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I was trying to say that The old covenant was simply a Physical shadow of the spiritual truths of the new covenant. "Heb 8:3 For every high priest is ordained to offer gifts and sacrifices: wherefore it is of necessity that this man have somewhat also to offer. Heb 8:4 For if he were on earth, he should not be a priest, seeing that there are priests that ...


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Isaiah. Levites were consecrated to God from birth. Num_3:12 And I, behold, I have taken the Levites from among the children of Israel instead of all the firstborn that opens the matrix among the children of Israel: therefore the Levites shall be mine; They were ministers of the tabernacle Numbers 7:5 Num_18:6 And I, behold, I have taken your brethren ...


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In the early days of Christianity, before the existence of modern denominations and long before the advent of modern science and hermeneutical study, the early Church Father Origen regarded both Genesis chapter 1 (the first creation story) or Genesis chapter 2 (the second creation story) as not historical accounts, saying (De Principiis, Book 4.1.16): . ...


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What is the pure offering if not the offering of Christ on the Cross Re-presented Daily all over the world in the Catholic Church? Some people believe that prophecies about Israel that have not yet been fulfilled are now to be applied to the church. This often requires some degree of allegoricalization to accomplish. Others consider that there is a future ...


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how can the person be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus Christ by delivering such person to Satan for the destruction of the flesh? We see in 1 Corinthians 5:5 that Paul calls for the sinners to be handed to Satan for the destruction of his flesh so that his spirit can be saved. The devil is not supposed to save souls, and it seems anomalous that Paul ...


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Most Christians regard God as omniscient and therefore able to know the future, in which case it should not be possible for God to be satisfied with his creation of man, knowing that later he would repent that he made man on earth. Some Christians do accept that the Bible is not necessarily inerrant, and my answer will be consistent with this point of view. ...


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The tradition of palm branches on Palm Sunday actually originates with the Jewish festival of Sukkoth, also called the Festival of the Tabernacles or Booths, which was probably the most popular holiday among the Jews in the first century. In the observance of Sukkoth, worshippers processed through Jerusalem and in the Temple, waving in their right hands ...


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Protestants believe that the priesthood is given to all Christians and therefore all Christians have the authority to interpret the bible. Sola Scriptura (Bible alone as authority) as another user pointed out resulted in many denominations having their own interpretation. Also the bible was put together by the church (East and West) only in the 4th century ...



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