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I don't think so. The passage has been viewed in at least two ways. In both views the purpose of the words of Jesus were still to answer a trick question by the pharisees. Matthew 22:15-22New International Version (NIV) Paying the Imperial Tax to Caesar 15 Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words. 16 They sent their ...


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He was oppressed and He was afflicted, Yet He opened not His mouth; He was led as a lamb to the slaughter, And as a sheep before its shearers is silent, So He opened not His mouth. (Isaiah 53:7 NKJV) Jesus did speak before the High Priest and before Pilate. He did not speak before Herod and so Isaiah 53:7 was completely fulfilled.


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"Sataniel was hurled from the heights with his angels." – 2 Enoch 29 The biblical passage often suggested by Christian exegetes as informing Jesus’ saying in Luke 10:18 is Isaiah 14:12. But this verse does not include Satan, demons, or lightning in its original Hebrew interpretation. Centuries after Jesus, Isaiah’s metaphorical helel ben Shahar (‘Morning ...


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It is only in Luke's Gospel that we find Pontius Pilate asking Herod Antipas to try Jesus, as the other New Testament gospels tell us that Pontius Pilate alone tried Jesus, with no apparent possibility of those gospels merely omitting involvement by Herod: Matthew 27:11-26; Mark 15:1-15; John 18:29-19:16. Luke chapter 23 does not tell us why Jesus did not ...


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Question Restatement: How should Jesus' command to "Not Resist, [Oppose], Evil" be interpreted--and to what extant? Organization: (1.) Answer: How NOT to Oppose Evil (2.) How TO Oppose Evil (3.) What about Defending Others? (4.) What about Self Defense, and other Contexts? (5.) What if the Authorities Fail? 1. Answer: How NOT to Oppose Evil Answer: ...


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The first part of this scripture says a lot But Jesus for his part did not entrust himself to them... About Jesus, and gives us a very good example. What you said To entrust is to put someone or something in someone else's care. Is entirely true, Jesus put Himself into God's Care, and didn't put Himself into the care of a man. What this ...


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Question 1, Restatement: Why did Jesus not want people to know about his miracles?' Question 2, Restatement: Why was the Demoniac, at Gerasenes different? Question 1, Answer The very consistent answer, from the New Testament, is that Jesus didn't want the authorities to know his purpose, for fear that they would disrupt his plan. Fortunately, ...


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I would like to think that he did this, so that people would know and recognize that he had power over demons. This would prove to the people that he was the son of god, because he could command spirits and all feared him, later Jesus gives men the power over the snakes and scorpions(the demons).By telling the man to tell everyone, he might have wanted the ...



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