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    Mind of the Spirit, and the mind of the flesh

    The mind of the flesh refers to the mind standing on the side of the flesh and being ruled by the flesh. The mind of the spirit refers to the mind standing on the side of the spirit, cooperating with the spirit, being ruled by the spirit, and minding the spiritual things. For to set the mind...
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    So true!

    The Holy Spirit is also important because He is the guarantee of your inheritance in heaven. “When you believed, you were marked in Him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God’s possession” (Ephesians...
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    Why Do Jehovah's Witnesses Reject Blood Transfusions?

    Acts 15:19-21, 28 is the Scripture Jehovah’s Witnesses typically point to as the reason they refuse to accept blood donations. Acts 15:20 says, "Instead we should write to them, telling them to abstain from food polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from the meat of strangled animals and...
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    Transgender is an umbrella term. It encompasses anyone who identifies as a gender differing from their biological sex or as no gender at all, or anyone who has had a sex-change operation. A person who is transgender might be a male who identifies as female. She might be a female who identifies...
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    water before the flood =?

    The scripture that mentions no rain before the great flood is found in Genesis 2. It states, "When the Lord God made the universe, there were no plants on the earth and no seeds had sprouted, because he had not sent any rain . . . but water would come up from beneath the surface and water the...
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    how do white hair become... white over time or grown white

    The human body has millions of hair follicles or small sacs lining the skin. The follicles generate hair and color or pigment cells that contain melanin. Over time, hair follicles lose pigment cells, resulting in white hair color. Premature graying of a person’s hair is largely connected to...
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    Behold The Lamb Of God

    “ When John the Baptist said, ‘Behold, the lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world’ ( John 1:29 ), he was most likely seeing Christ as the perfect Passover lamb, an image Paul also uses when he speaks of ‘Christ, our Passover lamb ( 1 Cor. 5:7 ) "John saw Jesus coming to him, and...
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    Critical Race Theory

    Critical race theory (CRT) is a body of legal scholarship and an academic movement of civil-rights scholars and activists in the United States that seeks to critically examine U.S. law as it intersects with issues of race and to challenge mainstream American liberal approaches to racial justice...
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    Matthew 28:19 – Trinity corrupted verse

    It must be remembered that we have no known manuscripts that were written in the first, second or third centuries. There is a gap of over three hundred years between when Matthew wrote his epistle and our earliest manuscript copies. (It also took over three hundred years for the Catholic Church...
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    The Child Of God

    A child of God is a person who believes that Jesus is the Christ (Messiah), the Saviour, who obeys God, and who loves those begotten of God (other believers). Revelation 21:7-8. Those who have faith in Christ (who believe in Him and what the Bible says about Him, see 1 John 5:4-5) are the sons...
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    What is Legalism?

    Legalism Definition. “Legalism exists when people attempt to secure righteousness in God’s sight by good works. Legalists believe that they can earn or merit God’s approval by performing the requirements of the law,” Thomas R. Schreiner said. Like the term Trinity, the word legalism is not used...
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    The Holy Spirit

    There are two basic views on the subject among Bible-believing Christians. There are those who believe the Holy Spirit did not work in the same manner during the Old Testament age as He does today. Although it has been the same Holy Spirit all along, His methods have changed from age to age...
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    Catholic Distinctives: Prelimary Questions

    With all the various denominations, schisms, associations, divisions, and sects within the Christian faith, some conclude that there are actually different Christian religions. That is not an accurate assessment. There is only one Christian religion. The different branches of the Christian faith...
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    Catholic Distinctives: Prelimary Questions

    The Early Church Fathers believed that the Catholic Church was the one true Church, that it taught infallibly and that the clergy was made up of three ranks; bishop, priest, and deacon. Follow your bishop, every one of you, as obediently as Jesus Christ followed the Father. Obey your clergy too...
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    What do Calvinists believe?

    Calvinism believes that once people have been saved by God, those people cannot lose their salvation through any act of their own. This belief is based on a belief in the complete sovereignty of God. If God has chosen something or someone, no mere mortal has the power to thwart that choice.
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    Is smoking a sin?

    Yes smoking is sin, because smoking is addictive. The Bible say in Ephesians 5:18 "And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit.". In other words let the Holy Spirit control your actions and life. Smoking is an addition that takes control of our lives away from us.
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    How does an adult become a Catholic?

    To become Catholic, a person goes through a process called the RCIA. RCIA stands for the “Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults”. In RCIA, adults are introduced gradually into the beliefs, worship, and life of the Christian. Each participant has a sponsor, a fully initiated Catholic, to walk...
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    Christian warfare

    Whenever this question is asked, the implication seems to be that war in the name of Christ is contrary to His mandate to “turn the other cheek” (Matthew 5:39). Otherwise, why would anyone argue with the right to fight a religious war? To understand the “big picture,” we must first understand...
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    Biggest mistake of the church and we need to go back

    It’s far too easy to step back into the past the moment you step back into your church building. The biggest mistake most leaders made comes from the emotional rush to get back into a facility, see everyone again, and assemble their teams and get back to ‘normal’ One major factor is their view...
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    Reply: Call no man father

    Many Protestants claim that when Catholics address priests as “father,” they are engaging in an unbiblical practice that Jesus forbade: “Call no man your father on earth, for you have one Father, who is in heaven” (Matt. 23:9). In Matthew 23:9 Jesus says, "And call no man your father on earth...