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The ancient meaning of "genea" is oft confused with the distinctly modern word generation, in its modern meaning, which was not the same when the translations were made. In modern times, we have been taught to think of the word "generation" in a sense foreign to the concept. Generation in its pure, original sense means only a continuous generating, or ...


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I believe that the "night" that Jesus refers to is the time of the final bowl judgements of Revelation that immediately precede his second coming. It is important to note that at the time of his return, normal human activity continues ie sharing a bed, grinding corn, marrying and being given in marriage etc. His return precipitates a separation of ...


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The night is death. Work refers to serving God and doing good works. Jesus, in this passage, senses his own coming death. In the verse after, John 9:5, Jesus says that he is the light of the world as long as he is in the world. Therefore, when he leaves the world (in the sense of his death and ascension), day becomes night. John 6:29 mentions a single ...


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The scriptural hope has never been to "go to heaven when you die" but rather to live forever in the promised land, in the middle east. The passage at hand has been useful in pointing out that "the dead in Christ won't rise first". Granny is not looking down on anyone but is one may hope "asleep in Christ." However, the verse at hand has been convincing to ...


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The man child in Revelation is Jesus the Christ. This symbolic scene has already taken place. If one compares chapter 12 of Revelation to Matthew chapter 2, all the characters listed in chapter 12 of Revelation are revealed in Matthew chapter 2. The woman, (symbolic for a church), is Judah, or the Church in the wilderness, (see Acts 7:38), for Judah was ...


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I think we need to take another look at the Greek word apostasia here. Firstly, we need to understand that its usage is not exclusive to a departure from anything specific. It is only used twice in the New Testament (Acts 21:21; 2 Thess 2:3), but other forms (derivations) of the word appear in places such as Luke 4:13, Luke 1:8, etc. It was also used in ...



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