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Does James contradict Jesus when he says some foods should not be eaten?

James does not contradict Jesus. Jesus never ate things God said were not food. The issue with Jesus was the tradition of washing hands. A little dirt never hurt. Likely the disciples were not in ...
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Was it a good thing that Jesus's disciples trusted him?

The question is rather complex, so I will address several points briefly. In Matthew 12 and 15, Jesus engages the Pharisees in a halakhic debate: an argument on the proper interpretation of the Law. ...
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Was it a good thing that Jesus's disciples trusted him?

If Jesus was who he claimed to be, then it was a matter of salvation for his followers to trust him, but not just because of what he said - because of what he did to prove that he was who he claimed ...
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Was it a good thing that Jesus's disciples trusted him?

It might be easy to see things like this right now, but there are two things in the Bible worth considernig One, consider Gamaliel, in the Book of Acts: But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of ...
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The status of Mosaic Law during Jesus' lifetime

These versus are reconciled by understanding them. In Math 5:18 Jesus says the law can never be destroyed it can only be fulfilled. Now Christ was the only human who was sinless and fulfilled all its ...
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The status of Mosaic Law during Jesus' lifetime

Per Heb. 8:9 — “He taketh away the first, that he may establish the second . . .” — we know that the old law has passed. Fulfillment of the law, so often poorly misunderstood, has to do with the law’s ...
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The status of Mosaic Law during Jesus' lifetime

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise ...
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