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comment What day and year was the first public & general confession held in the Church of England?
I think you may mean prescribed rather than proscribed
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comment Christian stance on domestication of camels?
The Daily Mail is not a reliable source of information.
Apr
27
comment Where does the Bible support the idea of church budgets, for those traditions that think it does?
@OneFace Most churches do not worry about whether there is an explicit mandate for a church budget, and so do not have a 'biblical justification'. That there is no prohibition, on them, and they are a sensible thing to do, then that's enough
Apr
27
comment Are there irreconcilable differences between Acts and the Pauline epistles?
Obviously not, because any differences have been reconciled, at least to the satisfaction of the vast majority of Christians over the last 2000 years
Apr
25
comment Women and Male Clothing
Hi Saviour. You should talk to your pastor, or another wise Christian who you trust about this issue.
Apr
11
comment Historical evidence for a separate Jewish branch of Christianity?
Are you sure you are understanding this right? Messianic Judaism is a movement that specifically combines the beliefs of Christianity with the practices of Judaism. Most of its adherents do not believe Messianic Judaism is superior to Christianity, but that it is a way for believers of Jewish origin to combine their heritage with their beliefs.
Apr
7
comment Do Protestant Zionists consider Zionist Jews members of the Church?
My understanding is that most Christians believe that The Church has taken the place of Israel in the sense of being God's people, inheriting the promises made to Israel. For those Christians being 'part of 'Israel' (the religious entity, not the state) is the same as being part of The Church. But 'Zionist' Christians don't believe that they are the same, so a Zionist Jew can be a member of 'Israel' (the religious entity), and thus receive the promises made to Israel, without being part of The Church. But I may be wrong.
Apr
7
comment Do Protestant Zionists consider Zionist Jews members of the Church?
Your main issue here is that 'Zionist' Christians don't believe that the Church is Israel. So your premise is faulty.
Apr
4
comment What are the theological reasons some Protestants are Zionists?
To be fair the vast majority of Protestants are not Zionists, even in the US. Sometimes it just seems like it.
Apr
3
comment Does the Bible ever mention class systems?
Hi tox123. Thanks for deciding to contribute. However this reads like a discussion question, which isn't really a good fit for this site. If you haven't done so, please have a look at The Tour which explains more about how the site works. If you wanted to restrict your question to "Does the Bible say anything about class hierarchy' that would probably be on topic.
Apr
3
comment How old was Moses when he parted the Red Sea and how old was he when he wrote the ten commandments
I don't believe Moses non-existence is generally accepted even within academia.
Apr
3
comment Was the temple built in 46 years or was it 46 years old during Jesus' time?
Be aware that large buildings often took decades to build. Even a thousand years later the great cathedrals were taking decades, even centuries, to build, whoever was doing it.
Mar
30
comment Can a baby be baptized in a Catholic Church if the mother does not have papers proving she was baptized?
Are you a regular attender at this church?
Mar
23
comment Is there more than one Joseph in the Bible?
Hi gary. Welcome and thanks for contributing. The area where you wrote this is for complete answers to questions, and this isn't a complete answer. When you get a little more reputation you will be able to add comments, but until then please do not post snippets of information as answers. Please do keep contributing.
Mar
22
comment Why does God love us?
Hi Austin. Welcome. Thanks for deciding to contribute here. However this is a forum intended for more general answers to questions rather than specific advice. If you are looking for a general answer to this question, that's great, and please edit the question to indicate that. But if you are looking for specific advice yourself, we strongly encourage you to talk to a leader in your church, or another wise Christian that you trust. Strangers on the internet are simply not qualified to give you good advice. Once again welcome, and please do keep contributing here.
Mar
14
comment What is the name of the belief that each of us is guilty for the sins of our neighbors?
Seeing the Dostoyevsky quotes (which are very helpful), I'm now convinced this question is a good fit (although the doctrine might not be something espoused by any Christian group). I've edited the question to make it sound less like a language question. I hope you approve.
Mar
12
comment What is the name of the belief that each of us is guilty for the sins of our neighbors?
Can you give us an example of someone expounding this belief? I've never heard of it?
Mar
9
comment How do I interpret Joshua 10?
Not sure what you are asking here. Are you asking if the verse you quote should be taken to mean that the sun rotates around the earth? That the author of Joshua believed that the sun rotated around the earth? Are you asking if this was a miracle or a natural occurrence?
Mar
9
comment Is there any substantive difference between the verbal reference “second Corinthians” and “two Corinthians”?
I'll back this up, and also say that while in my cultures "Two Corinthians" would be normal, nobody would ever have considered there anything 'wrong' with saying "Second Corinthians".
Mar
8
comment When and why did the Catholic Church stop the Crusades?
I hope the qualification "Crusades to the East" didn't go unnoticed. There were other Crusades that were neither defensive nor counters to Muslim agression.