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Praying for Conversion will be right?

Actually me and my girlfriend are in a relationship from 7 months. But the problem is we are from different religions. We can't lose eachother. As I know I worship the True God Jesus. According to ...
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What do you think of this interpretation of the Book of Revelation's sixth and seventh Bowls? [closed]

SIXTH BOWL 12 The sixth angel poured out his bowl on the great river Euphrates, and its water was dried up to prepare the way for the kings from the East. 13 Then I saw three impure spirits that ...
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What is the deeper significance of the term ' betrayer' used for Judas?

We read in Mtt 26:3-5(NIV); Then the chief priests and the elders of the people assembles in the palace of the high priest, whose name was Caiaphas, and they schemed to arrest Jesus secretly and kill ...
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Why did the Lord Jesus curse the fig tree? [migrated]

Mark 11:12-25, Matthew 21:18-22 Jesus curses the fig tree. In Mark, especially, this episode is embedded in the sequence of Jesus' announcements that the Son of Man will die and be resurrected in ...
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Did Satan physically touch Jesus in the Desert?

We read in Matthew 4 how Jesus was tempted in the desert. First temptation goes like this: The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.”. Note the ...
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Was Jesus physically anointed by someone?

We hear Jesus saying in Lk 4:18: The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. We see a number of chosen persons in OT getting anointed for specific ...
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Why isn’t Jesus just rebuking the devil?

In Luke 4:1-12, Jesus is getting tempted by the devil. Three times he responds with the Scriptures instead of rebuking the devil. Why doesn’t Jesus just say, “I rebuke you Satan!” At the first ...
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Why did Pilate use the attribute of Messiah for Jesus?

In an example of exceptional cases, NIV of Mtt 27:17 reads: When the crowd had gathered, Pilate asked them, “Which one do you want me to release to you: Jesus Barabbas, or Jesus who is called the ...
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Is Jesus Christ Really a Jew or Jewish? [duplicate]

According to Matthew 2:23 Luke 1:4 Jesus is a Galilean from ""Nazareth"", Galilee was part of "Israel" not Judah/Judea, Galilee was a Roman province and the Tetrarchy of ...
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The Fast of the Third Month

Relative to research I'm doing, I wanted to pick the brains of the community at large and see if anyone had an answer to a question. Josephus states that Pompey took Jerusalem in the third month (...
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Why is Michael mentioned in an end time prophecy detailing the resurrection and the judgment if he is not Jesus Christ?

The angel Gabriel foretells what many Christians interpret to be the Great Tribulation, followed by salvation of the saints and the judgment of the wicked. Daniel 12:1-3 “At that time Michael shall ...
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Why did Jewish leaders change their mind on the arrest and execution of Jesus?

We read in Mtt 26:3-5(NIV); Then the chief priests and the elders of the people assembles in the palace of the high priest, whose name was Caiaphas, and they schemed to arrest Jesus secretly and ...
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The transfiguration of Jesus at the Mountain

Why Moses? Why Elijah? Why not Enoch? I say this because Elijah was taken up into the heavens, same for Enoch, but it is mentioned in scripture that Moses clearly died What made the disciples think ...
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Is the beast in Revelation 19, a man? [closed]

Scripture says that Jesus will make war on the enemies of God from a horse and his sword will be the word of his mouth. It looks like the devil will lead an army of men into a war against Jesus' ...
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Is Jesus the first creative work of God according to Revelation 3:14?

The Book of Revelation narrates of a story where an angel is ordered to write down the words of Jesus and Jesus here is referred to us the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God's ...
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If Jesus is arch-angel Michael then he was created? [closed]

The Jehovah witness and Seventh Day Adventist denominations believe that Jesus is the arch-angel Michael. The reasons for this belief is based on the Biblical verses that Jesus will shout with the ...
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Did Jesus miraculously create a new set of clothes after he rose from the dead?

The Bible narrates that after Jesus died on the cross then Joseph of Arimathea took his body down from the cross and wrapped it in a linen clothing. They then buried him inside a tomb but then after ...
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"I am" or "I was"?

"I tell you the truth," Jesus answered, "before Abraham was born, I am!" John 8:58 (NIV) Is this a grammatical error? Or is it because the Trinity does not experience time as we do,...
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Question about Jesus and a book

Muslims says Jesus gave a book when he came as prophet and then over time Christians corrupted that book is that true?
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Whom and/or what did Moses and Elijah represent in the Transfiguration?

We read in Mtt 17:1-3 (NKJV): Now after six days Jesus took Peter, James, and John his brother, led them up on a high mountain by themselves; and He was transfigured before them. His face shone like ...
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In Matthew 16:24 Jesus tells His disciples to pick up their crosses and follow Him. How would they have understood what He was saying?

In Matt 16:24 Jesus tells His disciples to pick up their crosses and follow Him. How would the apostles have understood what He was saying? He spoke these words before He was crucified, so the mention ...
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Was Jesus a married man?

I was very confused about this so many times. According to Leonardo da Vinci's painting some said that Jesus was a married man. Does the Catholic Church hide any truth?
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When did Jesus first introduce himself as Son of God?

We read in Mtt 16:13-16: When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah;...
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Why would Jesus turn water into wine - psychoactive, cancerogenous substance

It has been confirmed scientifically by Oxford Population Health researchers that there is direct link between alcohol consumption and significantly increased likelihood of developing malign types of ...
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Logical Paradox of Saving Faith in Jesus Christ? [closed]

To provide more context addressing the seemingly unfit and vague closing reason, this is a follow up question from one of my comment threads of my previous question. Suppose 1000 people are ...
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A specific difference between Christianity and other religions

I remember once saw a Youtube video of some Christian priest mentioned about a specific difference between Christianity and other religions, namely in all other religions the messengers or founders ...
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Why didn't God call the unrighteous dead to life up to Jesus crucifixion

After Jesus died on the cross at Calvary, many of the saints who were dead rose from the dead and appeared To many in Jerusalem. Since a resurrection involving a huge number of people such as this has ...
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How do people who claim Jesus is God defend this when God and Jesus can have two different wills?

So Jesus after seeing a vision of the suffering he would go through to pay the atonement required to save mankind from the gates of hell, offered a prayer to God asking him to remove that cup of ...
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Significance of the darkness before Jesus' death?

Before Jesus cried out to God on why he had abandoned him.The Bible tells us that it was noon which means that it was midday, and darkness covered the whole land for three hours till the ninth hour. ...
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Why do some Christians believe it was a pole and not a cross? [duplicate]

If you learn some history about the Roman Empire then you will learn that they used to crucify subjects in the conquered territories. The might of the Roman Empire reached the Germanic tribe called ...
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What are the attributes of the Soul of Christ?

The short prayer Anima Christi starts like this: "Soul of Christ, sanctify me". We rarely come across the concept of the Soul of Christ in the Gospels. One such instance is in John 12, where ...
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Why didn't the apostles keep track of years after Jesus ascension?

Apart from preaching the good news to the Gentiles and the Jews, did the apostles have a responsibility to keep track of the number of years passed since Jesus Christ was taken up in a cloud to heaven....
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When did Jesus launch his public ministry?

Luke 4:16-21 NIV 16 He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read, 17 and the scroll of the prophet ...
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Christian meals and/or foods linked to Jesus Christ in the New Testament and the saints?

Can anyone link me to a source for Christian meal foods that can be linked to a particular day in the life of Jesus and particular events in the lives of Christian saints. In the event that such ...
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What is the special significance of the term ' signs' in relation to the miracles of Jesus?

We read in Jn 6:26: Jesus answered, “Very truly I tell you, you are looking for me, not because you saw the signs I performed but because you ate the loaves and had your fill. ...
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What is the biblical basis for the argument that the 'mission of Jesus' was to 'restore humanity to a state of sinless purity'?

The teachings of the Unification Church are based on the Bible but with new interpretations, and Moon saw his role as completing the unfulfilled mission of Jesus to restore humanity to a state of “...
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Did Jesus believe and teach that God loved all people?

Jesus was raised as a Jew in a Jewish culture. All Jewish male children, starting at age 5, were taught the Torah and were required to memorized parts of Torah, along with how to read and write. ...
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If God is supposed to be immortal, how is Jesus God if He was mortal [duplicate]

I’ve been asked a question by a Muslim that’s kind of stumped me. They asked me something along the lines of “if Jesus is God, how could he have been God if He died on the cross while God is supposed ...
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Does Jesus have a second name?

Somewhat related to Does Jesus have a last name?. In Forrest Gump (1994)'s scene where private Gump is assembling his weapon (during a drill exercise in the army) unusually fast, his drill sergeant ...
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(For denominations who accept icons) Who is "Jesus Christ of the old days" icon?

I'm Eastern Orthodox, but this question can be answered by catholics and any denomination that accepts icons. I went today to my local church and I saw a painting on a wall that I never noticed. It ...
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Is the term “Followers of The Way” related to Taoism?

I read that some early Christians were called “Followers of The Way”. I also know that The Tao (of Taoism) is often translated as “The Way”. Is there any connection either etymologically or in the ...
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Does the body of Jesus breathe oxygen in heaven?

Before Jesus died on the cross, his body was functioning as of that any other human being where he was breathing to stay alive and then he took his last breath and died. Then rose from the dead and ...
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What are the "gospels" in the Gospels?

As far as I know there are 4 Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. I am an ex-Christian (currently atheist) who had a debate with a Muslim about a few discrepancies between the Qur'an and the Bible. ...
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How did Jesus manage to remain sinless? [closed]

In his 33 years of life, He never sinned. I know I didn’t make it that far before sinning; nobody but Him could or can. So how did He do it? he was probably tempted to sin, but He didn’t.
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Are there any apocryphal writings, or writing by scholars on the last drink that Jesus had on the cross?

We read in Mtt 27:48 how a person standing by the cross , runs to get sour wine for Jesus to drink, after the Lord cries aloud in Aramaic. Jn 19:29 states that a jar of sour wine was there. It was to ...
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Who is the Head of House that Jesus is referring to in Matthew 10:25?

We see in Matthew 10:25 how Jesus cautions his disciples against adversities: "If the head of house has been called Beelzebul, how much would the members be!" Going ahead to Matthew 12:24 we ...
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What was Jesus' blood type , by official pronouncement of Catholic Church?

A write-up in cherishrecatholic.org states that Jesus belonged to AB type of blood group, as per official announcement of Catholic Church. The article cites a eucharistic miracle that happened in ...
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How did Jesus select the Apostles to witness the Transfiguration?

We read in Matthew, Mark and Luke how Jesus took Peter, James and John (last two being brothers) to witness the Transfiguration atop Mount Tabore. Peter would later be named the Rock on which Jesus' ...
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Did Nicodemus use an unusually large quantity of spice- mixture to anoint Jesus' body on burial?

In John 19:39, we read that Nicodemus brought 75 pounds of (34 kg) mixture of myrrh and aloes to prepare the body of Jesus for burial. That is more than half the body weight of an average man of ...
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In The Nicene Creed is Jesus equal to God the Father?

Concerning the Nicene Creed, is Jesus equal to God the Father? If so I am a little confused because in Mark 10:18 And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? There is none good but one, that ...
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