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There are plenty of predictions by Jesus and more in the the Epistles that prepared believers not only for the widespread persecuatuon that befell as well as the destruction of Jerusalem. This seems to be a strigjtforward meaning of the crisis that many commnetators note. For example Hodge takes this view: The awful desolation which was soon to fall ...


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Bart D. Ehrman points out in Forged, p106 that Paul expected the second coming of Jesus imminently. This is made particularly clear in 1 Thessalonians 4:17, where he expected to be one of those present at the end: " Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be ...


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Your Question #1: Does adultery of the heart as described by Jesus in Matthew 5:28 constitute the same form of "sexual immorality" given as an exception for divorce being permissible in Matthew 19:9? No, but they're "kissin' cousins"! The thought is father to the deed. If you find yourself repeatedly fantasizing about "having an affair" with that woman ...


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a sin is a sin, there is no greater sin than a another. There is no grade in holiness, there is Holy and unholy. Still, there is one offense that will not be forgiven, it's knowingly insulting the Holy-Spirit of God. Except that one, there is no comparison in sins. Jesus in Mathew 5:28, and also Mark 10:17-27, Jesus is emphasizing the fact that none can be ...


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What? the wife committed adultery due to husband addiction to pornography? The wife committed a greater sin as there is no 3rd party involve in her husband's pornography. In this case, both of them can file an annulment specially the husband ,and both of them must stay single in respect to Matthew 5:32 It is also up to them if they want to forgive each ...


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As to porn being a basis for divorce, I can only suspect someone might use this verse: Matthew 5:28 But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart. And in combination with Jesus' one exception for the prohibition on divorce: "saving for the cause of fornication" (Matt ...


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I don't believe Jesus was saying there will be no marriage in Heaven. First of all, the issue of Jesus' debate with the Sadducees was about whether there will be a resurrection or not. The Sadducees, who didn't believe in resurrection, only asked whose wife the woman would be "At Resurrection." In other words, whose wife she would be the moment she rose ...



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