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Christianity--Church History: Codex Vaticanus, codex sinaiticus, translations of the bible
codex sinaiticus, translations of the bible, codex vaticanus: I am not familiar with the game telephone. I know of no Bibles today that are similiar to the Codex Vaticanus. This manuscript is a very important one used in most translations of the Bible. It is either second to or equal to the Codex Sinaiticus in...

Christianity--Church History: Communion; The Lord's Supper, onece, follower of jesus
onece, follower of jesus, foolishness: Strangely enough, in the Lutheran fellowship, it was because of a note that Martin Luther wrote encouraging frequent celebrations of the Lord s Supper. He wrote something to the effect that one could hardly consider themselves to be a follower of Jesus...

Christianity--Church History: Confused about assignment, modernism and postmodernism, thefreedictionary
modernism and postmodernism, thefreedictionary, assignment questions: Eric, Thanks for your questions. But I will not be able to answer the questions for you. The reason you are attended school is to learn. And I would be do you a dis-service if I were to directly answer these for you. However, I have a son in college, I...

Christianity--Church History: Contradictions in the Bible, contradictions in the bible, sons of god
contradictions in the bible, sons of god, decendents: Hi Jacquie, The problem is that when we read an english translation from the Hebrew, there is always something lost in translation. In this case, it would be the culture and the language of the early Hebrews. This is why I can say there is no contradiction...

Christianity--Church History: To Cooper P. Abrams III, roman catholic church, sabbath day
roman catholic church, sabbath day, fourth commandment: Dear Christian, Although I agree with you, I have to tell you...you sent your comment to the wrong person! I am not Cooper P. Abrams III, I am James Lavoy. I never answered such a question. However, I will include the text you sent me so you can copy...

Christianity--Church History: change in preaching, heaven is my throne, holy prophets
heaven is my throne, holy prophets, christian greetings: Samuel, Christian greetings! Thank you for your questions. I will do my best to answer them, as you asked, using only Biblical references (which I do feel is always the best anyway). First let me point out that the word heaven is referred to in the...

Christianity--Church History: change in preaching, 2 corinthians 5, heavenly hope
2 corinthians 5, heavenly hope, death jesus: THE BEGINNING OF THE PREACHING OF HEAVEN. The gaining of lasting life in heaven or on earth was not open to any of humankind until Christ Jesus “shed light upon life and incorruption through the good news.” (2Ti 1:10) On the basis of his sacrificial...

Christianity--Church History: chapels, rockefeller chapel, kind of prayer
rockefeller chapel, kind of prayer, private prayer: size. The difference is merely size. Chapels are small rooms or buildings for worship and/or prayer. Many churches also have chapels — smaller rooms designated as chapels where liturgies may be held, usually for small gatherings. They are also frequented...

Christianity--Church History: christian theology assignment advice, resurrection of jesus, christian theology
resurrection of jesus, christian theology, resurection: Sorry, but enlightenment has little to do with any understanding of the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. The time which is called enlightment is usually around the French Revolution and its philosophy was anti-God. Most people who follow this thinking...

Christianity--Church History: christian theology assignment, enlightenment philosophers, resurrection of jesus
enlightenment philosophers, resurrection of jesus, david hume: I think you need to look at Enlightenment philosophers, not theologians. I m sure what your prof has in mind is David Hume s argument against miracles--the resurrection of Jesus being the most important miracle. To put it very crudely, the Enlightenment produced...

Christianity--Church History: christianity, founder of christianity, professed christians
founder of christianity, professed christians, apostle paul: When you consider the diversity of views held by today’s professed Christians, you see beliefs that are poles apart and that frequently contradict what the Founder of Christianity, Jesus Christ, taught. What does that say of their brand of Christianity?—1 Corinthians...

Christianity--Church History: chruch history, moabite women, baal of peor
moabite women, baal of peor, sexual immorality: The Nicolaitans were an immoral group that spread their heresies in the early church. They are often associated with Balaam and his encouragement to God s people to indulge in sexual sins and follow idols. Num 25:1-3 25:1 While Israel was staying in Shittim,...

Christianity--Church History: church, roman catholic churches, catholic churches in england
roman catholic churches, catholic churches in england, roman catholic church: Hi Luke, you asked-- ARE THERE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCHES IN ENGLAND, WILL I BE ABLE TO ATTEND SERVICES WHEN I M THERE? I live in Scotland myself, but yes there are Catholic churches in England, and they are open to the public. WHAT THE DIFFERENCE IS...

Christianity--Church History: church, christian greetings, pool section
christian greetings, pool section, question pool: Dakota, Christian greetings! I hope you don t mind, but your question was in the question pool section of the church history category, and I though I would try to answer this for you. First let me be clear that the church is not any building, but...

Christianity--Church History: church covenant, church of the bretheren, scripture and tradition
church of the bretheren, scripture and tradition, cannon law: Hi Neal, This actually sprang up as a result of the reformation. The reformers began to take a critical look at the Roman Catholic Church and ultimately split from it. There were two sources of authority and norm in the Church: Scripture and Tradition....

Christianity--Church History: church hierarchy, roman catholic church, church hierarchy
roman catholic church, church hierarchy, earth father: Sorry Augusto, I couldnt in all conscience give you the steps to join,what I believe to be, false religion. I dont know the church hierarchy but I do know, there shouldnt be any such thing.Jesus said never to call anyone on earth FATHER the Christian...

Christianity--Church History: church history, new testament words, expository dictionary of new testament words
new testament words, expository dictionary of new testament words, w e vine: Hi there,You asked-- 1.WHEN WAS THE SIGN OF THE CROSS ORIGINATED? Did you know that the cross actually has a pagan origin? The facts show that, rather than being the exclusive symbol of Christianity, the cross was in use centuries before the birth...

Christianity--Church History: church, roman catholic church, catholic churches
roman catholic church, catholic churches, yahoo co uk: Luke, You can email my UK friend here and he can help you find a good Roman Catholic Church to attend: communibus@yahoo.co.uk May our Lord bless you abundantly! Kaylan Luke, Yes, they have Catholic Churches in UK. I Have a friend there...

Christianity--Church History: clothing, lord jesus christ, scripture lessons
lord jesus christ, scripture lessons, shabby clothes: The early Christian church wanted to have all subjects of scripture presented to the people each year. Their method was to begin at the beginning with the first coming of Christ into our world to redeem us. This first part of the church year was called...

Christianity--Church History: communion, different denominations, christian denominations
different denominations, christian denominations, visible element: I am not familiar with all Christian denominations in their practice of observing the Lord s Supper. As a matter of fact, I never heard of any that used water instead of wine or grape juice. The differences of practice are wide. To us it is a sacrament,...

Christianity--Church History: conversion, old methodist church, blessed sacrament
old methodist church, blessed sacrament, churches in the world: Danny, I truly believe it is a matter of grace. God giving it and the soul responding. Every conversion story is unique and personal and I ve found a great deal of fervent and devoted Catholics are converts. For myself I was 16 yrs old. I found myself at...

Christianity--Church History: the cross, jehovah witnesses, cross of jesus
jehovah witnesses, cross of jesus, arms of jesus: Oh, I get it. The JWs object to nearly every traditional Christian belief or practice that isn t specifically commanded in Scripture, and they certainly don t use crosses in churches. Well, there have been other groups and sects that took the same line, and...

Christianity--Church History: cross, doctrin, sign of the cross
doctrin, sign of the cross, making the sign of the cross: There is no correct way of making the sign of the cross. Making the sign is a custom or tradition and has nothing to do with the Bible or doctrin from the Bible. As I recall from past teachings, the custom of going from right to left is because our heart...

Christianity--Church History: The cross, execution tool, bible dictionary
execution tool, bible dictionary, crusifiction: HI Mark, you asked-- DIDN T JESUS OR THE APOSTLES ASK THAT JESUS NOT BE REMEMBERED OR WORSHIPED WITH OR AS A RELIC OR ICON? Those desiring to please God avoid idolatry in any form. The Bible shows that it is wrong to make and worship images, including...

Christianity--Church History: crucifiction witness, mary magdalen, apostle john
mary magdalen, apostle john, forgiveness of sins: The Bible does make a special point of saying that the women were at the crucifixion. But this does say or mean that the disciples were not there too. Here are some passages which clearly say that at least some of the apostles were there as witnesses:...

Christianity--Church History: crusades, holy roman empire, civil governments
holy roman empire, civil governments, god god: There wasn t any biblical justification for the way the Crusades were employed. In the letter to the Christians in Rome, Paul states that the sword has been given to the state (civil authority). The New Testament is in contrast to the Old in that it...

Christianity--Church History: crusifxion and reserection validity, resurrection of jesus, canon of scripture
resurrection of jesus, canon of scripture, critical method: The evidence of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus is in the eyewitness accounts of the apostles and disciples who were with Jesus. Myths denying the validity of these witnesses did not arise for centuries later. Most of them came about in the 19th...

Christianity--Church History: revised question
I have revised my answer to this question. If you would like an answer, please let me know. Jame...

Christianity--Church History: Differences in Christian Religions, differences in christian religions, catholics and protestants
differences in christian religions, catholics and protestants, pagan religions: Joanne, Well, having left non-Catholic religion to become Catholic I certainly cannot fathom going backwards to a protestant religion but what I can do is give you an understanding of why there are differences. In your question you mention Mary. Catholics...

Christianity--Church History: Dinosaurs?!?!?!?!?, dinosaurs in the bible, ancient creatures
dinosaurs in the bible, ancient creatures, scientific discoveries: Hi Katelyn, This is probably one of the greatest challenges facing Christian who witness to non-believers. It typically goes something like this, How can you believe in God and a bible that is obviously wrong. God couldn t have created everything in seven...

Christianity--Church History: Divinity of Christ, holy blood holy grail, jehovah s witnesses
holy blood holy grail, jehovah s witnesses, early christianity: EARLY CHRISTIANITY DID NOT SEE CHRIST AS DIVINE . Christianity in the first century accepted Jesus teachings and so viewed him as God s Son, not as the Creator himself. WHEN DID WE COME TO SEE HIM AS SUCH? The bible tells us; after the apostles...

Christianity--Church History: Divorce, history question, seeking god
history question, seeking god, abusive relationship: This is not a church history question! But I hear the pain you re in, so of course I ll give you my thoughts. Please do not fear for your eternal destination. Jesus didn t approve of divorce, but he certainly didn t approve of men treating women harshly with...

Christianity--Church History: detrimental effect of creeds on Islamic/Christian/Jewish unity--what is your opinion?, pharisees and sadducees, byzantine emperor
pharisees and sadducees, byzantine emperor, nicene council: John, thanks for the interesting question. The Nicaean (or in US English, Nicene) Council, held in a resort town near present-day Istanbul, Turkey in 325 AD was an important event in the history of the Christian Church. It was called by the Byzantine emperor...

Christianity--Church History: the difference between christian churches, double predestination, practice baptism
double predestination, practice baptism, full immersion: Since baptist churches are often very different from each other, there is no answer that can be given. Baptist churches have a wide range of teachings from one to the other. Most have in common that they believe in full immersion in water for baptism....

Christianity--Church History: What disciple probably influenced..., jesus apostles, 12 apostles
jesus apostles, 12 apostles, mount of olives: WHAT DISCIPLE PROBABLY INFLUENCED THE WRITING OF THE GOSPEL OF MARK? The composition of this shortest of the Gospels is credited to Mark. He was a coworker with Jesus apostles and one who placed his own life in the service of the good news. But Mark was...

Christianity--Church History: discuss the movements and..., augustinian monk, monk martin luther
augustinian monk, monk martin luther, john wycliffe: THE IMPORTANT FIGURES ENGAGED IN REFORMING THE CHURCH IN THE MIDDLE AGES? “The real tragedy of the medieval church is that it failed to move with the times. . . . Far from being progressive, far from giving a spiritual lead, it was retrograde and decadent,...

Christianity--Church History: divinity of christ, arian heresy, father son and holy ghost
arian heresy, father son and holy ghost, ecumenical creeds: None of the historical churches denied the divinity of Jesus Christ. The Ecumenical creeds where written to state that the Arian heresy was rejected by the church until what we might call the modern times. But the lack of understanding or outright rebellion...

Christianity--Church History: Early Christianity, christian gatherings, san miguel mission
christian gatherings, san miguel mission, santa fe new mexico: Hi, According to a recent article in Christianity Today, scientists believe that they have uncovered the oldest Christian Church in Jordan. According to this article, North Carolina State University archaeologist Thomas Parker believes he has uncovered...

Christianity--Church History: Early Church and Social Concern, early church fathers, social concern
early church fathers, social concern, orphanages: I don t know of any books or articles on this subject, nor of any anecdotes. It was pretty straightforward — there was a responsibility to make sure their needs were met, that they were not neglected. That means food, clothing and shelter. For orphans it...

Christianity--Church History: Early Church and Social Concern, rise of christianity, political agendas
rise of christianity, political agendas, problem with this approach: Interesting question. I think there s a lot of material, but not so easy to locate. People are working on this. E.g., the current (December 2004) number of Church History has an article on almsgiving in the ministry of Cyprian of Carthage; the March 2004 number...

Christianity--Church History: Easter in the Bible, kjv of the bible, king james bible
kjv of the bible, king james bible, christian scriptures: The word “Easter” that appears once in the King James Bible at Acts 12:4 is a wrong translation for the word “passover.” Christendom’s chief holiday, Easter, finds no support at all in the Bible. It is of pagan origin, and therefore displeasing to God....

Christianity--Church History: Easter in the Bible, kjv of the bible, passover lamb
kjv of the bible, passover lamb, gospels jesus: The Authorized (King James) Version uses Easter (incorrectly) at Acts 12:4 to translate the Greek word pascha. Everywhere else in the NT that passover occurs, the KJV translates it (correctly) passover. Passover is of course the annual Jewish feast...

Christianity--Church History: On Ecclesia, hebrew prophets, roman catholic church
hebrew prophets, roman catholic church, faithful expression: These are outside my expertise: my profile notes that I m willing to answer questions on the first several centuries of church history. So I give my brief personal opinions: 1. Concern for the poor and oppressed is present from the start in the Christian...

Christianity--Church History: Email number 7 or something, isaiah scroll, christian scholar
isaiah scroll, christian scholar, brother of jesus: CHRISTIAN SCHOLAR WHO CLAIMED SUCH THINGS AS-JESUS CLAIMED TO BE A PART OF GOD BUT NOT THE SON OF GOD, ANY OPEN MINDEDNESS ABOUT SUCH CLAIMS? Men “claim” many things that are in direct oppostion to what, God and Jesus “claim”, I stick to what God and...

Christianity--Church History: Endor, dictionary of the bible, sea of galilee
dictionary of the bible, sea of galilee, king saul: Right, not my area of expertise, but from Eerdman s Dictionary of the Bible: A town in northwestern Manasseh (John. 17:11), in the area of hte Esdraelon Plain. . . . The name may be preserved in modern Indur, but the preferred location is Khirbet es-Safsafeh...

Christianity--Church History: English Bishops in the Reformation, anglican church, vice chancellor
anglican church, vice chancellor, maryellen: All the English clergy were required to take the oath to Henry VIII and a state church, the Church of England — this oath required renouncing the authority of Rome. Virtually all the clergy went along with this - the penalty for refusing to take the oath...

Christianity--Church History: early church histories, gnostic gospels, faithful expression
gnostic gospels, faithful expression, web bibliography: There is a steady stream of introductions to the early period. A professor at Creighton keeps up a good web bibliography: http://moses.creighton.edu/harmless/bibliographies_for_theology/Patristics_1.htm In addition to the Chadwick titles that he lists,...

Christianity--Church History: easter sunday, date of easter sunday, paschal fast
date of easter sunday, paschal fast, pope victor: This issue of the date of Easter is a facinating study. To answer your question quickly,Easter Sunday is the sunday following the first full moon following the spring equinox. Here s a bit on the controversy of determining the date... Ecclesiastical...

Christianity--Church History: another email, 1 and 2 thessalonians, colossians philemon
1 and 2 thessalonians, colossians philemon, disciple makers: Hi there Jeff, you asked-- HOW DO WE DETERMINE THE AGE OF A WRITING? Let’s take the book of psalms as an example, The Writers:-- David and others Writing Completed: c. 460 B.C.E The book of Psalms is the Bible’s largest single book. As evidenced...

Christianity--Church History: What empire ruled Israel during..., new testament period, nightly illumination
new testament period, nightly illumination, persecution of christians: WHAT EMPIRE RULED ISRAEL DURING THE NEW TESTAMENT PERIOD? ROME. Augustus was emperor when Jesus was born, and he ruled until the year 14 C.E.—Luke 2:1. Tiberius, Augustus successor, ruled from 14 to 37 C.E. In the 15th year of Tiberius reign, John...

Christianity--Church History: the exodus from Egypt, creationism vs evolution, exodus from egypt
creationism vs evolution, exodus from egypt, necessary conflict: In your conversations concerning evolution you might want to check out this article on the subject. I ve found it very useful for the same purpose: http://ewtn.com/expert/expertfaqframe.asp?source=/vexperts/conference.htm Excerpt: The Catholic Church...

Christianity--Church History: extent of christianity, torture stake, confession of faith
torture stake, confession of faith, bible principles: I WAS WONDERING WHAT THE EXTENT OF BEING A CHRISTIAN IS? What It Means to Be a Christian. Jesus extended the invitation to be his follower, saying: “If anyone wants to come after me, let him disown himself and pick up his torture stake and continually...

Christianity--Church History: Faith that the world were framed?, hebrews 11, faith god
hebrews 11, faith god, greek text: That translation makes it difficult to understand. This translation is correct: Heb. 11:33 By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible. (from New International Version)...

Christianity--Church History: Fasting and Prayer, having sexual intercourse, fasting and prayer
having sexual intercourse, fasting and prayer, spiritual benefit: There are no laws for us to follow concerning prayer and/or fasting. We do these things of our own volition to seek some spiritual benefit for ourselves either by the self-discipline or from the Lord Himself. If a couple decide and agree that there is...

Christianity--Church History: Female Clergy, female clergy, scripture and tradition
female clergy, scripture and tradition, women priests: Jesus often overstepped the boundaries of Jewish custom regarding women. We see him talk to the Samaritan woman at the well, heal several women when the Jewish faithful appeared rather to ignore them, etc. But the Church has stated from it s beginning that...

Christianity--Church History: FORGIVENESS OF SINS, god jesus christ, forgiveness and reconciliation
god jesus christ, forgiveness and reconciliation, john gotti: You may remember that Jesus was murdered — put to death — a victim of captial punishment and he was innocent . . . As he hung on the cross he said, concerning those who had carried out the crucifixion, Father forgive them, for they know not what they do....

Christianity--Church History: Follow up, jacob son of joseph brother of jesus, ossuary of james
jacob son of joseph brother of jesus, ossuary of james, biblical archaeology review: I THOUGHT THAT THERE WERE ONLY ABOUT THREE JAMES SON OF JOSEPHS BROTHERS OF JESUS BACK IN THE DAY...BUT YOU SAY TWENTY? I quote--- Lemaire estimates: “In Jerusalem during the two generations before 70 C.E., there were . . . probably about 20 people who...

Christianity--Church History: Funeral Pracitces in Early Victorian England (1831-1851) pertaining to the middle class, anglican liturgy, janet macleod
anglican liturgy, janet macleod, funeral liturgy: I really know nothing about Victorian funerals, least of Protestant ones. I can surmise some things, but you will need to research this period more thoroughly to get particulars. The majority would of course be Anglican, The Church of England, and since...

Christianity--Church History: 0-100 A.D. Galliean history references, john dominic, birth of christianity
Christianity--Church History: 0-100 A.D. Galliean history references, john dominic, birth of christianity, theologians

Christianity--Church History: 1st church, gentile christians, jerusalem council
Christianity--Church History: 1st church, gentile christians, jerusalem council, descisions

Christianity--Church History: ADAM &EVE and who else ?, writers of the bible, adam eve
Christianity--Church History: ADAM &EVE and who else ?, writers of the bible, adam eve, parables

Christianity--Church History: African Americans and Christianity, spread of christianity, christianity in africa
Christianity--Church History: African Americans and Christianity, spread of christianity, christianity in africa, christ jesus

Christianity--Church History: Where is the actual proof Jesus existed?, prophet joseph, book of genesis
Christianity--Church History: Where is the actual proof Jesus existed?, prophet joseph, book of genesis, ill man

Christianity--Church History: apocrypha / deuterocanonical books, latin vulgate translation, blind sheep
Christianity--Church History: apocrypha / deuterocanonical books, latin vulgate translation, blind sheep, unadulterated word

Christianity--Church History: Baptists, western orthodox, protestantism
Christianity--Church History: Baptists, western orthodox, protestantism, orthodox churches

Christianity--Church History: BIBLE CANON, roman catholic church, faith tradition
Christianity--Church History: BIBLE CANON, roman catholic church, faith tradition, sola scriptura

Christianity--Church History: Bible History & Mormonism, subjective answers, punctuation errors
Christianity--Church History: Bible History & Mormonism, subjective answers, punctuation errors, credibility

Christianity--Church History: Born-again Christians, man christ jesus, gift of the holy spirit
Christianity--Church History: Born-again Christians, man christ jesus, gift of the holy spirit, false humility

Christianity--Church History: Catholicism Founders, son of the living god, rock jesus
Christianity--Church History: Catholicism Founders, son of the living god, rock jesus, jesus church

Christianity--Church History: Catholocism vs. Orthodox, apostolic succession, first among equals
Christianity--Church History: Catholocism vs. Orthodox, apostolic succession, first among equals, power and money

Christianity--Church History: Changes made to the Bible, composition, education
Christianity--Church History: Changes made to the Bible, composition, education, bible god

Christianity--Church History: Christ's real birthday., eastern orthodox christmas, christmas celebration
Christianity--Church History: Christ's real birthday., eastern orthodox christmas, christmas celebration, christmas

Christianity--Church History: Christian Relgions which don't celebrate Easter, pagan deity, colored eggs
Christianity--Church History: Christian Relgions which don't celebrate Easter, pagan deity, colored eggs, babylonian religion

Christianity--Church History: Christianity, church denomination, father son and holy spirit
Christianity--Church History: Christianity, church denomination, father son and holy spirit, church traditions

Christianity--Church History: Christianity/Judaism, vocal singing, instrumental music
Christianity--Church History: Christianity/Judaism, vocal singing, instrumental music, elders

Christianity--Church History: How Christianity Started and by Whom, son of the living god, gates of hell
Christianity--Church History: How Christianity Started and by Whom, son of the living god, gates of hell, ignatius of antioch

Christianity--Church History: Christianity, nair family, primitive spirits
Christianity--Church History: Christianity, nair family, primitive spirits, hindu temples

Christianity--Church History: How many Christians were baptized between 33 and 100 AD?, roman colonies, romans 7
Christianity--Church History: How many Christians were baptized between 33 and 100 AD?, roman colonies, romans 7, roman empire

Christianity--Church History: Church differences, missing books of the bible, roman catholic church
Christianity--Church History: Church differences, missing books of the bible, roman catholic church, books of the bible

Christianity--Church History: Codex Vaticanus, greace, credence
Christianity--Church History: Codex Vaticanus, greace, credence

Christianity--Church History: Contradictions in the Bible, jesus the messiah, cultural surroundings
Christianity--Church History: Contradictions in the Bible, jesus the messiah, cultural surroundings, exdous

Christianity--Church History: To Cooper P. Abrams III, jehovah s witnesses, deity of jesus christ
Christianity--Church History: To Cooper P. Abrams III, jehovah s witnesses, deity of jesus christ, pastor cooper

Christianity--Church History: communion, new testament, remembrance
Christianity--Church History: communion, new testament, remembrance, communion

Christianity--Church History: cross, latin rite, sign of the cross
Christianity--Church History: cross, latin rite, sign of the cross, eastern rite

Christianity--Church History: The cross, dictionary of bible, bible dictionary
Christianity--Church History: The cross, dictionary of bible, bible dictionary, biblical theology

Christianity--Church History: Differences in Christian Religions, tent revival, jesus freak
Christianity--Church History: Differences in Christian Religions, tent revival, jesus freak, lutheran denomination

Christianity--Church History: Dinosaurs?!?!?!?!?, behemoths, dinosaurs
Christianity--Church History: Dinosaurs?!?!?!?!?, behemoths, dinosaurs, creative days

Christianity--Church History: English Bishops in the Reformation, st john fisher, john fisher
Christianity--Church History: English Bishops in the Reformation, st john fisher, john fisher, guillotine

Christianity--Church History: Female Clergy, brain job, 12 disciples
Christianity--Church History: Female Clergy, brain job, 12 disciples, receiving from god

Christianity--Church History: Funeral Pracitces in Early Victorian England (1831-1851) pertaining to the middle class, female relatives, victorian england
Christianity--Church History: Funeral Pracitces in Early Victorian England (1831-1851) pertaining to the middle class, female relatives, victorian england, contemporary world

Christianity--Church History: first church, catholic answer, science teacher
Christianity--Church History: first church, catholic answer, science teacher, theologians

Christianity--Church History: Gnosticism, contrary to popular belief, paying tithes
Christianity--Church History: Gnosticism, contrary to popular belief, paying tithes, gnostic texts

Christianity--Church History: Head Coverings, vatican ii, catholic women
Christianity--Church History: Head Coverings, vatican ii, catholic women, catechism

Christianity--Church History: Head Coverings, code of canon law, roman catholic church
Christianity--Church History: Head Coverings, code of canon law, roman catholic church, head coverings

Christianity--Church History: Herod., chronic low grade fever, low grade fever
Christianity--Church History: Herod., chronic low grade fever, low grade fever, hunger pangs

Christianity--Church History: Holy Communion, episcopal churches, alcoholic wine
Christianity--Church History: Holy Communion, episcopal churches, alcoholic wine, orthodox churches

Christianity--Church History: history of sunday, god of fertility, jewish sabbath
Christianity--Church History: history of sunday, god of fertility, jewish sabbath, jesus of nazareth

Christianity--Church History: incense, incense smoke, st peters church
Christianity--Church History: incense, incense smoke, st peters church, edict of milan

Christianity--Church History: Jesus' brothers and sisters, birth of jesus, joseph and mary
Christianity--Church History: Jesus' brothers and sisters, birth of jesus, joseph and mary, eternal father

Christianity--Church History: Jesus after resurrection, easter resurrection, pearly gates
Christianity--Church History: Jesus after resurrection, easter resurrection, pearly gates, son of god

Christianity--Church History: Knowing where to attend services......., savior jesus christ, theology and sanity
Christianity--Church History: Knowing where to attend services......., savior jesus christ, theology and sanity, frank sheed

Christianity--Church History: Ku Klux Klan, christian organisation, maryellen
Christianity--Church History: Ku Klux Klan, christian organisation, maryellen, kkk

Christianity--Church History: Lost Books of the Bible and more..., lord jesus christ, 2 thessalonians
Christianity--Church History: Lost Books of the Bible and more..., lord jesus christ, 2 thessalonians, false prophets

Christianity--Church History: Michael????, michael the archangel, jehovah
Christianity--Church History: Michael????, michael the archangel, jehovah, theology

Christianity--Church History: ministries of Peter and Paul, miracles
Christianity--Church History: ministries of Peter and Paul, miracles

Christianity--Church History: Names of Church rooms, noun plural, liturgical objects
Christianity--Church History: Names of Church rooms, noun plural, liturgical objects, prayer meetings

Christianity--Church History: OLDEST BIBLE:, chariot wheel, history channel
Christianity--Church History: OLDEST BIBLE:, chariot wheel, history channel, god allah

Christianity--Church History: Oneness, holyghost, jesus name
Christianity--Church History: Oneness, holyghost, jesus name, exact word

Christianity--Church History: Paulicians, paulicians, dualist
Christianity--Church History: Paulicians, paulicians, dualist, sources of information

Christianity--Church History: Pentecostal and Orthodox Churches, charles fox parham, 1 corinthians 13
Christianity--Church History: Pentecostal and Orthodox Churches, charles fox parham, 1 corinthians 13, eastern orthodox christianity

Christianity--Church History: predestination, circular logic, actuality
Christianity--Church History: predestination, circular logic, actuality, predestination

Christianity--Church History: Relationship with God, bank robber, false man
Christianity--Church History: Relationship with God, bank robber, false man, doctrine of original sin

Christianity--Church History: Sabath, sabbath day, holy bible
Christianity--Church History: Sabath, sabbath day, holy bible, personal desires

Christianity--Church History: Significant Use of Candles in the Bible, words of god, word of god
Christianity--Church History: Significant Use of Candles in the Bible, words of god, word of god, heavenly father

Christianity--Church History: Speaking In Tongues, virgin birth of jesus, god in my life
Christianity--Church History: Speaking In Tongues, virgin birth of jesus, god in my life, jesus on the cross

Christianity--Church History: Sunday worship, sabbath worship, first day of the week
Christianity--Church History: Sunday worship, sabbath worship, first day of the week, sunday worship

Christianity--Church History: saul/paul, book of acts, jesus christ
Christianity--Church History: saul/paul, book of acts, jesus christ, scriptures

Christianity--Church History: speaking in tongues, 1 corinthians, word of god
Christianity--Church History: speaking in tongues, 1 corinthians, word of god, apostles

Christianity--Church History: Translation, getting a tattoo, modern greek
Christianity--Church History: Translation, getting a tattoo, modern greek, greek word

Christianity--Church History: trinity, son jesus christ, jehovah s witnesses
Christianity--Church History: trinity, son jesus christ, jehovah s witnesses, almighty god

Christianity--Church History: ufos and the bible, green rainbow, nimbus cloud
Christianity--Church History: ufos and the bible, green rainbow, nimbus cloud, spinning wheel

Christianity--Church History: faiths, christinanity, answering your questions
christinanity, answering your questions, interpretations of the bible: Jackson, This is Elder Greg Madden, and I wanted to thank you for allowing me the privilege of answering your questions. And from my family to yours, I pray that you would have a blessed Thanksgiving Day! Elder Greg http://www.forministry.com/USOKPENTEMMM1...

Christianity--Church History: faiths, jehovah jesus, scriptural warrant
jehovah jesus, scriptural warrant, different faiths: HE SAID IS CONSIDERING LEAVING THE JEHOVAH WITNESSES BECAUSE HE DOESN T LIKE HOW THEY AQUIRE NEW MEMBERS ETC. Well he would say that wouldn’t he, the bible calls such ones “apostates”, regardless of what he says; JW teachings and the Bible’s teachings...

Christianity--Church History: fake jews, crucifixion of jesus, books of the new testament
crucifixion of jesus, books of the new testament, rabbinic judaism: The short answer would be that they are probably real Jews. As you no doubt know, early Christianity and rabbinic Judaism developed as rival sibling religions out of a common setting in Judea. Most of the books of the New Testament reflect in one way or...

Christianity--Church History: The first Christian, mother of christ, womb
mother of christ, womb, savior: I would have to say Mary, the Mother of Christ...since she first knew of our Lord to come when the angel announced the conception within her womb. Check here for some related answers: http://www.scborromeo.org/glad/glad.htm Look up Mary and other Christians...

Christianity--Church History: first church, son of the living god, roman catholic church
son of the living god, roman catholic church, lord jesus christ: Marvon, Thanks for you question. The simple answer is no. Let us look at what the word church means in the original language. Church; Ekklesia, ek-klay-see -ah The called out ones. A gathering of citizens called out from their homes into some public...

Christianity--Church History: who came first?, new testament times, eastern catholic churches
new testament times, eastern catholic churches, history of the reformation: Micho, thanks for the good question. The Reformation was a process, not a single event, and its roots go back quite a ways. The original reformation was the split-up of the eastern Catholic churches (now known as Eastern Orthodox) from the western Catholic...

Christianity--Church History: forgiveness at baptism, formula of concord, thief on the cross
formula of concord, thief on the cross, mystery of god: Teachings on baptism have been in contention for hundreds of years. It is a mystery of God and so is not fully revealed in His Word. The Christian s views of it go all the way from it being a personal good work which we do fulfill the law, to a miracle of...

Christianity--Church History: funding for religion - donations, religions of man, evil desires
religions of man, evil desires, frailties: I too am disappointed in the religions of man. Most people in the world devise gods in their own image, gods that will do their will when they use the right ceremonies or words. Their studies are endless but they never seem to learn enough to change. Perhaps...

Christianity--Church History: The Gates of Jerusalem, damascus gate, holy sepulcher
damascus gate, holy sepulcher, jerusalem question: IS THE DAMASCUS GATE ITSELF OLD ENOUGH TO DATE TO THE TIME OF CHRIST A large area near the present Damascus Gate of Jerusalem is believed to have been an ancient quarry. The first reference to such a place is at Joshua 7:4, 5, where it is reported that...

Christianity--Church History: General, anglican episcopal church, liberals and conservatives
anglican episcopal church, liberals and conservatives, gay priests: Well, there really isn t such a list, because there are liberals and conservatives within all of these denominations. (Did he mean just Christian denominations, or other faiths? You say religions , but Catholics, Episcopalians, Methodists and Lutherans...

Christianity--Church History: ISN'T TRUE HE'S GETTING IT BACK $ $ $, income tax time, dean ray
income tax time, dean ray, question concerns: It is a matter of your principle of having no gain from what you give vs. his principle of receiving what the secular law allows. Looking at scripture, both are shown as commendable. God tells us to look at the GAIN (temporal, physical gain) when we are...

Christianity--Church History: Gnostic Beliefs, transmigration of the soul, testament god
transmigration of the soul, testament god, gnostic sects: Colin, I m sorry to say that I have not made any close study of gnosticism... I had better not try to answer your questions. But I don t like to be completely unhelpful... so what can I do... Well, I know some better places than this site to find some...

Christianity--Church History: Gnostic Gospels, gnostic gospels, many things in parables
gnostic gospels, many things in parables, gnostic gospel: The Gnostic Gospels are in contrast to the teachings of the Bible and therefore can be a danger to those who do not put all their faith in God and His word. Throughout history spurious writings and heresies have taken their toll on people who do not have...

Christianity--Church History: Gnosticism, christian gnostics, gnostic beliefs
christian gnostics, gnostic beliefs, personal religious experience: Clint, Thanks for your questions. I will answer them as briefly as I can. 1. What are the essential Gnostic beliefs... Gnosticism is a heresy which is made up of a diverse set of beliefs. It is the teaching based on the idea of gnosis (a Koine Greek...

Christianity--Church History: God's Punishment, seed of abraham, death god
seed of abraham, death god, storehouse: God s intent for His children is always to keep us from straying too far from Him and thus lose His good blessings. He is like a really great father would be on earth. A great father will chastise (punish) any child of his that is doing things which would...

Christianity--Church History: Revised answer
I have revised this answer. If you would like to see the update, please let me know. Jame...

Christianity--Church History: Gregorian calender, world book encyclopedia, jesus birth
world book encyclopedia, jesus birth, year of our lord: The World Book Encyclopedia says: “Dates before that year (Jesus birth) are listed as B.C., or before Christ. Dates after that year (Jesus birth) are listed as A.D., or anno Domini (in the year of our Lord). so since AD does not mean after death the...

Christianity--Church History: god, resurrection of jesus christ, resurrection of jesus
resurrection of jesus christ, resurrection of jesus, supernatural revelation: Andre, In the Christian understanding, God is not part of creation. This means that there is a very basic division: on the one hand, there s everything that we see and know of as the world of physical and also for that matter spiritual being--what we call...

Christianity--Church History: gospel music, sea chantey, archangel michael
sea chantey, archangel michael, row the boat: Sorry for taking so long to respond. Here is all that I could really find on the song. Since it is a folk song, much of the background on these is hard to find. However, I think this is an acurate and good explanation Michael, Row the Boat Ashore combines...

Christianity--Church History: Revised answer
I have revised this answer. If you would like to see the update, please let me know. Jame...

Christianity--Church History: Head Coverings, code of canon law, 1 corinthians 11
code of canon law, 1 corinthians 11, traditional parishes: Interesting as I just noticed this issue when doing some research myself. I grew up protestant and the women did not wear head coverings that I remember, though some did wear hats but I think that was a custom of the era rather than for religious reasons (it...

Christianity--Church History: Head Coverings, jehovah god, 1 corinthians 11
jehovah god, 1 corinthians 11, denominational background: WHAT PERIODS IN TIME IT HAS BEEN ACCEPTABLE AND NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR WOMEN TO ATTEND SERVICES WITHOUT A COVERING? Aside from being an item of dress, head covering has a spiritual significance among God s servants in connection with headship and subjection....

Christianity--Church History: Head Coverings, tridentine latin mass, lutheran church missouri synod
tridentine latin mass, lutheran church missouri synod, concordia publishing house: Great Question! From my research, it seems that head coverings have really followed cultural trends. Those churches such as Russian Orthodox, Traditional Catholic Congregations and those attending Tridentine Latin Mass and some more conservative congregations...

Christianity--Church History: Headcoverings and my friend that I adore, vestal virgins, 1 corinthians 11
vestal virgins, 1 corinthians 11, religious contexts: Jacqueline, Christian greetings! Sorry, but I am confused by what you wrote. Did you send me a copy of someone else s answer or question? Are you asking me to answer these statements, or are you just asking about a womans covering? Please, some clarification...

Christianity--Church History: Hebrew Bible facts, hebrew scriptures, hebrew bible
hebrew scriptures, hebrew bible, poetic material: Hi Kate, you asked--1.HOW MANY BOOKS ARE IN THE HEBREW BIBLE? There are 39 divinely inspired books from Genesis to Malachi. 2. WHAT ARE THE THREE PARTS IT S DIVIDED INTO? The books of the Hebrew Scriptures as they appear in most Bible versions may...

Christianity--Church History: Help ... I'm Disturb ... How to rebuke, born lambs, pillar of cloud
born lambs, pillar of cloud, pillar of fire: You are right. Your original question was only the tip of the iceburg. I think that this boils down to someone approaching a matter of faith through reason. This has been done numerous times throughout history. There have been numerous questions regarding...

Christianity--Church History: Hermeneutics assignment, roland murphy, literature assignment
roland murphy, literature assignment, grammar points: Wow David, Looks like you have a challenging assignment ahead of you. This is a bit out of my area of expertise, but I will reach back to my time in seminary and hopefully pull out a few helpful nuggets. The first thing you need to do is to figure out...

Christianity--Church History: Herod., divine mercy prayer, scripture passage
divine mercy prayer, scripture passage, scripture verse: I tried to find answer to what physical death he suffered but could only find the Scripture passage or deaths of his ancestors. I have placed what I was able to find for you below. Please however take your question to the Scripture expert at ewtn.com. He may...

Christianity--Church History: Hi Brenda..since Jesus was..., jesus was a jew, jewish religious leaders
jesus was a jew, jewish religious leaders, disciples of jesus: Hi Bonnie, you asked-- JESUS WAS A JEW..WHEN, WHY AND HOW DID THE ORGANIZATION HE STARTED COME TO BE CHRISTIAN. HOW--Christianity was not a new religion. Its roots lay deep in the religion of the Israelites, nourished by the written Law of God. Even before...

Christianity--Church History: Reworded more specifically I hope!, natural logic, separate animals
natural logic, separate animals, theological sources: I m sorry, I really can t help you with this. To be perfectly honest I have no idea what you want. You wrote: What is the proper name for the ?claim to authority? form of logic that Christianity uses when they quote Scripture as the ?inerrant? foundation...

Christianity--Church History: Hi, divine mercy prayer, marian
divine mercy prayer, marian, allah: Za, I m sorry you could not learn about Christianity. May you bring this all to prayer and ask God to show you the Truth. That is what I did years ago and He has brought me such light :) Again, if you wish to learn more about the Faith, please enjoy this...

Christianity--Church History: History of Christianity, owen chadwick, thomas cahill
owen chadwick, thomas cahill, search amazon: Dear Lee Anne, I apologize for the delay in responding — I was out of town for several weeks working on retreats and did not even have access to email unless I went to the public library in the town, and that was very occasional. So —an accessible history...

Christianity--Church History: History of Christmas celebration, winter solstice festival, world book encyclopedia
winter solstice festival, world book encyclopedia, new catholic encyclopedia: Hi Linda,you asked-- CHRISTMAS HAS ONLY BEEN CELEBRATED FOR A LITTLE OVER 100 YEARS. WHEN AND HOW DID IT START? The World Book Encyclopedia: “The early Christians did not celebrate His [Christ s] birth because they considered the celebration of anyone...

Christianity--Church History: History of king Herod and Pontius Pilot, herod agrippa, pontius pilate
herod agrippa, pontius pilate, pontius pilot: Sorry for the delay. I m traveling, so away from my books. I did check Wikipedia, and the articles there on Pontius Pilate (note the spelling) and Herod Antipas look reliable to me. If you want more on Pontius Pilate, look for this book: Pontius Pilate:...

Christianity--Church History: History of Sunday morning and evening services, jesus resurrection, resurrection sunday
jesus resurrection, resurrection sunday, prayer and worship: The history really began in the sixth century when the church at Rome began to have regular prayer and worship times throughout the day at the local churches and monasteries. These times were known as Canonical Hours with the following names: MATINS;...

Christianity--Church History: History of the seven deadly sins., seven deadly sins, scripture quotations
seven deadly sins, scripture quotations, romans 7: Traditionally, the seven deadly sins are pride, covetousness, lust, envy, gluttony, anger, and sloth. On a television talk show, young people were invited to express their views of the so-called seven deadly sins. “Pride isn t a sin,” declared one participant....

Christianity--Church History: Holiday origins, goddess eostre, paganism in our christianity
goddess eostre, paganism in our christianity, goddess of the dawn: Actually, the only celebration that Christians are commanded to observe is the Lord’s Evening Meal. (1 Corinthians 11:23-26) Because of the idolatrous practices associated with Roman festivals, early Christians did not share in them. For this reason third-century...

Christianity--Church History: Holy Blood, Holy Grail, holy blood holy grail, mary magdelene
holy blood holy grail, mary magdelene, knights templar: There are many such books which claim to falisfy Scripture or Church history and/or Tradition. Like you, from what I know of this particular book, I deem it pure speculation on the part of the author or mere fiction. There are apparent contradictions in...

Christianity--Church History: Holy books of various religions, high school sophomore, rig vedas
high school sophomore, rig vedas, ap world history: Sean, I would agree that the Bible could refer to the holy book for Judaism and Christianity, loosly speaking. More specifically, the holy book for Judaism (the Christian Old Testament ) would include the Torah (Law) Psalms and Prophets. Your teacher...

Christianity--Church History: Holy Communion, boy scout troop, alberta rockies
boy scout troop, alberta rockies, wine and bread: Scott, thanks for the good question. Denominations vary considerably in their practice, but so far as I know, only the Catholic and Orthodox churches use wine for doctrinal reasons, and even there I suspect that they could change if they wanted to without...

Christianity--Church History: Holy Spirit, scripture references, holy spirit
scripture references, holy spirit, best books: Hi there Catonya, you said-- tell me how to strengthen my relationship with HIM . It appears you beleive the holy spirit is a person, but did you know the bible doesn t teach this at all? If you would like the scriptures references that explain exactly...

Christianity--Church History: Holy Spirit, bible study tool, bible crosswalk
bible study tool, bible crosswalk, father son and holy ghost: Catonya, Thank you for your questions. I will do my best to answer them. The very best book on the Holy Spirit is the Book of all books, the Holy Bible itself! It is the Word of God, and it contains everything we need to know about Him. The Books of...

Christianity--Church History: Homosexuality as a sin, homosexual thoughts, brain structures
homosexual thoughts, brain structures, homosexual marriage: I have heard of such studies but not that there has been any consensus among scientists in that field to agree with what you have heard. As far as you question is concerned, there are a number of denominations which have some of their constituents objecting...

Christianity--Church History: what happened to god?!, church of the lord jesus, manifestations of the spirit
church of the lord jesus, manifestations of the spirit, infallible guide: Leah, Great question! It is one that has vexed God Himself for centuries. I will try to give you a brief historical answer. The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ was founded in the second century, when in Acts 2 He sent the Holy Ghost on the first Pentecost...

Christianity--Church History: hebrew bible, hebrew religion, hebrew bible
hebrew religion, hebrew bible, jewish belief: Ronda, Thank you for your questions. I will do my best to answer them. 1. ...how many followers worldwide are in the Hebrew Religion... As of 2006, adherents of Judaism numbered around 14 million followers, making it the world s eleventh-largest...

Christianity--Church History: hebrew language, koine greek, hebrew language
koine greek, hebrew language, wisdom of god: Much like English is a universal language today, Greek was the universal Mediterranian language of that time. Most commerce was shipping by sea and Greece had become the center of that commerce. The Old Testament was written specifically for the children...

Christianity--Church History: help please?, pagan customs, intense persecution
pagan customs, intense persecution, pagan practices: Saturn was worshiped for bringing a golden age to Rome. The Saturnalia, originally a one-day festival in his honor, was later expanded into a seven-day celebration in the latter half of December. The event was marked by great revelry. Gifts, such as waxen...

Christianity--Church History: history, jehovah s witnesses, brenda george
jehovah s witnesses, brenda george, george pope: Hi George,you asked--- WHY DID GOD HAVE TO SACRIFICE HIS SON FOR OUR SINS? The Messiah had to die if mankind was to be saved. To understand why, we must think back to the garden of Eden and try to grasp the enormity of what Adam and Eve lost when they...

Christianity--Church History: history, origin of christianity, world christianity
origin of christianity, world christianity, abraham isaac: No one was keeping dates and time when Christianity was first made a fact centuries before Christ was born into the world. God first spoke in the Garden of Eden about the child who would crush the head of the devil to redeem God s people. When God...

Christianity--Church History: history of church fathers, ripe age, jesus christ
ripe age, jesus christ, conjecture: All that was written about the rest of the Apostles is conjecture. Their intent of being sent disciples was to proclaim the life and victory of Jesus Christ. The message is always about Him and not those who proclaim Him. Taking care of us and exalting...

Christianity--Church History: history/ general, jesus was a jew, god the holy spirit
jesus was a jew, god the holy spirit, pentecost acts 2: David, I apologize for the tardiness of my reply. David, I what you to know that it was not my intention to argue or to draw you into some sort of debate. I had sent you a follow up to find out if I had answered your original question sufficiently. Apparently...

Christianity--Church History: history of jews and muslims, descendents of ishmael, muslim relgion
descendents of ishmael, muslim relgion, history of jews: There has been a conflict between the descendents of Ishmael and the descendents of Isaac since the time of Abraham. The Muslims count themselves as descendents of Abraham by Hagar even as Isaac is the son of Abraham by Sarah. But Mohammed, the...

Christianity--Church History: history and origin of christianity, origin of christianity, father jesus
origin of christianity, father jesus, book of genesis: Jesus was the firstborn of all creation the very first thing God created, he was created as a spirit creature to live in heaven,later God took the life force of his firstborn son & put it inside Mary so Jesus was then born as a human, after his death he...

Christianity--Church History: history of pews, ryan jockers, lutheran tradition
ryan jockers, lutheran tradition, share conversation: Hi Ryan, Great question. When considering something like pews and their position, it is important to remember that EVERYTHING that occurs during worship is symbolic. One way to look at the liturgy, especially in a Roman Catholic, Lutheran or Episcopal Church,...

Christianity--Church History: history of pews, ryan jockers, jewish worship
ryan jockers, jewish worship, vatican ii: Hi Ryan. I hope this isn t too late for your deadline (I m a freelance writer so I know what it s like). Last question first — Changing the seating arrangement doesn t change the role of the presider very much — it does change the dynamics of the assembly,...

Christianity--Church History: history of two services, protestant congregations, mainline churches
protestant congregations, mainline churches, protestant church: There are several reasons for congregations having two services on Sunday. One of them is growth. This has been going on for centuries. Rather than add on to the building s size to accomodate more people, a second (or more) services are held. Another...

Christianity--Church History: history of sunday, names of the planets, saturn jupiter
names of the planets, saturn jupiter, epistle of barnabas: I think that the best way to answer your question, would be to share with you some information from the Catholic encyclopedia. Sunday (Day of the Sun), as the name of the first day of the week, is derived from Egyptian astrology. The seven planets, known...

Christianity--Church History: history, trinitarian theology, pope sylvester
trinitarian theology, pope sylvester, council of nicaea: WHAT WAS THE COUNCIL OF NICEA, IN THE 4TH CENTURY A.D.? Constantine wanted unity in his realm, and in 325 C.E. he called for a council of his bishops at Nicaea, located in the Eastern, Greek-speaking domain of his empire, across the Bosporus from the new...

Christianity--Church History: holy land, new testament greek, tribes of israel
new testament greek, tribes of israel, hagios: The word holy (hagios in the New Testament Greek means set apart . What made it a place which many Christians set apart as special is that Jesus lived there. It was the place for the fulfillment of many prophecies concerning Him and His ministry of...

Christianity--Church History: holy spirit then and now, tribe of judah, baptisum
tribe of judah, baptisum, books of the bible: God himself is the only one who can give his spirit to people. There are many places in the Old Testament where God gives his spirit. Here are some in the first few books of the Bible: FIRST TO JOSEPH Gen 41:38-39 38 So Pharaoh asked them, Can we...

Christianity--Church History: homosexuals, sodom and gomorrah, sexual appetites
sodom and gomorrah, sexual appetites, homosexual practice: Rom. 1:24-27: “God, in keeping with the desires of their hearts, gave them up to uncleanness, that their bodies might be dishonoured among them . . . God gave them up to disgraceful sexual appetites, for both their females changed the natural use of themselves...

Christianity--Church History: homosexuals, shameful lusts, sexual impurity
shameful lusts, sexual impurity, homosexual relations: Homosexual relations are spoken against both in the Old Testament and the New Testament: Lev 18:22 22 Do not lie with a man as one lies with a woman; that is detestable. (from New International Version) Rom 1:24-27 24 Therefore God gave them...

Christianity--Church History: homosexuals, biblical scriptures, testament god
biblical scriptures, testament god, proper relationship: Catonya, Thank you for your question. Before I give you the Biblical Scriptures that state that homosexuality is wrong, I would first like to say this. That homosexuality, like adultery (or any other sexual sin), is a learned behavior with which the sinful...

Christianity--Church History: the host, 1 corinthians 11, fruit of the vine
1 corinthians 11, fruit of the vine, question pool: mary jane Just wondering if you got this answer. :-) -------------------------------------------------- Mary Jane, Hope you don t mind, but your question was placed in the Church History-question pool and I thought I would try to help. ...

Christianity--Church History: humanism, foolishness of god, god and creation
foolishness of god, god and creation, miraculous signs: Humanism does indeed have many forms. I believe that the first mention of it is in Genesis when Eve was tempted with the possibility of being a god unto herself. If it hadn t been for God s love and grace for her and Adam, it would have been devestating....

Christianity--Church History: Incense History, oriental orthodox churches, sacred mysteries
oriental orthodox churches, sacred mysteries, byzantine rite: Agin, My expertise is based more on those churches in union with Rome so I don t think I can assist further. If you have any other questions however, please feel free to ask or email me at: kaylan@catholicexchange.com Peace of Christ, Kaylan www.savior.org...

Christianity--Church History: Irenaeus and the age of Jesus, irenaeus against heresies, st irenaeus
irenaeus against heresies, st irenaeus, apostolic tradition: Dear Zander, A really interesting question, and I wish I were not in the throes of packing for an imminent vacation so that I could research it properly. It deserves more than the following off-the-top-of-the-head (with a couple of quick look-ups) response....

Christianity--Church History: Isaiah, israel and judah, isaiah chapter
israel and judah, isaiah chapter, scarlet sins: ISAIAH CHAPTER SIX The first six chapters 1-6 give the setting in Judah and Jerusalem and relate Judah s guilt before Jehovah and Isaiah s commissioning. Isaiah s message “concerning Judah and Jerusalem” (1:1–6:13). See him there in sackcloth and...

Christianity--Church History: Israel & the Church!, replacement theology, seed of abraham
replacement theology, seed of abraham, animal sacrifice: Lenin, Please forgive me for the late reply. I will do my best to answer your question. I would disagree with this article when it says ...the two are never to be confused or used interchangeably... and The covenants, promises, and warnings are valid...

Christianity--Church History: incense, altar of incense, greek scriptures
altar of incense, greek scriptures, fragrant aroma: A compound of aromatic gums and balsams that will burn slowly, giving off a fragrant aroma. The Hebrew words qeto reth and qetoh·rah are from the root qa·tar , meaning make sacrificial smoke. The equivalent in the Christian Greek Scriptures is thy·mi a·ma....

Christianity--Church History: infallibity of the catholic church, marian doctrine, interpretation of the bible
marian doctrine, interpretation of the bible, false doctrines: I think a lot of people discover more truth in learning their history. Protestantism wasn t even around until the 1500 s and it preached sola scriptura which meant personal interpretation of the Bible . That means that anyone, no matter how well versed...

Christianity--Church History: innocent suffering, earthquakes in diverse places, reading signs
earthquakes in diverse places, reading signs, book of revelation: Jesus acknowledged the suffering and alleviated it often with healings and exorcisms and teaching us how to live so as not to harm others. Suffering was always connected to the presence of sin in the world. There was no simplistic answer, no — again, only...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus, princess claudia, british princess
princess claudia, british princess, british israel: Vashti, thanks for the question. Partly because of the reference to one Princess Claudia, a British princess, in the New Testament. Old libraries are full of pseudepigraphal (non-canonical holy writings) which speculate on Jesus s childhood and his location...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus, jesus christ son, emperor constantine
jesus christ son, emperor constantine, god saviour: This article should help: http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06083a.htm Excerpt: Symbolism of the Fish Among the symbols employed by the primitive Christians, that of the fish ranks probably first in importance. While the use of the fish in pagan art...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus, mark allan powell, hebrew scriptures
mark allan powell, hebrew scriptures, jesus research: You ask a big question--one that could be approached in a number of different ways, so I m not sure exactly how to approach it. Of course it could have been asked in a number of different ways as well. So maybe I ll shape my response around the way you phrased...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus, christian orthodoxy, nicene creed
christian orthodoxy, nicene creed, life of jesus: Yes, Jesus is believed to be the incarnation of God in Christianity. He is believed to have been fully human and fully divine in his life, and in the resurrection have a risen body both recognizable (it bore his wounds) and yet unrecognizable (they did...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus, divine prophecy, bethlehem of judea
divine prophecy, bethlehem of judea, judea king: HI Ron, you asked-- CHRIST LIFE AS A CHILD, WHERE WAS HE DURING THOSE DAYS? All the bible says about Jesus childhood is--- Jesus, perhaps about two years old, is brought to Egypt by Joseph and Mary, he is evidently Mary s only child. But not for long....

Christianity--Church History: Jesus, infancy gospels, canonical gospels
infancy gospels, canonical gospels, apocryphal gospels: No. There are indeed stories of Jesus childhood in some of the so-called apocryphal gospels--specifically in the ones categorized as infancy gospels. These are stories generated in the early centuries by persons unknown either to satisfy the curiosity...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus, tiberius caesar, jesus ministry
tiberius caesar, jesus ministry, precise age: Catonya, Thank you for your question. I will do my best to answer. It is my understanding that He was at least 33 1/2, or at the most 34 years old. Though the Bible does not mention His precise age. We do know that Jesus was 30 (something) when he began...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus, tiberius caesar, torture stake
tiberius caesar, torture stake, emperor augustus: Jesus died on a torture stake at the age of 33 1/2. A pivotal date for the Christian Greek Scriptures is determined by the date that Tiberius Caesar succeeded Emperor Augustus. Augustus died on August 17, 14 C.E. (Gregorian calendar); Tiberius was named...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus and the Apostles, infancy gospel of thomas, jesus and the apostles
infancy gospel of thomas, jesus and the apostles, jesus as a child: Hi Ron, Let me begin by answering #3. I would encourage you to check out this website-http://www.12apostlesofthecatholicchurch.com/ 1)Little is know in canonical texts about the time of Christ before he began his public ministry. Some non-canonical texts,...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus Birthday, tiberius caesar, daniels prophecy
tiberius caesar, daniels prophecy, jesus birthday: Hi Natalie, you asked about--“ JESUS REAL BIRTHDAY?” The Bible historian Luke tells us that John came baptizing in the 15th year of Tiberius Caesar. (Lu 3:1-3) Augustus died on August 17, 14 C.E. On September 15, Tiberius was named emperor by the Roman...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus' brothers and sisters, perpetual virginity, city of brotherly love
perpetual virginity, city of brotherly love, gospel passages: Most believe in the possibility. Those who beleive in the perpetual virginity of Jesus mother, Mary teach that the word translated brothers also means cousins. The Greek word used in the New Testament is always áäĺëöüó (adelphos) or the plural, adelphoi...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus is the Center of the bible, god jesus christ, genesis to revelation
god jesus christ, genesis to revelation, apostle peter: You may recall that Jesus said: “This means everlasting life, their taking in knowledge of you, the only true God, and of the one whom you sent forth, Jesus Christ.” (John 17:3) In saying this, Jesus was not being boastful. The Scriptures repeatedly emphasize...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus Christ, roman emperor constantine, translations of the bible
roman emperor constantine, translations of the bible, religion of the roman empire: Hi Jesse, you asked-- CONSTANTINE HAD THE BIBLE ALTERED? Many things are true of Constantine, ie-- In the fourth century, the Roman emperor Constantine adopted “Christianity” as the official religion of the Roman Empire. But the “Christianity” he knew...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus Crucifix, jesus crucifix, torture stake
jesus crucifix, torture stake, cross crucifix: Hi Andreas, you asked;-- WHAT WAS WRITTEN ON THE CROSS OF JESUS? Pilate posted a sign that read: “Jesus the Nazarene the King of the Jews.” So that all may read the sign, Pilate had it written in three languages—in Hebrew, in the official Latin, and in...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus' Death, anchor bible dictionary, death by crucifixion
anchor bible dictionary, death by crucifixion, standard reference works: That Jesus died by crucifixion is as well-established as any event in ancient history, but precise cause of death is a matter of guesswork since the body is not available for autopsy. The gospels suggest that Jesus died more quickly than some other victims...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus' death, sovereignty of god, righteous wrath
sovereignty of god, righteous wrath, wages of sin is death: The answer is simple.....but not at all simple to understand: The penalty for sinning against God is death. God made this very clear to Adam when He gave him the command to NOT EAT of this tree: Gen 2:15-17 15 The LORD God took the man and put...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus and early Christianity, bethlehem ephrathah, caesar augustus
bethlehem ephrathah, caesar augustus, prophet micah: Hi Teddy, you asked about-- JESUS PLACE OF BIRTH, DATE OF BIRTH AND FAMILY? PLACE--In the eighth century B.C.E., the prophet Micah foretold that Jesus would be born in the insignificant town of Bethlehem. Two towns in Israel were named Bethlehem, but...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus footsteps, planters warts, pentecost sunday
planters warts, pentecost sunday, dark brown hair: Jacqueline, Praise God for all that He is doing in your life. Continue to seek Him, read His Holy Word, and pray. The Lord Jesus is not through with you! He has so much more in store! Please feel free to let me know if you have any further questions,...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus to fourth century, new testament apocrypha, new testament book
new testament apocrypha, new testament book, acts of the apostles: I assume you re familiar with the Acts of the Apostles, a New Testament book that contains some stories of a few of Jesus disciples. Otherwise, information is scarce. You can find some traditions in the Church History of Eusebius, a fourth-century writer...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus as God, polish brethren, jehovah s witnesses
polish brethren, jehovah s witnesses, seventh day adventists: Hi Monica, WHICH CHRISTIAN RELIGIONS BELIEVE THAT JESUS IS GOD (OR A PART OF GOD) Most people in Christendom do, it has been the central doctrine of the churches for centuries. Others, however, say that the Trinity doctrine is false, that Almighty...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus lost years, traditional orthodox christianity, infancy gospel of thomas
traditional orthodox christianity, infancy gospel of thomas, birth narratives: These stories of Jesus childhood found in some of the apocryphal gospels (not in the New Testament) have no credibility--they are imaginative fictions. Some scholars think the birth narratives in the gospels of Luke and Matthew are also imaginative fictions,...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus-- pictures of Jesus, physical description of jesus, shroud of turin
physical description of jesus, shroud of turin, four gospels: Hi Ron. No, there are no drawings in existence of Jesus during his lifetime. All the centuries of art depicting Jesus are artist s interpretations. You cannot find a reliable picture of Jesus with regards to his physical attributes. Drawing and portraiture...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus after resurrection, good friday services, feast of pentecost
good friday services, feast of pentecost, crusifixion: Dan, Jesus died Friday, the same day He was nailed to the cross. He was raised up on the cross at noon and died at 3pm. That is why we have Good Friday services in remembrance of His Passion and Death. Most Catholic churches for example have their Good...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus' torture in hell, st thomas aquinas, ye princes
st thomas aquinas, ye princes, principalities and powers: You shall find a wealth of answers in the Summa Theologica by St. Thomas Aquinas on this subject: http://www.newadvent.org/summa/405200.htm Excerpt: It was fitting for Christ to descend into hell. First of all, because He came to bear our penalty...

Christianity--Church History: Jesus, edwin stolk, female genitalia
edwin stolk, female genitalia, alpha and the omega: Chris, I believe you when you say that your question is serious, but the problem with it is that there is no credible academically orthodox evidence that Jesus was ever female. The earliest records we have - manuscripts of the New Testament - always refer...

Christianity--Church History: Jew, Hebrew, Israelite, hebrew israelite, israelite nation
hebrew israelite, israelite nation, hebrew slaves: 1. DIFFERENCE IN THE TERMS HEBREW, JEWISH, AND ISRAELITE? The designation “Hebrew” is first used for Abram, distinguishing him from his Amorite neighbors. (Ge 14:13) Thereafter, in virtually every case of its use, the term “Hebrew(s)” continues to be employed...

Christianity--Church History: Jonah, jesus crucifixion, spruce grove alberta
jesus crucifixion, spruce grove alberta, kleros: Clark, thanks for the question. There were two items which are usually translated from Hebrew or Greek into English as lots. Unfortunately the word is the same (kleros) In Acts 1:26, and the LXX (Greek Old Testament) of Jonah 1:7 (I ve used the LXX so we...

Christianity--Church History: Judaism/Christianity, false christianity, university sociologist
false christianity, university sociologist, encyclopia: WHAT MAJOR INFLUENCES DOES CHRISTIANITY STILL HAVE IN CONTEMPORARY WESTERN CULTURE AND SOCIETY? Now that’s interesting because there is; “false Christianity” and “true Christianity” so lets look at both and the influence they have both exerted, lets take...

Christianity--Church History: Judas, biblical prophecy, christian tradition
biblical prophecy, christian tradition, son of man: No. The closest thing to it would be Matt 26:24, where Jesus says, The Son of Man goes as it is written of him, but woe to that one by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been better for that one not to have been born. (Same thing in Mark 14:21.)...

Christianity--Church History: jesus, darrell l bock, amateur historians
darrell l bock, amateur historians, historical jesus: Stewart, Yes--though there s not much material there. You can find various online discussions by searching Google for jesus tacitus josephus suetonius. As always with online searches you ll get a mixed harvest, including pages by scads of amateur historians,...

Christianity--Church History: jesus, adelphoi, roman catholics
adelphoi, roman catholics, galatians 1: Sorry, I forgot the other part of your question: Matthew says that Jesus had four brothers: James, Joseph, Simon, and Judas (Matthew 13:55). He mentions that Jesus had sisters as well, but their names aren t given. See also John 7:1-10, Acts 1:14, Galatians...

Christianity--Church History: jesus' heirs, desendent, biological nature
desendent, biological nature, decendents: Hi Jim, I m probably not the person to answer this question as this is outside of my area of expertise. However, strickly speaking, Jesus has no decendents of a biological nature. Since the scriptures never indicate that he was married or had children,...

Christianity--Church History: jesus, 1 corinthians 15, true submission
1 corinthians 15, true submission, sister brenda: Hello there Mahmoud, you asked-- JESUS, IS HE GOD? No, and this agrees with the Quranic expression, “Your God is One God; there is no God save Him, the Beneficent, the Merciful.” (Surah 2:163,) This thought was stated 2,000 years earlier with the ancient...

Christianity--Church History: jw's and end of the world, clouds of heaven, invisible presence
clouds of heaven, invisible presence, visible proof: JESUS PAROUSIA AN INVISIBLE ONE? The first-century Bible writers make a distinction between his COMING and his PRESENCE. Christ Jesus’ presence in kingly power would be felt and recognized many years before his “coming on the clouds of heaven with power...

Christianity--Church History: jw's and the end of the world, jehovah s witnesses, gentile times
jehovah s witnesses, gentile times, faithful christians: JEHOVAH S WITNESSES SET THE DATE OF CHRIST S RETURN? By 1889, Jehovah’s anointed ones, as 19th-century light bearers, had already received correction on the matter of Christ’s return. Jehovah’s people of the 19th century correctly understood that...

Christianity--Church History: Knowing where to attend services......., christian seminary, sons of zebedee
christian seminary, sons of zebedee, catholisim: I had 4 years of university study majoring in relgion and 4 more years at an accredited Christian seminary, plus almost 30 years as a parish pastor ....and I too am somewhat dissolutioned with the organized church on earth. Humans have a difficult time...

Christianity--Church History: Ku Klux Klan, ku klux klan, gospel of christ
ku klux klan, gospel of christ, scanlon: Cory, The Ku Klux Klan is not a Christian group, no matter what they might say. It s a perversion of Christianity for a group such as this to make any claims on Christianity. They burned crosses and promoted hatred — does that sound like the Gospel of Christ?...

Christianity--Church History: Ku Klux Klan, ku klux klan, nathan bedford forrest
ku klux klan, nathan bedford forrest, bitterness and hatred: Hi Cory, You have asked a wonderful question. Let me answer this a bit more broadly then you have asked. Following the civil war a small group of former confederate officers formed a group aimed a protecting the populace. Their first leader was a man by...

Christianity--Church History: The Lord, divine mercy prayer, left hand of god
divine mercy prayer, left hand of god, ancient artwork: I have seen anti-Christian articles upon this line or those which hope to distort the Divinity of Christ. Given I do not see this reference in Scripture, I surmise you will have to learn the answer from God Himself once you have left this earth. If one wishes...

Christianity--Church History: Lost Books of the Bible and more..., susanna and the elders, bible canon
susanna and the elders, bible canon, judith wisdom: THIS IS EXACTLY ALL THE THINGS I VE BEEN QUESTIONING MYSELF? Excellent and that is what God encourages us to do; question — Make sure of all things; hold fast to what is fine. (1 Thess 2;8) PASTOR CALLED OUT ALL THE MEMBERS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN...

Christianity--Church History: Lost Books of the Bible?!, richard elliott friedman, history of the old testament
richard elliott friedman, history of the old testament, history of the bible: Holly, thanks for the good question. The history of the Bible is rather complex and the one we Christians use now didn t come into being in its final form until near the end of the first millennium AD, although in its basic form it was canonized (accepted...

Christianity--Church History: Lost Tomb of Jesus?, 1 corinthians 15, tomb of jesus
1 corinthians 15, tomb of jesus, spirit beings: LOST TOMB OF JESUS? Never heard anything about it, to be perfectly honest. WAS JESUS RAISED BODILY INTO HEAVEN? Not his fleshly body no, he had given that in sacrifice & couldn’t take it back again, Even as to death, Moses and Jesus were alike. How...

Christianity--Church History: leadership developement, homework questions, leadership in the church
homework questions, leadership in the church, hope of the world: Willie, I will be happy to answer your questions. But first, you must let me know whether these are homework questions or not? Please understand, if they are, I would be doing you a disservice in answering them. But of course, if they are not, please...

Christianity--Church History: lutheran becoming catholic, divine mercy prayer, first holy communion
divine mercy prayer, first holy communion, basic christian doctrine: As long as it wasn t some rogue branch of the Lutheran church (as some protestant churches are no longer Christian today given their views on basic Christian doctrine), the Church will usually consider your baptism valid. I was raised Methodist, though...

Christianity--Church History: Mark, male disciples, manuscript evidence
male disciples, manuscript evidence, stylistic considerations: More precisely, it ends with the women who found that the tomb was empty not telling anyone because they were afraid. I used to think that the ending was just too abrupt and that the real ending must have been lost. It s pretty obvious that very early (possibly...

Christianity--Church History: Martin Luther Quotation, google search, sifting through
google search, sifting through, google: I ve heard similar lines attributed to various people. A quick Google search for three hours prayer Luther confirms your observation that it s widely quoted. Don t know whether you d turn up an attribution by sifting through all the hits. I did look...

Christianity--Church History: Martin Luther Quote, divine mercy prayer, newadvent
divine mercy prayer, newadvent, kaylan: I am not familiar with the protestant founder but you can take your question to this forum and they might be able to assist: http://www.ewtn.com/vexperts/conference.htm Also you might want to check out the history on Luther here: Martin Luther: http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/09438b.htm...

Christianity--Church History: Martin Luther Quote, martin luther, prayer
martin luther, prayer: Hi Wayne, I wish I could help you. I am not sure. I have searched some of Luther s writings, but they are vast. It seems that whenever this quote is used, it isn t attributed to any particular Luther writing. I suspect it is from his collection called ...

Christianity--Church History: revised question
I have revised this answer. Please contact me if you would like it posted. Jame...

Christianity--Church History: Martys, chief priests, holes in the ground
chief priests, holes in the ground, 35 women: The only one named as a martyr in the Bible is Stephen but there are references to many being put to death for their faith in both the OT and NT: Acts 7:59-60 59 While they were stoning him, Stephen prayed, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. 60 Then...

Christianity--Church History: Methodism, lincoln college oxford, south wales uk
lincoln college oxford, south wales uk, powerpoint presentaion: Hi Hannah, This is a great question! This is especially great for you since Methodism originated in the UK. Let me see if I can point you in the right direction. The best thing to do is to draw from the Methodist Church in Great Britan. Their web address...

Christianity--Church History: Michael????, god points, jesus lord
god points, jesus lord, scriptural evidence: Scriptural evidence indicates that the name Michael applied to God’s Son before he left heaven to become Jesus Christ and also after his return. Michael is the only one said to be “the archangel,” meaning “chief angel,” or “principal angel.” In his prehuman...

Christianity--Church History: Ministering to non beliver, proof jesus, proof of jesus
proof jesus, proof of jesus, grasping at straws: Kevin, Thank you for your questions, and for your efforts in sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ. I will do my best to help. First, I would try to share with pax the fact the according to the Bible, Jesus is God in the flesh. Therefore to believe in...

Christianity--Church History: Is there a Mosaic Witness church ?, first five books, books of the bible
first five books, books of the bible, first five books of the bible: I had never heard of a Mosaic Witness and could find nothing on the WWW. I suspect that this person is into Judaism. Mosaic has to do with Moses, through whom God gave the 10 Commandments and the Pentateuch, the first five books of the Bible. Add...

Christianity--Church History: What are the main elements of the dogmatic teaching?, council of nicea, ecumenical creeds
council of nicea, ecumenical creeds, human comprehension: The Council of Nicea only codified the Divine nature of Christ which is taught in the Bible and by the Christian church. Each of the three ecumenical creeds are man s attempts at describing what is beyond human comprehension. We know that God is one yet...

Christianity--Church History: ministries of Peter and Paul, christian bible studies, jews and gentiles
christian bible studies, jews and gentiles, jerusalem area: Hi, John, Are you questioning the differences in Paul & Peter s methods? Or calling? Because Paul was called to preach to the Gentiles, as he did throughout Acts in Asia Minor, Macedonia, and Italy. He still preached to the Jews as well, always going...

Christianity--Church History: morality question, illicit sexual activity, jehovah witness
illicit sexual activity, jehovah witness, galatians 5: The Bible urges: “Flee from fornication.” (1 Corinthians 6:18) The original Greek word for fornication, por·nei′a, refers to all illicit sexual activity involving the use of the genital organs carried on OUTSIDE the bonds of marriage. That would include...

Christianity--Church History: move of God, brenda, bible
brenda, bible, tsunami: Hi there, Well the bible tells us everything we need to know about God, how he works & when, so that helps me know when something is from God & when its not. For instance many say the Tsunami was from God, but the bible tells us; that is not how God works,...

Christianity--Church History: move of God, baptism of the holy spirit, pride goeth
baptism of the holy spirit, pride goeth, church of the lord jesus: Catonya, Thank you for your questions. I hope that my answers to your previous questions were helpful. Before we can tell if something is a move of God, we must first define what a move of God is. Though the Bible does not use the specific words move...

Christianity--Church History: move of God, sheep pen, recognizing god
sheep pen, recognizing god, faith in god: It is not easy for our human will, intellect and emotions to determine what is “a move of God”. Many of the great people of God in the Bible did not discern the voice of God at first. It is a matter of faith in God and knowing His will to determine whether...

Christianity--Church History: Names of Church rooms, two different things, worship space
two different things, worship space, chancel: Hi Jakob, This depends. The space from which a pastor delivers a sermon and the area occupied by the pews can be named two different things. What do I mean by that? Let me simply define some terms that might be helpful to answering your question. ...

Christianity--Church History: New Testiment, new testiment, new testament
new testiment, new testament, 300s: Hi Kelly, You ask a simple question, but there is no simple answer. Scholars have spent whole careers on it, and we still don t know for sure. The earliest writings contained in what s called the New Testament were produced as the first followers of Jesus...

Christianity--Church History: The New World, beth sarim, san diego california
beth sarim, san diego california, hebrew words: THE LORD JESUS HAS NOW COME TO THE TEMPLE FOR JUDGEMENT, and the remnant of the members of his body yet on earth he has gathered into the temple condition of perfect unity with himself and hence those faithful men of old may be expected back from the dead...

Christianity--Church History: names in new testiment, new testiment, old testiment
new testiment, old testiment, five books of moses: The personal names we see in the Old Testament are mostly Hebrew names, though the forms with which we are familiar are have been filtered through Greek and Latin versions of the Bible. If you were to read the first five books of the Old Testament in the very...

Christianity--Church History: names, bible crosswalk, cherubims
bible crosswalk, cherubims, archangels: Serge, Thank you for your questions. But instead of answering them for you, I will give you a Bible study site that I have used that will help you find the answers for yourself. It is... http://bible.crosswalk.com/ Go to the Bible study, and there you will...

Christianity--Church History: OLDEST BIBLE:, proof of jesus, thief in the night
proof of jesus, thief in the night, biblical texts: Well, Let me talk to the historical first. There are biblical texts in existance with various ages. The oldest is he Codex Vaticanus, which dates from the first half of the fourth Century. It is located in the library of the Vatican in Rome. There are older...

Christianity--Church History: Oneness, assemblies of god church, triune god
assemblies of god church, triune god, united pentecostal: Dan, May the Blessings of Almighty God, the Power of Christ’s Cross, and the knowledge we have of eternal life in Him, be upon you and your family during this Resurrection Season! Remember, Jesus is not dead, He is alive! In The Cross, Elder Greg...

Christianity--Church History: Original Sin, doctrine of original sin, adam and eve
doctrine of original sin, adam and eve, image of god: The phrase original sin is not in scripture. It is a theological construct used by theologians to cover a topic. St. Augustine is the first Church Father to have published the phrase: (St. Augustine s statement: the deliberate sin of the first man is...

Christianity--Church History: Origins of the Bible, origins of the bible, neil r lightfoot
origins of the bible, neil r lightfoot, who wrote the bible: James, I think the best thing I can do is what you suggested, namely, point you to a book. Here s where I think you should start: How We Got the Bible by Neil R. Lightfoot You ll find it available through numerous online sources and perhaps in a...

Christianity--Church History: WHERE DID ALL THE OTHERS COME FROM?, land of nod, east of eden
land of nod, east of eden, adam and eve: Ray, Thanks for your question. It is one that has puzzled many for years. First let me assure you that Cain and Able did NOT have relations with Eve. Though the answer is not specifically given in Scripture, it does indicate that there people populating...

Christianity--Church History: from old bible to new bible, hebrew faith, messianic jews
hebrew faith, messianic jews, abraham isaac: Gentiles do not have to become Jews before they becme Christians, Messianic or otherwise. God chose the descendents of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob to be His people who would be entrusted with the promise of the annointed one (Mashiyach in Hebrew, Christos...

Christianity--Church History: oldest christian bible, christian biblical canon, history of the transmission of the bible
christian biblical canon, history of the transmission of the bible, united bible societies: Sorry for the delay. I ve been swamped with work and didn t notice the AllExperts post in my inbox. The oldest Christian Bibles in existence are Greek manuscripts dating to the second century (papyrus fragments, in some cases just a few version). For complete...

Christianity--Church History: the orgin of preaching Heaven., israelite religion, israelite history
israelite religion, israelite history, curiosity and imagination: In Israelite religion, heaven was the name of the abode of God. People didn t expect to go there. In fact there was no clear teaching regarding afterlife. The Psalms speak as though after death one would be in sheol --apparently much like the Greek concept...

Christianity--Church History: origin of biblical name, theological dictionary of the new testament, greek scriptures
theological dictionary of the new testament, greek scriptures, ancient philosophers: FACT--A Demon is--An invisible, wicked, spirit creature having superhuman powers. The common Greek word for demon (dai´mon) occurs only once in the Christian Greek Scriptures, in Matthew 8:31; elsewhere the word dai·mo´ni·on appears. I would say the film...

Christianity--Church History: "What is the origin of the..., st damian, christian martyr
st damian, christian martyr, personal name: I m traveling, so away from my books; but Damian is Greek, probably meaning a tamer (of animals). I m not sure when it was first used as a personal name. There s a St. Damian -- a third-century Christian martyr. There s no etymological relationship...

Christianity--Church History: original language of the new testament, accredited seminary, greek new testament
accredited seminary, greek new testament, bible scholar: The New Testament was originally written in Greek. I am a Bible scholar who took courses of Classical and Ancient Greek during my undergraduate days at a university and then studied Koine Greek for three years at an accredited seminary. I read most of the...

Christianity--Church History: original manuscripts, novum testamentum, old manuscripts
novum testamentum, old manuscripts, manuscripts of the bible: At this time we believe that all original manuscripts are extinct. The oldest of the rather complete manuscripts that we have seems to be a ninth century copy of a second century. There are many fragments of various old manuscripts. They are kept...

Christianity--Church History: origins of Christian anti-Jewish sentiment, jewish religious leaders, scribes and pharisees
jewish religious leaders, scribes and pharisees, mosaic law: WHAT WERE THE ORIGINS OF CHRISTIAN ANTI-JEWISH SENTIMENT? By the first century C.E., Israel was under Roman rule, and Judaism, the Jewish religious system, was by and large in the oppressive grip of such leaders as the scribes and Pharisees. (Matthew 23:2-4)...

Christianity--Church History: Pastorial titles ?, eastern orthodox churches, lutheran synods
eastern orthodox churches, lutheran synods, associate pastors: Hi Ron. I m glad to hear I was of help to you last summer with a question. The answer to this question varies somewhat depending on which denomination we are talking about. I can tell you specifically about Roman Catholic meanings and training, and a...

Christianity--Church History: Paulicians, clergy laity, all saints day
clergy laity, all saints day, adult baptism: Hi Berc,you asked about the Paulicians here is what I could find -- There have been witnesses of God on earth in every period of human history. Throughout the centuries there have been professed Christians who rejected the error of the trinity, usually...

Christianity--Church History: Pelagian Controversy, lutheran pastors, formula of concord
lutheran pastors, formula of concord, pelagians: I don t know that I can be of much help in giving you sources speaking to the Pelagian Controversy. At the university and seminary I had a whole library of source books but that was long ago. I even made the mistake when I retired to give away some of...

Christianity--Church History: Pentecost, spirit of truth, holy ghost
spirit of truth, holy ghost, holy spirit: We only know that they were in a house when the Holy Spirit came upon them. The Bible doesn t say which house but it could well have been the Upper room mentioned elsewhere. They did have a tendency to hide after Jesus left their presence. I think it...

Christianity--Church History: Pentecostal and Orthodox Churches, pentecostal churches, ecclesiastical customs
pentecostal churches, ecclesiastical customs, eastern orthodoxy: Bola, Thank you for your questions. I have not considered this before. And though I have no evidence to support my opinion, I ill tell you what I think. The differences between the two are obvious. In many aspects, Orthodox churches are simply catholic....

Christianity--Church History: Pentecostal theory, pentecostal christians, pentecostal religion
pentecostal christians, pentecostal religion, pentecostal church: Cindy, Praise God for all that He is doing in your life. I understand your hesitancy when it comes to the gifts and moving of the Holy Spirit. I was myself raised in a church that not only taught the these things passed away with the death of the last apostle,...

Christianity--Church History: Place of Origin, time christianity, roman palestine
time christianity, roman palestine, gentile converts: Jesus was a Jewish itinerant teacher, preacher, healer, and exorcist who lived in Galilee and Judea and Judea in the first century. Galilee and Judea are territories that were located in Roman Palestine and are now part of the State of Israel and its occupied...

Christianity--Church History: Pontius Pilot, pontius pilot, emperor tiberius
pontius pilot, emperor tiberius, evil spirits: Check this: http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12083c.htm excerpt: His rule was brought to an end through trouble which arose in Samaria. An imposter had given out that it was in his power to discover the sacred vessels which, as he alleged, had been...

Christianity--Church History: Pope John XIII ( Baldassare Cossa ), pope john xiii, pope john xxiii
pope john xiii, pope john xxiii, medici family: Hi Paul, This is actually a very interesting Pope. As I m sure you are aware, he was a schism pope. It is interesting that the charges leveled against Pope John XXIII are very similar to those against the Knights Templar. This could be indicative of an...

Christianity--Church History: The Pope, st thomas aquinas, northwestern university evanston il
st thomas aquinas, northwestern university evanston il, northwestern university evanston: I would be more than happy to, as long as it is not a bash the Church essay, as some people these days seem to think acceptable topics of discussion :) I m assuming this is merely for a class assignment on the general topic of the late holy father? ...

Christianity--Church History: Prayer emails suggesting miracles, divine action, educated guess
divine action, educated guess, name of god: Hmmm...well, I don t think that the church has a position on this, but I can make an educated guess. If the email is simply an annoyance, then in a sense you have used the name of God in a vain manner and is therefore not too good. :-) The same is true...

Christianity--Church History: Praying, surrender to god, religion class
surrender to god, religion class, educated guess: Hi Angie, I will have to make an educated guess on this one since I can t find much on the origins of this practice. There are two major ways that the hands are held during prayer. One would be hands held upward about head level and palms facing outward...

Christianity--Church History: Prederist, spruce grove alberta, canada gateway
spruce grove alberta, canada gateway, preterists: Thanks, Raymond, for the good question. I believe you re thinking of Preterists, who believe that the events of the apocalypse and second coming have already occurred. The doctrine that Christ and the end times occurred around 70 AD is called realized eschatology....

Christianity--Church History: Priesthood, encyclopedia of early christianity, israelite religion
encyclopedia of early christianity, israelite religion, testament texts: I have had a look through the following Wikipedia articles, and they should give you a good start: priest (there’s a section on priests in Christianity) deacon bishop presbyter elder (Christianity) minister pastor The articles seem to represent...

Christianity--Church History: Punishment from God, dispensation of grace, egyptian bondage
dispensation of grace, egyptian bondage, tower of babel: I m sorry Dan. I sent you my ruff draft first by accident. Here is the corrected reply. Elder G~ Dan, Good questions Dan. These are questions that have confused and perplexed people for many years. I will do my best to briefly answer them for...

Christianity--Church History: passover, feast of the passover, gospel texts
feast of the passover, gospel texts, hands of god: Pete, We have no way of knowing becase we have no contemporary description of this custom outside of the Gospels, and the Gospels say Pilate s action was customary but do not indicate a usual method of selection. Pilate s behavior in this instance might lead...

Christianity--Church History: a person's name, divine mercy prayer, strange questions
divine mercy prayer, strange questions, truth seeker: What is the reason you are looking for this name if I might ask? I ve had some strange questions in the past so I m careful to whom I give out information. I m not sure if I can assist with this but I do have some sources that might be able to help. But I...

Christianity--Church History: The place and time of Origin of Christianity and Jewdisim, beginnings of judaism, jewdism
beginnings of judaism, jewdism, origin of christianity: Alexa, I think about all I can do with a question this broad is to try to suggest how you might proceed. First thing to point out is that you ll need the right spelling in order to find any information on Judaism (not Jewdism). Christianity and Judaism...

Christianity--Church History: Could you please explain how..., divine mercy prayer, holy advent
divine mercy prayer, holy advent, history expert: I m not sure what your question is on this and it sounds like something that would take a book to explain. However here is a page that gives Christian history timeline which might help you understand how traditions developed: http://www.scborromeo.org/truth/truth.htm...

Christianity--Church History: the preaching of Heaven, heaven is the place, holy dwelling
heaven is the place, holy dwelling, heaven and the earth: The first teaching of Heaven is in Genesis 1: Gen 1:1 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. KJV There are hundreds of passages in the Bible which speak of heaven, most of them are in the Old Testament. Since the OT was taught...

Christianity--Church History: predestination, foolishness of god, christian theologians
foolishness of god, christian theologians, miraculous signs: We CAN choose. But when we do, it is only by the power of God which lives in His Word. Rom 1:16-17 16 I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile....

Christianity--Church History: punishment of sin, christian greetings, kobe bryant
christian greetings, kobe bryant, downs syndrome: Dear Charlene, Greetings! This is Elder Greg Madden from All Experts. Earlier this year you asked a question of me in the Christianity Church History category. Because of extending circumstances I was removed from this category. Those situations have been...

Christianity--Church History: Question about the book of Wisom, holly bible, latin bible
holly bible, latin bible, roman catholic church: I don t remember ever hearing or reading that passage before either. And I know the Bible very, very well. The quote is from The Book of Wisdom . This writing was NOT ACCEPTED by the whole of the early church and so was not included in the Bible. Although...

Christianity--Church History: Question about the book of Wisom, roman catholic doctrines, jesus ben sirach
roman catholic doctrines, jesus ben sirach, holly bible: The passage you quote is from the first chapter of a book called The Wisdom of Solomon (or just Wisdom for short). Scholars think it was probably written in Greek by a Jewish writer living in Egypt roughly around the time of Christ. (So historically speaking...

Christianity--Church History: Question about the book of Wisom, books of the apocrypha, holly bible
books of the apocrypha, holly bible, claim inspiration: Mariano, I am uncertain what your question is. I will address what I think your asking, but I would appreciate it if you would write back a more specific question. What I understand you asking is concerning the text out of the book of wisdom found in...

Christianity--Church History: Questions, temple of the holy ghost, jesus christ salvation
temple of the holy ghost, jesus christ salvation, spirit soul and body: Catonya, Thank you for your questions. I will answer them in the order in which you asked them. 1. Who are sinners... All of humanity is born into sin through the bloodline of Adam, cannot save themselves, and are in need a Savior. Gen. 1:27,...

Christianity--Church History: Questions, wrath of god, faith in god
wrath of god, faith in god, exact rules: All people are sinners and deserve only the wrath of God. However, some of us have put our faith in God and His plan of salvation through Jesus Christ. But even we still sin in the sense of still erring against the Law given through Moses. If we persist...

Christianity--Church History: question about first christians, henok, adiam
henok, adiam, moabites: Hi there Henok, you asked--1. DOES THE FIRST CHRISTIANS DECLARE THIER FREEDOM? WHO WAS THE KING OF THAT CENTURY? The first century Christians began their worldwide preaching campaign on 33 c.e. The ruler of that time was Herod. 2. WHAT DO WE MEAN BY...

Christianity--Church History: Not quite a repeat, oppressive yoke, roman historians
oppressive yoke, roman historians, literary historian: WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THE OTHER HISTORIANS WHO DIDNT...DO YOU HAVE ANY THEORIES? My theory; Jesus was hated by the majority; the Jews as a nation don’t want to believe he was the son of God for obvious reasons, they put him to death. As for the...

Christianity--Church History: REINCARNATION OR RESURRECTION., council of nicaea, early christians
council of nicaea, early christians, christian denominations: Thanks for the question. One hears this claim from time to time that early Christians believed in reincarnation. The easy way to answer this question is to say, yes, they did. However, that s a very misleading answer, because it needs some context. There was...

Christianity--Church History: Relationship with God, eastern orthodoxy, orthodox theologians
eastern orthodoxy, orthodox theologians, western christians: Marin, Thank you for your questions. I will do my best to answer them for you. Here is a brief description of the orthodox church and their beliefs... Eastern Orthodoxy and evangelical Christianity differ in the way the two groups approach theology....

Christianity--Church History: Religious History, augustus caesar, jesus was a jew
augustus caesar, jesus was a jew, calling jesus: There is no evidence that Jesus was referring to Augustus Caesar when he was talking about God and His Father. It is important to note that Jesus was a Jew. He also preached in the synagoges and was referred to as Rabbi(teacher). All of these things indicate...

Christianity--Church History: Religious Pluralism, religious pluralism and the interfaith movement, god jesus
religious pluralism and the interfaith movement, god jesus, enemy of god: hi there, According to the Bible; organized religion is doomed-- What is the Bible’s viewpoint as to interfaith? How did Jesus view religious leaders who pretended to be righteous but disrespected God? “Jesus said to them: ‘If God were your Father,...

Christianity--Church History: Resurrection of Jesus, resurrection of jesus, andrea andrea
resurrection of jesus, andrea andrea, 1 corinthians 15: Andrea, I m not sure what you re looking for. If you want to read what the New Testament says about the resurrection of Jesus, you could start with 1 Corinthians 15 and the closing chapters of the four gospels. But really references to the resurrection...

Christianity--Church History: Revelations, revelation chapter 7, apostles of jesus
revelation chapter 7, apostles of jesus, undeserved kindness: WHO ARE THE CHOSEN/SELECTED PEOPLE THAT THE BOOK OF REVELATIONS TALKS ABOUT? Jesus Christ shed light on the prospect that; a chosen number from among mankind are to be raised to incorruptible, immortal spirit life with him in the heavens. (2 Timothy 1:10)...

Christianity--Church History: rain, forty days and forty nights, greenhouse environment
forty days and forty nights, greenhouse environment, god made the earth: There is no certainty about rain before Noah s time. The only passages which speak of it are: Gen 2:4-7 When the LORD God made the earth and the heavens-- 5 and no shrub of the field had yet appeared on the earth and no plant of the field had yet sprung...

Christianity--Church History: refrences, princeton university press, d jeffrey bingham
princeton university press, d jeffrey bingham, meryl doney: Sorry for the delay. I was traveling. Not sure what your educational preparation is, so will offer several options: Henry Chadwick. The Early Church. London: Penguin (various years for various editions and printings--any one is good). This classic is a...

Christianity--Church History: religion, bible texts, psalm 33
bible texts, psalm 33, first sermon: Hi Ben you asked--1. WHAT IS HOLY SPIRIT S POWER? A comparison of Bible texts that refer to the holy spirit shows that it is spoken of as ‘filling people; they can be ‘baptized with it; and they can be “anointed” with it. (Luke 1:41; Matt. 3:11; Acts...

Christianity--Church History: religions or denominations, jewish holy days, christian bishops
jewish holy days, christian bishops, female followers: Jesus was crucified at the time of the Jewish Passover, so that for the early Christians Passover (Greek Pascha ) became a commemoration of his death and resurrection. The first day of every week was also a celebration of the resurrection, because it was...

Christianity--Church History: religious icon?, divine mercy prayer, church schism
divine mercy prayer, church schism, greek orthodox church: I honestly cannot assist in this regard but I ll guess. The Byzantine Rite in the Catholic Church uses icons for religious decoration and so does the Greek Orthodox Church (schism from the Catholic Church in the 1100 s). My recommendation is to ask someone...

Christianity--Church History: revelation and reason, mind mysteries, christian standpoint
mind mysteries, christian standpoint, prayer meditation: From a simple standpoint I believe within every person is the desire to know the Truth...where they come from, what purpose do they have, what is their ultimate future?? These questions are spiritual ones that every person, from pagan to religious try to answer...

Christianity--Church History: roosters, victory of light, christian symbolism
victory of light, christian symbolism, spiritual darkness: I find the following at http://ww2.netnitco.net/users/legend01/rooster.htm or http://tinyurl.com/2lopze In Christian symbolism, the rooster is a familiar Passion symbol. Prior to being arrested by the soldiers, Jesus correctly predicted that Peter would...

Christianity--Church History: Sabath, bottom line question, true scholar
bottom line question, true scholar, history of christianity: I m not sure I get the point of your reply. If we love God, we will want to obey God; and the message of the prophets and of Jesus is surely that God wants whole-hearted obedience that grows from love, not ritual behavior based on a legalistic mentality. Right?...

Christianity--Church History: Saint Jeffrey?, premonstratensian abbey, westphalia germany
premonstratensian abbey, westphalia germany, saint norbert: Here you go. Note the also know as. --Charles GODFREY OF CAPPENBERG Also known as Gaufrid of Cappenberg; Geoffrey of Cappenberg; Geoffroy of Cappenberg; Geofroi of Cappenberg; Gioffredo of Cappenberg; Godefrid of Cappenberg; Godefridus of Cappenberg;...

Christianity--Church History: Saul/Paul the apostle, hebrew scriptures, saul paul
hebrew scriptures, saul paul, paul the apostle: Hi there you asked-- WHAT ARE PAUL S THEOLOGIES? ARE THEY RELATED TO HIS LETTERS? 1. Paul valued and studied the inspired Hebrew Scriptures, repeatedly quoting from, alluding to, and applying them. (2 Cor. 6:2, 16-18; 7:1; 8:15; 9:9; 13:1; Isa. 49:8; Lev....

Christianity--Church History: Significant Use of Candles in the Bible, seven dispensations, seven candlesticks
seven dispensations, seven candlesticks, golden candlesticks: Michael, Thank you for your question. I am sorry it has taken me so long to reply. My son s wedding was this past weekend, and my wife and I had many things to take care of. I will do my best to answer your question I would like to know the significance...

Christianity--Church History: Speaking In Tongues, spiritual gifts god, how to speak in tongues
spiritual gifts god, how to speak in tongues, gift of tongues: It sounds very much like your pastor has had an experience which in the 1970s was called charismatic or even pentacostal . Some people who learn of the gifts ( Charis in the Greek of the NT) are so overwhelmed with realizing the spiritual gifts God gives...

Christianity--Church History: St Augustine, roman catholic church, value judgement
roman catholic church, value judgement, catholic point: Bryan, thanks for the question. Augustine did teach predestination, but his views evolved largely as a result of his opposition to various other theologians (notably Pelagius). The Roman Catholic Church today, as far as I understand, believes that the Calvinist...

Christianity--Church History: My Sunday school class wanted..., divine mercy prayer, encyclopedia website
divine mercy prayer, encyclopedia website, king of the jews: My computer is slow today but you can find this answer at the Catholic Encyclopedia website: http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/i.htm Look under IHS on this page. Main page: http://www.newadvent.org +++ And you might want to bookmark this site...

Christianity--Church History: Sunday worship, roman emperor constantine, holy sabbath
roman emperor constantine, holy sabbath, sabbath keeping: Hi Brad, you asked-- WHY THE EARLY CHRISTIANS STARTED WORSHIPPING ON SUNDAY INSTEAD OF CONTINUING THE JEWISH TRADITION OF WORSHIPPING ON THE SABBATH, IE SATURDAY? You are correct, the ancient Jews did keep Saturday as their Sabbath as this was a requirement...

Christianity--Church History: The Last Supper/communion, c hurch, barley flour
c hurch, barley flour, red grape juice: 1. It would have been fermented from grapes. I don t know what color. Given what we know of customs of the day, it would probably have been mixed with water. 2. The bread at the last supper was most likely an unleavened loaf or cake of bread made from wheat...

Christianity--Church History: The Last Supper, church of the apostles, joseph of arimathea
church of the apostles, joseph of arimathea, augustinians: Let me recommend this page to you :) http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/14341a.htm Excerpt: The meal held by Christ and His disciples on the eve of His Passion at which He instituted the Holy Eucharist. PLACE The owner of the house in which was...

Christianity--Church History: sabbath, acts of the apostles, jewish sabbath
acts of the apostles, jewish sabbath, sabbath day: Dear Gino, The earliest Christians apparently formed the habit of meeting on the first day of the week in celebration of the Lord s resurrection on that day. It would not have immediately been clear to them that they would not many years hence no longer...

Christianity--Church History: sabbath, lord of the sabbath, sabbath day
lord of the sabbath, sabbath day, searching the bible: Nikki, Thank you for your question, I will do my best to answer you. It was the custom of the Jews to come together on the Sabbath, which is Saturday, cease work, and worship God. Of the 10 commandments listed in Exodus 20:1-17, only nine of them were...

Christianity--Church History: sabbath keeping, torture stake, mosaic law
torture stake, mosaic law, early christians: UP UNTIL THE THIRD CENTURY THE EARLY CHRISTIANS (INCLUDING CHRIST AND THE DISCIPLES)OBSERVED THE SEVENTH DAY ,AS COMMANDED IN GENESIS? It is true that the Jews celebrated the Sabbath as part of following the 10 commandments, hence when Jesus was on earth...

Christianity--Church History: sabbath, new testament times, letter of barnabas
new testament times, letter of barnabas, seventh day baptists: The Catholic Church follows Scripture on the subject. http://www.catholic.com/library/sabbath_or_sunday.asp Excerpt: Some religious organizations (Seventh-Day Adventists, Seventh-Day Baptists, and certain others) claim that Christians must not worship...

Christianity--Church History: sarabaitism, dictionnaire latin, athanasius of alexandria
dictionnaire latin, athanasius of alexandria, nicene fathers: The monastic movement that arose in Egypt in the fourth century soon attracted the attention of western Christians. For example, the Life of Antony, written by Athanasius of Alexandria around 360, is mentioned by Augustine in his Confessions as having a profound...

Christianity--Church History: saul/paul, testament heroes, saul paul
testament heroes, saul paul, hebrews 11: Early traditions preserved in writings later than the New Testament state that Paul and Peter were both martyred under Emperor Nero. The year was probably AD 64. The traditions state that Paul was beheaded, Peter crucified upside down. According to Acts, Paul...

Christianity--Church History: two services, sunday evening services, liturgical traditions
sunday evening services, liturgical traditions, fifth centuries: My main source for modern church history has begged off--too busy right now. And I m sorry to say that I don t have time to pursue it further either. If I could, I would go hunting for these two books, both part of the Complete Library of Christian Worship...

Christianity--Church History: sex videos, bible scholar, scripture references
bible scholar, scripture references, apostle paul: If a Christian was to feed his mind primarily on television, with its sex and violence, he could soon undermine his Christian principles. That could easily lead to his becoming disloyal, alienated from God. Such bad association does spoil useful habits....

Christianity--Church History: sex videos, scripture references, blanket approval
scripture references, blanket approval, married couples: I would not give a blanket approval of this activity. It would depend, at least..., on the consciences of both of those who are watching them. If it seems like a sin to either, then they should not watch them. And should either have a predilection of...

Christianity--Church History: sex videos, bed undefiled, sexual gratification
bed undefiled, sexual gratification, godly marriage: Catonya, Thank you for answering my question. If you (or your Mother) have any other questions on this, or any other subject, please feel free to send them to me and I will do my best to help. May the Lord Jesus bless you and all that you do for Him! ...

Christianity--Church History: The sign of the cross over what is known as the 3rd eye, crux ansata, graydon f snyder
crux ansata, graydon f snyder, serpent power: WHY IT IS THAT THE SIGN OF THE CROSS, IS DONE OVER THE THIRD EYE AND OR CHAKRA? CHAKRA— According to yoga teaching, Kundalini, the serpent power, lies at the base of the spine. Once aroused, it is made to ascend the spine through six stations, or chakras,...

Christianity--Church History: None sinless?, righteousness of god, where is it in the bible
righteousness of god, where is it in the bible, sinless life: Kevin, Thanks for your question. Here are a few of the Scriptures I believe you are refering to... Rom. 3:10 As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one Rom. 3:12 They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable;...

Christianity--Church History: sins, old testament law, jesus christ salvation
old testament law, jesus christ salvation, personal savior: Adel, Thank you for your question. Let me see if I can answer it for you. First let me be very clear that all people born after Jesus are not forgiven unless they look to Him in faith, repent from their sins, and confess Him as Savior and Lord. Romans...

Christianity--Church History: sPIRITUAL GIFTS, gifts of the holy spirit, blood of jesus
gifts of the holy spirit, blood of jesus, holy roller: There can be a lot of very diverse reasons for not teaching about them. They include: Not knowing about the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Not knowing that they are still being given, even in our age, to those who are born again. Not understanding...

Christianity--Church History: speaking in tongues, speaking in tongues, how to speak in tongues
speaking in tongues, how to speak in tongues, utter confusion: Mandy, Thanks for your question. First let me say that I was thrilled to read that you have discovered the importance of have a relationship with Christ. That is great! I encourage you to continue to follow the Lord through prayer, reading the Word, and...

Christianity--Church History: spread of christianity, gentile converts, judea and samaria
gentile converts, judea and samaria, spread of christianity: Before ascending to heaven in 33 C.E., Jesus Christ gave his followers this parting commission: “You will be witnesses of me both in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria and to the most distant part of the earth.” (Ac 1:8) They proved true to their commission....

Christianity--Church History: struggling, old methodist church, blessed sacrament
old methodist church, blessed sacrament, conversion story: Brandy I truly believe it is a matter of grace. God giving it and the soul responding. Every conversion story is unique and personal and I ve found a great deal of fervent and devoted Catholics are converts. For myself I was 16 yrs old. I found myself at...

Christianity--Church History: symbols, encyclopedia of early christianity, upsilon sigma
encyclopedia of early christianity, upsilon sigma, early christian art: The fish is commonly found in early Christian art--for example, inscriptions in the catacombs at Rome and funerary inscriptions from various places. It may have something to do with the fish in the feeding miracles in the Gospels. Irenaeus, a Christian theologian...

Christianity--Church History: Teaching, god jesus christ, forgiveness of sins
god jesus christ, forgiveness of sins, adam and eve: Gary, Thank you for your question. If I am understanding your question correctly, you are asking what is the first reference/mention of teaching in Scriptures. If this is incorrect, please let me know. Here is the first time in the Bible teaching is referenced......

Christianity--Church History: Ten Commandments, new american bible, douay version
new american bible, douay version, tyndale bible: Andy, thanks for the observant question. In fact, it s not just an issue between Protestant and Catholic versions. When I first read the Bible in German, I used the Luther Bible, which happens to use the Catholic tradition of numbering. And furthermore, it...

Christianity--Church History: Ten commandments, human covenant, spiritual redemption
human covenant, spiritual redemption, crucifixtion: People, especially religious people, would rather not think about the fact that God s wrath is real, that the 10 Commandments reflect part of His perfect will and that it cost God greatly to remove the consequence of our sins against us by laying it on His...

Christianity--Church History: Ten commandments, crucifixtion, time of jesus
crucifixtion, time of jesus, creation god: Michael, I am sorry that you feel this way. I believe that I have given you suffient Biblical evidence to show that the law of Sabbath keeping is eternally fulllfilled in our personal, born-again, relationship with the Lord of the Sabbath Jesus Christ Himself....

Christianity--Church History: Ten commandments, mosaic covenant, peace and reconciliation
mosaic covenant, peace and reconciliation, crucifixtion: It s not true that everyone holds that the Mosaic covenant ( ten commandments ) was abolished by Jesus in his redemptive work on the cross. Most Christians continue to hold the commandments in high esteem and to honor them as God s invitation to humanity...

Christianity--Church History: Ten commandments, sabbath observance, exodus chapter
sabbath observance, exodus chapter, mosaic law: Hi there, you asked-- WHERE DOES IT SAY THAT GOD S LAW (THE 10 COMMANDMENTS) NO LONGER APPLY TO US? GALATIANS 3.V.13—“ Christ by purchase released us from the curse of the Law by becoming a curse instead of us” GALATIANS 3 V.19—“Why, then, the Law?...

Christianity--Church History: Tertullian, melito of sardis, hebrew prophets
melito of sardis, hebrew prophets, epistle of barnabas: The question is not at all easy to answer. (1) What constitutes a theologian ? Were the Hebrew prophets theologians? Was Jesus a theologian? Paul the apostle? The author of the fourth gospel? Ignatius of Antioch? The author of the Epistle of Barnabas? Melito...

Christianity--Church History: Testament of the Patriarchs, koine greek, qumran scrolls
koine greek, qumran scrolls, apocalyptic literature: The language in which the NT was written was Koine Greek. This was the common Greek used all around the Mediterranian; sort of the universal language of the time. The Testaments of the Patriarchs is both apocryphal and apocalyptic literature. ...

Christianity--Church History: On Theology, adult baptism, infant baptism
adult baptism, infant baptism, theology student: 1. Does the source you are quoting refer to an ecclesial experience or to ecclesial experience without the article? The latter would mean the experience of the church, or the experience of people in churches. I might be able to help you better if I knew...

Christianity--Church History: Translation, greek lettering, sword of the spirit
greek lettering, sword of the spirit, getting a tattoo: I can only give you a transliteration of the phrase since I don t have the computer skills to send it to you with the original Greek lettering. I ve tried this before but the transfer of the Greek to E-mail doesn t work for me. In the case of this phrase,...

Christianity--Church History: Translation from the original bible., bible verse, preposition
bible verse, preposition, bly: It s not that some words can t be directly translated. It s that there are too many choices in the definition for the translator. Picking only one of the definitions causes the translators to use their own bias in that choice. FOR EXAMPLE: A simple preposition,...

Christianity--Church History: Trinity, apostles creed nicene creed, council of nicea
apostles creed nicene creed, council of nicea, athanasian creed: The Apostles Creed, Nicene Creed and the Athanasian Creed were all written to establish the beliefs of the Christian Church as drawn from the Bible. They were to show our common beliefs as well as pointing out what we didn t believe. They are called...

Christianity--Church History: Trinity, council of chalcedon, council of nicaea
council of chalcedon, council of nicaea, council of constantinople: Bill, As you probably know, this is a huge question that the greatest Christian minds have pondered for years. I m not really sure where to start and where to stop... I think I ll give you a really brief answer. Maybe that s what you re looking for? If...

Christianity--Church History: ten commandments, sinful passions, way of the spirit
sinful passions, way of the spirit, creator god: God gave the ten commandments because the people He had called to be His, have His blessings and be prepared to recieve the Messiah had been living without Him so long. They no longer knew what sin was. The FIRST USE OF THE LAW is a general guidance...

Christianity--Church History: On theology of church, nelson madella, expert judgments
nelson madella, expert judgments, christian theologian: James These are good questions for discussion, but outside the scope of early church history, whioh is what I signed on to help answer for this website. But I will make just a couple of comments--just some thoughts, not expert judgments. (1) Jesus...

Christianity--Church History: One-time Salvation, authentic christianity, chick publications
authentic christianity, chick publications, personal savior: Sounds like you ve been hit with something from Chick Publications, a truly awful misrepresentation of the Gospel. Is that what it is? If it is, it come from a pretty vile collection of pamphlets, many of which are horrifically anti-Catholic and all...

Christianity--Church History: trinity, unitarian universalist association, united pentecostal church
unitarian universalist association, united pentecostal church, council of nicaea: Goran, Sorry for the delay. It s really interesting to learn that you were born and live in cities where these emperors were born. I hope it doesn t mean that you begin as a Christian (like Constantine) and end as a persecutor (like Diocletian). (I am...

Christianity--Church History: trinity, unitarian universalist association, definition of christianity
unitarian universalist association, definition of christianity, trinitarian doctrine: Strictly speaking, no, there are no organized Christians who share the view you give here, because belief in the Trinity is part of the definition of Christianity. But on the other hand, yes, of course there are now and always have been Christians who share...

Christianity--Church History: The Unifying Themes of the Old Testament, jesus king, genesis 3
jesus king, genesis 3, grand purpose: ARE THEY ANY STRONG OR WEAK POINTS IN THEMES? There is only ONE theme to the entire bible and that is the KINGDOM, all 66 books are centred around this theme, I would say all points regarding the Kingdom are strong points, as God is incapable of anything...

Christianity--Church History: Unitas Fratrum, german pietism, nikolaus ludwig
german pietism, nikolaus ludwig, moravian church: Dear James: The Moravians are a Protestant tradition with roots reaching back to the Unitas Fratrum ( Society of Brethren ). Founded by the followers of Jan Hus in 1457, the movement received protections in the 1720s by Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf...

Christianity--Church History: ufos and the bible, divine mercy prayer, ufos and the bible
divine mercy prayer, ufos and the bible, holy sacraments: Prax, I have never heard of UFO s mentioned in Scripture or connected to Scripture. It is true that God may have created other lifeforms, given how vast the universe is. And we are free to contemplate if God did create other lifeforms whom might have superior...

Christianity--Church History: Veils, mary magdelene, women with short hair
mary magdelene, women with short hair, gift of discernment: Jacqueline, Thank you for clearing things up for me. This helps allot. Please allow me to say that I honor your commitment to the Lord Jesus, and for allowing the Holy Spirit to work through you. We need more Christians to be more like you! I also honor...

Christianity--Church History: Views, radical reformation, justification by faith
radical reformation, justification by faith, lutheran seminary: Hi, William. I ll give it a shot: I m going to treat Luther, Calvin and Zwingli separate from the Anabaptists, because they truly were in two different movements. Luther, Calvin and Zwingli were the leaders of the Reformation. The Anabaptists took...

Christianity--Church History: various early forms of Christianity alive today, crimean peninsula, coptic christians
crimean peninsula, coptic christians, ukrainian canadians: Thanks for a question that happens to be close to my heart, too, Lee. Unfortunately I think the reason is a very simple one but one which doesn t reflect well on North American media (our Canadian media is *slightly* better, but not much - European coverage...

Christianity--Church History: vocab questions, ancient greek philosophers, world book encyclopedia
ancient greek philosophers, world book encyclopedia, wilderness of judah: HI KATIE, YOU ASKED---WHAT DO THESE TERMS MEAN? A.D. The World Book Encyclopedia says: “Dates before that year (Jesus birth) are listed as B.C., or before Christ. Dates after that year are listed as A.D., or anno Domini (in the year of our Lord).” ...

Christianity--Church History: Women in the Ministers, christian church history, prophet joel
christian church history, prophet joel, history category: Dear Sydney, Greetings! This is Elder Greg Madden from All Experts. Earlier this year you asked a question of me in the Christian Church History category. Because of extending circumstances I was removed from this category. Those situations have been resolved,...

Christianity--Church History: western history, joan of arc, western history
joan of arc, western history, plot twist: Hi Levar, I think that there are many reasons for this. One would be her story. She was a simple maiden that believed that God had called her to lead the French against the English. The strength of her conviction was evident and inspiring to all that come...

Christianity--Church History: wine/marriage, white robe, joyous celebration
white robe, joyous celebration, holy communion: MARRIAGE IN BIBLE TIMES As to the wedding itself, the central and characteristic feature was the solemn bringing of the bride from her father s home to her husband s home on the date agreed upon, in which act the significance of marriage as representing...

Christianity--Church History: wine/marriage, five hundred years, jewish lore
five hundred years, jewish lore, google search: The custom that you describe, and its link to Jesus and Holy Communion, is found on a number of websites: http://www.returntogod.com/hebrew/Wedding.htm http://www.raptureready.us/wedding.htm etc. Somewhat fuller list of biblical references: http://www.bibleprophesy.org/rapturewedding.htm...

Christianity--Church History: Can I get at witness, african american churches, modern american music
african american churches, modern american music, circus in town: Hi, Sorry for getting back to you so late. I ve had major computer problems. I think I can shed some light on this. All the folks that you have mentioned were influenced, either directly or indirectly, by gospel music. The statement, can I get a witness,...

Christianity--Church History: the wood of the cross, cedars of lebanon, j d parsons
cedars of lebanon, j d parsons, instrument of execution: hi there, Did you know that Jesus didnt die on a cross here is what I discovered-- The Gospel accounts of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John use the Greek word stau·ros′ when referring to the instrument of execution on which Jesus died. (Matthew 27:40;...

Christianity--Church History: The word;"Maunday", Palms and Jehovah Women., roman emperor constantine, jehovah witness
roman emperor constantine, jehovah witness, council of nicaea: Hi Eddie, You asked about--MAUNDAY-- In the first century Jesus and the early Christians accepted the determination of the date Nisan 14 (which commenced at sundown) as set by the Jewish temple priesthood in Jerusalem. It is noteworthy that Jesus celebrated...

Christianity--Church History: worship times, resurrection of christ, new covenant
resurrection of christ, new covenant, baptist churches: Hi, Sorry for getting back to you so late. I ve had major computer problems. I m not sure of the reason for the times,but I can make an educated guess. As far as the 11am worship time on Sunday, that is an easy one. This is a time that would be symbolic...

Christianity--Church History: How can I be wrong for what I believe?, existence of god, logical answers
existence of god, logical answers, messy room: AM I WRONG FOR NOT BELIEVING OR SHOULD HE TRY TO UNDERSTAND ME. I BELIVED IN GOD TILL I WAS PROBLY 16 OR17 AND I WISH I STILL DID BUT I CAN T CHANGE WHAT I FEEL NOW . I can completely understand why you don t believe if I didn t possess all the facts,...

Christianity--Church History: what if ?........., perfect life, jesus christ
perfect life, jesus christ, mankind: Then there would be no hope for mankind whatsoever, Jesus came to give up his PERFECT life in exchange for the PERFECT life Adam threw away by sinning. Without that ransom, all mankind would be forever sinners and God says about our times today; unless these...

Christianity--Church History: when, christmas celebration, forministry
christmas celebration, forministry, us customs: David, No, I do not believe that England celebrates Christmas in June. It is my understanding that the many of our (US) customs in the Christmas celebration come from England. Which would include celebrating the birth of the Saviour in December. If you...

Christianity--Church History: -, roman catholic churches, catholic churches in england
roman catholic churches, catholic churches in england, eastern orthodox churches: Dear Luke, Yes, of course there are Catholics in England. The truth about England is that the percentage of the population practicing any form of Christianity is miniscule. Unlike the U.S., they are no longer a church-going culture or particularly interested...

Christianity--Church History: Year of crucifixion, pontius pilate, jesus and the gospels
pontius pilate, jesus and the gospels, high priests: The question is fair enough ... but as you have noted this is an issue on which experts on the gospels and on the life of Jesus (which I am not) disagree. For my part I have managed to study early Christianity (including Jesus and the gospels) academically...

Christianity--Church History: year of church meeting concerning women's souls, history buffs, aristotelian view
history buffs, aristotelian view, studying the bible: I am amazed at the strange things that went on in the name of the church. This is either one I never heard of or quickly dismissed because it is so contrary to God s Word: Gal 3:28-29 28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female,...

Christianity--Church History: years of massacre, philosopher bertrand russell, death of the apostles
philosopher bertrand russell, death of the apostles, apostles of jesus: The Scriptures foretold a great apostasy, or falling away from the true faith.This took place after the death of Christ’s faithful apostles, during a period of consequent spiritual drowsiness. (Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43; 2 Thessalonians 2:6-8) As foretold by...

Christianity--Prayers: Can I be forgiven?, ur feelings, aids virus
ur feelings, aids virus, yurs: Hello Grant, I know what u r feeling. You cant trust your feelings now.Just trust the word of God.Put it above ur feelings. JEsus saiD,”Only believe!” U must believe what He said above your feelings. He said if you can believe his...

Christianity--Prayers: prayers, fertility treatment, fertility clinic
fertility treatment, fertility clinic, fertility problems: Dear Sophia, I am totally disturbed and completely sympathetic about your plight in life. I am trouble that you think God would be the cause of this when Jesus taught us that it was the devil that caused these evil things. He also taught us that...

Christianity--Prayers: all, seeking god, talking to god
seeking god, talking to god, eternal joy: My little girl Leah, so nice to hear from you! take heart, be strong, never give up, live life, love life. Give to others without expecting anything in return. Let God live in you, may his face shine upon you with favor and grace. Be a light to others who...

Christianity--Prayers: affair....continued, christian radio stations, christian contemporary music
christian radio stations, christian contemporary music, baptist churches: Julie, There were lots of Baptist churches in Fayetteville when I looked. It matters more that you find a sound church doctrinally & a place you can call your family & home church. I ve lived alot of places & attended a variety of denominations. God is able...

Christianity--Prayers: affairs, spiritual inventory, romans 12
spiritual inventory, romans 12, 1 corinthians 10: Julie, Where do you live? There s got to be lots of great churches near you. I ll be glad to help you search. I know pastors in nearly every state. Your husband should be taking the lead spiritually with his family. It s important you move ahead with what...

Christianity--Prayers: Decisions, prayer warriors, thankful god
prayer warriors, thankful god, blessing from god: Dear Denise, Please forgive me for taking so long to get to you but due to my work I have been unable to... I am glad you came to me though all the same. I read your letter and the only thing I can say is this,, you trusted, believed and fasted...

Christianity--Prayers: Decisions, prayer warriors, home in heaven
prayer warriors, home in heaven, natural consequences: Dear Denise, I m sorry to hear about your loss of your mom, but rejoice with you that she is home in heaven. A loss can be devastating. Physical illness can be too. It s hard to know exactly what s going on with your sister. Has she been to a Dr.? I would...

Christianity--Prayers: Divorced Catholic and Protestant wish to Marry in the Church, protestant churches, presbyterian churches
protestant churches, presbyterian churches, roman catholic church: Carissa, Thank you for your question. My wife and I were also divorcees and both of us were Southern Baptists. She is an organist at our church and I am an ordained minister. Fortunately for us, the church we attend is more compassionate and...

Christianity--Prayers: Employment, jeremiah 29 11, desires of your heart
jeremiah 29 11, desires of your heart, believing god: Dear Marcelle, I read your letter and was sad but you are right, we are Daughters of the King and our Father possess all so why should we lack. God is in control and believe me He does see you and your need. You will be ok. Sometimes God allows...

Christianity--Prayers: Employment, prayer points, prayer closet
Christianity--Prayers: Employment, prayer points, prayer closet, power in my life

Christianity--Prayers: prayer, prayer for the holy spirit, deliverance service
Christianity--Prayers: prayer, prayer for the holy spirit, deliverance service, spiritual manifestation

Christianity--Prayers: Guidance., home god, walk with god
home god, walk with god, bread winner: Dearest Michele, Thank you for writing, I can sense the frustration you are having.Obviously, you love your husband and you need to be home. God wants your marriage to work out. And yes, God does know your financial situation, but he doesn t want you to just...

Christianity--Prayers: Hello I have a question, miss kitty, pizza place
miss kitty, pizza place, spiritual terms: Hello Miss Kitty, Well life has its ups and downs and sometimes we just got to endure for a season... Bible tells us to endure as a good soldier.... That all hardship never lasts for that long... A good saying is this one Tough times never last...

Christianity--Prayers: Prayer, reason god, ultimate issue
reason god, ultimate issue, individual sports: Debra, Thank you for writing. Your statements about God and His intervention in our lives are what most of us commonly believe. Sometimes reciting what we believe will help us believe in the face of circumstances that overwhelm us. First...

Christianity--Prayers: prayer, god answers prayer, dear maggie
god answers prayer, dear maggie, prayer life: The enemy is going to do whatever he can to keep you from praying. Praying is essential to the Christian s life. It is your lifeline. Many times prayer is viewed incorrectly. Most people see it as the way of convincing God to do or give them what they...

Christianity--Prayers: Younger sister, prayer warriors, blessing from god
prayer warriors, blessing from god, new job: Dear Denise, You have to try and convince her that she is wrong. And to change her ways. Praying wont do it, this requires preaching that your sister may change and thus get the blessings of God. Hope this helps you? This is the appropriate weapon for...

Christianity--Prayers: Younger sister, prayer warriors, blessing from god
prayer warriors, blessing from god, loving care: Hi Kathy, thank you for writing. I see that you have quite a problem on your hands. What a good sister you are though. You have stood by her, supported her, and encouraged her. Most importantly, you have kept her under God s loving care as you ve tried...

Christianity--Prayers: Believing God for Employment, jeremiah 29 11, waiting on god
jeremiah 29 11, waiting on god, believing god: Dear Christina, Then keep on waiting on God,,, the Word says that it has never seen Gods people begging bread and I know that to be true.... I don t make as much money as my husband but I do work and i am an Author but it seems like we live far beyond...

Christianity--Prayers: Am I saved or not?, scripture, conversion
Christianity--Prayers: Am I saved or not?, scripture, conversion, hell

Christianity--Prayers: Could I be a lesbian?, strange feelings, sex with a guy
strange feelings, sex with a guy, homophobe: Listen Corrina, The problem is that you are possessed. Jesus said that the devil walks to and fro in the earth to see who he can devour. The media, in this case, is the devil and it has consumed you. You do not know your worth and purpose, it has been...

Christianity--Prayers: Am I saved or not?, personal saviour, different denominations
personal saviour, different denominations, holy ghost: Corrine, I see, you are referring to the passage that says that it can t be forgiven. In The Message Mark 3:29 it says, If you persist in your slander against God s Holy Spirit you are repudiating the very One who forgives. He gave this warning...

Christianity--Prayers: Am I saved or not?, personal saviour, barbie dolls
personal saviour, barbie dolls, incest stories: Corrina, In my first response to you I asked you some questions that you ve never answered; Are you able to go to church on your own? I d love to help you find a loving group of Christians to enjoy life with. I also asked where you re located so I can...

Christianity--Prayers: Am I saved or not?, prayer time, spiritual questions
prayer time, spiritual questions, youth pastor: Corrina, You re so welcome. Absolutely. I have shared with my family during our prayer time,just so we could pray for you and we have been. They don t know your name or where you re from. They only know you re someone who I ve been concerned about and am...

Christianity--Prayers: Am I saved or not?, personal saviour, different denominations
personal saviour, different denominations, holy ghost: Hello, Corrina. There are two sorts of people in the world: the unsaved, and the saved. There s nobody in between. If you re truly saved, you will recognize (because God will open your eyes to this truth) that your salvation was 100% the work of God....

Christianity--Prayers: Am I saved or not?, jabbok, going to hell
jabbok, going to hell, amorites: Hello, Corrina. If you are trusting in anything of yourself for your salvation, then you are not saved. This is what the Bible teaches. You don t start over and do a whole process. That implies that you can contribute to your salvation. Nobody can...

Christianity--Prayers: Am I saved or not?, personal saviour, different denominations
personal saviour, different denominations, holy ghost: Corrina, If you ve asked forgiveness, you re forgiven. That means your sin is remembered no more, it is as far as the East is from the West. It s as if it never happened, so it doesn t matter what the sin was anymore. If you were asking God directly about...

Christianity--Prayers: Am I saved or not?, personal saviour, different denominations
personal saviour, different denominations, holy ghost: That something is the enemy, satan. Rebuke the devil, tell him that you belong to Christ, and the Lord will protect you and his angels. You worry too much! Just say ,,I belong to God no matter what comes into my mind and life, I can do all things through...

Christianity--Prayers: Am I saved or not?, human judgement, blasphemy
human judgement, blasphemy, holy spirit: Do you feel forgiven? Have you improved your outlook? You need to answer this yourself. You are not separate from God, remember? You are his child. Only you know. You are placing too much importance in human judgement. I don t know your heart. You know...

Christianity--Prayers: Am I saved and did I really blaspemy and did I sell my soul or something?, personal saviour, different denominations
personal saviour, different denominations, holy ghost: Dear Corrina,, I thought that masturbation was fine before I met the Lord and right after I rededicated my life too but now I understand why it is wrong.. in order to have an organism we have to fantasize about something or someone and that is...

Christianity--Prayers: Am I saved or not?, personal saviour, different denominations
personal saviour, different denominations, holy ghost: Dear Corrina, Of course you are saved. Your sins are forgiven. Jesus died for them and no! you have not sold your soul nor committed blasphemy of the Holy Spirit, otherwise you would not be interested in getting right with God. So relax and enter the...

Christianity--Prayers: My wife had an affair, and doesn't understand how wrong it is, little something on the side, polyamorous lifestyle
little something on the side, polyamorous lifestyle, handicap children: hello kari, oh i feel for you. I am so sorry that you are going through this situation. Your wife is so very wrong and needs Christian counseling. You need to support your wife and help her with this very serious problem that she has. I will pray for you...

Christianity--Prayers: Fantasies, fuddy duddy, sexual fantasies
fuddy duddy, sexual fantasies, jesus name: hello Samuel and Happy holidays to you! I will totally be honest with you. Yes it is sinful to be desiring these things. I am sure that you are an intelligent person, and know that these will lead to your destruction! We are in this world and exposed to...

Christianity--Prayers: Why does GOD lets things happen to good people?, saviour god, abuse children
saviour god, abuse children, satan: hello Again! You ask why would Satan be after you? You are not Important? Let me tell you that you are a part of God s royal family! naturally Satan and his dark forces would be after you and all Christians. This is a spiritual battle we are fighting. ...

Christianity--Prayers: What ifs?, sexual thoughts, man thinketh
sexual thoughts, man thinketh, having sex: That means you re bothering your brain with very unnecessary stuff. As a man thinketh in his heart so is he. Whatsoever things are lovely, true, honest, of a good report, think on these things. You should look those scriptures up. You should also try...

Christianity--Prayers: Masturbation., medical perspective, bible scholars
medical perspective, bible scholars, universal behavior: Here s the answer given on Focus on the Family. I think they cover it quite well. Leisha Should I be concerned if my teenage son is masturbating? Question My 13-year-old son is in the full bloom of adolescence. I m suspicious that he may be masturbating...

Christianity--Prayers: Purpose of Prayer, consistent study, sitation
consistent study, sitation, hopes and dreams: To say that God does not change His mind is not correct. In Ezekiel 22:30-31 He explains that He held back on bringing destruction to Israel in hopes of someone standing up and intercede for the nation, but none did so he had to punish them. Also, we have...

Christianity--Prayers: Purpose of Prayer, prayer, faith
prayer, faith, truth: Dear Lenin, I thought I answered your question, but maybe I didn t understand exactly what you were getting at. Maybe you have a specific issue in mind that my answer did not precisely touch on. To my way of thinking, if a spiritual idea works for me...

Christianity--Prayers: prayer life, prayer life, prayer our father
prayer life, prayer our father, kingdom come: Dear Jeddy, Sure you do. There s no losing out with prayer. You know how to talk right? You re talking to me. You simply talk with God, only He can be trusted with every little thing. He cares about everything, he understands and he s ready to help. A great...

Christianity--Prayers: Question!, rulers of the darkness, wickedness
rulers of the darkness, wickedness, spiritual hosts: Corrina, You re no different than any human being. We all struggle from time to time. Study about Paul. He referenced this same thing, how the flesh wars against the spirit. It doesn t mean you re not saved. Jesus was tempted in every way. Follow his examples....

Christianity--Prayers: Question!, question question, phone book
question question, phone book, dad: Maybe it s time you started talking with your dad. If you re going to fool around on the internet you better get the local police # & keep it with you. Tell BOTH your parents. Call the police. Stop communicating personally on the internet. Leish...

Christianity--Prayers: So am I not saved?, holy ghost, son of god
holy ghost, son of god, true friends: Corrina, You ARE saved. You ARE NOT in any danger. You should have NO FEAR. I m not mad. I just am concerned for you that you don t seem to have any true friends, pastors or sincere people in your life. You should not be afraid of elders in your life. I want...

Christianity--Prayers: Well is masturbation really wrong?, self gratification, emotional consequences
self gratification, emotional consequences, medical perspective: Corrina, I think they provide one of the best answers with this example: Should I be concerned if my teenage son is masturbating? Question My 13-year-old son is in the full bloom of adolescence. I m suspicious that he may be masturbating when...

Christianity--Prayers: An affair and a surgery, open heart surgery, meaningful relationship
open heart surgery, meaningful relationship, heart attack: Dear Rebeka, As i said , I am praying for you. And want you to do the same. all things work together for good for those who love the Lord. God is aware of all that is going on in your life. Don t give up. Sandra I am praying for you and your family...

Christianity--Prayers: Pray for my wife, witness to the world, word of god
Christianity--Prayers: Pray for my wife, witness to the world, word of god, believer

Christianity--Prayers: Questions reg. my Catholocism, reverand, holy spirit
Christianity--Prayers: Questions reg. my Catholocism, reverand, holy spirit, disappointments

Christianity--Prayers: Pray for my wife, existance of god, majesty and glory
existance of god, majesty and glory, belief in god: Definately I surely will; I will be honest but kind. The Lord does love us period but as Christians we definately have to accept what Jesus did on the Cross for us to enter into His Kingdom, there is no other way. But what we can do is pray and ask the Lord...

Christianity--Prayers: prayer request, non hodgkin lymphoma, genie bottle
non hodgkin lymphoma, genie bottle, governmental finance: Dear Addie, These expert answers are actually to do with knowledge and wisdom, not actually praying for people. Secondly it is my experience that such prayers concerning other people unknown to the person praying, never are effective. In fact it is up...

Christianity--Prayers: Questions reg. my Catholocism, motor vehicle accident, church jesus
motor vehicle accident, church jesus, catholocism: Dear Patty, You should not be afraid of the church. You should follow God, not the church. Jesus asked us to follow him. Catholic church makes people afraid so that they wont leave but be bound to them by the fear that they might loose their souls or something...

Christianity--Prayers: all, seeking god, talking to god
seeking god, talking to god, eternal joy: Dear Leah, I was so happy to hear from you. have you tried to get social security help and medicaid? also help with Housing authority? They should help cause you are an american citizen. I pray that someone help you, and i hope that you can forgive. ...

Christianity--Prayers: Close to divorce..., back slider, divorce and remarriage
back slider, divorce and remarriage, sex with a guy: The important thing is that you realize you need to be in right relationship with God. The only thing you can do is pray. If your wife will not agree to counseling to try to restore the marriage, there isn t much you can do. In 1 Corinthians 7:12-15 Paul...

Christianity--Prayers: Help!, cancer remission, dick warren
cancer remission, dick warren, abusive childhood: Hi Michelle, So nice to hear from you. I am so pleased to hear that you are a baptized believer in Jesus Christ! Jesus promises to be with us in the details of our lives. I am sorry to hear of your abusive childhood. You didn t go into details, so I don...

Christianity--Prayers: we need prayer, windows of heaven, woman of god
windows of heaven, woman of god, jesus first: I will pray for you that God will do all that is in your heart. He is a good God, for some reason when things are at its worst, God still steps in and makes a way, there is no problem to great for Him. I believe Him for your situation and I did ask and please...

Christianity--Prayers: question, pentecostal faith, heart jesus
pentecostal faith, heart jesus, pentacostal church: I am really not familiar with the pentecostal faith. You should ask someone who has been raised in that faith or has attended a long time, or even the pastor himself. But please be careful to check everything you are taught with the WHOLE counsel of God....

Christianity--Prayers: 7 sacraments, 7 sacraments, extreme unction
7 sacraments, extreme unction, roman catholicism: Julie, Thank you for your question. There is not a verse in the Bible that lists the sacraments. Sacraments are an historical development springing from the theological development of the church. While there may be 7 identified by Roman Catholicism,...

Christianity--Prayers: need prayer for this, strong conviction, test of faith
strong conviction, test of faith, evil spirit: Dear Paul, The bible says that God stays faithful to us , even when we are unfaithful to Him. So don t worry about God and His consistency and love towards you. It remains. However your actions have seared your conscience because God may call you to act...

Christianity--Prayers: Pray for help, eyes of the lord, son of god
eyes of the lord, son of god, wits end: God bless you Patrick,first i apologize for not replying on time,have been working away.Am sorry that all these things may seem a mountain,and all this ifs and buts are coming your way now,first of all i would like to assure you through the word of God that...

Christianity--Prayers: . . . On Earth As It Is In Heaven ?, prophet isaiah, model prayer
prophet isaiah, model prayer, father in heaven: Good Afternoon Mr. Monaco! How nice to hear from you. Like the disciples, we all must continue to learn. They said, Teach us to pray... I don t for a minute believe that Jesus intended to teach a rote prayer, perhaps more of a pattern. Their hearts were...

Christianity--Prayers: OUR FATHER WHO ART ? ? ?, king james version bible, james version bible
king james version bible, james version bible, nkjv study bible: Dear Ray, Well first off the Lord s prayer should not be said verbatim. It is written in this manner pray ,.....Mt 6.9. SO it means..Jesus meant spend lots of time worshiping God, drawing near to God...recognizing him for what He is and only...

Christianity--Prayers: prayer needed, jail ministry, prayer group
jail ministry, prayer group, ministry team: My heart truly goes out to you. What you need to do is get involved with a group of Christians who will pray for your son, and get in contact with a jail ministry that will reach out to him. Here is an online prayer group http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Covenant_Street...

Christianity--Prayers: prayer needed, utmost heavens, jesus of nazareth
utmost heavens, jesus of nazareth, sister sandra: My dear Margarita, The Lord hears your cries , because I can feel in my heart that you have been crying very much. Believe me he hears and sees all. I am so very happy that your son is also praying and promises that he has learned a lesson. The Lord is...

Christianity--Prayers: hardship, believing god, name of jesus
believing god, name of jesus, spiritual warfare: Dear Leah, So sorry it has taken me so long to get to you but I have been travelling but don t worry because God knew your needs long before you wrote to me so I am believing God for you, you are in a hard position but we are in the last days and...

Christianity--Prayers: I need prayers?, second hand information, responsible man
second hand information, responsible man, third shift: Hi Brandi, I am so sorry for all that you and your family are going through. Let me address some of the concerns you have stated. I sense your anxiety - it is tough times for you and your family. Obviously, when you are so close to a parent, it hurts terribly...

Christianity--Prayers: Prayer, full time work, retirement plan
full time work, retirement plan, right move: Dear Barry, I did pray for you and I believe God is going to give you the peace that you are seeking from Him, I too am trying to do some different things in my life and I hope you will pray for me as well, be encouraged and good for you, everything...

Christianity--Prayers: Prayer, full time work, guideness
full time work, guideness, fellow sister: Golly You are still very young. Do what makes you happy. Remember life is so short and we have to make the best of each day, do what make us happy, thank God for each new day. Don t be nervous, You are young , healthy, with the chance to do something different.God...

Christianity--Prayers: Stress/Anxiety, power of the holy ghost, stress anxiety
power of the holy ghost, stress anxiety, single mom: Dear Mary, Bless your heart, I did pray for you to God through the power of the Holy Ghost. I want you to know this, God loves you more then you know, you are precious and holy and set aside to him, you go ahead and take your meds til God brings you...

Christianity--Prayers: confession, daily prayer, father in heaven
daily prayer, father in heaven, hallowed be your name: The example of prayer given by Christ says: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors. And do...

Christianity--Prayers: David, Christ, and forgiveness, testament saints, psalm 51
testament saints, psalm 51, eternal kingdom: Dear Alex, Do you think that David went to hell? This is rhetorical question. The old testament saints and indeed, the people who never heard the gospel because of prejudice, geographical positioning or cultural or other barriers, do not all go to...

Christianity--Prayers: depressed loved one, psalm 43, psalm 42
psalm 43, psalm 42, major depression: Jill, Just checking in to see how you re doing? Leisha Sounds like you re using your head. You can count on me for prayers. It s hard when you re in the middle of it, but remember God loves him more than you do. If your lives don t glorify God and...

Christianity--Prayers: David, Christ, and forgiveness, jesus christ our lord, god jesus
Christianity--Prayers: David, Christ, and forgiveness, jesus christ our lord, god jesus, good cheer

Christianity--Prayers: Holiness religion, holiness, cloths
Christianity--Prayers: Holiness religion, holiness, cloths, rituals

Christianity--Prayers: Need Prayer Help, blog, job
Christianity--Prayers: Need Prayer Help, blog, job

Christianity--Prayers: why won't God answer my prayer, genuine freedom, god doesn
Christianity--Prayers: why won't God answer my prayer, genuine freedom, god doesn, christian man

Christianity--Prayers: God, reverent respect, reverent fear
reverent respect, reverent fear, stonecipher: No, not at all. The Bible is referring to reverent fear - reverent respect of our Creator God. We are not to fear God - for one cannot have a relationship with one that you fear. But we can have reverent respect (reverent fear) and acknowledge that God...

Christianity--Prayers: Holiness religion, faith in god, argumentive
faith in god, argumentive, relgion: Dear Connie I wish i could help you here but i don t know these people. What about contacting the leaders of your church. I agree that when they break up families then it appears to be cultish. But consult yours own church leaders on this...

Christianity--Prayers: Need Prayer Help, fear change, seasonal job
fear change, seasonal job, good fruit: Hi Barry, Thank you for writing. I sense your frustration and fear. Change is very difficult. Let me talk with you for a few moments, then we will go to the Lord and reason with Him. Your statement, If I don t make it through training,.... kept rolling...

Christianity--Prayers: If I pray for guidance/intervention will I get it, guideness, prayer to god
guideness, prayer to god, jesus is life: hello craig, Yes God gave us a free will, He wants us to love him of our own free will, he is not forceful. We pray for guideness, sometime in our lives or several times we come to a point where we don t know where to turn what decision to make, BUT we more...

Christianity--Prayers: Does prayer work?, god made a way, god god
god made a way, god god, creator god: Dear Rocco, What is prayer? Its talking to and listen to God. God made the universes and he made the orders for nature. Another force called death came into the earth#s atmosphere and caused death. Allowed access by man. Then the Creator, God, gave...

Christianity--Prayers: why won't God answer my prayer, relationship with god, father in heaven
relationship with god, father in heaven, happy marriage: Michelle, Just checking in to see how you re doing? Better? Leisha 1st, God is NOT punishing you. You did not chase your husband away. He made the choice he made selfishly. His affair is his sin and let him own it! Whether you can have children...

Christianity--Prayers: affairs, spiritual inventory, romans 12
spiritual inventory, romans 12, 1 corinthians 10: Julie, Where do you live? There s got to be lots of great churches near you. I ll be glad to help you search. I know pastors in nearly every state. Your husband should be taking the lead spiritually with his family. It s important you move ahead with what...

Christianity--Prayers: Bible Story, jesus the christ, story question
jesus the christ, story question, bible story: Well Ava there is no story about John.The story is about Jesus. How God came to earth in human form to give a way to people to enter into the things of god while here on earth and then into heaven after this life has finished. To explain God s love for...

Christianity--Prayers: Confess thoughts for answered prayer?, psalm 66, sinful thoughts
psalm 66, sinful thoughts, actual sin: First of all, what scripture do you use to come to the conclusion that sinful thoughts are not actual sin? (If they aren t, then why even call them sinful thoughts ? Right there you are admitting that they are sin.) The issue you bring up, Christ dealt...

Christianity--Prayers: Need a new job., pentecostal churches, many blessings
pentecostal churches, many blessings, vocational certificate: Dear Dave, Right now so many people are having the same problem as yours. You are now at that point where you need a change. I feel that God is close to you, he is never far away from you. Find out what makes you happy, where and what do you picture yourself...

Christianity--Prayers: Where is Kingdom of God?, Heaven, Hell
Heaven, Hell, 1000-year reign: Hello, Kanna. The Bible teaches in II Peter 3:13 that at the end of the world, God will create new heavens and a new earth. II Peter 3:13: Nevertheless we, according to His promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness....

Christianity--Prayers: I keep messing up, loving savior, empty promises
loving savior, empty promises, right choices: Hi Ashley! I sense your frustration, trust me, we ve all been there. We ve all been on our knees confessing the same sin over and over, only to go out and commit it again. It s devastating. But our loving God underdtands. Remember, dear one, our Savior judges...

Christianity--Prayers: Salvation., barack obama, kind of heart
barack obama, kind of heart, living god: Dearest Corrina, You re back. I ve kept you in my prayers. Let me reassure you again, you are saved. Stop fretting. Have you talked with anyone yet? Your mom? Dad? And stop worrying so much about everything. You re 13. Be 13. Have some joy and enjoy...

Christianity--Prayers: Salvation., barack obama, kind of heart
barack obama, kind of heart, relationship with god: Please listen to me,don t do anything stupid. You will go to hell if you commit suicide. I can understand what you are going through, Who put all these silly thoughts into your mind? You have a long road ahead in life. It can be beautiful. Don t torment...

Christianity--Prayers: Salvation., relationship with god, better off dead
relationship with god, better off dead, whole heart: Hello Again, Now calm down. It is so very very simple. You just simply accept the lord Jesus as your Lord and savior. That he died and now lives so that you can have ever lasting life and salvation. Say it with your heart and mind. Thats all. as simple...

Christianity--Prayers: Salvation?, barack obama, jesus chris
barack obama, jesus chris, kind of heart: Hello, CGLLR. The Bible teaches that before salvation, man is dead in sins (Ephesians 2:5). He is in bondage to sin and to Satan. Everyone wants to be saved. That s why so many different religions exist. The Muslim believes that his way will lead him...

Christianity--Prayers: Salvation., psalm 119, salvation god
psalm 119, salvation god, obeying god: Hello, CGLLR. No, when a person truly becomes saved, they are given a new soul by God, and in that soul they will only want to do the will of God. It s like if a person was addicted to nicotine, but somehow they were given a new body which was not addicted...

Christianity--Prayers: Can't seem to keep a job, boss lady, bad attitude
boss lady, bad attitude, dear one: Dear Sandra, I am so sorry for the pain you are going through. Obviously, I don t know the kind of jobs you held, or the requirements needed. If you feel that you have been fired because of your weight or appearance, you should go to head of Personal and...

Christianity--Prayers: talking to God, friendly reach, church bible
friendly reach, church bible, talking to god: Dear OJ, That is terrific if you already know what God wants for your life. You ve heard from Him! It s called assurance. That is exciting that you have found peace in that area. God doesn t promise His road will be easy, it may get harder and harder before...

Christianity--Prayers: Praying in Spirit, praying in the spirit, unknown tongue
praying in the spirit, unknown tongue, holy faith: You ask a good question! First and foremost you must have accepted Christ as your savior to become a Christian and therefore have access to the Spirit in your life. In order to pray in the Spirit you must be yielded to the Spirit -- this means you are trying...

Christianity--Prayers: How Do You Talk to God?, bible memorization, janet pope
bible memorization, janet pope, psalm 66: The best way to learn to talk to God is by finding out what He says about it! First and foremost, you must be a Christian before you can ask anything of God and expect him to hear your prayers. John 1:12,13; Romans 10:9-11; Romans 8:15; Galatians 4:6;...

Christianity--Prayers: RECONCILIATION! Please pray, jacob and esau, humble heart
jacob and esau, humble heart, second element: Dearest Kaca, Thank you for writing. Of course I will pray with you for reconciliation with your friend and loved one. Human relationships are on God s top-ten list (six of the Ten Commandments apply). But what about relationships that seem beyond repair?...

Christianity--Prayers: The Ten Commandments, bible students, different religions
bible students, different religions, bible commentary: hallow The ten commandments recorded in Ex. 20:3-17 are generally regarded by most Bible students and teachers as the one to learn if you are committing something to memory. Deut. 5 is a close second for though the wording is slifhtly different, they...

Christianity--Prayers: can't seem to keep a job, peace of god, deeper one
peace of god, deeper one, hearts and minds: Hello, Ashley. We all have certain character flaws or problems in our lives. These of course add to the difficulties of life. I can t really help you, because I am just a flawed human being. However, I can point you to God, Who can help you. God,...

Christianity--Prayers: Is it a sin to enjoy raunchy humor? Will God still answer my prayers if I do?, going to hell, preachers
Christianity--Prayers: Is it a sin to enjoy raunchy humor? Will God still answer my prayers if I do?, going to hell, preachers, pastors

Christianity--Prayers: God, chris titus, faith and knowledge
chris titus, faith and knowledge, pastor jason: Chris, Titus 1:2 explained a faith and knowledge resting on the hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the beginning of time. So, God cannot lie and he always keep his promises. Because He is Holy. (Isaiah 6:3; 1 Peter 1:16)....

Christianity--Prayers: Going to Heaven, IN GRAVE WAITING FOR 2ND COMING
IN GRAVE WAITING FOR 2ND COMING: Hi Ryan This is a very beautifull text Ryan,that rules out allot of doctrines out their for in itself,Jesus tells us that,HE ONLY been to heaven and come on earth,so that tells allot of those who claim to go to heaven and have special msg for us. The answear...

Christianity--Prayers: place of worship, buddhist temple, praying to god
buddhist temple, praying to god, christian god: Dear Nigel, the Bible tells us to pray without ceasing (1 Thessalonians 5:17) so we are to have an attitude of prayer throughout our day, wherever we are. There is nothing wrong with praying wherever you are, just as long as you do it in a proper manner...

Christianity--Prayers: Son and Holiness Religion, jesus talks, thanksgiving dinner
jesus talks, thanksgiving dinner, holiness: Dear Cindy, Please read John 4. Here Jesus talks with the Samarita at the well and indicates that she is living with the man she now calls husband. He did not condemn her but talked to her freely. Point this out to your son and try and reason with him....

Christianity--Prayers: Is it a sin to enjoy raunchy humor? Will God still answer my prayers if I do?, pop culture references, religion jokes
pop culture references, religion jokes, social satire: Hello, Dane. The Bible teaches in I Corinthians 10:31 that everything in our lives should be done to the glory of God. I Corinthians 10:31: Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. It s very tough to argue...

Christianity--Prayers: Dream or a vision?, bad car, car wreck
bad car, car wreck, twin sister: Dearest Linda, I m, sorry you re having such a tough time dear one. It s terrible to lose a loved one - especially a child. Let s try and address some of your issues and see if we can shine some light upon them. First of all, I will ask you to look at...

Christianity--Prayers: Please pray for me I have 5 kidney stones, man of god, prayers
Christianity--Prayers: Please pray for me I have 5 kidney stones, man of god, prayers, prayer

Christianity--Prayers: is there a god?, boy jesus, lamb of god
boy jesus, lamb of god, god question: Hi John! Good to hear from you. Yes, I ve studied all of the gods . As you know, the various cultures across the globe have many deitys - gods that they worshiped. Much was contributed to them. Horus,for example was known by many names. Among them was...

Christianity--Prayers: someone to love me, what are your strengths weaknesses, many blessings
what are your strengths weaknesses, many blessings, strength and courage: Ophelia Thank you for writing. I wish I knew more about you Ophelia. You see, I believe we are to pray with intelligence. I would not want to ask something of the Lord that would not be proper for you at this point in time of your life. Are you old enough...

Christianity--Prayers: i need emergency help!!!, black magicians, visa laws
black magicians, visa laws, sagitarious: Hello, Navid. You need to turn away from that occult activity. Those tarot cards are of Satan. You need to eliminate that garbage from your life. Start reading the Bible. That is where God will save you if it is His intention to do so (Romans 10:17)....

Christianity--Prayers: Please pray for me I have 5 kidney stones, healing scriptures, allexpert
healing scriptures, allexpert, christian book store: Hello again, You can purchase some at a Christian book store, or buy pure virgin olive oil at your super market. Then bless it yourself ...saying ( I bless you in the name of the Father , the Son and the Holy spirit.. Amen and Amen.) Thats all you have to...

Christianity--Prayers: Question!, jesus and the holy spirit, bible god
jesus and the holy spirit, bible god, god jesus: Hello, CGLLR. Yes, the Bible teaches that there is one God, Who shows Himself as three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. John 10:30: I and my Father are one. Colossians 2:9: For in Him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily....

Christianity--Prayers: Salvation., psalm 138, supernatural revelation
psalm 138, supernatural revelation, looking at the sky: Hello, CGLLR. God hears, sees, and knows everything that we do, because God is an infinite God. I can tell you that whatever happened to you was not a supernatural activity by God. God will not violate His Word by supernaturally revealing more information...

Christianity--Prayers: Salvation., supernatural revelation, judgement day
supernatural revelation, judgement day, god didn: Hello, CGLLR. I stated earlier that God hears and sees everything that we do. God is an infinite God, and nothing, absolutely nothing, is outside of His all-seeing eyes. May God bless you, John Proverbs 15:10: Correction is grievous unto him that...

Christianity--Prayers: Salvation., word revelation, ezekiel
word revelation, ezekiel, isaiah: Hello, CGLLR. God was not speaking to you at all. God speaks to us in one place, and that is the Bible. May God bless you, John Isaiah 6:9: And He said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive...

Christianity--Prayers: hey, 1 john, prayers
1 john, prayers, saul: God answers all our prayers. He answers them yes, no, or wait. If you are asking if God will give us what we ask for eventually, that is not always a yes. God will only answer prayers in such a way that will bring honor to himself. And whatever...

Christianity--Prayers: Prayer, heart mind and soul, waiting on god
heart mind and soul, waiting on god, oh my goodness: hello Renee, Yes I remember you. oh my goodness..What can i tell you..There are so many couples like yourself with the same problems. Don t you dare try to take your life...that goes for your husband too, Tell him he is not the only one. Be brave and strong,...

Christianity--Prayers: A troubled but beautiful mind, bharti airtel, low self esteem
bharti airtel, low self esteem, jesus name: Hello and God Bless. I think that your friend has a low self esteem. There has to be a cause. I myself felt like this because of things that happened to me in the past. please don t give up on this friendship.. She needs alot of love. The lord would want...

Christianity--Prayers: Unanswered prayer, strict disciplinarian, earthly desire
strict disciplinarian, earthly desire, term of endearment: Michelle, you commented, Though, throughout scripture God says he will give us the desires of our heart - ask and we shall receive, etc.. But in those same passages it also says it is for those who obey and walk uprightly. And throughout scripture it says...

Christianity--Prayers: advice, death situation, those girls
death situation, those girls, ywca: Thank you for your question. I will try to address your concerns. First of all, I do not believe that you never have any options. A mature young woman would never put herself in a position that she could not take care of herself. You have not given me enough...

Christianity--Prayers: Confused, pentecostal services, united church of canada
pentecostal services, united church of canada, different denominations: Hello, Barry. Actually, the Bible instructs us that today, we are to abandon the local churches. We are now in a time of Great Tribulation (Matthew 24:15). This is a time when Satan has been installed as ruler of the churches, and believers are commanded...

Christianity--Prayers: i had a dream, image of god, stonecipher
image of god, stonecipher, capital punishment: Dustin, apparently you have read the quote from the Bible. Also, those who are against Capital Punishment use this quote: Whoever sheds man s blood, by man his blood shall be shed; for in the image of God He made man. Genesis 9:6 I hope...