Bible Questions and Answers

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Can you explain Exodus 20:5 re. 3rd and 4th generations?

Exodus 20:5 you shall not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me, Exodus 34:7 Keeping mercy fo...  

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Is it wrong to pray for the dead?

According to the Bible our fate is sealed at the point of death. Ezekiel 33:18 "When the righteous turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity, he shall die because of it. 19 "But when the wicked turns from his wickedness and does what is lawful and right, he shall live because of i...  

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How may I cope with pain?

Suffering of one kind or another is inevitable in this life. The only thing that can provide comfort in suffering is having a covenant relationship with God by belief and obedience to the gospel preached by Jesus Christ. This gives us the certain hope o...  

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Why does the Bible record such long lifespans in Genesis?

I think we can reasonably suppose that the quality of the human constitution was very high at the beginning. Long lives would accelerate the populating of the earth  in line with God's commandment to be fruitful The lifetimes given for the patriarc...  

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