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What is the biblical basis for believing that the Feast Days / Appointed Festivals / Holy Convocations are NOT morally binding for Christians today?

The answer is at Acts 15:28,29, but the context is important in order to understand why it answers your question. The book of Acts chronicles the development of the early Christian congregations ...
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What was the importance of including all of the families in books like Numbers?

The list of names in Numbers chapter 26 has a direct relationship with the list of names in chapter 1. The whole book of Numbers covers 39 years, which equals the time of their desert wanderings. At ...
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Do Protestants appreciate the significance of Mary's genealogy?

This Protestant article is one that demonstrates how important understanding Jesus’ line of descent through Mary is considered to be. Although it says some things that are questionable, this is ...
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What is the biblical basis for only keeping the weekly Sabbath while disregarding all the other feasts/holy convocations (Lev 23, Num 28, 29)?

A biblical basis for some Christians to claim that the weekly Sabbath is still in effect while the Feasts of Leviticus 23 need not be kept is that it's not clear that the Sabbath is included in the ...
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What happened to Aaron's staff and the jar of manna placed by Moses in the Ark of the Covenant

After Solomon had built the temple in Jerusalem (960 B.C.) there was nothing in the Ark except the stone tablets that Moses had put there at Horeb (1 Kings 8:9 and 2 Chronicles 5:10). The NIV Study ...
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Trinitarian Christianity and Numbers 23:19 - Was Jesus a man?

This text is being ignored in context. This has nothing to do with Jesus. The verse simply shows the contrast between deity and sinful humanity. The words "son of man" isn't a reference to Christ.
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Trinitarian Christianity and Numbers 23:19 - Was Jesus a man?

The short answer; Trinitarian doctrine INCLUDES the statement that Jesus is a man. The full teaching since the Nicene Age is that Christ is BOTH God AND man in combination. Just as the American flag ...
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Are blue rosary beads based on blue ribband (tzitzit) from Numbers 15?

Are blue rosary beads based on blue ribband (tzitzit) from Numbers 15? The short answer is no. Blue is simply a Marian colour. The colour blue is simply the traditional colour of the Virgin Mary from ...
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Trinitarian Christianity and Numbers 23:19 - Was Jesus a man?

This is a terrible objection to the Incarnation. In fact, the very word 'incarnation' means becoming or taking on flesh (from Latin). (Jn 1:1,14; Phil 2:5-11) So already, God is seen to not be a man: ...
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Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Unfaithful Wife

It would appear that the two don't relate at all. I suspect that these verses in the resource that you've linked to are as a result of a transcription error as they don't appear at all in this version ...
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What happened to Aaron's staff and the jar of manna placed by Moses in the Ark of the Covenant

Numbers17:10 says 10 The Lord said to Moses, “Put back Aaron’s staff in front of the ark of the covenant law, to be kept as a sign to the rebellious. This will put an end to their grumbling against me,...
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How many died because of immorality in the wilderness?

The simplest explanation is that the actual number is somewhere between 23,000 and 24,000. If an exact number was required in Numbers 25:9 then it is highly unlikely a head count would have come up ...
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How many died because of immorality in the wilderness?

1) It is possible, that those that died that very day amounted to 23000 and those that died in the following day(s) added 1000 more. 2) It could have been Paul not remembering the exact number. ...
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Who was affected by the plague in Numbers 25?

I can only express my own opinion as the account is not specific regarding the question. It is stated that evil was done (verses 1-3). It is stated what the Lord said to Moses about the matter (verse ...
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What is the biblical basis for only keeping the weekly Sabbath while disregarding all the other feasts/holy convocations (Lev 23, Num 28, 29)?

Technically, Christians today do not and are not "Keeping the weekly Sabbath". The Sabbath was never changed in scripture, by Christ or any writer. The Sabbath is still sundown on Friday to ...
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What is the biblical basis for believing that the Feast Days / Appointed Festivals / Holy Convocations are NOT morally binding for Christians today?

Therefore, no one is to act as your judge in regard to food and drink, or in respect to a festival or a new moon, or a Sabbath day— things which are only a shadow of what is to come; but the substance ...
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What is the biblical basis for believing that the Feast Days / Appointed Festivals / Holy Convocations are NOT morally binding for Christians today?

Romans 14 answers the questions about eating, drinking, and days. For indeed one judges a day to be above another day, but one judges every day alike. Let each be fully assured in their own mind. ...
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What is the biblical basis for believing that the Feast Days / Appointed Festivals / Holy Convocations are still morally binding for Christians today?

There are many booklets and articles that discuss this subject in detail, such as: God's Holy Day Plan: The Promise of Hope for All Mankind | United Church of God The Holy Days: God's Master Plan | ...
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What is the biblical basis for only keeping the weekly Sabbath while disregarding all the other feasts/holy convocations (Lev 23, Num 28, 29)?

The Seventh day Adventist perspective considers that the sabbath is an institution from God from the very beginning of time and was established at creation. It was then reiterated at Sinai with the ...
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What is the biblical basis for only keeping the weekly Sabbath while disregarding all the other feasts/holy convocations (Lev 23, Num 28, 29)?

What is the biblical basis for only keeping the weekly Sabbath while disregarding all the other appointed festivals listed in Leviticus 23? For one thing is that Jesus taught us that “the Sabbath was ...
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Do The Original Houses of Numbers Still Exist?

A few known facts: The tribe of Levi was not allowed to be counted: "But the Levites were not numbered among them by their fathers’ tribe; for the LORD had spoken to Moses, saying: Only the ...
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Do Protestants appreciate the significance of Mary's genealogy?

CHRIST JESUS of the SEED of DAVID (NOT LEVI) Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh; Romans 1:3 As others have understood this verse ...
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Do Protestants appreciate the significance of Mary's genealogy?

In my church, I can imagine an answer to this being that Mary's genealogy can't be terribly significant for the simple reason that there's no place in the Bible that points it out or emphasises it. ...
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Do Protestants appreciate the significance of Mary's genealogy?

In my church we interpret the Jeremiah reference to mean that the royal line of David will cease to rule any physical kingdom of this world. This has been fulfilled; no descendant of David now rules ...
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What happened to Aaron's staff and the jar of manna placed by Moses in the Ark of the Covenant

We do not know. The Greek word for "in" is G1722 which can and is also translated as "with", "among" or "at". (Strongs Concordance) It may denote a relational ...
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What happened to Aaron's staff and the jar of manna placed by Moses in the Ark of the Covenant

The answer is as simple as it appears in that scripture.., by the time of writing this scripture the Israelites we're already in the promised land and through Solomon, the LORD had a dwelling where ...
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What happened to Aaron's staff and the jar of manna placed by Moses in the Ark of the Covenant

Is it possible for the manna in pot to survive to this day? I agree with Anne that it is likely these might be outside of the Ark. Please check this verse out which refers to a church in Pergamos ...
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In consideration of Numbers 23:19, can God be a human? (Catholic perspective)

Numbers 23:19 doesn't say Yahweh cannot become a human, only that he isn't like humans, who do lie or fail to keep promises. Yahweh is essentially saying he can be trusted. A Catholic perspective ...
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Trinitarian Christianity and Numbers 23:19 - Was Jesus a man?

Balaam's second prophecy, from which you quote, may not be reliable. The context of this passage is the story of a Moabite king Balak and questionable prophet named Balaam. Consider the introduction ...
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