Question: Good morning. I have looked at your site for many years and have found the devotion and the knowledge skill set to be very helpful, in my walk of life with God. Thank you. So often, in the Lord’s Supper, the men presiding will say, “which represents His body” and “which represents His blood”…

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Question: I have a question after reading an article online. It seems to indicate the proper dress code must be white because Christians wearing white clothing is a sign of purity. So it is sinful for men to wear black clothing on services on Sunday? Is a black shirt or trousers immodest and wrong? Answer:…

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Question: I have a friend who told me that, when we read Bible, if it is possible for us to do so, we should take it literally, but I do not think it is always the case. For example, in Matthew 6:17, Jesus said we should “anoint your head” when we fast, but I do…

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Question: When I read Matthew 8:21-22, I felt quite confused. It says ” And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.” What does this mean? I think “honor your parents” is…

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Question: The new heaven and the new earth in Revelation is being taken literally by my friend.  I know it’s referring to the spiritual earth.  My grandson and I studied this scripture last night (Revelation 21:1-2).  He brought up the fact that in Rome, the Christians were oppressed and God is promising them, in this…

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Question: In I Peter 5:13 Peter said, “The church that is at Babylon, elected together with you, saluteth you; and so doth Marcus, my son.” Since Peter was married, could Marcus be his son? Answer: It wasn’t unusual for preachers who worked closely with younger men, who would eventually succeed them, to refer to them…

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Text: Galatians 4:21-31   I.         In our everyday speech, we employ figures of speech constantly and rarely think about what we are doing.             A.        Figures of speech are important tools because they make points standout in a statement.             B.        When we recognize that a figure of speech in use, it helps us understand what is being said more…

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