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I was taught that Gods name was so holy that it wasn't even written out all the way and that's why it is spelled without the vowels. YHWH. And from that Adonai was added, to give the name Yahweh. But please correct me if this is wrong.


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There are 3 ways that people exist: spiritually, psychologically, and physically. The meaning of the first commandment tells us to not worship anything of spiritual existence other than God. The meaning of the second commandment tells us to not worship anything of psychological or physical existence, since any reason to worship God that isn't spiritual and ...


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The prophet Isaiah speaks to the theme of the new heavens and a new earth. We would do well to consider, therefore, what he has to say about the Sabbath within the context of new heavens and a new earth: Regarding new heavens and a new earth the prophets says in Isaiah 65:17 - “For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth; And the former things ...


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In questioning whether it is ever right to lie, there are usually two distinct questions: What exactly is a lie? Is it necessary to always tell the whole truth, or can you withhold the truth if needed? Is it always wrong to lie, or is it permissible to lie to prevent a greater evil? The classically debated case of this would be when a Nazi soldier comes to ...


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In my point of view (that of a former Catho turned Christian), I think the commandment is as clear as crystal. Don't make pictures, movies, paintings, etc., of what's on earth. Look what happens when we do and that has nothing to do with only idolatry. You can lie about the color of the people and make the worst abomination and enslave people out of these ...



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