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Some quick, important notes about your references before answering your question directly: Moses is not clearly justified in killing the Egyptian. He fled as a guilty man because he committed murder. There are many instance of men taking justice into their own hands, but this does not mean it was good for them to do so. God continues to bring judgment and ...


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There were several Herod's. The first Herod was Herod the Great. Herod Archelaus, (3 BC – 7 AD) ruled 10 yrs before being disposed by Herod Antipas. Antipas was king during the life of Jesus and killed John the Baptist. Herod Agrippa I, grandson of Herod the Great, is the King whose acceptance of worship caused his death. (Acts 12). He killed James, the ...


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Is there any explanation for this in any doctrinal belief in any denomination which addresses this? Jesus was explaining the limitation of the law. God's standard is holiness and perfection. Paul tells us that the law was supposed to bring us to an understanding that we needed a Savior. Instead many contemporaries of Jesus felt they had been ...


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Do these comments using the Ignatius Study Bible New Testament, 2nd Catholic Edition RSV (they are not done producing the OT yet - CCC = Catechism of the Catholic Church), help?: Acts 10:34 And Peter opened his mouth and said, "Truly I perceive that God shows no partiality..." Note: God shows no favoritism to one nation over another in the New ...


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Catholic and Scriptural Perspective Answer The Old is the type of the New, prefiguring it, with the New revealing and fulfilling the Old. cf. The unity of the Old and New Testaments - Catechism of the Catholic Church 128 The Church, as early as apostolic times,1 and then constantly in her Tradition, has illuminated the unity of the divine plan in ...


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The question is based on a misreading of Romans 12:17. Paul is not exhorting one to do what is right and to do that in sight of everyone. Paul is saying that one should do what everyone deems right: "What is right in the eyes of everyone, be careful to do that." Consequently, it's perfectly possible to do what is right and do it in secret. There is no ...



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