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What is the "original" word of God?

Everything I know about Christianity and Jesus is based on the "original" word of God. But I am having trouble understanding what is meant by "original". For example, Paul's source ...
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Is the Bible God?

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God According to John 1:1, "The Word is god". We all know that the Bible is the word of God; therefore, is John 1:...
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Why not "Word is God"? Why past tense? Does it mean word was god initially but not anymore?

John says that in the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Why not "Word is God" - in present tense (because the scriptures are still valid)? It looks ...
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Is the word of God things themselves?

I once heard that the word of God is things themselves. But I can't find the source. If someone knows and can tell me, I would be very grateful! We know that in the Gospel of John, the Word of God is ...
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What was the source of the concept "The Word was God " that John the Evangelist introduced in Jn 1: 1?

We read in John 1:1-2: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. Clearly, John means The Son of God for “the Word who was ...
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How do parables communicate the inspired word of God?

I'm curious as to know how parables can communicate the inspired word of God. Other literary forms in the bible such as myths and psalms are able to somehow communicate it but I want to know how ...
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Hippolytus’ difference between hearing the Word and hearing the Gospel?

In Apostolic Traditions, Hippolytus (starting at section 15 through section 20 (it is too much to copy and paste)) lines out the qualifications that a catechumen must meet for acceptance as such and a ...
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Do we Give our life to Christ or receive Christ's Life?

I just read this post from a friend and I am a bit confused. According to him you don't give your life to Christ, you instead receive Christ's life. I want to deeply understand this. What is the ...
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What does it mean to say the Bible is the "Word of God" and how is it justified?

How is the phrase the "Word of God" understood (as applied to The Bible) in the Christian tradition? I assume different sects of Christianity answer this differently and I'm interested in ...
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What vehicle did God use for Jonah to receive this word?

The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: 2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” 3 But Jonah ran away from the Lord and ...
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What role does The Word have in The Trinity?

So in John 1, it says that the Word was God, and I am curious as to whether the Word of God is considered part of the Father, Son, or Holy Spirit? Or is it distinct, and if so, why is it not included ...
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Why do some translations render Genesis 3:8 with "the voice of the Lord" while others don't? Is it a reference to Jesus?

Genesis 3:8, depending on the translation, says one of two things with regards to what Adam and Eve heard: They heard "the voice of the Lord" walking in the garden or The sound of the Lord God as ...
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What is an overview of beliefs on "Jesus is the Word (Logos) of God"?

Recently, I've been racked at the possible ways this belief might be construed when someone says it. I suspect that the primary Biblical basis for it is John 1, but as we know, there can be many ...
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Are LDS church manuals considered to be the words of God?

In some manuals I've read in the intro that it is official church doctrine, and in some books written by apostles (like Miracle of Forgiveness) it says it's not official church doctrine. Anyway, if a ...
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Does Christianity claim that the Bible is God's only Word? [closed]

If yes, what is the reference for this? By this logic, any book before the Bible like the Torah is not the word of God. According to Islam, Torah is the book of prophet Moses and Bible is the book ...
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