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This story in Luke was not about hell. In any study you care to do, you'll find that Hades is the grave; Gehenna and Tartarus are hell. The story of the rich man & Lazarus is not provided for us to understand the process of what happens when we die... in that way, it is not consistent or supportable by ANY other Scripture in the Bible, and we must always ...


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Yes, absolutely. The depositum fidei is the fullness of God's Word contained in both Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition. Christ has entrusted to the shepherds of God's people the task of interpreting His Word for the Church: Sacred tradition and Sacred Scripture form one sacred deposit of the word of God, committed to the Church. Holding fast to this ...


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Jesus is simply saying that the traditions are not compatible with the scripture. The Jews has replaced the scriptures with their own traditions. Many among the followers of Jesus were afraid to give up meaningless traditions as they did not want to offend the Pharisees and rulers. Jesus is explaining that the new wine which is unfermented and fresh, ...


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Jesus was actually saying the complete opposite--well, almost--of what you suggest. Now he was not saying that the old is somehow inferior to the new. Rather, he was saying that the old and the new are not compatible. Let me explain. First, new wine is incompatible with old wineskins. Since "new wine" when it is placed in a wineskin is not finished ...


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Luke 5:33 is a reference to the past, in which we are told that Jewish tradition required frequent fasting: Luke 5:33: And they said unto him, Why do the disciples of John fast often, and make prayers, and likewise the disciples of the Pharisees; but thine eat and drink? Then verses 34-35 takes us to the new, and to what is to come: Luke 5:34-35: ...



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