Bible Q&A

Our Bible Q&A series explores the questions you’ve asked us about the Bible.

These articles represent the authors’ personal views. They accord with Bible Society’s values, but are not intended to express our position as an organisation. They’re also intended to add to the discussion rather than end it, so we invite you to join us on Facebook and Twitter to share your thoughts, too.

Bible Q&A: Christian morals and values)

Bible Q&A: Christian morals and values

Should Christians impose their biblically-driven morals and values on society, or keep quiet?
Bible Q&A: Burial or cremation – does it matter?)

Bible Q&A: Burial or cremation – does it matter?

If a Christian is cremated rather than buried, will it affect their eternal state in any way?
Bible Q&A: What would Christianity look like without Paul’s letters?)

Bible Q&A: What would Christianity look like without Paul’s letters?

If the New Testament didn’t have any of Paul’s letters, would Christianity still be a complete faith, founded on salvation through Jesus Christ?
Bible Q&A: Does the Holy Spirit get mentioned before the Day of Pentecost, and in the Old Testament? )

Bible Q&A: Does the Holy Spirit get mentioned before the Day of Pentecost, and in the Old Testament?

The Holy Spirit certainly does appear before Pentecost and in the Old Testament. There is some continuity in the way the Spirit is revealed in both Old and New Testaments, but also some differences.
Bible Q&A: Can a believer lose their salvation?)

Bible Q&A: Can a believer lose their salvation?

Many Christians have had the experience of a friend or family member leaving the Church, and seemingly the faith. This is why the question is sometimes pressing, and we want to know whether or not those friends are still saved. By salvation, we usually mean the promise of eternal life after death.
Bible Q&A: How can we trust God in times of suffering?)

Bible Q&A: How can we trust God in times of suffering?

Suppose someone else could give us a sound biblical explanation; would it take away the hurt?
Bible Q&A: Was one of the apostles a woman?)

Bible Q&A: Was one of the apostles a woman?

Who was Junia, the female apostle mentioned in Romans 16.7?
Bible Q&A: When did monogamy become the norm?)

Bible Q&A: When did monogamy become the norm?

Many of the Old Testament leaders had more than one wife. At what point in Jewish history did monogamy become the accepted norm?

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