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Jesus died that we may be saved from sin. That salvation has several aspects. Saved from the penalty of sin We have broken God’s laws, so we should receive the death penalty. But when Jesus died on the cross, God placed on him the blame for all the sins of the world. Jesus bore the penalty for our past sins so that we would not have to. Once removed, God ...


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I think it important to understand the status quo; wickedness. Ezekiel 33;11,12 11 Say unto them, as I live, saith the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; why will ye die, O house of Israel? 12 Therefore, thou son of man, say until the children of ...


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A "prince", literally speaking, is not necessarily a "future king". He is the son of a king, and so MAY be a future king, but may not. If a king has two sons, they are both princes, but it is quite possible that one will become king and the other never will. In English the word "prince" is also used for the husband of a queen when it is the queen who holds ...


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In both of the passages you quote, 'light' is being used metaphorically. It doesn't of course mean literal light. From context it is highly likely that the metaphors being used here are for 'that which exposes' - in other words, the light makes visible to all that which was previously secret. There are plenty of biblical passages that equate God and Jesus ...



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