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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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What is an overview of the interpretations of Acts 16:31 “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”? Here is an perspective from one Protestant. I assume that the question is not about salvation in general but about salvation of a “household” through the belief of one man. There are some concepts that are a little ...


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The Psalms usually was testifying about our Savior. It is written in the new testament that when Jesus rose he expounded the scriptures to the Apostles and how they testified of HIM. Psalms 69 is the description of the crucifixion. Give you an example David wrote that the Lord would not leave his soul in Hell nor suffer his Holy one to see corruption. Now ...


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Yes. From that point on Levi became a disciple of Jesus. Levi left everything and followed Jesus. The Greek for left everything, katalipon panta, means abandoned all, forsook or deserted. The word for followed is in the imperfect tense, not a one-off action but a continuing state. He didn't knock off for the day, he quit his job. He didn't sneak off ...


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I believe this to be a literal description of the Thrown of God. There is plenty of literal scripture surrounding the fiery wheels as to not interpret this as symbolic. Notice the literal descriptions of His person, same as at the transfiguration, him at the second coming and in John's vision in Revelation. And then you have literal descriptions of those ...


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...transliteration involves representing the characters of one alphabet in another alphabet; it has nothing to do with translating the meaning of the word, only the sound of it. (source) Transliteration would then occur in scripture when the sound of the words are as important (or more important) to the story/message than the meaning of the words. ...


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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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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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Marjin, the context wherein the word is used is directed to those who practiced the law and would have meant any part of all laws dispensed primarily (if not entirely) in the Mosaical writings. There are several Greek words used for "law" in the NT. That specific usage dictates the laws aforementioned. Unless a specific law or sets of laws are leading ...


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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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I think your confusion comes from defining "Israel". In Romans 9:6 it says "Not as though the word of God hath taken none effect. For they are not all Israel, which are of Israel:" Just being ethnically a member of Israel, does not make you a part of Israel that Paul talks about in Romans 11:26. In order to be "Israel" you had to follow the law laid out ...


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Peter, being the most radical follower of Jesus (he "rebuked" Jesus at Mark 8:33, he was rebuked by Jesus, and called "Satan," at Matthew 16:23, he is the one who cut off the soldier's ear at Jesus' arrest in John 18:10, and so on), was probably by consequence, also most easily recognized as a follower of Jesus, whereas John (who would seem more meek) might ...


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Absolutely he did. If we inspect a couple of key words we will see that he had no choice in the matter. In the Hebrew language we see that the following verbal phrase was used twice in Hosea 3: יַֽעֲזָב־אִ֔ישׁ אֶת־אָבִ֖יו Current interpretations most directly indicate the phrase means “tender embrace”, or even “tight squeeze”. “Tender” or ...


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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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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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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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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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