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Bible verses in the OT and NT that prove Christ is God and verses that proves Christ is not God

What are the verses in the Bible (both OT and NT) that (a) prove Christ is God and verses that (b) prove Christ is not God?
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Satan and language

How developed is satan’s ability to use human languages? Can he construct new words? Can he write a novel or scientific paper? How can one identify devil or demonic writings other than using the Bible?...
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Is it okay to become a member or stay in the false Christian denomination? [closed]

While most Christian denomination would not otherwise teach that salvation can come from various denominations and stand strong that their denomination is the true church the Seventh Day Adventists ...
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What is the historical connection of early church founders of SDA to the Waldenses, Huguenots, and Albigenses?

The Waldenses, Huguenots, and Albigenses who refused to surrender their faith during those centuries of fierce oppression from the armies of Rome according to this article. According to the article, ...
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Is ”sola scriptura” the first appeal of “Ecclesia Reformata, Semper Reformanda?”

"Sola scriptura" & "Ecclesia Reformata, Semper Reformanda" (a church reformed and always to be reformed according to the Word of God) are the "two mottos" among others, from the early church and ...
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Is suffering that important to God than a destitute and unfortunate man's normal enjoyment of life like other ten men? [closed]

Say a man from birth till now in adult age has nothing but suffering. God just keeps giving him suffering. More and more. One after another. Not a single tangible dream is fulfilled. God gave him ...
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Is there any love story in the Bible of this kind? [closed]

I know Bible is full of love stories. Because Bible is nothing but Love itself. In particular I was just wondering is their any love story in the Bible where a very distressed and a man of full of ...
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Is it possible to born multiple times as human? [duplicate]

Multiple rebirths in humans here refers to the phenomenon of having birth and death multiple times. It does not mean having birth and death and again born in heaven. I mean having birth and death as ...
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When “Theology” becomes a"Theological-fallacy?

And, what constitutes "theological-fallacy? Is the breaking of the Word of God (John 10:35) the end result or the cause of the "fallacy", or both? Is the Reformed theology inherently incapable of ...
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Is belief or faith the same as idolatry?

So clearly there are a ton of biblical texts, the most famous being the second commandment against Idols. So given what we know about the nature of our brains today, I have a serious question: Is ...
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Logos, The Word and Jesus

Jesus says he is the Logos. In some translations this is represented with ”Word”. What does ”Word” mean? Is it the Bible, the languages or what. In Genesis Adam is the one who give names to things ...
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Which Christian Church today stems back to the original Christian Church founded by Jesus Christ? [closed]

Matthew 16:18 states: And I[Jesus] tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it. (NIV) We understand that the early ...
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The search for the true Historical Christian Church

Today, there are so many Christian religions, and almost everyone would agree that every religion claims to be the one true Church of Jesus Christ. However, there must be only one true Christian ...
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Why some believe that Jesus Christ is God and others don't? [closed]

Biblical Unitarians do not believe that Jesus Christ is God while Trinitarians believe otherwise. In this context, what is the general view of Biblical Unitarians as to the divinity of Jesus Christ ...
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Dan Wallace & Murray Harris agree! Saying 'God is Jesus' is wrong. Is this what scholarly Trinitarians teach?

Note: Both Daniel Wallace and Murray Harris fully support the doctrine of the Trinity. This question assumes they do. Dan Wallace & Murray Harris in his book Jesus as God agree! Saying 'God ...
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As a young Jew what would Jesus have been taught about heaven and hell?

I understand the Jewish concept of heaven and hell is different from what I was taught as a conservative protestant. I am curious as to the teaching Jesus would have received from rabbis of his time. ...
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Android application development regarding [closed]

I want to stream videos from YouTube into my Android app and also wanted to place banner ads is there any issue causes regarding to above?
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Why don’t unitarians believe that Jesus Christ pre-existed before incarnation?

I want to ask this again but in a different context. In the context of unitarianism. Why unitarians do not believe that Jesus Christ is God And why unitarians do not believe in the pre-existence of ...
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The other gospels not part of the Bible

AFAIK the the writers of the NT are only Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Paul, James, Peter and Jude. The writing of the other apostles, Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Thomas, Matthias, Simon abd James why ...
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"What theological perceptions and allowances would the Church of England make for 'online Eucharist' “ that can be specifically answered?

Friends, can you help please? What theological perceptions and allowances would the Church of England make for 'online Eucharist?
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Can God replace his covenent with Abraham?

In the book of Genesis, God makes the covenant of circumcision with Abraham for him and his descendants. In verse 7 we are told this is an everlasting covenant. How does this go in hand with the fact ...
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Is it possible for a married Catholic to be invincibly ignorant that adultery is gravely wrong?

Is it possible for a married Catholic to be invincibly ignorant that adultery is gravely wrong? I am interested in an answer from the Catholic viewpoint.
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In 1943, the Russian Orthodox Church permitted the women's name Svetlana. Was it made specifically for Stalin's daughter?

Russian Wikipedia says the name "Svetlana" was invented in 19th century by a poet Alexander Vostokov. But some people also pointed out that Svetlana is Russian equivalent of Photini, the Samaritan ...
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How do Baptists interpret Revelation 20 and 21?

I understand that Revelation is one of the more challenging books to ask about, but what I hope to find out is what Baptists believe chapters 21 and 22 foretell for the future. Chapter 20:1-3 and ...
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Identifying a source for this C S Lewis quote (reflecting St Augustine and St Paul)

There is a C. S. Lewis quote from The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe that resembles a famous quote by St Augustine. Here is St. Augustine: The very thing which is now called the Christian ...
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Cleansing of unclean meat to clean meat interpretation of Acts 10:17-18 and 22-23 in relation to Isaiah 66:17

I have never read in the bible whether eating of unclean meat as described in the Old Testament where it is allowed to eat "unclean meat" or unclean meat is now clean meat. Except for one vision from ...
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The meaning of John 14:6 in relation to pre-existence of Jesus before the incarnation [closed]

I want to ask both trinitarians and non-trinitarians alike: In John 14:6 it says: Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. (NIV) ...
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What does Unitarianism think about Judaism?

As Christians know, the Christian sect called Unitarianism is very interesting. For example, Unitarians believe in one G-d, rejecting the Trinity. They stress the oneness and unity of G-d. Famous ...
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Can God be different than what the Bible says? [closed]

The Bible says many attributes of the God, almighty, love, pure and good, etc. Obviously these attributes come from many of his believers and followers, scripted in the Bible from their perspectives. ...
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Are sins = crime in ancient Jews? [closed]

Ancient Judaism is religious society. Religious society, unlike secular society, has a feature. What's prohibited by their religions are also prohibited by laws. A lot like Muslim society right now. ...
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Trying to locate a skit cassette tape from when I was a kid, I hate bugs, etc

I'm having trouble locating a cassette tape online(hoping to see if it ever came out on CD). I think it was a skit tape, but I'm not sure. The cassette tape had: I hate bugs(worst thing ever made by ...
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2 cities called Caesarea?

This may be in the wrong forum but I’ll try. I google searched this at length yesterday but my search terms must be lacking something as the mystery got worse not better. We’re there more than one ...
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Are Roman Catholic , Orthodox and Protestant churches conservative or progressive? [closed]

I am studying Christianity (am not Christian myself) and I am having a bit of trouble identifying which denomination is conservative or progressive. Also, am I right in saying that Roman Catholicism ...
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What would be a good counter arguments to this idea?

Sex Before Marriage Is Not A Sin I found this article that says that sex outside marriage is not a sin. Some samples are Ruth and Boaz Really? Where does the Bible give a green light to ...
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Why the word “REgenerate” according to the Calvinist?

I've search in the internet : RE- a prefix, occurring originally in loanwords from Latin, used with the meaning “again” or “again and again” to indicate repetition, or with the meaning “back” ...
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Do Catholics view other religion as a sin?

I'm interested to make this question after reading Do Catholics view atheism as a sin?, where the answer is : Yes. Catholicism states quite clearly that atheism is a sin. Disbelieving God means ...
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What's it like to believe in God? [closed]

I'm an atheist, so I'm wondering what it's like to believe in God. I just want to try to understand you guys a little more, and I'm planning on writing a story (or stories) that have at least one ...
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Were there kangaroos on the ark? [closed]

There is reasonable speculation that the flood covered only 'populated' regions of the earth. Kangaroos were never where Noah was.
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What does the Catholic Church teach on claiming as our “right / inheritance” the Abrahamic blessings before we die?

Background My friend is influenced by what I think is a prosperity-gospel leaning church, although I don't see heretical excesses like "positive confession", "name-it claim-it", etc and I cannot ...
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Does the Roman Catholic Church have a daily Bible reading?

I know that the Roman Catholic Church has the same Gospel reading on the Lord's Day. But does it having a daily reading as well? Where can I go to find it?
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If we're caught up in the air(waves), is that the rapture? [closed]

God is outside time. He created it. Is the prince of the air, whomever he is, outside of time too?
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If a person is in mortal sin and he fails to go to confession when he has the opportunity, does he commit an additional sin?

If a person is in mortal sin and he fails to go to confession when he has the opportunity, does he commit an additional sin? I am interested in the Catholic viewpoint.
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How does Catholic Church differentiate between the presence of Jesus and that of the Holy Spirit on the earth?

We see Jesus telling His disciples at John 14:15-16 (NRSVCE): If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you ...
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What's the difference between pastor, parochial administrator and parochial vicar in the Catholic Church?

I was looking through the list of appointments to a nearby parish and noticed that the Bishop is mixing things up, but not really changing much. Two parishes in a nearby city are linked, with two ...
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Why do churchmen not know about the Feast of Unleavened Bread which followed Passover explains “Preparation day” for the Sabbath? [closed]

I believe that our Lord said what He meant and meant what He said. So if He was crucified on "Good Friday" and arose on Sunday by the Jewish, timekeeping that was only one night and one day. A day in ...
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What is a “human act” in Catholic moral theology?

What is a "human act" in Catholic moral theology, and how does it relate to "full consent of the will" which is one of the conditions for a mortal sin?
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If Jesus is “a god” do Jehovah’s Witnesses consider themselves to be polytheists?

Isaiah 44:6, Thus says the Lord, the King of Israel And His Redeemer, the Lord of host; I am the first and I am the last, AND THERE IS NO GOD BESIDES ME. Isaiah 44:24, Thus says the Lord your ...
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The workings of the Trinity [closed]

So there’s this thing I came up with about the three unity. Jesus, the Son. God the Almighty and the Holy Spirit that works through everybody. Both are truth, as so we are told. That makes them God. ...
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What are the steps and permissions required to add more “patronages” to saints?

I understand well enough the steps to go through to become a Catholic saint. And my understanding is that saints are "patron saints" of certain aspects of life and those patronages get assigned after ...
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If John wrote the 4th Gospel, why did he not name himself or his brother?

I've read in Ellicott's commentary that the "other" disciple of John 18:15 might be James, for it stands in contrast to John's supposed self-designation as "the beloved disciple". But that got me ...

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