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reviewed Approve Why were early Mormon leaders so critical of traditional Christianity?
Aug
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answered Why were early Mormon leaders so critical of traditional Christianity?
Jul
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comment Why is Jesus named the Prince of Peace instead of the King of Peace?
@davidbrainerd: So you're saying that "Prince of Peace" was deliberately chosen by Architects of Alliteration?
Jul
27
comment How is it just that Jesus, an innocent, would be punished for our sins?
It's not just at all. The Atonement was the single most unfair act in the history of the world, and that's the entire point of it. It's merciful, and Christ's mercy overwhelms the demands of justice and allows the rest of us to be forgiven of our sins.
Jun
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awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
4
answered Romans 1:4 / Resurrection implying Divinity of Christ
Jun
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comment How does one become an Apostle in the LDS Church?
Elder Bednar was an Area Authority Seventy before being called to be an Apostle, but not a General Authority.
Jun
2
answered How does one become an Apostle in the LDS Church?
May
29
comment Why do people interpret “Lucifer” as being Satan in Isaiah 14?
@Schuh: Belief in Satan did not exist in Israel at the time of Isaiah? What about the book of Job, who the text suggests most likely lived sometime around Abraham's day?
May
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Apr
26
answered Methuselah, his name in relations to methamphetamine
Apr
20
comment Purpose of giving up a prisoner on the Passover
Hi Beverly, welcome to Christianity.SE. This is a good question, but not necessarily for this site; this site is focused on Christian doctrine. It might be better for you to ask this question on History.SE, where you'd be more likely to get good answers about the historical context in which the Romans thought it was a good idea to make a practice of releasing a prisoner to the Jews on one of their holy days.
Apr
11
comment In the Lord's Prayer, to what does “daily bread” refer?
As I understand it, the word "bread" was used in ancient Jewish culture as a euphemism for food in general. (See Genesis 3:19 for just one example.)
Apr
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Apr
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Apr
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comment What should the man of God in 1 Kings 13 have done when faced with the old prophet's lie?
This is evidenced by the fact that he willingly lived in one of Israel's center of idolatry at that time (which no true prophet would have done) Why not? Wouldn't that be where a true prophet is the most needed? (The sick, not the whole, have need of the physician, etc...)
Apr
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comment Why is Good Friday called “Good”?
@Pierre: It's a bit surprising to see "Black Friday" there, as, in the USA at least, that refers to a day associated with a different holiday.
Mar
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reviewed Reject Does the New Testament override the Old Testament?
Mar
12
comment How is the Book of Mormon different from the Bible?
I can't find the quote at the moment, but I recall reading that all those "Ands" are actually a grammatical necessity in the ancient Egyptian language, which the Book of Mormon narrative claims to have used as a basis for their writing due to its great compactness.