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101 Redemption  
Q. What is ‘redemption’?
102. The Unity of God

( And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.)

  Q What does this verse mean?
103.   ‘Mystery’   Q What is meant by ‘mystery’?
104.   Matt. 27: 52, 53   Q Is this passage genuine?

52 and the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose, 53 and came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared unto many. 

105. Jesus and Temptation   Q. Was Jesus vulnerable to temptation?
106.   ‘Wine’ and the Memorial Service  

Q. Should one use fermented (alcoholic) or unfermented (non-alcoholic) wine at the Memorial Service?

107.        The God-ness of the Son


Q. Hebrews 1: 8: Unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom. Why does God refer to Jesus, His Son, as God?
108.  Bringing Up Baby   Q. ‘Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it’

(Prov. 22: 6, NIV-UK).

What does this verse mean?

109.  In the Image of God   Q. Gen. 2:7: ‘The LORD God formed the man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.’ Explain.
110. The One God  

Q. Deut. 6:4:Hear, O Israel: the LORD our God, the LORD is one.’ How is God one?

111.  ‘Delivered to the Slaughter’  

Q. Isa. 34:1, 2: 1.  Come near, ye nations, to hear; and hearken, ye people: let the earth hear, and all that is therein; the world, and all things that come forth of it. 2. For the indignation of the LORD is upon all nations, and his fury upon all their armies: he hath utterly destroyed them, he hath delivered them to the slaughter.

 Does this passage teach the mass extermination of the nations?

112.    Staying Angry   Q. Ephesians 4:26 (KJV): ‘Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath.’

What does this mean?

113.  Perfection  


Q. Matt. 5:48: ‘Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect’

Does Jesus really mean we can be perfect, like God?

114.  Born Again


Q. What does it mean to be ‘born again’?

115. Of God and Kings

  Q. Prov. 25: 2: ‘It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter.’

What does this mean?

116. Tithing   Q. Are Christians obliged to pay tithes?
117.  When Jesus Feared  

Q. Hebrews 5: 7, 8 says of Jesus that, ‘in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him [God] that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he feared. Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered.’

What was Jesus afraid of? Why?

118.  Faith Vs Reason   Q. Are Faith and Reason compatible?
119. On Being Equal with God  

Q. What does Phil. 2: 6-8 really teach about Christ?

120. Prospering  

Q. Should the faithful Christian expect to prosper in material things?

121. 'Through a Glass, Darkly'  

Q. 1 Cor. 13: 12: ‘Now we see through a glass, darkly’. What does this mean?

122. LORD and Lord   Q. Who is speaking to whom in this passage?
123. Christ's Return  

 Q. James 5: 8 reads: ‘. . . be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near [close by].’

As the Apostle wrote these words to the early Church, two thousand years ago, in what sense was the Lord’s ‘coming’ or ‘presence’ close by?

124.  Gods Who Die Like Men   Psalm 82: 6, 7: ‘I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children [sons] of the Highest. But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes.’

Q. What does this passage teach?

125.  Jerusalem and Zechariah 12: 3  

In that day I will make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces, though all the people of the earth be gathered together against it.

Q. How will this prophecy be fulfilled?

126. Was Barnabas an Apostle?


Q. Was Barnabas an Apostle?

127. Is Judas Forever Lost?

  Q. Does Judas have hope of a resurrection or is he lost forever?
128. The Comforter of John 14  

Q. Who or what is the Comforter (parakletos) referred to by Jesus in John 14?

129. Things Unseen, Now Seen


Q. Heb. 11:3 – ‘Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.’

130.   Experience


  Q.  If God is righteous, why is there evil in the world? 
131. Sparrow  

Q. ‘Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall to the ground without your Father [knowing].’ (Matt. 10: 29)

132. Og and his Giant Bed   Q. Deut. 3: 11 relates that Og, king of Bashan, slept in a bed that was 9 cubits long and 4 cubits wide – 13 ½ ft x 6 ft (4.11m x 1.82m). Is this credible?
133.  David’s Hating the Wicked  

Q Psa. 139: 19-22 reads:


19 If only you, God, would slay the wicked! Away from me, you who are bloodthirsty! 20 They speak of you with evil intent; Your adversaries misuse your name. 21 Do I not hate those who hate you, Lord, and abhor those who are in rebellion against you? 22 I have nothing but hatred for them; I count them my enemies.

134. The Death of King Josiah  

Q. 2 Kings 22: 20 states that God promised King Josiah of Judah he would ‘be buried in peace’.

However, in v. 29 of the following chapter we are told he was killed in battle.

Does the Bible here contradict itself?

135. Abortion and the Ransom   Q .Does the doctrine of the Ransom have anything to say about abortion? 
136. The Three that Bear Witness



Q 1 John 5: 7, 8 in the King James (Authorised) Version of 1611 reads:7 For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. 8 And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one.Isn’t this incontrovertible proof that the Bible teaches the doctrine of the Trinity (hypostasis)?

137. Entering into God's Rest  

Q. Heb. 4: 9-11: ‘There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; for anyone who enters

God’s rest also rests from their works, just as God did from his.’

138.  ‘The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the LORD.’


  Q. ‘The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the LORD.’

What does this mean?

139. This is Eternal Life



Q.  What is meant "Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. - John 17: 3 -"
140. The Elect Angels   Q. Who are ‘the elect angels’? 
141. Jesus saves to the 'Uttermost'   Q. What is meant here by Jesus saves to the  ‘uttermost’? 
142. In my Flesh Shall I see God   Q. What, then, can he mean by ‘yet in my flesh shall I see God’?
143. The Name of Names  

Q. Phil. 2: 9 says of Jesus that, ‘God exalted him to the highest place, and gave him the name

that is above every name’. What is meant by ‘name above every name?

144. The Passover Goat   Q. ‘The animals you choose must be year-old males without defect, and you may take them from the sheep or the goats’ (Exodus 12: 5). Why was a firstborn goat allowed to be substituted for a firstborn lamb? Surely a lamb – not a goat – typified Jesus, ‘our passover’ (1 Cor. 5: 7, 8)?
145. Woman, The "Weaker Vessel?"

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Q. 1 Peter 3: 7׃ Husbands, . . . be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with

respect as the weaker partner [vessel, KJV] as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that

nothing will hinder your prayers.’

Given that a woman today may engage in occupations and sports that are physically and mentally challenging, from flying jet planes and lorry driving to pole vaulting, why is she portrayed in Scripture as ‘weaker’?

146.          Beginnings

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(P) Q. What is meant in John 1: 1 by the expression, ‘In the beginning '? 
147.    The "Last Days" of James 5:3

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Q. ‘Your gold and silver are corroded. Their corrosion will testify against you and eat your flesh like fire. You have hoarded wealth in the last days.’


What is meant by ‘in the last days’ in this passage?

148.     The Onerous Rebuilding of Jericho

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(P) Q. 1 Kings 16: 34: In Ahab’s time, Hiel of Bethel rebuilt Jericho. He laid its foundations at the cost of his firstborn son Abiram, and he set up its gates at the cost of his youngest son Segub, in accordance with the word of the Lord spoken by Joshua son of Nun.
149. God's Pledge to Israel

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Q. Are we to take this guarantee respecting today’s Israel literally?
150. The Weaker Vessel 

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(P) Q. Why is one’s wife described as ‘the weaker vessel’?
151. Wrath Restrained

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(P) Q. What does this mean, ‘the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain’?








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