Monthly Archives: May 2012

“Is born again virginity possible?”


 Born-again virginity is the claim that after having sex, a person can be restored to virginity by a spiritual renewal, vowing sexual purity until marriage and asking God for forgiveness. Some women have taken the idea of born-again virginity so … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Answering Machine Messages”


Answering Machine Messages “Hi! John’s answering machine is broken. This is his refrigerator. Please speak very slowly, and I’ll stick your message to myself with one of these magnets.” “Hello, this is Sally’s microwave. Her answering machine just eloped with … Continue reading

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“What does the Bible say about Purgatory?”


 According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, Purgatory is “a place or condition of temporal punishment for those who, departing this life in God’s grace, are not entirely free from venial faults, or have not fully paid the satisfaction due to their … Continue reading

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“What is the difference between dating and courting?”


 Dating and courtship are two methods of beginning relationships with the opposite sex. While there are non-Christians who date with the intention of having a series of intimate physical relationships, for the Christian this is not acceptable and should never … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “The Tate Family”


The Tate Family How many members of the Tate family belong to your church? There is old man Dic Tate, who wants to run everything, while Uncle Ro Tate tries to change everything. Their sister-in-law Agi Tate stirs up plenty … Continue reading

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“Once saved always saved?”


 Once a person is saved are they always saved? When people come to know Christ as their Savior, they are brought into a relationship with God that guarantees their salvation as eternally secure. Numerous passages of Scripture declare this fact. … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “The Water Pistol”


The Water Pistol When my three-year-old son opened the birthday gift from his grandmother, he discovered a water pistol. He squealed with delight and headed for the nearest sink. I was not so pleased. I turned to Mom and said, … Continue reading

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“Where do I find the age of accountability in the Bible? What happens to babies and young children when they die?”


 The concept of the “age of accountability” is that children are not held accountable by God for their sins until they reach a certain age, and that if a child dies before reaching the “age of accountability,’ that child will, … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Take a Milk Bath”


Take a Milk Bath A lady went into the grocery and asked for fifty gallons of milk. The clerk, amazed, asked her what she was going to do with that much milk. “I have a skin problem and the Doctor … Continue reading

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“What is the difference between fornication and adultery?”


 The modern dictionary definitions of fornication (voluntary sexual intercourse between persons not married to each other, which would include adultery) and adultery (voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and a partner other than the lawful spouse) are simple enough, … Continue reading

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