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The sin referred to is not sin in general, but going back to animal sacrifices, after the ultimate sacrifice of Christ on the cross. See earlier in the chapter, as to what the Jewish priests were continuing to do. If Christ’s sacrifice were not sufficient, then “there is no sacrifice left for sin. “ If one has received Christ, he has, in effect, made his ...


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Wikipedia cites many sources that might be of interest. Ignatius of Antioch ca A.D. 110 in "Ignatius's Letter to the Magnesians", Ch. XIII, wrote "Do we not have one God, and one Christ, and one gracious Spirit that has been poured out upon us, and one calling in Christ?" This shows that some understanding of God as three-fold, though less developed, was ...


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3 days and 3 nights To an American with a clock, this phrase automatically makes us think of 3 entire days and nights or 3-24HR periods. This phrase to a Jew in the 1st century and before would have meant to the 3rd day or on the 3rd day. Look how Jesus interchanges the language: Matt 16:21 From that time Jesus began to show His disciples that He ...


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Prophecy has a Divine origin 21 For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. (2 Peter 1:21) God never lies. God is not human, that he should lie, not a human being, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise ...


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