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According to Meyer's NT Commentary, many commentators have taken different positions on this question, those that view 15-21 as a continuation include Chrysostom, Theodoret, Jerome, Estius, Bengel, Rosenmüller, Tittmann, Knapp, Flatt, Winer, Rückert, Schott, Baumgarten-Crusius, de Wette and Möller, Hilgenfeld, Ewald and Holsten. Those opposed include ...


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The texts in question In Act 9:20-28 we read: Acts 9:20 Immediately he preached the Christ in the synagogues, that He is the Son of God. 21 Then all who heard were amazed, and said, "Is this not he who destroyed those who called on this name in Jerusalem, and has come here for that purpose, so that he might bring them bound to the chief ...


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The Idea in Brief When Paul was converted, he engaged the Jews in Damascus who rejected his testimony. Paul departed Damascus, and traveled to Arabia, which was the sanctuary of Elijah and Moses when they too were rejected by the Jewish people. After Paul had returned to Damascus, he faced not only more hostility, but death. He then escaped Damascus through ...


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The referent of the phrase "Him who called you"could potentially be answered in several ways. (1)It could refer to Paul himself. He (along with Barnabas) was the missionairy who came to Galatia preaching the gospel. he was the instrument God used to awaken faith in the Galatians, see Acts 16:16. However Paul makes it clear in v8, he himself was not the ...


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In regard to τοῦ καλέσαντος ὑμᾶς “the one who called you” in Galatians 1:6, D. Francois Tolmie says: “As a rule, Paul uses this expression to refer to God, but it could also refer to himself in this case …” D. Francois Tolmie, Persuading the Galatians: A Text-centred Rhetorical Analysis of a Pauline Letter, 2005, pp39-40. For those who are ...


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The truths in the Bible are usually presented in a balanced way, i.e. it is objective and subjective. In simple terms, we can described it using three words: facts, faith, and experience. Facts are God's promises, His redemption, His works, and His free gifts. Faith denotes the way man believes in God, trusts in His work and redemption, and claims His ...



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