is very clear. Namely: What does Baptism give or profit? It works forgiveness of sins, delivers from death and the devil, and gives eternal salvation to all who believe this, as the words and ...


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That is because Jesus gave Peter the keys to heaven and earth (Matthew 16:19). Not keys to hell. In other words, Peter (and his successors) can bind and loose on earth and heaven (Matthew 18:18) not in hell. They do not have authority on beings outside of the church. And people in hell are outside of the Church. P.S: Christ alone has the keys to hell ...


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The war in heaven has already passed, Satan and his demons (fallen angels, a third to be exact) were cast out of heaven under Jesus' rule. They were also around in Noah's day when they took the women for themselves, those demons, or fallen Angels were chained until the day of judgement, which has not come yet.


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You can be baptized in your heart so to speak, making your dedication to God in prayer, but you alone know of your spiritual heart condition. Water baptism is a public declaration of your spiritual stance and dedication to God. Peter said this because you shall make known your faith to all men, not just in the secret places of your heart.


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God differentiates evil from Good that he IS. Just as he separated light from darkness. StackExchange differentiates between an increase in reputation and a decrease in repuation. The former by +(green number), and the latter by -(red number). Only God is Good [cf. Mk 10:18] and he alone is creator. Good and evil belong to the knowledge of God [cf. Gn ...


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The Sin of Disobedience [stemming from] Pride (the one most oft stated) It is assumed that the readers of this answer know of the Thomists vs. Scotists1 motive for the Incarnation. They both tackle: Would the incarnation would not have taken place at all, had not man sinned? This answer adopts the Scotist view: Jesus Christ was the End of creation ...


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Joel 2:31 is an end time prophecy that features a blood moon and a solar eclipse. Douay-Rheims Joel 2:31 The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood: before the great and dreadful day of the Lord doth come. John Hagee and many protestants think that end times prophecy is all about the nation of Israel and the Third Temple of ...


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Au contraire There is no one who has or will ever suffer as Jesus, our example in all, the Innocent One, who suffered for us; this is his prayer when sees what is coming [so great the anguish that he sweats blood]: And going a little farther he fell on his face and prayed, “My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless, not ...


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According to Hebrews 1 - Jesus was the happiest guy who ever lived, happier than anyone else and happier than any of his friends. He was the most joyful person he knew. It would be basically impossible for him to be joyful but not smile or laugh. The Hebrews verse is a quote from the Psalms that is interpreted as applying to Jesus personally. Hebrews 1:9 - ...


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Answered in reference with deals with the devil cf. Renewal of Baptismal Promises | Easter of the Resurrection of the LORD | Daily Roman Missal | According to the Roman Missal, Third edition RENEWAL OF BAPTISMAL PROMISES Priest: Do you renounce Satan? All: I do. Priest: And all his works? All: I do. Priest: And all his empty ...


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Jesus affirms the godhood of his Father several times in the Holy Scriptures. But every single time he proclaims his Father’s godhood he also simultaneously , by implication, proclaims his own godhood because he is making the Father known as God by expressing the fact of his filial relationship with him. In John 17:1-3, Jesus repeatedly spoke of his filial ...


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This is an old question, but I feel it's important to note that there are, in fact, some people that cannot be saved. Matthew 12:31-32 tells us that every sin and blasphemy is forgiven, however someone who commits blasphemy against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven. "Wherefore I say unto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto ...


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INTRODUCTION Your specific question is not overly clear, but it seems you are essentially asking if there is any doctrine worth dividing over, and you mention the many denominations that exist as problematic. I'm reminded of the satirical quote by Steve Turner: We believe that all religions are basically the same, at least the one we read was. They ...


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John 10:10. Satan a thief has no right. Jesus bought u and owns u. Satan stole u with deception and has a foothold. breaking into your house allowing other spirits in. etc etc legal right is a teaching from man that wrote a book on his opinion how Satan gains access and the church adoption mans word rather than Gods. mmm smell that coffee . wake up church


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Unfortunately there is no answer to your question, since the Bible begins with the creation of the heavens and the Earth. And the origin of Satan and his minions predates that event. We are only left with clues such as the ones you have mentioned, and Jesus saying: Luke 10:17 and 18 KJV And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the ...


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The answer to this can depend a lot on who you ask and how. The earliest beliefs in Satan were that Satan was part of God's celestial court, much like the angel of death, or the four horseman in Revelation perhaps. As we can see in the Book of Job, Satan (which means "accuser") is a kind of District Attorney of Heaven, bringing charges against the pious to ...


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There are two separate accounts of creation in the book of Genesis. The first, which occupies the first chapter, describes the creation of the world, life, and humanity in the "7 Day" format. On the 6th day, God creates mankind, both male and female. In the second creation story which starts at Genesis 2:2 recounts the familiar story of Adam (a name which ...


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I think it is clear enough from the text in Genesis 1 that Adam and Eve were created on the sixth day. On the fifth day God created the fishes and birds, and On the sixth day God created wild animals and Adam and Eve. Let me post the whole passage for clarification with my own emphasis. Notice that between the "fifth day" and the "sixth day", there is the ...


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The basis for the belief that Eve was created on the 6th day is a literal interpretation of Genesis 1. Genesis 1:26-28 ESV Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing ...


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No, I don't think the Doctrine of the Trinity has ever been explained as a natural phenomenon after reading the Bible. There are places where all three Persons of the Trinity are mentioned together, like the great commission Go therefore, Baptizing in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit Jesus and there's other places ...


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The best verse that mentions the Trinity is Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. (Matthew 28:19, NIV) The best verse for the oneness of the Father and Son is I and the Father are one. (John 10:30, NIV) Another verse which attests that God is one. ...


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The answer to this question is similar to the answer I gave for your other question. We read in Genesis 1:27-31 that God created man (as a race) and created both male and female. Jump ahead to Genesis 2:18-25 we see the detailed creation of Eve (and prior to that, Adam). These events both take place on the same day, the sixth, which is supported by ...


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One particular Scriptural reference you haven't given is in Job 1:6–12 One day, when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, the satan also came among them. The LORD said to the satan, "Where have you been?" Then the satan answered the LORD and said, "Roaming the earth and patrolling it." The LORD said to the satan, "Have you ...


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You are correct in your assertion that the King of Babylon does refer to a man. However; the reference to Lucifer may in fact be a comparison to the wickedness of Lucifer, which is a name given to Satan prior to his rebellion in Heaven. Where we find that Satan, who has many names in the Bible, is a fallen Angel comes from Jesus and Revelation: All ...


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Well it is worth mentioning that the devil was behind those evil kings and them having those beliefs of being gods opposed to God was because the devil was fueling them and or using them. As far as scripture goes when thoes things were said of those kings it was in regard to both the king and to the devil who was driving them. I also would have to say on ...


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The following tools are good for determining what the bible says about a matter. Take, for example, this question about pets going to heaven. If you wanted to know the answer, you should consult: 1. A Concordance The first tool that just about any pastor is going to use to answer a question such as this is a concordance. A concordance is nothing more ...


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The Teacher contemplates this question in Ecclesiastes 3: Ecclesiastes 3:18-22 (NASB) I also said to myself, “As for humans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals. Surely the fate of human beings is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. All have the same breath; humans ...


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Satan (the Enemy, Adversary, Evil One, etc) never rebelled against God, nor was he (to our knowledge) ever in Heaven or an Angel. The Isaiah 14:12-13 verse is not talking about Satan at all. The word "Lucifer" is derived from the latin "lux ferre", which simply means "Bringer or Light" or "Bringer of Dawn" or similar incantations depending on who you ask. ...


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The answer to your question (assuming there is one) needs to be approached indirectly. A key question to ask might be, "Does the Bible indicate that animals possess a soul or spirit?" There are some indications in Scripture they do. Genesis 1:30 - "'And to all the animals of the earth, and to every bird of the air, and to all the creatures ...


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Im going to start off with some scripture and then say what I think. There is no clear answer but some thinking might help us out here. And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned. Mark 16:15-16 ESV But what does it ...


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Animals Do have a soul. For the Soul is the Breath of God. In whose hand is the life of every living thing, And the breath of all mankind? (Job 12:10 NKJV) The creation itself also will be delivered from the bondage of corruption. For the earnest expectation of the creation eagerly waits for the revealing of the sons of God. 20 For the creation was ...


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There are no shortcuts to the process you appear to be asking about. I say that through personal experience, and from many Bible enthusiasts I have known and collaborated with over the years. There are some excellent aids to enhance your Bible study free on the internet, some are online Bible study, and for the novice there are some excellent interactive ...


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To quote from The Shorter Catechism, A Baptist Version, questions 52-55 are helpful: What is the second commandment? The second commandment is, You shall not make for yourself any carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth; you shall not bow down to them ...



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