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I don't think there's a satisfactory answer to the original question, but I thought an answer would be better suited than a comment. There can't be a total solution to your question, because Jesus was constantly making reference to the OT Scriptures. So, you cannot have an only - word - in - red approach, as it would be self-contradicting. And the life of ...


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In Isaiah 53:4,5 and matthew 8:17 it clearly says sickness and disease as referring to the greek in matthew and the hebrew in isaiah. It is not talking about sin here. Also in psalms 101:3 it says God forgives all our sins and heals all our diseases. According to galatians 3:13 Jesus redeemed us from the curse of the law , by becoming a curse for us. One of ...


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The traditional date is Friday, April 3rd, 33 AD. The most commonly held date by modern scholars is Friday, April 7th, 30 AD. The factors in figuring this. On or near Passover. Under Pontius Pilate, who ruled 26–36 AD. Jesus was questioned by the High Priest Caiaphas. He was priest from 18 - 36 AD. Generally considering a 3 1/2 year ministry, John the ...


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Most Christians would say that Jesus was both divine and human, and some have said that at various time he sets aside one or the other nature. So, as a human, it may be that Jesus did not know that Judas would betray him, while on the other hand, within his divine nature, he would certainly know all of history at once. In several stories, it seems like ...


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Do Protestants believe Jesus and Lucifer are brothers? Emphatically No. Why we don't believe this is because the Holy Scriptures reveal Jesus to be God Himself, who is an eternal being, without beginning and without end. Lucifer is a being God created and is in the hierarchy of angels. It is also worth noting that he is a fallen angel described by scripture ...


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Historically, protestants used bibles that do not say that the sins of the mother are visited upon the children, but only the iniquity of their fathers. Exodus 34:7 Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the ...


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Jesus inherited a weakened human nature from Mary, He was tired and hungry as we are. However, Jesus did not inherit a sinful human nature because He was conceived of the Holy Spirit. God is able to pick the traits He inherits from man. Jesus came as the first Adam with the capability of sinning but no inclination towards sin. ~ The explanation that ...


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What supports do Protestants offer for Mary being sinful? By your question I expect you to be catholic, but just be aware that Orthodox also don't believe that Mary was immaculate. The most common answer come from: Romans 3:23 All have sinned... this includes Mary. And no where in the bible it states explicitly that Mary was sinless like Jesus. 1 Peter ...


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Excellent question, though unsettling. I think the book, "With Willfull Intent" by David Smith, gives a good overview of sin. (See Amazon here.) I remember reading that Augustine had this problem. He answered by saying that sin was transmitted from generation to generation by a man's desire for sex (concupiscence or something like that.) Therefore, Mary ...


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Mary provided Jesus with flesh, a body. Matt 1:18 calls Mary His mother. Matt 1:23 says, "the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel." Luke 1:27 says, "The virgin’s name was Mary." 1:31 says, “And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name JESUS."


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While not really a systematic theology book, John Piper's What Jesus Demands from the World is predominantly based on the gospels. There is a free PDF on that page. The book's blurb is: The four Gospels are filled with demands from Jesus. These demands are Jesus’ way of showing us who he is and what he expects of us. They are not harsh demands ...


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I'm pretty sure that there is no source that looks at only Jesus words. However there are certainly theological approaches that place a much greater emphasis on Jesus words. For a start you might want to look at Red Letter Christians, a group that attempts to redress what they see as an imbalance in North American Evangelicalism, which they believe has ...


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There are several examples that would indicate that Jesus could read and write. When he was in the wilderness tempted by the devil, he replied to his temptations, “it is written.” How did he know if he had not read it. Also when he addressed the Sadducees, about marriage in heaven, he said “ye do err not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God.” He ...


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Luke 16:23 tells us that the rich man went to a place called Hades. "And in Hell, he lift up his eyes being in torments" The Bible describes the rich mans experience in Hades as "being in torments". Acts 2:27 clearly states that Jesus soul was not left in Hades and that implies his soul was there but was not left there permanently. Earlier in verse 24 of ...


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Jesus can indeed read, as this portion of Scripture indicates: Luke 4:16-20 And he came to Nazareth, where he hath been brought up, and he went in, according to his custom, on the sabbath-day, to the synagogue, and stood up to read; and there was given over to him a roll of Isaiah the prophet, and having unfolded the roll, he found the place ...


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2 Facts: there is no verse that says Michael is not Jesus. there is no verse that says Michael is Jesus. These are the 2 facts. Considerations: Same accounts to other things "is Jesus called the Holy Spirit?", another topic but same principle. No clear direct verse. Same goes with "Triunity", no verse in the Bible. So how do we show evidence that Michael ...


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A passage whose interpretation clearly delineates Jesus as being greater than other prophets is the parable of the wicked tenants: 9 He went on to tell the people this parable: “A man planted a vineyard, rented it to some farmers and went away for a long time. 10 At harvest time he sent a servant to the tenants so they would give him some of the fruit of ...


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In John chapter 8 Jesus leaves no doubt about Himself being far more than a prophet, by calling Himself God Almighty. Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was born, I AM.” (John 8:58) "Jesus’ climactic reply, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was born, I am,” was nothing less than a claim to full deity. The Lord once ...


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These all touch on the topic of greed, because they put money in their place. The ones marked with a = I consider to be more so. = Matthew 13:22.. the seed among thorny soil was choked by the deceitful ness of wealth. Luke 16:1-12, Jesus refers to "unrighteous mammon". = Luke 16:14 also points out sneering Pharisees who loved money. Luke 21; Mark 10, ...


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Biblical basis that Michael is another name for Jesus are numerous. The belief that one of Jesus' many names is Michael by itself does not mean the rejection of Jesus' divinity or the Trinity. Michael is referred to as "the great prince" (Dan 12:1), Gabriel told Daniel "except Michael your prince" (Dan 10:21). Angels are rarely referred to as princes, ...


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Jesus was more than just literate. Even at twelve years old, Jesus knew the scriptures and had a level of understanding and answers that astonished learned rabbis. So, in addition to Luke 4:17-19, I would add Luke 2:46-47 as strong evidence of this though it is implied. Luke 2:46 Now so it was that after three days they found Him in the temple, ...


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Very literate. In Luke 4:17-19, he is able to locate a passage in a scroll, which would be very difficult for someone with only basic reading skills. He then of course reads a passage from it. In John 8, there is the famous story in which Jesus suggests that the sinless person in the crowd should be the first to cast a stone. He is depicted as writing on ...


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What Revelation 1:1 describes is God the Father giving God the Son His permission to now reveal to us what is to come. It does not mean that Jesus did not know what these events were. This is the nature of the Godhead, the Son rejoices to do the will of the Father, though He is equal with the Father (Philippians 2:6). Similarly, the Holy Spirit does not ...


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There is also the foreshadowing in the book of Esther. When Haman maneuvered the decree to kill the Jews, it was Nissan 14 (the day Jesus was sacrificed,) Esther told the Jews to fast for three days with her before she went to the King. No food or water, a fast to the death. On the third day, she went to the king and their deliverance came. There is ...


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Mark 13:32 However, no one knows the day or hour when these things will happen, not even the angels in heaven or the Son himself. Only the Father knows. The basic understanding, coming from an Trinitarian perspective, is that Jesus was fully God and fully man, both. Yet, all that He did on the Earth, He did as a man, and not "as" God. That ...


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Matthew 24:36 But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only. We do know that Jesus did not have all of the knowledge of the Father. Philippians 2:6-7 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a ...


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Why does it appear that Jesus at some time did not know what God knew concerning the little details of the last days? I don't see how this verse could be read as implying this: nothing in it suggests that Jesus didn't know the revelation that God (the father) gave him before he was given it. I'd interpret this verse as saying that the revelations that ...


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Actually the answer is very simple. The confusion lays in the meaning of the word "revelation". It can be taken as "disclosure of earlier not known truths" which was to John for sure BUT it can by understood as "portion of facts and doctrines" which God the Father decided to reveal to humanity and passed it on through Jesus to John. In that sense it was NOT ...


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It was by Moses’ Miraculous Power recounted in Exod 4 that the people believed (v. 31) Moses had been sent by God. St. Peter, speaking about Jesus in Solomon’s Portico tells the people, quoting Moses' himself, how the Lord God will raise up for them a prophet from their brethren as he raised Moses up. The people are to listen to this prophet (cf. Acts ...


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To understand it, let us break it down into the form of a verb: to make, create and beget. You make dinner, or a dress, or a house. All have a form or structure, but take nothing from the cook, the dressmaker or contractor. They only take from the ingredients or materials they are made from. Now if you create something as in art, it will take an essence ...


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Scholars tend to agree that Joseph had died prior to Christ's ministry. Catholic tradition represents Mary as a widow during the adult ministry of Christ. Joseph is not mentioned as being present at the Wedding at Cana at the beginning of Jesus' mission, nor at Golgotha. If he had been present at the Crucifixion, he would under Jewish custom have been ...


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Simply put, the Father and the Son existed as an all-invisible Spirit, one in unity, not one in person in a universe that was an empty void. In order for anything to be created, one had to step down from being fully and all-spirit God. The Fathers form has never changed, nor has anyone ever heard his voice. Proverbs 8:22-31. Initial sacrifice in order for us ...


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Ellen G. White, who many in the Seventh-Day Adventist church consider a modern day prophet (according to Rev. 12:19, and 19:10) had this to say about this event. I believe she wrote this by inspiration of Jehovah our God, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in her wonderful book on the Life of Christ called, "The Desire of Ages": Christ arose from the ...


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The Bible says that Jesus knew from the beginning, but the beginning of WHAT? I think it was not TIME, but rather, the beginning of when Judas decided to betray him. (John 6:64) (GW) But some of you don't believe." Jesus knew from the beginning those who wouldn't believe and the one who would betray him. But regarding his divinity, there is debate on if ...


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Jesus did not die for your sins! Jesus died so that the sins of many could be forgiven. Matthew 26:28 For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins. Had Jesus died for your sin, they would be forgiven without any action by you! That is not the case. John 3:14 through 18 KJV And as Moses lifted up ...


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So I am going to assume that this question is dealing with substitutionary atonement. Firstly it should be noted that in both the old and the new testaments it is made clear that that man cannot avoid sinning. (Romans 3:23, 1 John 1:8, Ecclesiastes 7:20, Galatians 3:22; 1 Kings 8:46 etc.) Bearing this in mind it would seem profoundly unlikely that from a ...



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