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6h
comment Does human effort oppose God's grace?
You would need to specify a particular tradition. Some traditions hold to the fact that salvation is all of grace (Spurgeon). So, we only work because we have already been saved.
6h
comment Judas in heaven
If Judas is in heaven, it would be hard to understand why it would have been better if he had never been born.
12h
comment Are there Biblical reasons why a Christian should not believe that Global Warming is happening
calling people delusional is a bit inappropriate here.
13h
comment Confusion with Adam and Eve
Uh, your answer is completely false. You may wish that evolution is proven, but it is not. Scientific Method > Create hypothesis, Design Test, Repeat Test to verify results. Evolution is not science. It's not testable. It's only a theory that somehow all things are related.
14h
comment What happened to the 40 Jews who vowed not to eat or drink until they killed Paul?
Nothing is recorded in Scripture, but I'm pretty sure they're all dead now.
14h
comment Why did Protestants abandon Liturgy of the Hours?
@caseyr547 That is certainly a matter of opinion. This correctly represents the Protestant perspective, but I respect that there are other perspectives. We should not downvote answers because we disagree when that answer accurately represents the perspective to which the question is directed.
1d
comment Everyone is sufferring - Godly and UnGodly people
I don't see how this is about Christianity. Nonetheless, just because a religion increases in number does not mean it is true.
1d
comment How can an omniscient God say that all he created was good and then make changes as though he forgot something?
You're assuming that God was surprised to find that no suitable helper was found for Adam, but that assumption is invalid. God certainly knew all along that there would be no other suitable helper. God doesn't ask questions to gain information either. The benefit was for Adam. Adam also saw that no suitable helper existed for himself. Thus, when God created Eve, Adam had learned through experience that she was his unique companion. He probably even came up with the first pick up line--"Eve, you're the only woman in the world for me."
2d
comment Where did the term “Jew” come from?
There is a tribe of Judah, one of the twelve sons of Jacob/Israel. The ten northern tribes went into exile first, leaving "Judah" with Jerusalem as the place where God continued to send prophets. "Jew" probably comes from a shortened form of the word "Judah".
2d
comment What is theological root of global warming skepticism?
Let us continue this discussion in chat.
2d
comment Tower of Babel dispersion after the Table of Nations?
I gave it a try. I think the answer to this is that the Table of Nations extends past the events at the Tower of Babel. "Basically, here are all the descendants of Noah who dispersed all over the earth, and oh, by the way, this is how they were dispersed."
Aug
19
comment What is the biblical argument for eating meat, or that vegetarianism is possible but not commanded?
@Flimzy I'm not sure how a doctrinal tradition would be distinctive for this question.
Aug
18
comment What does it mean to “flee to the mountains” as writen in Mark?
Look around, identify land that rises up very high into the sky, start running in that direction.
Aug
18
comment What Bible passage does this $1,000,000 dollar bill reference?
Why Abe Lincoln? He was a great guy and all, but shouldn't that be a picture of Jesus?
Aug
14
comment What is the Bible and Christian view on Astrology?
So, the story of Josephs has nothing to do with start and, therefore, nothing to do with astrology. So, how does this answer the question?
Aug
13
comment What is the Origin of the name 'Yahweh'
He received it from God Himself.
Aug
12
comment How does the LDS Church handle verses that imply there is no one like God?
I suppose it is possible that "there is no God like me" is a colloquialism, but do you have any evidence that it actually is? If not, then we probably should read it plainly. Otherwise, we could propose that to any passage of Scripture. Also, what about all the other verses listed?
Aug
12
comment During creation the Bible says, God saw that various things were 'good'. Did He not know they were going to be good?
That is reading into the text quite a bit. The passage does not demand at all that God was astonished to find that what He created was good. Peculiarities in speech exist in various languages. Russians refer to their own births in the active tense, as if they brought themselves forth. English uses the passive. The creation account was written in Hebrew, while you're reading it in English (I presume). It behooves us to allow for stylistic differences in other languages without misreading it.
Aug
11
comment Praying for Jesus?
Please do not call non-Catholic views "false".
Aug
11
comment When did the prohibition of marriage for priests in the Catholic church originate?
@FMShyanguya Actually, the Bible affirms that Peter was married. In the Gospel of Mark, Jesus heals Peter's mother-in-law. Additionally, the gospels mention nothing about any apostle being celibate. Paul was the only one that was not married.