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Author Archives: Harold Hemenway

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO TURN THE OTHER CHEEK?

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IS self-defence biblical? Why did Stephen pray for his enemies who were stoning him to death (Acts 7:60)? Why didn’t Paul or Christ, resist when both were slapped across the face (John 18:23; Acts 23:2)? Why should servants (or employees) be subject to overbearing masters (or bosses) by enduring unjust punishment (I Peter 2:18-20)? Doesn’t…

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WHAT’S WRONG WITH SEX?

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IS ABORTION murder (Exodus 21 :22-25)? Is HOMOSEXUALITY an alternate life-style? Why did Abraham and Jacob practice POLYGAMY (Genesis 16 & 19)? Does the Bible condemn PORNOGRAPHY? Under what conditions did Christ allow DIVORCE and REMARRIAGE (Matthew 19)? Let’s answer these questions. The Bible says HOMOSEXUALS deserve death (Leviticus 20:13). Regarding PORNOGRAPHY, Canaanite images of…

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ARE THE FOOD LAWS SCIENTIFIC?

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IF ‘nothing is unclean of itself’ (Romans 14:14), should we consume canned RATTLE SNAKE and FROGS LEGS? If ‘every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused (I Timothy 4:4), shall we eat ESCARGOT (SNAILS) and WHALE BLUBBER? Did Peter’s vision (Acts 10) somehow cleanse CAVIAR,CLAM CHOWDER and chocolate covered ANTS? Were the…

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