Christianity Weekly Newsletter
Christianity Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

What is the LDS Church's position on spiritual gifts

I am a regular listener of the Glenn Beck Radio Program. Glenn Beck is a Mormon and, while he doesn't directly discuss his Mormon beliefs, he does often speak about spiritual and moral matters in our …

lds spiritual-gifts  
asked by Steven Doggart 4 votes
answered by Mason Wheeler 3 votes

What scripture speaks of filling a bag and "compressing" it?

When you purchase a box of cereal or bag of potato chips at the store, you often come home to find that 2/3 of the container is filled with air. This is because although the container may be filled up …

bible scriptures reference-request  
asked by IQAndreas 4 votes
answered by david brainerd 7 votes

What caused people in Jerusalem to change so much from "Palm entrance" to crucifixion day

Are the same people that received Jesus with flowers when he entered the city the ones that also condemned him for crucifixion a couple of days later? Every single preacher I've heard suggested they …

asked by Fofole 4 votes
answered by Mike 0 votes

What does it mean to "Believe in Jesus"

Pastors state that one must believe in Jesus in order to go to heaven. What does "believe in Jesus" mean and how do you support your answer? I've asked Christians, but they most often respond that …

jesus heaven belief  
asked by Darryl 3 votes
answered by mojo 3 votes

Is religious pluralism viable in Christianity?

Take Christianity and Islam, for example. A good answer to this question states "Abraham was saved through faith and love, just as we are today." Heb 11:6 NIV And without faith it is impossible …

soteriology religious-pluralism  
asked by Fofole 3 votes
answered by mojo 2 votes

Isaiah 34:11 translation of animal names

In the NASB translation of Isaiah 34:11, Isaiah prophesies of Edom saying "But pelican and hedgehog will possess it, and owl and raven will dwell in it." At first I thought it odd that they mentioned …

bible-translation isaiah manuscript  
asked by user2956947 2 votes
answered by david brainerd 0 votes

Who is entitled to partake in the Lord's Supper/communion

1 Cor 11:27 Wherefore whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord. What does this mean, "unworthily"? (cp. 1 Cor. …

communion corinthians  
asked by Fofole 2 votes
answered by Tim Dev 3 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

What's the significance of hyssop in John 19:29?

There is just one verse in the New Testament that refers to hyssop and is not referring to the Old Testament: John 19:29 (NLT) A jar of sour wine was sitting there, so they soaked a sponge in …

asked by El'endia Starman 14 votes
answered by Bob Black 9 votes

Is masturbation a sin?

There's definitely two sides to this coin, some people say that masturbation is not a sin that leads to death, others say that it's a sin because Jesus commands us to deny the desires of our flesh. …

sin sexuality  
asked by Jonathon Byrd 34 votes
answered by Corey Ogburn 45 votes

Can you answer this?

How could Jesus' audience hear Jesus without audio installation?

I am wondering, today we use microphones and large sound systems to amplify someone's speaking. How did they do that 2000 years ago? Jesus spoke outside regularly before large crowds of people. I …

asked by 2pietjuh2 2 votes
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