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Are there Christian denominations that expect Jesus to respect denominationalism in the final judgement?

Of course many (if not most) denominations believe that what they teach and believe as doctrine critical to salvation is, in fact, critical to salvation. Most denominations also teach and believe ...
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Middle Ages quaint anniversaries for March 25th?

The following blog has a quaint list of anniversaries for the Feast of the Annunciation: Thus we find in some calendars of the Middle Ages the following quaint “anniversaries” listed for March 25: ...
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Does the 1:1 ratio of wise virgins to foolish ones have any significance?

We see in Mtt 25:1-13 Jesus presenting the Parable of Ten Virgins. Of the ten, five are wise , anticipate delay in arrival of the groom, and stock enough oil to last through the ceremony. Five are ...
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Bema judgement of bad works

Bible commentators generally believe that Christians will be rewarded for good works at the Bema judgement. I am unclear of the purpose of judging my evil/bad/worthless works after I am already saved ...
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In what ways do Christian denominations reconcile the discrepancy between Hebrews 9:27 and its Biblical counter-examples?

Hebrews 9:27 King James Version 27 And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment: Background: Hebrews 9:27 is used literally to refute the concept of reincarnation and ...
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Did Jesus set different standards for expressing compassion towards a foreigner versus a gentile?

In a fore-frame of Final Judgement, we see Jesus telling those on his left: I was a stranger and you did not welcome me (Matt 25:43) The concept of one's being kind to the stranger is derived from ...
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According to Catholic scholars, what did Jesus really mean by `eagles gathering around corpses'in Lk 17: 34-37?

We see Jesus showing a fore-frame of His Second Coming, in Lk 17: 34-37 (NRSVCE): I tell you, on that night there will be two in one bed; one will be taken and the other left. There will be two ...
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How/why do Annihilationists hold to their view on Hell when the Scripture never uses the word “ἀφανίζω (aphanizō)”?

The word aphanizō (ἀφανίζω) means: “to remove out of sight, cause to disappear;, pass. to disappear, vanish, Jas. 4:14; by impl. to destroy, consume, so that nothing shall be left visible, Mt. 6:19, ...
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Why is there a day of judgement? [closed]

John 5:24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life. ...
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What happens at the end of The Thousand year Peaceful - Reign and why is satan released onto the world again? [closed]

What the purpose is for Satan being released onto the Earth.
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Why does the narrative of Last Judgement appear only in the Gospel according to Matthew?

We see the narrative of Last Judgement in Chapter 25 , Verses 31-46 of the Gospel accordingly to Matthew. One wonders why the Last Judgement which is one of the key aspects of Christian faith, does ...
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According to Reformed Theology how can God judge us if we are born sinful?

This question was asked by my Atheist friend who was raised Jewish. His point was basically that if we are all inherently sinners (Rom.3:23) than how can God hold us accountable for something we ...
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