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short comment: In the beginning was the word and the word was with God and the word was God. Jesus was not created but thro' Him all thing came, He was the word and speaking that Word light of Christ was revealed. For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be the glory forever. Amen.Romans 11:36 Thro' Him all things came to existence, ...


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I think you are right about faith. The apostles asked: Joh 6:28 Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? Joh 6:29 Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent. Paul said: Rom 4:4 Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt. Rom ...


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What is the “first resurrection”? I see the "first resurrection" described in Revelation 20:6 as having relevance to Old Testament saints and those who die during the tribulation. Daniel 12:2 And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt. The reason is that ...


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While the Apocalypse met with a mixed reception among Church Fathers, it was widely accepted among earlier Christians. To account for the imperialist Church Fathers' reluctance one only has to consider that the theme of this book is the destruction of all the kingdoms of the world toward the reign of God. enter link description here Also, Jenkins connects ...


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Christianity mostly took away the 4th commandment so they leave out as much as possible about observing it.They changed Fathers Holy Day the Sabbath into Sunday worship. We know also that the Catholic church took out the commandment not to make idols. The real truth is if people do not observe every commandment "they will not be eating form the tree of ...


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First of all this is not a contest between the text of Erasmus (TR, ς) and the modern critical text. The manuscript evidence for the plural and singular forms of the pronoun is very evenly divided. The committee for the third edition of the UBS-GNT assigned the adopted reading (αυτων plural) a grade of C (A-D grades) which isn’t a great deal of confidence. ...


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Rev 1:20 "The mystery of the seven stars which you saw in My right hand, and the seven golden lampstands: The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands which you saw are the seven churches."[NKJV] Different interpretations The meaning of the word 'angel' (ἄγγελοι) is disputed. The differing views can be divided into 5 ...


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When all seven letters are compared, there is a distinct shift in the structure of the letters. The identical phrase "he who has an ear let him hear what the spirit says to the churches" is found in all letters. In the first three the phrase is placed before the promise to the overcomer; in the last four the phrase is moved to the end of the letters. Jesus ...


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Context is the Key In order to properly interpret this passage, one has to determine the context in which it was written. There are varieties of these two, but quite simply: Is this passage to be interpreted Literally(the grammatical and historical meanings of the words used) or Figuratively(representative of another reality). The context can be determined ...


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Some websites indicate that grass-burning is the normal ecological process for purging land. That is, impurities are cleansed for the emergence of new life. Through subsequent watering, the once-burned grass will grow back by itself.


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I also have wondered what was written on that Scroll that only the Lamb was worthy to open. My conclusion? It is the 'Lamb's Book of Life' containing all of the names of Believers, 'chosen before the foundation of the World,' for whom the Lamb's Blood has secured salvation by God's Grace through their Faith. Jesus alone is worthy to open it because He alone ...



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