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comment Why didn't God forgive Satan?
@user3633270 Do you understand that forgiveness without repentance is not possible, and that Satan has not repented? If you do, does that explain for you why Satan is not forgiven?
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comment revelations 1:11
Also some of the sentences here, like "the none creation are the doctrine of atheism for which is none creation" don't make sense.
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comment What does it mean to judge the fatherless?
I would say that it's not about helping or doing good, necessarily, it's about getting justice for them.
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comment Why didn't God forgive Satan?
@kutschkem I think the issue is that the questioner doesn't understand the relationship between repentance and forgiveness. Either that or he is assuming that Satan has repented, an assumption which is easy to answer. Nothing here that can't be answered from standard Christian doctrine, without opinion.
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comment Do the Persons of the Trinity need each other?
God doesn't have needs. But God is Trinity, and the Trinity doesn't have needs. But maybe the individual persons do?
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comment How do Lutherans who accept apostolic succession trace theirs?
Given that you have two answers for Anglicanism here, would it not have made sense to edit this one to ask about Anglicans and the other about Lutherans?
Nov
25
comment Does the Catholic church today require for you to pay taxes?
@Bubbles I am, I admit, unclear about the exact sanctions.
Nov
25
comment Does the Catholic church today require for you to pay taxes?
I guess if everyone in the country is paid by the church, there isn't a lot of point in collecting taxes.
Nov
25
comment Does the Catholic church today require for you to pay taxes?
@curiousdannii OK, I admit I didn't think of that. Let me know if you find out. It would be an interesting answer.
Nov
25
comment Does the Catholic church today require for you to pay taxes?
No need to apologize. You don't have to be a Christian to ask questions here.
Nov
24
comment What does Israel being God's chosen people actually infer?
"Infer" is not the word you are looking for here."To infer" is to make an act of reason, and only intelligent beings can do it. I'm not sure what you do mean, or I would make an edit.
Nov
24
comment How do Lutherans who accept apostolic succession trace theirs?
Can I draw your attention to my answer on that question.
Nov
24
comment Do (or did) any Protestant denominations believe in apostolic succession like Catholics do?
@Flimzy Not true that the Anglicans don't recognize Popes as valid church leaders or successors to the Apostles. Just not the leader of the Anglican church.
Nov
24
comment Do (or did) any Protestant denominations believe in apostolic succession like Catholics do?
The latest Pope they recognize as the leader of the Catholic church would be Pope Francis (until another one is elected at any rate). The last Pope the Anglicans recognize as a valid leader of the Church of England would be the last Pope before the Act of Supremacy came into effect, i.e. Paul III
Nov
21
comment God created EVERYTHING right? even sin?
Hidden in your question is a little statement "or the option of sin" which changes the meaning entirely. "God created the option of sin" would appear to be the equivalent of "God created free will" which most Christians wouldn't have any problem with at all.
Nov
21
comment According to Christian Zionists, how does the Bible support Israel's land claims near the Mediterranean?
Quite a few issues here. First, what land claims are you asking about? The state of Israel does not, as far as I know, claim any land outside its current borders plus the land occupied by the Palestinian authority. There are Israeli factions that claim more land, but they are not the state. Second, are you asking simply if the land promised to ancient Israel in the Bible is included in the areas mentioned above, or are you asking whether the Bible mandates modern-day Israel to take possession of those areas? Those are two very different questions.
Nov
20
comment Is there a systematic theology resource based solely on the words of Jesus?
Rather than try to discuss it here, I would suggest asking a question to that effect. I can't see how it would be off topic, as long as it was asking for facts rather than opinion, and I'd vote it up.
Nov
14
comment Research project: am I missing any verses where Jesus addresses wealth and greed?
You might consider Matthew 20, the Workers in the Vineyard. While it's generally taken as a parable of heavenly rewards, you could also argue that the principles apply to wordly pay.
Nov
14
comment How are the Catholic church's teaching on plastic surgery and GRS self-consistent?
Addressed in the article, and now edited into the answer.
Nov
14
comment Biblical creation
@Reluctant_Linux_User May as well make that an answer.