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Christianity Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

Why is it not a sin when God asked Moses to lie to Pharaoh?

And how does this expand on our conception of what is sin? (Exodus 3:18) ...and you shall say to him, ‘The Lord God of the Hebrews has met with us; and now, please, let us go three days’ ...

nature-of-god sin lying  
asked by Beestocks 7 votes
answered by LCIII 7 votes

If every stone of the temple was thrown down how is the Wailing Wall still standing?

Jesus left the temple and was walking away when his disciples came up to him to call his attention to its buildings. “Do you see all these things?” he asked. “Truly I tell you, not one stone here ...

gospel-of-matthew temple archaeology  
asked by always learning 6 votes
answered by Benjamin Hoogterp 10 votes

Which year did Jesus die? What is the most commonly held view

Is there a commonly held year for Jesus' crucifixion? What is the basis? In particular I would like to see biblical-basis. If not which Christian denominations teach a specific year for His ...

jesus biblical-basis history prophecy crucifixion  
asked by Beestocks 6 votes
answered by Benjamin Hoogterp 7 votes

What does this reference in the Watchtower Online Library mean?

I found the Jehovah's Witnesses Bible research site (the Watchtower Online Library) and wanted to look up their explanation regarding the year 1914. According to the section highlighted in red on ...

eschatology jehovahs-witnesses reference-request  
asked by eravn 6 votes
answered by TRiG 6 votes

What denominations obligate daily Bible reading and prayer?

It is my understanding that the default position within mainstream Christianity is that prayer and reading the Bible are key to promoting spiritual well-being and growth and that as such they are ...

prayer religious-practice  
asked by Reluctant_Linux_User 5 votes

What does the Catholic Church say happens on the New Earth?

There is a tiny blurb in my text book saying that Even the earth will be transformed in some way referencing revelation 21:1-3 which it goes on to quote, but not actually explain. So what ...

catholicism eschatology  
asked by Peter Turner 5 votes
answered by FMS 1 vote

How can Pharisees turn someone from God if His grace is irresistible?

How does Calvinism reconcile these words from Jesus along with its doctrine of irresistible grace (IG)? Matthew 23:13,15 ESV But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut the ...

calvinism irresistible-grace  
asked by LCIII 4 votes
answered by wax eagle 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Does the Bible say anything about our human relations being kept after death?

Does death separate us from the people we love forever? Do we keep our human relations or do we start over? I'm looking for any scripture passages that backup this claim or the contrary.

biblical-basis heaven afterlife relationships  
asked by Peter 6 votes
answered by SSumner 6 votes

Prominent Theologians' answer to: What is "The Parable of the Shrewd Manager" about?

The Parable of the Shrewd Manager (full text below) is perhaps one of the hardest parables to interpret. At first glance it seems to be about rewarding dishonesty! What lesson is Jesus teaching His ...

exegesis gospel-of-luke parables  
asked by Wikis 24 votes
answered by Bork Blatt 16 votes

Can you answer this?

What's Moses up to nowadays?

I'm teaching tomorrow on the general judgment and need an answer about folks in heaven. I know Mary and Jesus are there body and soul. I think (although my teachers manual doesn't mention it in this ...

catholicism eschatology moses  
asked by Peter Turner 4 votes
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