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Scripture Nuggets

Answers to Commons Questions from the Bible

by Erik Smith

All of the following are important questions. Would you be able to provide an accurate, scriptural answer?

1 How did the world begin?
How did I (mankind) begin?
Genesis 1:12:4; Nehemiah 9:6; Job 33:4;
Psalm 100:13; Isaiah 45:12; Colossians 1:1517;
Hebrews 1:12
2 Who is God? Exodus 3:1315; Numbers 23:19; Nehemiah 9:6;
Isaiah 43:1011; 45:5, 12, 22; 66:1-2; Jeremiah 32:17;
Matthew 28:19; John 17:2021; I Corinthians 8:6; I John 5:7
3 Why am I here? Ecclesiastes 12:13
4 What does He (God) expect of me? Micah 6:8; Matthew 22:3640
5 How can I know that God exists? Psalm 19:14; Acts 14:1417; 17:2231;
Romans 1:20; Hebrews 1:12
6 Does God love me? Psalm 36:7; John 3:16; Romans 5:611;
I John 3:16; 4:712, 1619
7 How can I have a close relationship with God? John 14:67; Romans 10:17; Galatians 3:2629; 4:17;
Ephesians 2:1319
 
8 What is sin? Romans 6:2223; James 1:1315; I John 2:1516; 5:17
9 Why did Jesus come to the earth?
Why did he have to die?
Genesis 3:15; Isaiah 53:110;
Matthew 5:1718; 20:28; Luke 5:32; 19:910;
John 6:38; 8:28; 9:4; 10:1011; 12:3233; 17:4; 18:3637;
Colossians 1:1214; I Timothy 1:15; Hebrews 1:3; 9:28;
I Peter 3:18; I John 3:8; 4:910
 
10 What can I do about sin in my life?
How can I be saved?
Acts 2:3738; 8:2639; 17:30; 22:1216;
Romans 10:910; II Corinthians 7:910; I John 1:79; 5:15
 
11 Do I need to become a member of the church? Matthew 16:18; Acts 2:41, 47; Ephesians 5:2330;
Colossians 1:24; I Timothy 3:15; Hebrews 10:2325
12 Is there more than one church? Romans 12:45; I Corinthians 10:1617; 12:1213, 20, 2527;
Ephesians 1:2023; 4:46; Colossians 1:18
13 What happens after death? Ecclesiastes 12:14; Matthew 25:3245; John 5:2829;
Acts 17:31; Hebrews 9:27; I Peter 4:5
14 Will Jesus return again? Matthew 25:31; Acts 1:11; I Thessalonians 4:1317;
II Thessalonians 1:710; Hebrews 9:28
15 Is there a heaven and a hell? Psalm 16:11; Isaiah 49:10; Daniel 12:23; Matthew 25:46;
Revelation 20:10; 21:14, 8; 22:1415

Source: Prairie Hills Bulletin, Vol. VI No. 11, April 10, 2011

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