Is shame sin?

May 16

Short answer: "yes"


The bible is clear that pride is sin:

Haughty eyes and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin. -- Proverbs 21:4

Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the Lord; be assured, he will not go unpunished. -- Proverbs 16:5

Do you see a ma...

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How many spirits does God have?

May 16
How many spirits does God have?

The book of Revelation refers to "seven spirits of God" (Revelation 1:4, 3:1, 4:5, 5:6) which is also written in lower case in most modern English Bible translations, that indicate that the translators understood these "spirits" are not God Himself.

The Greek word "seven" used in these scriptures...

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Can the majority be wrong?

Apr 23

The majority could be wrong

A lie stays a lie even if everyone beliefs it to be true.

You must not follow the crowd in doing wrong. -- Exodus 23:2 (NLT)

And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world — whe wa...

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How to address God?

Nov 09

Short answer: It depends on your relationship with God

For example the same man could be addressed:

  • as "Mr. Smith", which implies a professional relationship in for example a business or legal environment
  • as "Johnathan", which implies he is known personally, perhaps by colleagues, classmates...

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May we curse our enemies?

Oct 25

Moses recorded in the laws:

"Do not ... curse a ruler of your people." -- Exodus 22:28 (NKJV), Ecclesiastics 10:20

"Do not curse the deaf" -- Leviticus 19:14 (NKJV)

Job also said:

“If I have rejoiced at the destruction of him who hated me, or lifted myself up when evil found him


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May we try out all things?

Oct 25

Some look at the scripture that states:

Test all things; hold fast what is good. -- 1 Thessalonians 5:21 (NKJV)

Out of context it seems that this verse indicates that we are allowed to test (or try out) anything to see what we should "hold fast".

However, this is not what Paul wrote....

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