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QA: Why is there so much hatred today?

QUESTION: Why is there so much hatred today?  August 2, 2020

ANSWER: Whatever the rationale or reason for hatred and violence, there can be no question that in the world, hatred is preached and practiced! As a reminder of the ways of the world from which a Christian is delivered, Paul wrote Titus 3:3...  hatred is one of a progression of seven attitudes that separate and divide people with …

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QA: Was Jesus a Socialist?

QUESTION: Did Jesus teach or practice Socialism? - February 23, 2020

ANSWER: False claims about Jesus' teaching have always been circulated by the Devil: (John 2:18-22Mark 15:29-30Luke 23:4-15Matthew 28:11-15). Jesus Christ was nowhere near being a Marxist Communist, for: 1. He never forced "rich" people to give up their wealth to "equalize" with the "poor." He lived under Moses' Law…

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QA: What Can Save the USA?

QUESTION: What can save the USA?

ANSWER: "Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people." (Proverbs 14:34) Righteousness is the state or condition of being "right" as defined by God by His commandments and by His example (1 John 3:7; Psalm 119:172; 1 John 2:1). Governments should exist to protect the righteous within their citizenry (Romans 13:3-5). ... Read More of this an…

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QA: Why is there so much to fear?

​QUESTION: Why is there so much to fear? - January 12, 2020

ANSWER: Because the wicked are in charge of the media which promotes it. (Proverbs 10:24-25Wicked people have more reason to live in fear because they do not honour God's wisdom in their lives; they naturally assume others also live as they do. Therefore they cannot assume anyone else lives honourably. ... Read More in Questions…

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QA: Why Is Society Out of Control?

QA: Why is society out of control, and what can be done to change it? 2/2019

Answer: There is little being done to hold everyone responsible for their own actions (Titus 1:15). Add to this the interminable delay in executing justice, and Solomon rightly said: “Because the sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do…

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QA: What Can Christians Do When Storm Destruction Occurs?

QUESTION: What can Christians do when storm destruction occurs? - March 8, 2020

ANSWER: The church of Christ began on the Pentecost after Jesus was raised from the dead (Acts 2:22-47). In a short time, ... (Acts 6 - 8:1) ... Herod the king stretched out his hand to harass some from the church (Acts 12:1) ... 1. In the midst of that turbulence of persecution and death, the church gathered toge…

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QA: Who Can Be Trusted for Truth?

QUESTION: With political campaign promises, Internet articles, and "fake news", who can be trusted for the truth?- 8/16/2020

ANSWER: Surrounded by the sinful (Psalm 12:8), King David points out a most disheartening belief in v4: "Our lips are our own; Who is lord over us?" When even sinners abandon speaking truth, there is no confidence in anyone, anything, anywhere. ... Today, Christians shoul…

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QA: Why Are People Who Believe in Jesus, and Already Saved, Not Christians?

Question: Why do you feel people who believe in Jesus, and have already been saved, are not Christians? - January, 2019

Answer: What I “feel” has nothing whatever to do with what I preach and teach. And no one has been saved by their own understanding, but without doing what Jesus commands. “Feelings” do not establish “doctrine.” Jesus said: “And in vain they worship Me, Teaching as doctrines …

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Why Does It Seem the Wicked Are In Charge?

Question: Why does it seem the wicked are in charge?

Answer: This is a problem already discussed in Psalm 58. In verses 1-5, Scripture shows how thoroughly wicked some may become; verses 6-9 ask God to dismantle the strengths of the wicked; verses 10-11 mention how satisfied the righteous are when that is done. Let's look at this in more detail. in Verses 1-2, David shows disgust at corruption …

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QA: What About "Reparations" For Afro-Americans?

QUESTION: What do you think about “reparations” for Afro-Americans because of slavery in the past?

ANSWER: Here’s a lesson on Settling Old Scores: On January 24, 1972, a Japanese soldier, Shoichi Yokoi, was discovered in Guam, hiding in the jungle for 28 years, thinking World War II had not ended! ... 1. If this sounds surreal, today’s world events are simply people “settling old score…

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The Authorship of the Book of Hebrews

Question: In all seriousness, here are a few reasons I find it virtually impossible that Paul wrote Hebrews… and if you find legitimate holes in my arguments, well then you’re clearly communists.”

Reply: “Legitimate holes” cannot be dissed like he has done. Reference         Hebrews 2:3; 1 Corinthians 16:21; Galatians 6:11; Colossians 4:18;                                          …

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What Has Happened to the “Party Animals”?

Question: What has happened to the “Party Animals” I knew?

Answer: Read Matthew 17:14-21; Mark 9:14-27; Luke 9:37-42 and learn of a man’s “only child” who was demon-possessed. … This shows 1. There is no such “demon possession” today.

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It’s so depressing to think Evil is winning. What can we do to keep from being discouraged?

Question: It’s so depressing to think Evil is winning. What can we do to keep from being discouraged?

Answer: “We do not lose heart” means “we do not give in to evil.” The Bible gives us reasons why we do not: 1. We can pray to God.

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Why are there different government responses to the Wuhan Virus? It’s confusing.

Question: Why are there different government responses to the Wuhan Virus? It’s confusing.

Answer: Confusion does not come from God (1 Corinthians 14:33), but not all government leaders use God’s Wisdom. 

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What has caused so much rioting?

QUESTION: What has caused so much rioting?

REPLY: What began as peaceful protests were commandeered by paid, organized gangsters who steered the crowd into a vicious riot. After days of destruction and stealing from businesses (both large and small!) in many American cities, the question comes back: Why? 

1) According to the political doctrine of Karl Marxism, all humanity is divided econo…

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What if I’m Already a Member of a Church - QA

QUESTION: What if I’m already a member of a church?

 

ANSWER: The word “church” simply means “assembly.” In Scripture, it was used of the assembly of silversmiths “who made silver shrines of…the great goddess Diana” (Acts 19:24, 27, 32, 41).

 

Jesus Christ promised to build His “church” (Matthew 16:18), and after His resurrection, daily added the saved to it beginning on …

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Any questions?

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QA: Why do things never change, no matter who is in office?

QUESTION: Why does it seem that, no matter what people are voted into office, government(s) never seem to change?

ANSWER: Because human nature never changes, and the corruption of power appeals to the worst of human nature! This is seen in advance before the Israelites entered the the Promised Land. Moses was given detailed instructions for a king to follow if he was to be given the …

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QA: Why does it seem that society is out of control?

QUESTION: Why does it seem that society is out of control?

REPLY: Because the media focuses almost entirely on the “lawless,” or those who are “out of control! 

1. The “lawless” are in charge because the “lawful” have not insisted otherwise! “Now the purpose of the commandment is love from a pure heart, froma good conscience, and fromsincere faith, from which some, having …

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