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Was Jesus forsaken by His Father? What does that mean?April 15th, 2014 by 

     By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Before we address why Jesus would have cried out with this question, and a possible different reason that He might have said them, I want to address a common misinterpretation of…read more

Thursday Crucifixion? Do these two reasons “nail” it?April 8th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   If you did not read last week’s answer to this question, please do so here. It focused on Jesus’ words in Matthew regarding how long it would be from the hour of…read more

Was Jesus crucified on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday?March 31st, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   This is a question that is hotly debated.  While the early church set the day of crucifixion on Friday,  the biblical evidence for a Friday crucifixion is very weak.  The reason for…read more

Do we have Guardian Angels?March 25th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   In recent years angels have become a very popular subject.  TV shows, movies and books have told about the works of God’s angels — all too often wrongly, and quite often with…read more

Are there only three sins? What are they?March 18th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope    The person who said that “there are only three sins” was likely referring to the verse in 1 John that reveals all sins fall into one of three specific categories:   1…read more

Does God eat?March 10th, 2014 by 

By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Q.  Did God actually eat some of the offerings provided by the Israelites as He instructed? Is eating one of the activities God was doing with the presence of the cloud in the…read more

What is my purpose in life?March 4th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   If you want to live a purpose driven life you first need to know what your purpose is.   A number of years back there was a book that addressed this question. …read more

Were there flood survivors in addition to Noah and his family?February 25th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Q.  A friend says he traveled abroad and learned that after the flood there were other survivors besides Noah and his family. They have a track of these descendants and also possess…read more

Why should we study creation?February 17th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Simple answer — because the world we live in and how it was created is important.  Plus…it’s interesting!    Creation is a mighty work of our God that reveals Him to us…read more

Are debates worthwhile for sharing God’s truth?February 11th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Great question!  With the recent creation science debate between Ken Ham and Bill Nye garnering national attention, it’s no surprise this question was asked of us.  And, with the upcoming debate between…read more

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