Question: Hi! I have been studying sex and the Bible. What I am really confused about is that the Bible does not mention oral sex or mutual masturbation. It only mentions anal sex and vaginal sex. Thus, how are oral sex and mutual masturbation a sin? How is it sexual intercourse? In Greek, porneia means…

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Question: A little help, please.  Where Matthew records; “….and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.”  What is the “it” referring to?  I have heard some say it was the “church.”  Others, that it was the “rock,” Christ. According to your studies of the Greek definition, what is the “it”? Answer: In Greek, a…

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by Roger Blackwelder Some questions were raised recently about the value of having a knowledge of New Testament Greek.  Some have used arguments based on the translations of words to authorize immorality that the Bible clearly condemns.  This usage of Greek is disturbing; it casts a shadow on an otherwise beneficial field of study.  I…

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by Don Martin We do not have the original New Testament today, but manuscripts that have come down to us, copies of the original writings. What we have today is a translation or, to be more precise, about seventy extant English translations of the Greek texts. Some preachers and Christians today possess varying degrees of…

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Question: I would like you to answer a question for me. There’s a person here in our city teaching from his basement or another room he has rented. He teaches Greek and Hebrew lessons and he also appears on TV. This person teaches that if your pastor isn’t teaching from the Greek or Hebrew Bible,…

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Question: We have been studying the Lord’s supper issues and one of our main concerns is about a second offering in which only a few partake, for the reasons you listed in your article (not doing it together). We have been questioning the idea of everyone taking it a second time. We have been cautious…

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