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One of the critical scholars who believe the attribution to Paul is clearly fictional is Burton L. Mack, who says (Who Wrote the New Testament, p206) the language, style and thought of Titus is thoroughly un-Pauline. He says the ‘personal’ references to particular occasions in the lives of Timothy, Titus, and Paul do not fit with reconstructions of that ...


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Most Protestant scholars believe in justification by faith alone (obviously). And there is also a tendency to extend faith alone further, i.e. into sanctification too. Beginning with this doctrinal bias, they start with the presupposition that Romans and Galatians are the unquestionably authentic epistles because Romans and Galatians are the most useful to ...


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I think, the other half of the sentence make it clear. but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth me to be, or that he heareth of me. According to, Matthew Henry's Commentary, Pulpit CommentaryJamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary Gill's Exposition he was speaking about himself, Though there is disagreement on the ...


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The Idea in Brief After his conversion and through the ministrations of Barnabas, Paul (then Saul) had met "the apostles" in Jerusalem (to include Cephas for fifteen days) who had provided him first-hand accounts of the life and teachings of Jesus. Later, Paul traveled on his missionary journeys with Barnabas, John Mark and Luke, who also had access to ...


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Why would a demon follow Paul around, knowing he was a threat to it? Because in the blinding insanity of its pride, it didn't consider a Sovereign strike or turning upon it. Also, Satan will quote 99% truth in order to float ONE lie, but obviously with no fructifying power behind it. He would be God. He's a mixer. People would've accredited her ...


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Short Answer: Yes, they would know what he meant The longer answer is that the letter to the church in Rome (1:7) was to a mixed group of Gentiles (1:13) and Jews (2:17). Most believe the church started from some of the Jews present at Peter's preaching during Pentecost, the "visitors from Rome" (Act 2:10; NKJV/ESV/NASB). Starting at 2:17, Paul begins more ...



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