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If "The Lord God will do nothing, but He revealth His secret unto His servants the prophets" Amos 3:7. What is the prophecy referenced in these verses? "When the fullness of time was come, God sent forth His son... "(Gal 4:4) "Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of ...


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There is, indeed, a modification to the Sola Scriptura stance of the Reformers. You quote one such modern take on it which means that either it is true, or the original stance is true, but they both cannot be true! You have spotted a crucial difference and it deserves attention. In your comment where you cite Lesley's answer, you spot from that Lutheran ...


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What is meant by the expression that Jesus came in the fullness of time? In the Extraordinary Form of the Catholic liturgy, we can glean some of its’ meaning from the office of prime, when the readings of the martyrology are read for the next day. In the year, from the creation of the world, when in the beginning God created Heaven and Earth, five, ...


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OP What is the basis for not believing sola scriptura? Sola scriptura is Latin for "by scripture alone". ... the Bible contains all knowledge necessary for salvation. Sola Scriptura and the Biblical Canon The basic argument of Sola Scriptura is that all Christian teachings and traditions are to be founded in and subservient to the Bible, and in nothing ...


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I’m not at all convinced that the two interpretations of Sola Scriptura presented in your question are definitive, let alone which one is a corruption of the original meaning. But before we go any further, it is important to establish what “Tradition” means. One source of information says this under the heading ‘Irenaeus and Tertullian held to sola ...


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To put it simply, the words mean : Sola- Alone, solo Scriptura- Scripture It is a Latin phrase for “Scripture Alone”. What it means- It is the view that Scripture Alone is the Word of God. And that the basis for living and what is righteous living comes from Scripture alone. It is the sole source of authority. Sola Scriptura is one of the pillars of the ...


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The fulness of the time refers to the 70 weeks of Daniel coming to completion. The Greek includes the word for "the", a definite article. But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, Gal 4:4 Fulness refers to completion, a filling up. Hence we look for some reference to that event. Seventy ...


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Galatians 4:1-3 gives us a clue as to what verse 4 means. I’m quoting from the New Living Translation Study Bible because it makes it very easy to understand: Think of it this way. If a father dies and leaves an inheritance for his young children, those children are not much better off than slaves until they grow up, even though they actually own ...


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There seems to be no common concept of usage in the Vatican texts. The translators don't seem to think this is important. The most used English phrase is "Saint N.". Maybe there is a difference of usage between "Blessed" as an particip and "Saint" as a title ("Blessed Pope Paul VI" and German usage (adjectives) vs. "Pope Saint John XXIII"). Examples of ...


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What is the proper title for someone who was a pope and is now a canonized saint. I do not believe there is a single proper way to address a pope who has been canonized. That said, I have seen all four of your examples in usage. There seems to be no official way of doing so either. That said, the most common usage (and the one I prefer the most) is your ...


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If I understand what you’re asking correctly, I don’t think that the anointing of oil was the actual burial. Jesus was buried in the tomb. Jesus was buried because 1. It was the normal thing to do 2. It was prophesied in Isaiah 53:9 “And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he had done no violence, neither was any ...


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"burying" here just means "to put into the grave", not necessarily "under the earth". Jesus died and was buried in a cave, before his resurrection. Talking about his burial is anouncing to his disciples that he is going to die. (as he does many times in the NT)


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I think it is due to the rise in Protestant rent-a-building cult following communities (i.e. where people go for the charisma of the preacher and the emotional response from the rock band) and 'megachurches' marketing themselves to be in contrast with 'mainline denominations' (i.e. Anglican, Baptist, Catholic, Presbyterian) from 1980's - 2000's, finally ...


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