Nathan Wheeler
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What is the message of Matthew 9:5?
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You must take verses 5 and 6 together, as they're a single statement. Christ has just told the paralyzed man that his sins are forgiven, and the teachers around Him that saw it believed His statement ...

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What does the bible say about interracial marriages?
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Moses married an Ethiopian (descendant of Ham), and Miriam and Aaron didn't approve. The story is found in Numbers 12:1, and we don't find anything to say whether it was ok for him to have done so or ...

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How long did it take to form the Biblical canon?
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12 votes

Much of when the Old Testament was written is purely conjecture, but many modern scholars believe that it was written some time in the period when the Persians captured Babylon in 538 BC. Others ...

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Do not Judge others, or do we Judge others?
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11 votes

Yes, you can judge others... once you're perfect. There's more to that passage than just that. Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what ...

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What is the biblical basis to claim that masturbation is a sin?
10 votes

When it comes to masturbation, there are two types of guys: those who do it, and those who lie about it. People errantly use passages of Scripture such as Genesis 38:7-10 and many others to say that ...

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Are some people created to go to Hell?
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8 votes

We know from the Bible that Judas was not meant to be saved. So, the answer would have to be yes. "While I was with them, I protected them and kept them safe by that name you gave me. None has been ...

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What is God waiting for before He ends the world?
6 votes

I believe that the best that we know is that He's waiting for the perfect time. According to Romans 11:25-27 though, we know that He will not return until "the fullness of the Gentiles is come in." ...

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Was Jesus finite or infinite? (human or God?)
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He was completely given to humanity, entering a sinful world, experiencing pain, loss, hardships, work, temptation, hunger, and even death. All the while, He was completely God, omniscient, omnipotent,...

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Where does prevenient grace originate in the Bible?
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5 votes

Romans 7:7 states, What shall we say, then? Is the law sin? Certainly not! Indeed I would not have known what sin was except through the law. For I would not have known what coveting really ...

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What is the essence of sin?
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I believe that Wesley best defined sin as "A willful transgression of a known law of God." Romans 5:13 says, "... before the law was given, sin was in the world. But sin is not taken into account when ...

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A "version" of the bible with sentence structure written in English but retaining most of the original untranslated "nouns/verbs/adjectives"?
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Young's Literal Translation is very good to keep all the original tense and word usage found in the Greek and Hebrew text, but still contains a sentence structure quite similar to what we commonly use ...

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Is there any evidence that Jesus had no children?
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I would find it very hard to believe that Jesus had children. Jesus, during the time of His ministry, took special care to talk to children, and to encourage His followers and disciples to do the same....

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Do angels have free will?
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Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our ...

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Does God create some people Heterosexual and others Homosexual?
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One of you will say to me: “Then why does God still blame us? For who resists his will?” But who are you, O man, to talk back to God? “Shall what is formed say to him who formed it, ‘Why did you make ...

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Will suicide keep me out of Heaven?
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Would someone want to kill themselves if they had the hope and love of Christ in their heart? Suicide is most commonly a result of hopelessness. Suicide is only self-serving. Suicide is the act of ...

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