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Jun
27
revised What is the reasoning behind the Amish practice of avoiding technological advances?
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Jun
27
asked What is the reasoning behind the Amish practice of avoiding technological advances?
Jun
26
comment Was Adam androgynous?
@Didier The ribs of men and women are not really male or female. They are just ribs. Adam certainly would have had both an x and a y chromosome.
Jun
26
answered Was Adam androgynous?
Jun
26
comment Should Christians be against the death penalty?
@user1477388 Jesus may very well have said this. However, the writers of the Gospel did not record this for us. Jesus' teachings on this obviously did not contradict the rest of Scripture. It is inappropriate to require Jesus to repeat everything from the Old Testament just to make sure it is valid. Jesus used the Old Testament and validated it Himself, so we can take the Bible as a whole. However, even in the New Testament (1 Peter 2), the role of government is affirmed.
Jun
26
comment Does John 6:44 imply that there is no free will when it comes to salvation?
Logically, this verse only suggests that person must first be drawn in order to come to Christ. It does not necessitate that everyone who is drawn will come.
Jun
26
comment Should Christians be against the death penalty?
@user1477388 Indeed, it does. Yet, we are not talking about vengeance, but about justice. God has established governments to execute justice. This began in Genesis 9, where God says that whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed, for in the image of God has God made man. Also, in 1 Peter 2:13ff, God asserts that governments are there to punish evildoers. So, there is no contradiction. God's word emphatically and clearly establishes capital punishment as valid. It is not murder--it is justice.
Jun
26
comment Should Christians be against the death penalty?
@user1477388 Murder and Capital Punishment are very different things. One takes the life of a person out of anger, rage, greed, or something like that. The other assigns punishment without emotion for a crime that was committed. Life is precious indeed. If someone takes the life of another, that crime is so grievous and that life that he took so precious that he forfeits his own life for what he done.
Jun
26
comment Should Christians be against the death penalty?
@user1477388 In those verses God teaches how individuals should behave. This is not a teaching on how governments must operate. The difference is very significant.
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Jun
21
comment What do Protestants do with remainders of wine and bread after the Eucharist?
@Andremoniy See update.
Jun
21
revised What do Protestants do with remainders of wine and bread after the Eucharist?
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revised What do Protestants do with remainders of wine and bread after the Eucharist?
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answered What do Protestants do with remainders of wine and bread after the Eucharist?
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revised What do Protestants do with remainders of wine and bread after the Eucharist?
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Jun
20
comment How is the Shema of Deuteronomy reconciled with the doctrine of the Trinity?
@Caleb Does that help?
Jun
20
revised How is the Shema of Deuteronomy reconciled with the doctrine of the Trinity?
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