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A bracketed reading does not allow a reader to approach the text in an essentially unbiased manner. Rather, just the opposite is true: a bracketed reading is one in which the reader adopts a particular and essentially biased viewpoint. The classic example of bracketing is a jury trial in which the jurors are asked to consider only the evidence presented ...


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There is a reason there are 40s all throughout the bible just like there is a reason the number 3 is throughout all the bible, just as there is a reason the number 12 is throughout all the bible. Jesus was 40 yrs old when he died on the cross that is why there are 40s everywhere, I can easily prove this, my uncle is a baptist pastor and says Jesus died in ...


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Eleven (11) in scripture represents "incompleteness". It is an "incomplete" position of something that has fallen short of God's ordained order for it. Here are some illustrations taken from scripture: God's instruction to Joshua was to take possession of ALL the land. He fails to do so, and dies at a hundred and ten (110) ...


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Definition of Terms Anagogic Sense: The anagogical sense (Greek: anagoge, "leading"). We can view realities and events in terms of their eternal significance, leading us toward our true homeland: thus the Church on earth is a sign of the heavenly Jerusalem. A medieval couplet summarizes the significance of the four senses: The Letter ...


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I would say that the message for today would be that if your soul prospers John would very well wish you to prosper as your soul prospers too, if he were still around, just like he did that guy. And we ought to wish the same for each other. It is a greeting for a particular individual at a particular time, but it can be taken as exemplific for how ...


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The passage of Scripture you quoted has been often used as a "prosperity" passage; when a "soul" prospers(his spiritual communion with God), his health prospers and the conditions of his life prosper(relationships, family, finances, etc.) But since the question now asks for the hermeneutic/ process I quote the following source: *Hugiaino The verb ...



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