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If the kingdom of God is invisible, in heaven, how can seeing Jesus be key to seeing it as he is also invisible, in heaven?

This question is based on four texts dealing with this matter. John 3:3 where Jesus said to Nicodemus, "Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of ...
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Is Jesus presently seated on a throne?

We often say or sing that Jesus is currently enthroned in heaven or seated on His throne in heaven. However, does Jesus instead teach that He won't sit on His throne before the Second Coming (Matt. 19:...
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Did Lucifer’s sin in Heaven defile the Heavenly Sanctuary?

I stumbled across the lack of belief, or comprehension, of this concept on another forum and it not only surprised me, I was completely blindsided by the response to the question; it was like I was ...
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Are there any denominations that literally believe rich people cannot enter the Kingdom of Heaven?

23Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly I tell you, it is hard for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle ...
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What happens in Heaven when we come into contact with fellow Christians who don't wish to speak to us in this life?

Let say for one reason or another, we have friends whom we've drifted apart from in our lives, and they also happen to be Christians. We're all going to meet each other in Heaven, but does the Bible ...
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Reiterating John 3:16, as in its whole meaning… [closed]

God says in John 3:16, “For God so loved the WORLD.” Why does God love the world so much? Or the induvial people in it? I find is vaccinating that God loves his people so much. Later in, it says, “...
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What would happen if the Jews accepted Jesus?

This is just my speculation but would Jesus have established His millennial kingdom on Earth already IF the Jews, on a nationwide basis, accepted Him as their Lord and Saviour? "So he said, “A ...
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Who are the people who attempts to enter heaven but aren't able?

In Luke 13:22-24 22 He passed through towns and villages, teaching as he went and making his way to Jerusalem. 23 Someone asked him, “Lord, will only a few people be saved?” He answered them, ...
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According to Calvinist, are there another kind group of people besides "they" in Revelation 22:4-5?

Revelation 22: (2) and flowing down the middle of the city's street. On each side of the river was the tree of life, which bears fruit twelve times a year, once each month; and its leaves are for ...
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According to the Catholic Church, are there levels of spiritual enlightenment in Christianity?

In Judaism there is the Kabbalah. In other religions there are ways to spiritual enlightenment. Every religion has its own formula. From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and ...
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Changing determined fate?

I am LDS and had a discussion in Seminary the other day. Our Heavenly Father is all knowing, meaning he can see our past, present, and future. Let's say that according to Heavenly Father, I am not ...
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According to the Catholic Church, what did Jesus mean by saying that the least in the kingdom of heaven in greater than John the Baptist?

We read at Matthew 11:11 (NRSVCE): "Truly I tell you, among those born of women no one has arisen greater than John the Baptist; yet the least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he." What ...
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Will family members get to visit each other if separated into different kingdoms in heaven?

I have been told by my LDS bishop not to fear losing family members forever. I know that the family is very important to Heavenly Father and his Son, but how important is it really? Will we get to ...
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Is baptism by water necessary for salvation? [duplicate]

John 3:5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. If the Kingdom of God is inside you (Luke 17:21), ...
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