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I am a 76 year old, legally blind man. I read the Bible from Genesis through Revelation several times, and about a decade ago my reading of the Bible transformed itself into a study of the Bible.

What I mean by that is that simply reading the Bible was not sufficient, and there is a hunger to understand God and all of teachings of the Bible more fully.

To that end I pursued how Scripture interacted with other Scriptures. Of particular interest was how does the Old Testament and the New Testament affect each other. I must confess that I have never concluded that, or for that matter any other area of study in the Bible; and I am continuously making new amazing discoveries.

Recently my curiosity as to what God's master plan is, and specifically how the events of time are fulfilling that plan.

After years of study I have convinced myself that I cannot on this earth even begin to penetrate the mind of God.

I have also learned that asking that the Holy Spirit teach me more in depth about God's word opens doors of understanding which we mortal men cannot even imagine. Prayer is an indispensable tool for studying the Bible.


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awarded  Explainer
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comment Why was Jewish High Priest commanded to have a golden plate inscribed “Holiness to the Lord”?
@gideonmarx Either you or I am misreading Scripture. As I read this it means the High Priest carries the sins of Israel into the Most Holy once a year for atonement. Much of my reasoning is from: Exodus 30:10, Leviticus 16:32, 33, and 34. If I am the one misreading, could you backup your interpretation with Scriptures, as that will help my understanding of the Scriptures greatly.
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answered Why was Jewish High Priest commanded to have a golden plate inscribed “Holiness to the Lord”?
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answered Was Thomas a believer before seeing the resurrected Jesus?
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answered What is the difference between Abraham's and Sarah's laugh after the LORD's promise?
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comment Why is the miracle of raising the dead often noted as being done privately?
This may be a better fit on Hermeneutics SE.
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answered Who are the many nations that Abraham was called by God, 'the father' of?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on history tag wiki excerpt
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on How much were the 30 pieces of silver (Judas's payment) worth?
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comment What was the 'testimony' where Aaron's rod was stored?
This question should not be closed since it asks about the testimony, and not either the Ark or the Mercy seat. The testimony is the 10 commandments as I will show in my answer.
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comment History of Christians
The answers to this question christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/20550/… answer this quite accurately so if it is not a duplicate it is close enough.
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awarded  Autobiographer
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answered Was Jesus circumcised and did he eat pork?
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comment Was Jesus circumcised and did he eat pork?
@Wikis It appears that in a round about way, the Bible does tell us that Jesus did not. Jesus fulfilled the law he did not do away with the law. He could not have fulfilled the law until his life was over, until then he had to live up to every 'jot and tittle' of the law (Matthew 5:18) in order to fulfill it.
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comment If God exists outside of Time how can Man have free will?
@gideonmarx comments is not the place for this sort of debate so this will be my last, but you cannot understand God using man's logic. The Spiritual realm contains the material realm, and not the other way around. Think about it!
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comment If God exists outside of Time how can Man have free will?
@gideonmarx according to my Southern Baptist training you sure do have some strange concepts!
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answered Are there any denominations that reject Mary's virgin conception of Jesus?
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answered What is the origin of the Church potluck?
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accepted What did God mean by having dominion over animals?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Persecution of Jewish people by Christians in Middle Ages?