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Are there more verses which call Jesus the Bright Morning Star? [on hold]

I Jesus have sent My angel to testify to you these things in the churches I am the Root and offspring of David, the Bright and Morning Star. (Revelation 22:16) How you are fallen from heaven ...
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Where is the mentioning of people still living from the time of Christ in New Testament?

I remember reading in New Testament somewhere where The Christ said that some people present at that time will live to see His second coming. Can't seem to find that verse again. Do you know which ...
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Which law(s) defined in the New Testament are not already in the Old Testament? [closed]

Which law(s) or moral requirements presented in the New Testament were not in the Old Testament?
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Is there a verse about “big” and “small” lies being the same in God's kingdom? [closed]

I am looking for a certain verse or passage. The one I'm looking for contains statements about there being no such thing as a "small" lie or "big" lie and that lies are all the same in God's kingdom. ...
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Verse that says we should spend much or most of our money on food?

I remember reading a verse that said something to the effect of it being good to spend much or most of our money on food. What is that verse?
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What is the source of the phrase “in your chamber bewail your sins”?

In the Imitation of Christ, Thomas à Kempis writes (Book I, Chapter XX, paragraph 5): If you desire true sorrow of heart, seek the privacy of your cell and shut out the uproar of the world, as ...
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Where did the “We are the pure and chosen few / And all the rest are damned” nursery rhyme originate? [closed]

I've heard Christopher Hitchens say this a few times now, We are the pure and chosen few And all the rest are damned There’s room enough in hell for you We don’t want heaven ...
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How could I locate a reference, for say, the passage that talks about Spiritual Gifts? [closed]

I'm trying to find a few verses about spiritual gifts. I belie that its in one of Paul's epistles. I believe it says Some are called to be preachers, some prophets, some counselors... Can ...
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How do I track the history of changes to a given verse's actual text? How do I discover it's “lineage”?

Has there been a project that traces the genealogy of each verse of the scripture? I.e., for each verse, it traces back through all the documents it was translated from, the default translations at ...
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What Bible passage contains Satan and God where God rebukes Satan?

I'm thinking of a Bible passage where the narrator has a dream/vision of being before the throne of God. Satan accuses him of being a sinner and unworthy and then God rebukes Satan and tells him to ...
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Looking for the Bible Verse: “If any of you have more than one <some-thing> give that to another”

"If any of you have more than one <some-thing> give that to another" I'm pretty sure there's a Bible verse that reads something like this, I'm not sure what the <some-thing> is there, I ...
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Verse about two sons

There is a verse that i remember that talks about a father with two sons. The father gives money to both of his sons. One son invests his money and returns it to his father after becoming wealthy, ...