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It wouldn't, except that people might expect you to be like "The hypocrites": They neglect their appearance, so that they may appear to others to be fasting. (Matthew 6:16) You might expect this dialogue: Hey Joe, you OK these days? Man, you gotta take care of yourself, you know, shower once in a while, wash the hair, right? Hey man, lay ...


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In Hebrew, Genesis 2:24 reads: עַל־כֵּן֙ יַֽעֲזָב־אִ֔ישׁ אֶת־אָבִ֖יו וְאֶת־אִמֹּ֑ו וְדָבַ֣ק בְּאִשְׁתֹּ֔ו וְהָי֖וּ לְבָשָׂ֥ר אֶחָֽד The fully understand what the verse means, it is helpful to look at a few key words more closely. וְדָבַ֣ק Comparing several translations, there is a wide variety on how the verb וְדָבַ֣ק is translated. The NIV uses "is ...


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As expected, "once saved, always saved" advocates (I'll use "reformed" as shorthand for this) generally agree that both the second and third types of soil represent people who were never saved. Broadly speaking, they make these points: The four soils represent four types of people or hearts: the unresponsive, the impulsive, the preoccupied, and the ...


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The included commentaries include references to the following verses, among others (the citations in each have been preserved in this answer). Daniel 7:13-14 In my vision at night I looked, and there before me was one like a son of man,[a] coming with the clouds of heaven. He approached the Ancient of Days and was led into his presence. 1He was given ...


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In the case of "Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani" (Mark 15,34) the Aramaic is needed to explain the misunderstanding in verse 35 when some of the crowd think He is calling for Elijah. The mistake is explicable only because of the similarity between the sound Eloi and the sound Elijah. In the case of "Talitha kuom" (Mark 5, 41) the Aramaic phrase seems to have ...


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The Catholic Haydock Commentary, which collects the Fathers' and other Catholic scriptural scholars' commentaries, says for John 10:34: Ver. 34. This is addressed to princes established to govern the people of God. They are the image of God on earth by the authority they exercise, and which they have received from Him. --- Is it not written in your law, ...


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The Jews divided their bible up into three sections: the Law, the Prophets, and the Writings. The Law contained the books of Moses. The Prophets were the historical and prophetical books. The last of the three divisions are the rest of the books, the poetical books. See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanakh So Jesus was referring to the books that were not ...


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Sorry about that. Let them be turned back straightway in shame that say unto me: Well done! Well done! It a statement that hypocritical to our Lord. Christ asked those who were among them Why call me Lord if you don't do my will. The verse before this one said they desired evil against Him. The priests, scribes and Pharisees all praised the work of the Lord ...


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I am brand new to this forum. I found this page while searching this topic on Google. But, I joined and read the rules and the information about how the site works, and I'm not sure how the answer that Mark Russell has allowed to even stay on the site for 4 years!! While we are all entitled to our opinion, this is not the place for unsupported opinions. ...



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