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I perceive a few reasons why Christ taught in parables: As someone elsewhere said, the people didn't understand that the primary mission of the Messiah was to "save people from their sins." They had been taught by the scribes and Pharisees that when the Messiah would come, He would not only deliver them from all their enemies but would also set up a ...


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The title of "Messiah" doesn't imply any divinity for the individual bearing that title, so it should be considered as distinct from the title "son of God". Messiah (Hebrew: מָשִׁיחַ‎; mashiach, "anointed [one]") is a term used in the Hebrew Bible to describe priests and kings, who were traditionally anointed with holy anointing oil as described in Exodus ...


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Chuck Swindoll has been a pastor for nearly 50 years. He served as president, then chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary, the sixth largest seminary in the world. http://www.insight.org/about/chuck-swindoll.html?ga=topnav-about-L2 He has summarized each book of the Bible here. http://www.insight.org/resources/bible/?ga=topnav-resources-L2 Any attempts ...


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What is the context of the “unequally yoked” passage? 2 Corinthians 6:14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? Paul wrote earlier instructions about relationships with unbelievers. 1 Corinthians 5:9-10 I wrote unto you in ...


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12 Cor6:14 is not speaking of marriage. Let's look at the relevant verses in the Bible and put them in context. 1 Cor 7:14 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband: else were your children unclean; but now are they holy. Paul says the unbeliever is 'sanctified' by the believer. Since ...



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