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According to Matt 19:4, do all infants and children go to heaven if they die because they are sealed with God before intentionally committing a sin?

Do these passages indicate the innocence of infants and young children before they commit their first act of sin? Matthew 19:14 But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not hinder ...
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Were Abiram and Segub the sons of Ahab or Hiel? Are their deaths accidental or intentional?

”And Ahab made an Asherah. Ahab did more to provoke the Lord, the God of Israel, to anger than all the kings of Israel who were before him. In his days Hiel of Bethel built Jericho. He laid its ...
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Who are the "children" in Ephesians 6:1-4 and Colossians 3:20-21?

Ephesians 6:1-4 1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 Honor your father and mother (which is the first commandment with a promise), 3 so that it may turn out well for you, ...
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Ephesians 6:1 - Are Adults Commanded to Obey Their Parents?

I understand that children, τέκνα, is not a term that is age limited. Therefore, does a faithful reading of Ephesians 6:1 require adult Christian children to obey their parents? Ephesians 6:1 ​ ...
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Is Isaiah 7 and Isaiah 9 speaking of the same child?

In Isaiah 7:14-16 14 Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and she will name Him Immanuel. 15 He will eat curds and honey at the ...
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Why did boy Jesus, 12 years old, remain behind in Jerusalem?

Did boy Jesus left his parents intentionally to be about His Father's House/Business? If so, would that be correct to say that He might even have planned His visit to the Temple to stay in the midst ...
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Become like little children - the meaning of child in Jesus statement

In Matthew 18, 1-5 Jesus gives children as an example of what people should become like if they want to enter the kingdom of heaven: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+18&version=...