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I'm not sure that there is a contradiction. Using the NIV translation: They said to him, “That would take more than half a year’s wages [200 denarii]! Are we to go and spend that much on bread and give it to them to eat?” — Mark 6:37 Philip answered him, “It would take more than half a year’s wages [200 denarii] to buy enough bread for each one to ...


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Luke doesn't say Jesus prayed "only once", it records him praying without noting the particular detail of the three separate entreaties recorded in Matthew and Mark (although perhaps it is alluded to non-specifically in verse 44 - "he prayed more earnestly" in context suggests he prayed at least twice): 39 Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives, ...


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God is constant; man is not. The Psalms are reflections of the hearts of the persons who composed them. David in faith defeated Goliath and in folly slept with a friend's wife and had him killed. He worshiped God wholeheartedly and spared the life of his enemy King Saul, and he also was chased for years and despaired of life. One son became a wise leader, ...


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Should Christians defend their faith? 1 Peter 3:15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear: Mark 13:11 But when they shall lead you, and deliver you up, take no thought beforehand what ye shall speak, neither do ye ...


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The difference between these verses is the influence of the Holy Ghost. AS a Christian we should always be ready to explain why we believe that Jesus was our redemption from sin. that is the lesson of Peter. Peter was as should all Christians ready to teach the Gospel, and defend our right to live in a way to secure our Eternity. Peter did so right up to his ...


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Here the skeptic attempts to pit Jeremiah 3:12 (a promise to Israel that God will not be angry with them forever) and Jeremiah 17:4 (a statement that God’s anger over sin had been kindled and will burn forever) against each other. In Jer. 3 God is calling Israel to repent of their sin and turn back to him and promises that his anger will not burn against ...


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Consider the following passages: Psalm 37:4 "Delight yourself in YHWH, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Deuteronomy 4:29 "But from there [among the world] you will seek YHWH your God, and you will find Him if you search for Him with all your heart and all your life." Jeremiah 29:11-14 "For I know the plans I have for you,” ...



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