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Do you draw a connection between tent stakes and "stauros" because you speak English in Matthew 16:24.The LXX (eg, Isa 54:2) uses "passalos" to mean a tent stake. You have to import the image of a tent into the saying, which otherwise is not evident. Isn't Jesus talking about discipleship as a loss of one's life?
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Jesus said "There is so much more I want to tell you, but you can't bear it now. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all truth. " (John 16:12-13) Who is this Spirit of truth?
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In what different ways can "Whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them" be interpreted?
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In John 19:11, is Jesus saying God is guilty, because He said only God could handover Jesus to Pilate?
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Do Mathew 18:15-17, and verse 21-22 of the same chapter contradict each other?
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What does this mean? "Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak." -- Matthew 26:41
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Did Jesus ever say, “Love me”?
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In the Bible, what did Jesus mean in John 9:39- who is Jesus "judging"?
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Is it possible that what Christians teach is yet to come has already happened? [Matthew 24:34], was Jesus referring to the generation (people) of that time or generation to come?
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What is the difference between the Father God and Jesus if John 10:30 says they are one?
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Does Jesus compare money changers to robbers (Matthew 21:12-14)? Do modern bankers fall into this category today?
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If Jesus himself cannot do anything, and his judgment depends on what The Father orders, does this prove that Jesus is not God (John 5:30)?
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What did Jesus mean when he said, "My Kingdom is no part of this world?”
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What tone of voice and facial expression do you imagine for Jesus when he said things like, “The king was enraged. He sent his army and destroyed those murderers, and burned their city”, or, “The king handed the man to the jailers to be tortured”?
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Why does Jesus never give straight answers to anyone in the gospels?
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Since we're a product of our brain chemistry and life experiences, how can Jesus damn those who don't accept his message? For the sake of the question, pretend Jesus did come 2000 yrs ago with a gospel message.
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How do you decide, among Jesus’s words, from which to expect deep meaning and which to dismiss as something he just tossed in? E.g., can we take Matthew 18:23-34 as showing that he is morally okay with monarchy? Torture? Debtor’s prison? Why (not)?
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"Matthew 19:16-17" vs "Acts 16:30-31", which one is true?
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If Jesus was about helping people, why do Christians often vote Republican?
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What does the Bible say about people with mental illnesses?