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why did they forsake God many times? Moses warned them this was a possibility. Deuteronomy 6:11-12 And houses full of all good things, which thou filledst not, and wells digged, which thou diggedst not, vineyards and olive trees, which thou plantedst not; when thou shalt have eaten and be full; Then beware lest thou forget the LORD, which ...


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Why is the Old Testament included in the bible if we are no longer under those old laws? There are at least two functions of the Old Testament for Christians. Galatians 3:24 Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith. 1 Corinthians 10:11 Now all these things happened unto them for ...


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"Why are there no prophecies speaking of two comings of the messiah? Israel was going to be offered the new covenant and the kingdom. While God would have known that Israel would drop the ball at first and the Messiah would have to come again, no prophet was given this understanding because to do so would diminish the choice Israel had. Israel did have a ...


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The second century apologist Justin Martyr discussed the two comings in his Dialogue with the Jew Trypho. I'll give a chapter of it here and list a few chapter titles with a link to the entire text. '' CHAPTER XXXII -- TRYPHO OBJECTING THAT CHRIST IS DESCRIBED AS GLORIOUS BY DANIEL, JUSTIN DISTINGUISHES TWO ADVENTS. And when I had ceased, Trypho said, ...


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Whilst most people on this site have dismissed this question as silly, it is in fact very profound. The Hebrew language is unique among all language that exist or have ever existed in that it has several distinct layers of meaning. It is, linguistically speaking, a Semitic language like Aramaic and Arabic (among several), but no other language in this ...


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Perhaps, some may agree with this (theophany). However, another way of looking at this passage in Hebrews is that the author is discussing an order or priestly appointment (precedent) without lineal descent. Just as Melchizedek had no known lineage (some Jewish commentators have written about traditions that Shem, Noah's son is Melchizedek, though this is ...


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How about Jesus' own explanation? I and my Father are one. [John 10:30 KJV] If ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also: and from henceforth ye know him, and have seen him. Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us. Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he ...



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