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Is there any biblical basis to support a premillennialist view that animal sacrifices will be reinstated in Jerusalem during the millennial kingdom?

This morning I read an article claiming that during the millennial kingdom the temple described in Ezekiel chapter 40 points to a new temple that will exist during the millennial kingdom on Earth. I ...

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Did any of the Church Fathers believe in natural theology?

As Christians we are called to study the works of the Lord (Psalms 111:2), but did any of the Early Church Fathers between 50-800 AD, believe in natural laws theology/law? (i.e. that knowledge or ...

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Who consecrated Scipione Rebiba?

His Eminence Scipione Rebiba is considered as the last bishop most Roman Catholic bishops can trace their episcopal lineages from. Who consecrated Scipione Rebiba? If we don't know, are there at least ...

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What is the difference between Baptism and Confirmation in the Catholic Church?

Is there a list of specific differences between what Confirmation is and what Baptism is, and why we need both (especially Baptism) in the Catholic Church? From an observer, they seem pretty similar. ...

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Did any of the Early Church Fathers use the Orthodox canon?

The Orthodox Church believed and affirm that there was not a set canon during the church, thus is why they have an unmodified canon. But the Orthodox church has a much more larger canon than both the ...

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What is the merit of praying for the souls of the faithful in purgatory compared to for the living?

From the preface by the publisher to Rev. Schouppe's Purgatory Explained by the Lives and Legends of the Saints: Our suffrages or offerings for the dead are more agreeable to God than our prayers and ...

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Are there any consolidated teachings from the side of Catholic Church on Guardian Angels?

The belief in one having a Guardian Angel is a part of Catholic faith. There are also prayers addressed to the Guardian Angel eg. in preparation of Confession and for protection during one's sleep. ...

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user avatar asked by Kadalikatt Joseph Sibichan Score of 2
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Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Was baptism practiced before Christ?

A simple word search for "baptism" in the Old Testament turns up no matches. However by the time John the Baptist shows up on the scene and starts dunking people and calling it "for forgiveness of ...

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user avatar asked by Caleb Score of 50
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Why are Matthew, Mark, and Luke called the synoptic gospels?

The first three gospels are sometimes known as the "synoptic" gospels. What does this term mean, and how does it differentiate them from the gospel of John?

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user avatar asked by Bruce Alderman Score of 48
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Is there a difference between prayer and petition?

Philippians 4:6 uses two words, possibly implying a difference between prayer and petition. Can someone explain what this difference is? Philippians 4:6 (NIV) 6  Do not be anxious about ...

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Does Jesus have a last name?

I heard "Christ" isn't the last name He got from His parents. Is that true? Does He have a last name? If He does not have a last name, then how does that work? If that wasn't His last name, and there ...

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Why are people traditionally buried facing east?

During a burial today, I noticed the coffin was buried facing east. Where does this Christian tradition come from?

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user avatar asked by Gabriel Fair Score of 13
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What are the main differences between the Baptist and Pentecostal traditions?

What do these two movements disagree on? Also what are the differences in the way each group seeks to study and understand the Bible?

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In what order were the 12 Apostles called?

A few other people and I at my church have decided to do a detailed study on the 12 Apostles. This got me thinking about the order the apostles were called to follow Christ. We know Simon Peter and ...

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Transcript of This Ven. Fulton Sheen Talk on the Christian Laity?

The talk given by Ven. Fulton Sheen in the following link pertains to the laity: Confirmation - Venerable Bishop Fulton J. Sheen (YouTube video) It begins as follows: “... The greatest untapped ...

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