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Under the laws of which regime was Jesus sentenced to death on the cross?

Roman Jurisdiction When the Roman conquered a territory it was required that only the Procurator had the power of execution. There were times when the Jews side-stepped this---like when the Roman ...
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If John wrote the 4th Gospel, why did he not name himself or his brother?

John the son of Zebedee didn't write this gospel. Nor did Matthew the tax collector write the Gospel of Matthew in its present form. If the two of them had been eyewitnesses, they would not, for ...
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How do Lutherans interpret John 5:24?

As a preface, before I answer your question, let me offer some advice: It would be a good idea to sit down with a Lutheran pastor in your area and ask these questions of him face to face. Any ...
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How do Lutherans interpret John 5:24?

"[...] whoever believes in [Christ] should not perish but have eternal life" (John 3:16). The Gospel message is all about faith in Christ, who paid the debt we couldn't. That payment isn't ...
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How do Jehovah's Witnesses reconcile John 1:3 with Colossians 1:15-16?

John 1:3 says this about the Word, who was with God in the beginning: All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. (KJV) Through him all things were made; ...
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How do Jehovah's Witnesses reconcile John 1:3 with Colossians 1:15-16?

Interesting questions here, Mike. I suppose it would be beneficial to tackle them in reverse order since no. 2 should be a slightly more simple answer. Should we expect to see a future revision to ...
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