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Is praying in a group better than praying alone?

Question: What does the Bible say about group prayer? Is it more powerful than individual prayer? ∼ Kenda S. Answer: Dear Kenda, You are asking a question that may be particularly apt for our times when technology allows us to access other people without having to leave our homes. Many church services are accessible online...

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Why aren’t conservatives compassionate?

Question: I consider myself libertarian conservative and I believe in being financially and morally conservative and obedient. However I’m very questionable on your recent stances on immigration and compassion in relation to scriptures. Leviticus 19:34: But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love...

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Do you believe in magic?

Question: I have been following your newsletter for some time now, have purchased some of your materials and most recently have been listening to your podcasts on SoundCloud. I have many questions yet to be answered as I continue my journey of faith. I enjoy your teachings and am thankful God led me to you....

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Is respect earned or given?

Question: Is respect earned or given? ∼ Vinetta D. Answer: Dear Vinetta, In Hebrew, the word usually translated as respect is ‘kavod’. Pronounced differently, the word also means ‘heavy.’ We have the same concept in English where we might say that we ‘give weight’ to an idea as a way of saying that we are...

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Did Moses really speak to over a million people?

Question: I am studying my Hebrew roots, and lately a lot of hidden treasure springs up as I study the scriptures. One thing however bugs me. I was watching a teaching and the teacher requested the people in the room to move forward so that they could hear him. My mind then jumped to Mount...

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Religious leaders gone bad…

Question: Sadly, we’ve all heard numerous accounts of pedophile priests, with some explaining away their sickness as being a result of forced celibacy and inability to “connect” with a loving wife. But just today, the news from the east coast of a rabbi accused of filming young women, as they undressed for the mikvah (ritual...

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Are there Jews everywhere?

Question: I understand that God warned in Deuteronomy 28 that He would disperse the Jews throughout the world “from one end of the earth to the other”. Did this happen? Are Jews in every country; for example Chile? Iceland? Korea? South Africa? How far were they dispersed? ∼ Kate S. Answer: Dear Kate, Chile –...

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Is smoking cigarettes a sin?

Question: Many years ago, you could go to church and might notice the large numbers of cigarette butts in the parking lots. Today, in most Christian circles, smoking and use of tobacco is said to be sin.  I have searched the Bible for an answer and clarification to the question about tobacco use. Is there...

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Should my daughter nanny for a lesbian couple?

Question: My daughter has been calling me to ask my opinion about working for a married lesbian couple as a nanny to their child. I quote scripture to dissuade her, however she says they are so nice to her and Christians are being unfair to their lifestyle and the couple can’t help who they are,...

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How could Boaz do such a thing?

Question: God said the Moabites could not join with the Israelites yet Ruth was a Moabite. Did Boaz disobey, and what happens to Obed, Jesse and David? It is difficult to believe Boaz did anything against God’s will. ∼ Vanaly P. Answer: Dear Vanaly, There is a theme that runs through King David’s life of...

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