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Father of four. Husband to one. I'm a teacher, writer and aspiring pastor who works by day as a humble corrections deputy.

I'm a graduate of Biola University and a former professor at Canby Bible College. I blog at logosmadeflesh.com. If you want to know more here are 25 random things about me.


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comment For Whom has the Right and Left hand of Jesus been prepared?
+1 Right on Jack! I think you should quote Mark 15:27 "They crucified two rebels with him, one on his right and one on his left." I think Mark is indeed making allusion to the place of honor reserved for those who die with Jesus. But while James and John will die they won't die with Jesus. It has been literally prepared for the two thieves on the cross.
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revised Does John 21:20-24 indicate that the original author of the Fourth Gospel was dead?
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revised Does John 21:20-24 indicate that the original author of the Fourth Gospel was dead?
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revised Does John 21:20-24 indicate that the original author of the Fourth Gospel was dead?
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asked For Whom has the Right and Left hand of Jesus been prepared?
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comment Interpretations of Elihu in Job
+1. Very good answer.
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answered Does John 21:20-24 indicate that the original author of the Fourth Gospel was dead?
Jun
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answered Was 1 John an unfinished letter?
Jun
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asked How many days elapsed between Jesus's baptism and his return to Galilee?
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revised What is “sin that leads to death” in 1 John 5:16?
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comment What is “sin that leads to death” in 1 John 5:16?
I don't agree with all of this. But I too was thinking about the interesting connection between the call to prayer at the end of James and this one at the end of 1 John. It seems to me that James and 1 John have a great deal in common. Among them is the emphasis on practical love.
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comment What is “sin that leads to death” in 1 John 5:16?
@Richard Thanks for the up vote! I think 1 John 3:14 is key. "Anyone who does not love remains in death." I think it's identical with "there is a sin that leads to death." This is typical of John; to say the same thing in slightly different ways (note 1 John 5:6). I think 5:21 can and should be tied back into the rest of the letter. John has just finished emphasizing the tangible, physical nature of God in Jesus. He knows that could easily misconstrued as a justification for idol worship. Thus his command in 1 John 5:21.
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revised What is “sin that leads to death” in 1 John 5:16?
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accepted To whom should we attribute John 3:16?
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accepted What is the meaning of “water and blood” in 1 John 5:6?
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comment What is “sin that leads to death” in 1 John 5:16?
Thanks @Jas3.1! And thanks for the edit.
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answered What is “sin that leads to death” in 1 John 5:16?
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revised Why does Jesus heal the blind man twice?
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comment Can John's Passion chronology be reconciled with that of the Synoptics?
+1. This a great attempt. I'm don't think it really puts the issues away though. I agree it's possible but I think the evidence still points in the opposite direction.
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revised Why does Jesus heal the blind man twice?
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