Bible Answers For Almost All Your Questions [Paperback]

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Shares the Bible's perspectives on a range of moral issues, from cloning and remarriage to body piercing and the power of demons, answering questions that may be too embarrassing for everyday Christians to ask in a to-the-point format. Original.

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Why is cloning wrong? Does the Bible say a divorced person can remarry? Can angels sin? Is body piercing wrong? Can demons read our thoughts? Dr. Elmer Towns, author of over 80 books and Dean of Liberty University's School of Religion, answers these and many other questions you have wondered about.Written for the new Christian too embarrassed to ask, and for the long-time Christian who still has unanswered questions, this one-volume, indexed resource provides the kind of responses your own pastor would give as you're shaking hands after the Sunday morning sermon-short, knowledgeable, and to the point. Topics covered include: PoliticsThe Bible, The Holy Spirit, and AngelsCreationDemons and the Devil-God's NamesPrayer, Salvation, and Sin

If you have questions-and who doesn't-"Bible Answers for Almost All Your Questions" is an essential resource.

Item Specifications...

Pages   512
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9" Width: 6.4" Height: 1.7"
Weight:   1.65 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 5, 2003
Publisher   Thomas Nelson
ISBN  0785263241  
EAN  9780785263241  
UPC  020049024027  


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More About Elmer Towns

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Dr. Elmer Towns is a college and seminary professor, an author of popular and scholarly works (the editor of two encyclopedias), a popular seminar lecturer, and dedicated worker in Sunday school, and has developed over 20 resource packets for leadership education. He began teaching at Midwest Bible College, St. Louis, Missouri, for three years and was not satisfied with his textbooks so he began writing his own (he has published over 100 books listed in the Library of Congress, 7 listed in the Christian Booksellers Best Selling List; several becoming accepted as college textbooks. He is also the 1995 recipient of the coveted Gold Medallion Award awarded by the Christian Booksellers Association for writing the Book of the Year, i.e., The Names of the Holy Spirit.
He was President of Winnipeg Bible College for five years, leading it to receive American Accreditation and Provincial authority to offer degrees (1960-1965). He taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, in greater Chicago, Illinois, in the field of Religious Education and Evangelism (1965-1971).
He is co-founder of Liberty University, with Jerry Falwell, in 1971, and was the only full-time teacher in the first year of Liberty's existence. Today, the University has over 11,400 students on campus with 39,000 in the Distance Learning Program (now Liberty University Online), and he is the Dean of the School of Religion.
Dr. Towns has given theological lectures and taught intensive seminars at over 50 theological seminaries in America and abroad. He holds visiting professorship rank in five seminaries. He has written over 2,000 reference and/or popular articles and received six honorary doctoral degrees. Four doctoral dissertations have analyzed his contribution to religious education and evangelism.
His personal education includes a B.S. from Northwestern College in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a M.A. from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary also in Dallas, a MRE from Garrett Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL, and a D.Min. from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA.


Elmer Towns currently resides in Lynchburg.

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A Very Comprehensive Discussion  Mar 27, 2007
This book is arranged, as the title implies, into a Question and Answer format. I was very impressed at the breadth of subject matter covered. There's everything from questions about the Bible to questions about the application of Biblical principles to everything in between.

The one thing that did disappoint me was that not every answer gave a Biblical foundation for the answer. Given the title "Bible Answers for Almost All Your Questions," I was expecting Biblical answers to all of the questions, not just someone's opinion on some of them.

An example of the answer using a Biblical foundation would be this from page 199.

"What is the sealing of the Holy Spirit?
The Bible teaches that Christians are sealed by the Holy Spirit: "You were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise, who is the guarantee of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased posession, to the priase of His glory" (Eph. 1:13-14)."

An example of a question without any Biblical foundation would be this, also from page 199.

"What is the sanctification of the Holy Spirit?
Various denominations interpret the word sanctification differently. The root meaning is "to be set apart." When the Holy Spirit sanctifies a person, he or she is set apart to God and should reflect the character of God. Because the Holy Spirit is holy, He makes the person desire holiness. Because the Holy Spirit is spiritual, He makes the person desire spirituality."

I'm not disputing Dr. Towns' opinion of the sanctification of the Holy Spirit. I just would have preferred it if he would have presented the Biblical basis for his opinion.
 
An Illustrative Bible Guide   Jan 15, 2007
A thoroughly enjoyable book of facts, opinions, explanations and insights into the Word of God. When this book is used as a reference while reading the Bible, the reader becomes more enlightened and desirous to know more.
 

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