Tiago Martins Peres
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Why did Ananias die?
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This story is a reminder "God isn't mocked" (Galatians 6:7) and sin is sin. The problem isn't that they hold money for themselves, that would have been ok. Instead, their attempt to make themselves ...

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What is the biblical justification for permitting female pastors?
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As a start, I disagree with 1 Cor. 14:34-35 being used as justification for women not to be preachers as it clearly refers to specific occasions where women spoke with their husbands during the ...

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How do seraphim in Isaiah 6 relate to the cherubim?
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According to The New Unger's Bible Dictionary, definition of Cherub They do not seem to be identical with the seraphim (Isa. 6:2). The cherubim apparently have to do with the holiness of God as ...

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Why did Jesus have to leave for the Holy Spirit to come?
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Reading one verse was enough for you to come up with such assumption that both couldn't be in the world at the same time. (It isn't very good procedure though) So, reading one other verse should be ...

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What is the Biblical basis for the concept that demons have an odor?
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In the bible, KJV, Paul uses both in Ephesians 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour. ...

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Why is Jesus named the Prince of Peace instead of the King of Peace?
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If we read the same passage (Isaiah 9:6) in different translations, for instances KJV, WEB, AMP, ASV, they all have «(The) Prince of Peace». Then, we can read in Revelations 1:5 [KJV] And from ...

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Meaning of Acts 10:34-35 according to Protestantism
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In this specific section up until verse 43 Peter is speaking about Jesus' life and ministry. The answer to the claim God is "no respecter of persons" but accepts the ones that fear Him and "worketh ...

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Why did Jezebel curse herself?
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That is a conditional statement from a malicious and cruel woman that was ruling Israel (she was definitely the decision maker in her relationship with king Ahab), had 850 prophets around her (450 ...

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Why do people expect coherence in the bible?
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There's an episode of oneminuteapologist where the guest Dr. Norman Geisler answers the question "Is the Bible reliable?". It all breaks down to the following Premise 1. God can't err. ...

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How do we know that death has no mastery over Christ?
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Lazarus and others who were by Jesus raised from the dead died again since they weren't raised into a glorified human body. This means they are still in the grip of death. But not Jesus. Death could ...

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Is the Greek word Protoktistos used anywhere in the Bible?
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Using the Blue Letter Bible to search for that term we can see it yields no results. The closest word I could find results was prōtotokos / πρωτοτοκοσ, found 40 times in LXX, 3 times in MGNT and 3 ...

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Who were the intended audience in the Epistle to Romans?
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The Epistle to the Romans was addressed to the inhabitants of Rome, which was the center of the Roman empire. Paul planned a visit to Rome when he went to Spain (Acts 15:23-24, 28) and it was a letter ...

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Why was Lot "let off the hook" for offering his daughters to be raped?
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The overall Genesis 19 is chilling, specially verses 19:4-9 and 19:30-38. These verses represent, respectively, wickedness of Sodomites and Lot, and Lot's backsliding. In our current society we can't ...

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Repetition of "and he begat sons and daughters:"
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That repetition is called epistrophe which is an optional repetition to make a point. This comes in a context where humans were expelled from paradise (where they were given a clear command we can ...

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How do we recognize Elijah when he will come before the day of Lord?
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In Matthew 17:11 this could indeed refer to a prophecy present in Malachi 4:5 like you said Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord ...

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Who does Paul consider to be "Saints" in Romans 1:7?
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The NT refutes the idea of a special class of saints. A saint comes from the word hagios which according to Strong's Definition ἅγιος hágios, hag'-ee-os; from ἅγος hágos (an awful thing) (compare G53,...

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Are Seraphim and Cherubim angels?
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According to The New Unger's Bible Dictionary, definition of Cherub The cherubim seem to be actual beings of the angelic order. and Seraphim An order of celestial beings, whom Isaiah beheld in ...

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