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“Will we be able to see all three members of the Trinity in Heaven?”

Before considering if we will actually be able to see God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, we need to establish that they are three Persons. Without delving too deeply into the doctrine of the Trinity, we need … Continue reading

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“Did Jesus ever laugh?”

  There has long been a notion that Jesus never laughed. Traditionally, paintings of Jesus have tended toward melancholy portrayals of a somber, glum Savior. It is true that Jesus became our Sin-bearer (1 Peter 2:24) and that He “was … Continue reading

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“What language did Jesus speak?”

While Jesus very likely spoke Aramaic, Hebrew, and Greek, Aramaic was likely the language Jesus spoke the most. The Gospels record Jesus speaking numerous Aramaic words: talitha koum (Mark 5:41); ephphatha (Mark 7:34); eloi eloi lama sabachthani (Matthew 27:46; Mark 15:34); abba (Mark 14:36). Historians, archaeologists, and cultural … Continue reading

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“Why did blood and water come out of Jesus’ side when He was pierced?”

The Roman flogging or scourging that Jesus endured prior to being crucified normally consisted of 39 lashes, but could have been more (Mark 15:15; John 19:1). The whip that was used, called a flagrum, consisted of braided leather thongs with … Continue reading

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“Where was Jesus for the three days between His death and resurrection?”

1 Peter 3:18-19 states, “For Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive by the Spirit, through whom also he … Continue reading

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What does the Bible say about foot-washing?

There are some very good Christians that practice foot-washing.  Is this wrong?  Of course not.  How could doing something that Jesus did be wrong?  The real questions should be: Is it wrong not to practice foot-washing? The dusty and dirty … Continue reading

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For Those Whose Hero Is Jesus

In the world of art there may be another Michelangelo.  In the world of music there may be another Beethoven.  In the world of politics there may be another Washington.  In the world of literature there may be another Shakespeare.. … Continue reading

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Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?

Natural disasters have been occurring in unusual frequency.  It seems that one news coverage is not quite over until a new one demands attention.  We see the images of earthquakes, tsunamis, tornadoes, flooding, and drought-induced wildfire so often that we … Continue reading

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