Questions You Shouldn"t Ask About Christianity by Stephen M. Miller

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You probably won’t see him sitting next to you in the pew or serving in the nursery, but your church leaders are very aware of his presence. Now before you assume I come from an unusually.

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Of course it's appropriate to ask missionaries about any questions or concerns you may have. But be advised that the answers you receive may be incomplete, incorrect, and otherwi.

The Mormons you’re speaking to may appeal to James as biblical support for their approach: “But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.” Mormons assure us that we simply need to ask God if we lack wisdom concerning the truthfulness of the Book of.

On a scale of 0 tohow convinced are you that a god exists. 0 = I am convinced a god does not exist = Questions You Shouldnt Ask About Christianity book am convinced a god does exist This will help gauge their open-mindedness -- be wary of anyone that answers with a 0 or What has l.

He is the author of The Fear of Islam: An Introduction to Islamophobia in the West (Fortress Press, ), and t Presumed Guilty: Why We Shouldn’t Ask. In his new book, Life In The Wild, Dan DeWitt walks us through Genesis 3 showing us how we can look at this world realistically but without despairing, as we wait for God to keep his promise to bring us out of the wild and into his new creation.

It’s the contrast between Eden, where everything reflects God’s perfection, and exile, where. Question: "How should Christians view the Book of Mormon?" Answer: When Mormon missionaries (properly called Latter Day Saints or simply "LDS") come to your door, they will often offer a free copy of the Book of Mormon and tell you about its author, Joseph Smith.

Smith, they will say, translated the Book of Mormon from golden plates he dug up in a hill in New York in the early s. “Amidst the impression that Christianity has an unchanging, singular vision of the world, this book shows how the Christian tradition actually involves a rich, dynamic and diverse conversation where critical reflection, differing opinions and honest engagement with the biggest questions is happening under the very nose of the dogmatists.”/5().

Part 6 in my series of questions Christians ask about gay people. I talk to a lot of Christians about LGBT issues, and I always encourage them to ask the questions they’ve been afraid to ask. One of the most common is this one: “Why do gay people make their sexuality the core of their identity?” Um, we don’t.

At least, most of us don’t. Question: "How does Alcoholics Anonymous compare with the Bible?" Answer: Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) was founded in by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith of Akron, Ohio. Wilson and Smith developed AA’s Twelve Step Program of spiritual and character development, which they believed was the key to breaking the bondage to alcohol.

The Minute Therapist blog is not about answering “why” questions. For one thing, insight is a lengthy and often intensive process of self-exploration, not a minute exercise. Ask not questions about things which if made plain to you, may cause you trouble.

Some people before you did ask such questions, and on that account lost their faith." (Surah ). "The Holy Prophet himself forbade people to ask questions so do not try to probe into such things." (The Meaning of the Qur'an, Maududi, vol.

III, pgs. Honestly this sounds like a list of stupid questions that doubting christians would ask other christians to figure things out. Atheists don't care about god's underwear or wonder about angels. You'll note that he does not identify himself as a sinner but as a Christian--as a follower of Christ (2 Cor.

; ). Within us is a conflict of two natures, saint and sinner. It is a reality that we cannot ignore and should not deny. Still, though we might admit we are sinners, we should not identify ourselves as such. Browse other questions tagged christian-living or ask your own question.

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Christian members please remember to read the Statement of Purpose threads for each forum within Christian Congregations before posting in the forum. In his 32nd book, titled simply Faith, Jimmy Carter looks at how belief in God and others has shaped his 93 years.

“To me, ‘faith’ is not just a noun but also a verb,” the former president. You shouldn't take sugar; will you. (That is, will you do that anyway?) You won't take sugar; should you. (That is, should you do that even if you have decided not to?) The first, normal, usage is a simple question tag to confirm the assumption implied in the statement.

The second usage is actually inviting a contradiction of the assumption. Most Christians who support same-sex marriage haven’t grappled with the serious Biblical and moral flaws in their view.

These 10 questions get to the heart of it. A few weeks ago I was reading a book on Mormonism written from a Christian point of view. I read it while waiting to get my drivers license renewed and an older woman sitting next to me started to ask me about the book and I soon found out she was also a Christian.

She then asked why I was reading the book, she was clearly puzzled. I explained to her that I enjoy studying other religions. The Bible makes it clear that possession of wealth involves responsibility, including a responsibility to be compassionate to the poor.

But the Bible doesn’t say that all Christians should sell everything they have and give the proceeds to the poor. The hearts of some people, like the rich young ruler’s heart, may require such drastic /5(). I started this thread out of a whim which I shouldnt have.

I was angry for many different reasons, which didnt help to make me keep my cool when reading something I personally find crazy and ignorant. I hope I can ask you questions without actively - though accidentally - offending you. Also, I dont mind FAITH. I am a high school teacher, a student asked me if it is stated anywhere in the bible that they shouldnt self harm.

I thought it mentioned somewhere about the body being the temple of Christ and therefore we shouldnt desicrate the body, and she said but you peirce your ears etc. It is said that cristains dont believe in aliens; understandable.

But god created humuns on earth and earth alone. Seeing as how god is not on earth, that implies that he is an alien, not a big green eyed monster but something not of this world. So basically doesn’t that contradict your entire religeon.

I have friends who are cristains and everyone seems to avoid answering that. And I’m like, “Uh let me ask my sales manager and get back to you.” I hate it when people ask ‘elephant in the room’ questions.

Now, if you’ve been in any strand of Christianity for any length of time, you will encounter miracle stories. The interactive transcript could not be loaded. Rating is available when the video has been rented.

This feature is not available right now. Please try. You can't understand this book if all you take is the literal meaning, it's almost completely symbolic. Look at how she describes Solomon if you don't believe me. Lol still my all time favorite book of the Bible (I'm a dude btw.) and it will really strengthen your love for Jesus if you read it this way.

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The Bible commands that we not ingest blood. So we should not accept whole blood or its primary components in any form, whether offered as food or as a transfusion. Note the following scriptures: Genesis God allowed Noah and his family to add animal flesh to their diet after the Flood but commanded them not to eat the blood.

God told Noah. Ask Pastor John. Questions and answers with John Piper. Look at the Book. Interactive Bible study with John Piper.

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He is author of more than 50 books, including Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist and most recently Why I Love the Apostle Paul: 30 Reasons. Some of the simplest, even seemingly silly questions, have led to the most profound and touching answers.

The biggest joy has been watching men’s faces as they are truly listened to and appreciated for their willingness to share. “Christianity is mostly a matter of politics—politics defined by the gospel. The call to be part of the gospel is a joyful call to be adopted by an alien people, to join a countercultural Author: Tim Suttle.

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It poses, and thoughtfully addresses, questions like these: Can one doubt God's existence and still be a good Jew?4/5(2). I am currently half-way through writing a book.

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Most artists’ renditions portray Jesus as the sweetest, nicest-looking man, usually accompanied by lambs or children. And in 1 Corinthi love is Author: Sarah Cy. Evangelical Christianity is the religion ordained by Yeshua, and Messianic Judaism is part of Evangelical Christianity.

You need to reject the false teaching you have embraced and join a good Evangelical church. I recommend you study the book of Galatians and use my commentary on it, which is available on the website. QUESTIONS ABOUT SALVATION.

You can't ask your peers to read the book at exactly the same pace as you do and then ask them questions with an implicit common background. The book is not able to fine-tune its subsequent chapters after some students asks them questions that show some misunderstanding about something, or for the specific background the students have.

Three Questions Sufferers Ask Jesus; Three Responses Jesus Gives As human beings, we have a difficult time understanding the meaning and purpose behind pain and suffering that we can’t (or.Earlier I had offered up Five Things That Disqualify People From Being Experts. Now it's time to mention several indicators showing who shouldn't be trusted as experts in religious matters.

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