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Oct
8
comment What is the biblical basis for the prohibition of instruments in worship?
How do you know there were never mechanical instruments in worship? They were referenced in the Psalms, and the first Christians were Jewish.
Oct
7
comment What Scriptures are used to justify the belief that Christians of Denominations other than a specific one will be rejected by God?
@Bye Could you narrow it down to a particular denomination that believes this? The verses will vary accordingly.
Oct
7
comment What Scriptures are used to justify the belief that Christians of Denominations other than a specific one will be rejected by God?
The issue is not whether or not our names are written on a particular denomination's membership roles, but whether or not it is written in the book of life.
Oct
6
comment What is the Catholic Church's view of Anne Catherine Emmerich - can her visions and prophecies be trusted?
Could you provide a bit more content from the link--at least a brief summary? A good answer on this site does more than link to somewhere else.
Oct
1
comment Does being Protestant imply you are also a Zionist?
I really believe this should be closed. Otherwise, we would have to tolerate a ton of questions... Are there any Catholics who believe in multiple gods? Deny the trinity? Deny transubstantiation? Deny papal progression? The answer to any questions of the form, "Does ANY x believe y?" is probably going to be yes.
Oct
1
comment Does being Protestant imply you are also a Zionist?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about because it's a yes or no question that is easily answered as "yes, there is at least one Protestant that meets this criteria."
Sep
30
comment What is the specific meaning of “day” in Genesis 1?
That is, assuming God speaks to us in a manner that is totally incomprehensible for us.
Sep
30
comment How would it be Just to have Jesus blaspheme against his own Law?
If Jesus is, indeed, God, then He did not commit blasphemy, but was innocent of the crime of which He was convicted. The first word for God in Hebrew is Elohim, which is a plural form. Elohim says, "let US make man in OUR image". Psalm 2 commands us to "Kiss the Son". Isaiah 9 speaks of a child who would be called the Mighty God. Who was it that Abraham saw before Sodom was destroyed? Who was the fourth man in the fire? Who was the rock cut out, but not by human hands in Daniel 9? The Old Testament is replete with references to the Son.
Sep
26
comment What is the single best reason - specific to Christianity - that the Christian God is the real God?
@fredsbend A vision that one person has is hardly comparable to the resurrection of the dead witnessed by over 500 people. The historicity of the resurrection is the critical element of Christianity.
Sep
26
comment Are there any Protestant denominations that have specific requirements for baptism?
@ShemSeger Agreed, the way the question is worded, but it seemed to be better to list classes rather than individual denominations.
Sep
25
comment What would be the consequences for refusing confirmation in the Anglican Church?
It might be better to ask what the official doctrine would be rather than how certain people might react.
Sep
25
comment Why did God want a Tabernacle built by Moses?
The answer seems to be in the verse cited.
Sep
25
comment Is it biblical to burn the heretics?
Yes, the Catholic church was wrong to burn heretics.
Sep
25
comment Should we pray for someone's salvation?
I would suggest two questions arising from this: What is the reasoning behind 1) PRAYING for someone's salvation and 2) NOT praying for someone's salvation?
Sep
24
comment Into whose name should Christians be baptised?
I'd be really interested to know from your perspective to whom you believe Jesus prayed when He was on earth.
Sep
24
comment Into whose name should Christians be baptised?
No need to blow up at me... When I said tradition, I meant which theological framework? Calvinist, Armenian, etc. Are you coming from the perspective of one who denies the Trinity as @bruisedreed suggested?
Sep
24
comment Into whose name should Christians be baptised?
I've never heard this before. So, you're saying the Holy Spirit is Jesus' Father. So, Jesus returned to heaven and then sent His Father to us. Who, then, is the First Person of the Trinity? Is He "Our Father" or "The Father"? And is Jesus the name of all Three? What did Jesus mean when He said to baptize in the name of the Father--but not His Father--the Son--Himself--and the Holy Spirit--His Father, but not ours. Which tradition believes this?
Sep
24
comment Into whose name should Christians be baptised?
In this forum, we refrain from proclamation/preaching. As such, I am going to remove the last line. This is a site for asking questions and providing answers. Proclamations like "Believe it" are out of bounds.
Sep
23
comment Persecution of Jewish people by Christians in Middle Ages?
No, I do not consider your perspective Christian. You start out by saying that it is not fulfilled Judaism--or Judaism that recognizes the Jewish Messiah. This is precisely what Christians believe, so you begin by countering the entire premise of Christianity.
Sep
22
comment Was Mary the first one possible mother of God?
The answer would depend on which tradition. Catholics would probably say, "yes" because they hold that her conception was immaculate. Protestants would say, "no", that Mary was not chosen because she was holy or different from other devout women.