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The saints will reign on the earth as stated in Revelation 5:9-10 (NKJV): 9 And they sang a new song, saying: “You are worthy to take the scroll, And to open its seals; For You were slain, And have redeemed us to God by Your blood Out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation, 10 And have made us kings and priests to our God; And ...


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The scriptural hope has always been to live with God in the promised land in the middle east on the dry land above the abyss and below the sky ceiling: Gen 13:15 because I'm going to give you and your descendants all of the land that you see—forever! The promise was not going to be realized by all of the Jews but was conditioned on obedience: ...


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The "dogs outside": Rev 22:14 "How blessed are those who wash their robes so that they may have the right to the tree of life and may go through the gates into the city! Rev 22:15 Outside are dogs, sorcerers, immoral people, murderers, idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood. The scriptural hope has never been "to go to ...


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A city is an instance of an environment for people to live, specifically the instance suitable for a large number of people. It can also mean the environment plus the people who inhabit it, or even just the people. God had promised Abraham that God Himself would build out of him a people who will be blessed and made great ("I will make you a great nation, ...


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I think that your relating this verse to Revelation 21:2-3 is correct and is supported in what is written further in the Epistle: Hebrews 13:14 (KJV 1900) For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come. The late Orthodox Archbishop Dmitry Royster comments: The Apostle now gives us the key to Abraham's understanding of the ...


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Maarten J.J. Menken (2 Thessalonians, page 108ff) looks at the possibilities here, in some detail, recognising that while verses 2:6-7 may constitute the most important point of the letter, the two verses are very difficult to translate and interpret. Breaking down the Greek grammar, he says that the verb has no object, neither in 2:6 nor in 2:7, but the man ...


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I think he is saying the whole passage he has just explained is all going to happen in 1 generation including his return. Like what he is saying won't be drawn out a long time. Short period of time . Like-All this I have explained will happen in this one generation that it's happening to and not over multiple generations. This generation won't pass away ...


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I think we must be careful that when a word that has some special significance in English is used to translate a Greek word, it somehow imputes its special meaning to the Greek word it is being used to translate. (I'm sure there is a technical term for this - equivocation? - but I don't know what it is.) You are suggesting, I think, that if the definite ...



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