Was the Ark of the Covenant an Idol?

QUESTION: The whole tabernacle and ark of the covenant thing is hard for me. My issue is with how showy and unhumble this seems. In Exodus, God commands the Israelites…

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Does the Bible Condone Rape?

QUESTION:  Why does the Bible promote rape, in Deuteronomy 22:28-29 by commanding a rape victim to marry her rapist! RESPONSE:  This is one of those Bible problems where we read…

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Did Jesus Condone Slavery?

No, Jesus never condoned slavery.  He doesn’t really mention it, except that he talks about slaves in his stories and it’s mentioned as a frequent part of the culture he’s…

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