All Questions

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
-3
votes
1answer
255 views

Why or where were the 1000s of people who knew Jesus, why didn't they help [closed]

In several passages of the bible Jesus healed, drove demons out, forgave, cured, and showed compassion to thousands of people. He lifted a girl who was dead to her feet, and many more were supposedly ...
-3
votes
1answer
478 views

Why is God referred to as male rather than female? [closed]

Did God choose to reveal his being to us as a male instead of a female or is that something which can be attributed to our understanding? Thank you for your answers.
-3
votes
1answer
209 views

How can we be so sure about the authenticity and genuineness of all the new “versions” and translations of the Canonical Bible? [closed]

There are a lot of "versions" and translations of the bible. I've read just a few, like 5 or 6, and I've seen several differences, but the real deal is that I've seen a large and significant ...
-3
votes
1answer
248 views

Does the Bible say we will die sinning? [closed]

Psalm 51:5 conveys we are "Born" sinners. 1 John 1:8 conveys we are sinning "Presently". But is there a scripture that says we will "Die" sinners. I was under the notion we can't stop sinning, an ...
-3
votes
1answer
85 views

New Age Movement [closed]

Is there a canonical definition for the "New Age" movement? I remember a lot of conversation on the subject when I was younger and ran into someone mentioning it recently. As a term it is pretty ...
-3
votes
1answer
2k views

Who is God's God? [closed]

The existence and nature of God is of fundemental importance to Christianity. It might be said that in order to be a Christian, one must have a particular understanding of the qualities and character ...
-3
votes
1answer
88 views

How and when Pentecost People raised in this world recently [closed]

Now a Days we can see the Independent Pentecostal churches all over the world. I want to know When these Pentecost people raised ???? till 19th century there is o news about that people
-3
votes
2answers
60 views

How powerful (literally) is a soul? Has Any Christian sect calculated it or explained it? [closed]

If a soul can control its own body it has to be able to exert a force and do work. This is an important point that often gets overlooked because of the very powerful illusion of unity in being all ...
-3
votes
2answers
199 views

Is there a way to prove that God’s foreknowledge is incompatible with genuine human freedom? [closed]

Here are two statements that I have always considered self-evident: God’s total foreknowledge is not compatible with genuine human freedom. God is with us at all times but does not know in advance ...
-3
votes
1answer
64 views

What are the teachings of Catholic Church on the existence or otherwise of Lesser Gods in the context of Ex 20:5?

We see the Lord telling the Israelite at Ex 20:5: Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the ...
-3
votes
1answer
168 views

Was Judas misinformed of the real purpose behind the planned arrest of Jesus?

We see in Exodus 21:32: "If the ox gores a male or female slave, the owner shall pay to the slave-owner thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned."" Now, thirty pieces of ...
-3
votes
2answers
175 views

Does the Catholic Church teach that the early death of Jesus on the Cross, had been ordained by God the Father?

We see the narrative of Jesus' death on the Cross as given by John at 19: 31-33: Since it was the day of Preparation, the Jews did not want the bodies left on the cross during the sabbath, especially ...
-3
votes
1answer
63 views

According to the Catholic Church , did Jesus project God the Father as the role model of perfection?

We see Jesus saying at Matthew 5:48 (NRSVCE) "Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect" Now, the image of God the Father that the Jewish people had had, before they listened to ...
-3
votes
1answer
404 views

The orginal papers/book that Moses wrote of Jesus?

I always posted/stated that the King James bible version wasn't all accurate. What Jesus said is true enough; but man has his thumbprint on that particular bible i.e. Some got lost through translation,...
-3
votes
1answer
84 views

What secrets of the Bible that you know and others don't unless you tell them? [closed]

I think the Bible is a dossier on ending child scarifice in all its forms forever. What's your secret?
-3
votes
1answer
180 views

Who gets to decide who is a prophet and who is not? [closed]

How does one know that a person who is prophesying is officially a genuine prophet and not someone who is intentionally misleading you? Does someone have a list of genuine prophets? Bonus: How ...
-3
votes
2answers
88 views

2 Timothy 3:16-17 , if Paul teach Timothy that the Scripture is sufficient, then why make another Scripture according to the Calvinist?

Here is a quote from an article about the verse I read in this link : Verse 16 is a crucial text in our discussion. All Scripture (Greek: graphe which is refering to the sacred writings). Here is ...
-3
votes
1answer
512 views
-3
votes
1answer
282 views

Was Matthew 28:19 changed? The greatest commission [closed]

The original texts are "baptize them in my name" or "in Jesus name". The texts had been changed to "in the name of the Father, the son and holy Spirit". If it's true that the verse was changed, why ...
-3
votes
1answer
99 views

Is there reference to Jesus or the main Biblical characters outside the Bible? [duplicate]

I would like to know if there exists documentation of Jesus/Mark/John/etc, as well as Moses/Abraham/Isaac/etc, outside of the Bible? I would also prefer not to have reference from fellow Christian ...
-3
votes
2answers
700 views

What does “the Holy Spirit and us” mean in Acts 15:28, according to Catholicism?

Acts 15:28 (NIV) It seemed good to the Holy Spirit and to us not to burden you with anything beyond the following requirements: When the text says "the Holy Spirit and us", what is the meaning of ...
-3
votes
4answers
1k views

Does the Roman Catholic Church consider other religions evil, demonic, and satanic? [closed]

Does the Roman Catholic Church consider other religions like Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam evil, demonic, and satanic?
-3
votes
1answer
151 views

Confused About - Judism - Christanity - Hebrew Bible - Old Testament - New Testament! [closed]

I was watching a movie "Exodus - Gods and Kings" yesterday and I came to know about Moses. I am a Hindu by religion but I got curious about Moses and his deeds and how he brought changes to the lives ...
-3
votes
2answers
233 views

What is the biblical basis for celebrating Easter?

On the night of the last supper Jesus instituted a new covenant that he commanded be kept with a ceremony he outlined in Luke 22:7-38 This was done after Passover and was meant to memorialize the ...
-3
votes
1answer
240 views

Is there any basis in Catholic theology or in the writings of major Catholic theologians for the belief that snakes used to have legs?

Catholicism has pretty much stated that the Genesis creation account is allegorical. The serpent talking to Eve was not an actual event, but a story. Yet I see and hear often from Christians the ...
-3
votes
1answer
816 views

What does catholicism say about inheritance?

Are there rules regarding inheritance of property in Catholicism? For example, can a non-Catholic inherit property from a Catholic according to the Catholic faith?
-3
votes
1answer
118 views

Is love in a human being immanent or is to say that heresy?

In a paper I am writing I am trying to find a good word to describe that love (and compassion?) are inherent in every human being, and preferably that it comes from The Divine. According to Catholic ...
-3
votes
3answers
3k views

According to Christians who will go to hell? [closed]

According to Christians: Jesus died and rose again to save the world from all their sins. Based on this, do all people go to heaven and no one go to hell? If not who will go to hell?
-3
votes
1answer
72 views

How to know when a text on religion is using hyperbole to describe Heavenly joy? [closed]

Many texts describe Heaven's joy as 'infinite' (including a personal favourite, CS Lewis's Weight of Glory') but, as we are finite beings, we must assume this is merely to convey that there is 'a ...
-3
votes
2answers
613 views

What is the biblical basis for Jesus being able to redeem the Jewish people in his second coming?

It is believed by many Jews that the Messiah will redeem them, unite them, and establish the Kingdom of God on Earth. Some Christians believe that this prophecy will be fulfilled in the second coming ...
-3
votes
0answers
54 views

Is the out-resurrection only for martyrs and people living in the great tribulation? [closed]

Relevant Scripture Revelation 20:4 I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had ...
-3
votes
3answers
93 views

Do fallen angels know and understand the Bible according to the Calvinist?

What I mean "know and understand" for example: this angel knows about TULIP?
-3
votes
2answers
719 views

Do all YEC believe flat earth?

What I mean "all YEC" is : since from the past until now there is not one person of YEC believe that the earth is a ball shape. For example, God said in : Daniel 4:11 (ESV) The tree grew and ...
-3
votes
2answers
160 views

applicability of various biblical laws to today [duplicate]

So I was looking at http://www.buzzfeed.com/omgitsanf/19-things-the-bible-forbids-other-than-homosexuali-b83k and wondered what it's applicability is to today. Like if those were laws that some Roman ...
-4
votes
6answers
499 views

Did God the Son become flesh?

I read here somewhere that 'the logos IS the ever-living Son'. This is conjecture as no biblical text seems to support this construct. The bible reveals nothing about an ever-living 'God the Son' ...
-4
votes
2answers
506 views

How did the Catholic canon that Christians could not 'share a meal with a Jew' differ in spirit from the Pharisees traditions concerning Gentiles? [closed]

Anyone who has studied the New Testament knows that possibly the greatest offense that the Jewish leaders had against Christ was that he did not respect their traditions. Jews at that time put the ...
-4
votes
3answers
243k views

What version of the Bible is closest to the Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek manuscripts? [closed]

12-1-12 I know my post is long but I really need some clarification & help!!! Thanks for answering my post to the best of your ability!!! :) **There are so many versions of the Bible now the ...
-4
votes
4answers
4k views

Why did Jesus ask for forgiveness?

If Jesus lived a perfect life, for what was he asking forgiveness when said the Lord's prayer? What "debt" or "trespass" had he committed that he felt needed to be forgiven? If he was just giving a ...
-4
votes
2answers
1k views

Difference between Christ and Messiah? [closed]

Really need to understand the difference between Christ and Messiah
-4
votes
1answer
460 views

What is the protestant's view on cybersex? [closed]

I just wanted to ask this to clarify if the Catholic and Protestant Churches have different views regarding this matter. Thank you. :)
-4
votes
3answers
820 views

What is God's nature? [closed]

What is God's nature in simplest terms? What essential principles governs how God interacts within the trinity and with his creation?
-4
votes
3answers
171 views

Why most Christians say Jesus’ resurrection was on a Sunday?

John 20:1 Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. If in the point of view of ...
-4
votes
2answers
6k views

What tribe is David from?

What tribe is King David from?
-4
votes
2answers
1k views

Why is Song of Songs not considered pornography? [closed]

"May he kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For your love is better than wine. Your oils have a pleasing fragrance, Your name is like purified oil; Therefore the maidens love you. Draw me after you ...
-4
votes
1answer
427 views

According to Catholic tradition, why doesn't God the Father punish ISIS? [closed]

A father punishes children who misbehave. Members of ISIS have misbehaved and slaughtered innocent people. So why doesn't God the Father punish ISIS? Please cite Scripture and relevant Catholic ...
-4
votes
1answer
216 views

Does being Protestant imply you are also a Zionist? [closed]

It seems most Protestants support the State of Israel and/or the Zionist cause. What theologically distinguishes those who do not?
-4
votes
1answer
160 views

Do Calvinism and Arminianism cover all Christian doctrines? [closed]

This is sort of the opposite version of a question I just asked. What is the most popular belief system that rejects all points of Calvinism and Arminianism? It seems to me that Calvinism and ...
-4
votes
1answer
1k views

How can Jesus saw Nathanael in John1:48 when he was not at that place? [closed]

Jesus said no servant is greater than his master. Jesus even showed to Apostles that he can walk on water but only Peter had enough courage to follow although his faith was not yet enough. Eastern ...
-4
votes
3answers
2k views

Did Peter ever ask Jesus for forgiveness?

According to everything I have ever learned, forgiveness is based on repentance. This usually requires asking God for forgiveness for our sins. Weeping bitterly is not a sign of repentance. It is ...
-4
votes
1answer
525 views

Why does Roman Catholicism reject reincarnation?

In Christianity when we have lived well we go to Heaven. But in some religions as Hinduism you will reincarnate into another body to get e.g a better karma. According to the Roman Catholic Church, ...

15 30 50 per page