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I'm a born-again Christian, active member of the body of Christ, husband and father, and Bible teacher. I love to study Scripture, and firmly believe it is the only credible standard for truth.

Aside from my devotion to God, His people, and His word, I don't really have any loyalty to a particular doctrine or creed.

(The guy in the picture is Zhuge Liang from the movie Red Cliff.)


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answered Is “revile the gods” (KJV) an accurate translation in Exo. 22:28?
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revised Being saved or saved in 1 Cor 15:2?
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revised Being saved or saved in 1 Cor 15:2?
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answered Being saved or saved in 1 Cor 15:2?
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revised Are Simon the Pharisee (in Luke) and Simon the leper (in other Gospels) the same person?
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Dec
23
comment Did Jesus subject Himself to the law of the land by paying the temple tax?
Ah, excellent line of inquiry in that case. I edited the title to try and fix the negative ring I felt it had, and focus it more on the issue you're trying to get at. Feel free to reverse the edit or notify me if you're not happy with the edit.
Dec
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revised Did Jesus subject Himself to the law of the land by paying the temple tax?
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Dec
23
revised Luke 22:38 - ἱκανόν ἐστιν - Does it mean, “It is enough” or “Enough!”
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answered Luke 22:38 - ἱκανόν ἐστιν - Does it mean, “It is enough” or “Enough!”
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comment To whom does the Psalmist refer to in Psalm 2:6 as “the installed King of Zion”?
Great answer. +1. I was a little surprised by your statement that God did not appoint Saul to be king though... Was that a typo? I thought God appointed Saul to be king at the (foolish) request of the Israelites? If memory serves, he was anointed with oil, the Spirit came upon him, he had prophet and priest supporting him, etc.
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revised To whom does the Psalmist refer to in Psalm 2:6 as “the installed King of Zion”?
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comment What is the significance of both the priest and the Levite in the Good Samaritan parable?
Great question. +1. Whatever the significance, what we can be sure of is that Jesus' choice of characters here would have been outrageously offensive to His Jewish audience!
Dec
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Dec
20
comment 2 Cor 5:20: “be reconciled to God” translation
@Susan Thanks for the feedback. I was thinking of translations from the Greek in those two cases. I'll update with more biblical examples when I get time.
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answered 2 Cor 5:20: “be reconciled to God” translation
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comment Could Deut. 30:11-14 be a forward-looking prophecy?
Ok, DV removed. I'd still like to see the Hebrew with an explanation of why you say it is in the "imperative tense". I'd also love it if you could cite a source in support of your claim that it is sometimes argued that it should be read as future-oriented. (I would be interested in following up with that source.)
Dec
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comment Could Deut. 30:11-14 be a forward-looking prophecy?
That sounds like the start of an excellent answer. Can you edit your post to explain that line of argument more clearly? (I wasn't even aware it was in the "imperative tense" in the Hebrew.)