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Questions about the history, composition and canon of the Bible. Don't use this tag for beliefs and practices in the Bible.

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terrified fisherman and tax collectors who deserted their Lord stand up to Jerusalem and Rome to the point of death. I must stop, because almost every Bible story that I can think of deals with …
answered Jul 6 '15 by Paul Chernoch
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Jesus said this in John's gospel: 31 If I alone bear witness about myself, my testimony is not true. 32 There is another who bears witness about me, and I know that the testimony that he bears …
answered May 15 by Paul Chernoch
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assume that is NOT the case, since the Bible has had a huge impact on the world and such an important detail is one worthy of note. Scripture says much about the ways of God, and much about how His Word … enters into human history and is authorized and recorded. Perhaps the Old Testament can clarify this question? First, when and how did the Bible start to be written down? We can't know for certain …
answered Nov 18 by Paul Chernoch
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than are preserved in the Bible. The others may have been true, but they were not regarded as essential for us to know. But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name …
answered Nov 23 by Paul Chernoch
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The Old Testament contains many commandments. Some of them the New Testament explicitly says are still in force. In Jesus' Sermon on the Mount he addresses some of these, including murder, adultery, …
answered Jul 7 by Paul Chernoch
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site quotes many Bible verses that are often used to substantiate the idea of the Trinity: https://www.biblestudytools.com/topical-verses/bible-verses-about-the-trinity/ One verse is 2 Corinthians 13 … the Bible to stress the unity and other verses to show the distinctness of the persons of the Trinity. Each is shown to be worthy of worship, whereas humans and angels are not. The Book of Job is the …
answered Nov 22 by Paul Chernoch
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I would like to add a prophecy not in the lists of 45 or 351 prophecies given by @alexstrasser: He alone stretches out the heavens and treads on the waves of the sea. (Job 9:8) St. John Chryso …
answered Dec 11 '18 by Paul Chernoch
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To the insane and mentally unstable or those they have terrorized or brainwashed, you can justify almost anything. I will take up this part of your question: How would you explain Exodus to these ext …
answered Aug 13 by Paul Chernoch
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Satan sent a storm to destroy the home of one of Job’s children while they were all feasting. (Job 1) One of the devil’s titles is the “Lord of the power of the air”. Satan inflicted a skin disease u …
answered Nov 7 '18 by Paul Chernoch
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See: What Does "Bible" Mean and How Did it Get That Name? Origin of the word: The word Bible itself is simply a transliteration of the Greek word bíblos (βίβλος), meaning "book." So the Bible … adapted it to create their word for book. Application to the Scriptures, Old and New Testament: The collection of these writings, including the New Testament, were first called the Bible somewhere …
answered Apr 1 by Paul Chernoch
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explores the wider context of the phrase. This phrase translated "Sons of God" is used in several places in the Bible. Genesis 6 Job 1:6; 2:1; 38:7; (the third has slightly different Hebrew from the …
answered Sep 19 by Paul Chernoch
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Not only is the statement not in the Bible, but there is not a single reference to dogs in the Bible where dogs are described favorably, with the possible exception of Judges 7. When Gideon separated …
answered Sep 26 by Paul Chernoch
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the whole Bible: no more additions. This has the force, not of doctrine, but of a strong impression that most Christians accept, or at least give credence to. …
answered Feb 22 '17 by Paul Chernoch
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According to a Young Earth Creationist perspective, such as found in The Remarkable Record of Job by Henry Morris, dragons are real historical creatures that are now extinct. He claimed that some of w …
answered Dec 20 '17 by Paul Chernoch
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Excerpts from https://www.tms.edu/m/tmsj15i.pdf (THE PERSPICUITY OF SCRIPTURE by Larry D. Pettegrew, Prof. of Theology, The Master's College) “Protestants hold that the Bible, being addressed to … diligent study, by a person of ordinary intelligence, will in time result in a clear understanding of the meaning of the Bible, and that when that meaning is finally understood, it will be plainly …
answered Feb 11 by Paul Chernoch