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No it isn't a fulfillment of prophesy.The prophesies have already been fulfilled. Gen 13:15 is interpreted by Gal 3:16 Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ. 2Co 1:19-20 For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, who was preached among you by us, even by me and ...


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As a former Jehovah's Witness I can advise that they have settled on the date 1914 as the year Jesus Christ returned. Their eschatology is very confused because of this. While the Bible clearly states that Christ's return is visible (Matthew 24:30; Hebrews 9:28; Revelation 1:7), the Jehovah's Witnesses state that it's invisible, and that he took up his ...


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St. Thomas Aquinas answers the difficulty in Summa Contra Gentiles Book III, Q 159, and De Veritate Q 14, Art 10. Simply put, though one may appear to be a pagan, or had been a pagan, if they are saved they have had faith. Emmerich might very well be simply referring to the people in a colloquial sense just as one might say they saw a murderer in purgatory. ...


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Tobit 13:11 "A bright light will shine to all parts of the earth; many nations shall come to you from afar, And the inhabitants of all the limits of the earth, drawn to you by the name of the Lord God, Bearing in their hands their gifts for the King of heaven. Every generation shall give joyful praise in you, and shall call you the chosen one, through all ...


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The four eschatological viewpoints described are quite different and to a large extent mutually exclusive. Furthermore each viewpoint has adherents with different concepts of what that viewpoint actually describes, so it hard to be too definitive. Some history of the passage would help put them in perspective. It is generally accepted that Isaiah chapters ...


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Jonah is mentioned in 2 Kings 14:23-25 as a prophet of the northern kingdom of Israel during the time of the divided kingdom. (After the reign of Solomon, Israel broke up into a northern kingdom of Israel and a southern kingdom of Judah.) Later, during the reign of King Hoshea of Israel, the northern kingdom was invaded by Assyria and its people (most ...


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One of the liveliest stories in the Bible, the Book of Jonah is a favourite of millions. The book is a parable of mercy that not only has God protecting Jonah through miracles on two separate occasions, but allowing the people of Nineveh to live, when they changed their ways. The book also portrays Jonah as narrow-minded and vindictive person whom God must ...



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