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    Out of Egypt have I called my son

    Matthew 2:14When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt: 15And was there until the death of Herod: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Out of Egypt have I called my son. What do you believe is the meaning of...
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    "I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled!"

    Luke 12:49 Jesus says "I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled!" The context talks about division. But I am thinking that Jesus meant that the Fire of Pentecost would cause much division and that was just fine by Him. He wanted it that way. Let the...
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    Best Greif Counseling Tips for Funerals

    I did not see a Christian Ministry Forum so I guess this is the best place to ask the question about best methods for grief counseling. I have very little experience in this area and I may be conducting funerals in the near future. I am sure I will be reading some good books on the subject...
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    Did the Church institute Dec 25th to replace Pagan Festivals with a Christian Theme?

    Did the Church institute Dec 25th to replace Pagan Festivals with a Christian Theme? Is there recorded history of these discussions or meetings or edicts? Was it Saturnalia or Mithraism that they were attempting to compete with? Or all of the pagan festivals during this time of the year...
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    Will the Rapture (Changed and Caught Up) Event Be Invisible or Visible?

    Will the Rapture (Changed and Caught Up) Event Be Invisible or Visible? I have often heard it preached that the rapture will be "secret" or that people will "disappear." If you don't like the word rapture, I am talking about when the "dead in Christ rise and those that are alive are changed...
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    What is the authorial intent of Eph 1:13

    2 Corinthians 1:22 who also sealed us, and gave us the down payment of the Spirit in our hearts. Ephesians 1:13 in whom you also, having heard the word of the truth, the Good News of your salvation,-in whom, having also believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise, Ephesians 4:30...
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    What does it mean to "minister to the Lord?"

    Acts 13:1 Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. 2As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost...
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    Presidential Voting Poll Trump or Biden?

    Who are you voting for in the 2020 Presidential Election?
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    Dr. Li-Meng Yan, Chinese Virologist Whistleblower, says she has evidence coronavirus is a man-made virus created in a lab by the Chinese government

    Dr. Li-Meng Yan, Chinese Virologist Whistleblower, says she has evidence coronavirus is a man-made virus created in a lab by the Chinese government. However when they asked her about all the scientists in the world that have the gnome and have been studying it from the beginning have said it is...
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    Are the words Spirit and Soul used interchangeably in scripture? Is man bipartite or tripartite?

    I lean toward a bipartite (dichotomy) anthropological view of man myself. I think that it is obvious that scripture often uses the word spirit and soul interchangeably and when they are both mentioned it is nothing more than parallelism and repetition simply a way of saying the whole of man. I...
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    What do you think about genetically modified approach to killing mosquitoes?

    750 million genetically engineered mosquitoes approved for release in Florida Keys Approved by the Environment Protection Agency in May, the pilot project is designed to test if a genetically modified mosquito is a viable alternative to spraying insecticides to control the Aedes aegypti. It's...
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    Does the Bible say that the Lion will lay down with the Lamb?

    I was having a conversation with some people at a table a couple of years ago and I mentioned that I think the scripture actually says that the Wolf will lay down with the lamb. A young man began laughing me to scorn (yes that is what he did :eek:) and I realized that sometimes we can be so...
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    What is the meaning of 1 Tim 1:19

    Holding faith, and a good conscience; which some having put away concerning faith have made shipwreck:
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    What does "Write the vision and and make it plain" mean?

    And the LORD answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.
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    Did they tie a rope around the High Priest Ankle?

    Did they tie a rope around the High Priest Ankle before he went into the Holy of Holies in case he died they could pull him out?
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    Was there a gate called "the eye of a needle"

    Was there a gate called "the eye of a needle" or was Jesus talking about a literal 1st century needle and a camel?
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    What is the meaning of "Without a vision my people perish"

    What is the meaning of "Without a vision my people perish"
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    Was the back covered in the list of armor that Paul gave in Eph 6?

    Was the back covered in the list of armor that Paul gave in Eph 6?
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    What is the meaning of; "For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he"

    This should be fun and educational. What do you believe is the meaning of "For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he"? And how would you teach this in a sermon in your church?
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    ...not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance

    What does this mean?....1 Thess 1:5 For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance