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I think the logical basis comes from saying we are in the 'church age' so only the writings of Paul about the rules for this age are 'directly relevant'. Other parts of the bible obviously help us to read the writings of Paul correctly. See the table in this link for a summary of the different ages: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dispensationalism The ...


The missing reference to the letter to Laodicea is found in Col 4:16 Col 4:16 And when this letter has been read among you, have it also read in the church of the Laodiceans; and see that you also read the letter from Laodicea. (ESV) where "from" actually should be translated as "of", meaning "the one I sent there".


Jerome Murphy-Oconnor says: The intensity of Paul's relationship with the Corinthians is illustrated by the fact that he wrote more letters to them than to any other church. The New Testament contains only two letters, but these mention two others, the Previous Letter (1 Cor. 5: 9) and the Painful Letter (2 Cor. 2: 4). Hence, four in all. From the ...


There are art references that cause many to think Paul fell from his horse. One of the most famous of these is Caravaggio’s famous painting titled “Conversion on the Way to Damascus”.(1) Wikipedia (2) suggests the Golden Legend (3) may have framed the event for Caravaggio. In doing some online research on this question, I discovered some interesting ...

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