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Yes, the Bible is explicit no one is in heaven yet: These were all commended for their faith, yet none of them received what had been promised, since God had planned something better for us so that only together with us would they be made perfect. Heb 11:39-40 as well as a myriad of threads throughout the Bible, from the firstborn/first/second ...


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In the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) the books were divided into three groups: the Law, the Prophets, and the Writings (or Hagiographa): "And he said unto them, These are the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the psalms, ...


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Does this mean that God's judgement will not come to pass as long as there a Christians living in a region? It seems as if there are two types of Judgment that God has. Final Revelation 20:12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were ...


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And drawing nigh he said: Wilt thou destroy the just with the wicked? Genesis 18:2 And, if this is so, then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to hold the unrighteous for punishment on the day of judgment 2 Peter 2:9 The first passage is a reference to Abraham before Sodom, interceding with the Lord. The second is ...


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Daniel's 70th week notes that the daily sacrifices and offerings ends in the middle of the week. The sacrifices and offerings ended in 70 AD. It marks the middle of the seven year (one week) war called the Roman-Jewish war or Jewish Rebellion. Titus made a covenant with the Roman Empire (with many) to squelch the Jewish uprising in 66 AD. The war ended ...


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Who saved people before ~33AD? Salvation is a function of faith. Ephesians 2:8-9 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. It is our new life in Christ which obliterates our sin. Ephesians 2:5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us ...


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The innocent blood of the bull represents life over death rubbed on the horn of salvation. The horns represent salvation, forgiveness of sins, power over death, strength, and mercy for mankind which put together describes God. Rubbing the blood on the horn with a finger illustrates reconciliation of man with God and no death when The horn is touched because ...


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The 40 years of wandering in the wilderness was the longest death march recorded in history, every Israelite over twenty years of age when they left Egypt under Moses’ leadership died in the wilderness, except for three people: Moses, Joshua, and Caleb (see Numbers 14:38) During their forty years of desert wandering, the children of Israel alternately ...


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Jesus refered to what He was going to do, as a fulfillment of the true meaning of the bronze serpent being lifted by Moses in the wilderness (John 3:14-15). 14And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: 15 That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. (John 3:14-15) ...


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The bronze serpent represents the provision made by God. They, by themselves, would not be able to recover from the deadly wound, but through faith only in what God has provided as the solution can they be healed. It represents Christ, the grace that comes only through Christ. John 3:14-15 (NKJV) And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even ...


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The Bible has been interpreted in different ways on this issue. A Calvinist perspective may be particularly inclined to take passages such as 2 Samuel 7:11-16: ...“‘The Lord declares to you that the Lord himself will establish a house for you: 12 When your days are over and you rest with your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring to succeed you, your ...


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In God's promise to David, Solomon's father, He says, The Lord declares to you that the Lord himself will establish a house for you: 12When your days are over and you rest with your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring to succeed you, your own flesh and blood, and I will establish his kingdom. 13He is the one who will build a house for my Name, and ...



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