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I don't believe Paul is swearing to God in this verse. It seems Paul is using God as verification that what Paul says is true. This definitely implies Paul is swearing to God, but I don't think the swear is directed towards God; it's directed towards the men Paul speaks to. Paul is claiming God has witnessed and verifies Paul's word is true. In English, this ...


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Romans 10:17: "So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God" (KJV), or "So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ" (NASB)? James made note that faith in God was not something special: "You believe that there is one God. Good! Even the demons believe that — and shudder" (James 2:19, NIV). Salvation comes through ...


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In Rom. 12:10, the Greek text states, τῇ φιλαδελφίᾳ εἰς ἀλλήλους φιλόστοργοι τῇ τιμῇ ἀλλήλους προηγούμενοι TR, 1550 There are essentially two clauses in Rom. 12:10: τῇ φιλαδελφίᾳ εἰς ἀλλήλους φιλόστοργοι τῇ τιμῇ ἀλλήλους προηγούμενοι According to Tischendorf, there are no relevant textual variants.1 In the second clause, we may supply the ...


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Without a doubt Christians. Throughout his epistles, Paul confronts objections to his teachings. In this case he is responding to potential objections to Romans 2:6-11. Rom 2:6 who “will pay back to everyone according to their works:” Rom 2:7 to those who by perseverance in well-doing seek for glory, honor, and incorruptibility, eternal life; Rom ...



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