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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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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.)
Dec
19
comment Why did 400,000 men of the Tribes of Israel assemble over one rape in Judges 19:20-30 and Judges 20?
Oh, and welcome to the site! I hope you continue to contribute here!
Dec
19
comment Why did 400,000 men of the Tribes of Israel assemble over one rape in Judges 19:20-30 and Judges 20?
Great answer. +1. The only thing I might add (or emphasize more) here is that this Israeli city had become just like Sodom, which stood as an example to all Israel of ultimate depravity deserving ultimate judgment. This was not only a cause of great outrage, but also was a cause for great fear!
Dec
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comment Could Deut. 30:11-14 be a forward-looking prophecy?
I edited the question to emphasize the contextual clues and make Paul's use if it more secondary.
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comment “he will rule over you” — good, bad, or neutral?
Interesting. Thanks. Can you comment on the other views?
Dec
19
comment Was the Prodigal Son truly repentant?
@Wikis Understood. I only mention it because one of the alleged evidences appeared to be that the father seemed to be correcting the son by cutting him off. I wanted to show that this is also unlikely, and thus, not a good support for the theory.
Dec
19
comment Who was “speaking in David”?
:-) Thanks Scott. +1. FWIW "God as Spirit" sounds modalistic to my ears. Could you clarify your uses of "God" throughout the post so I can tell where you mean the Person of the Father (a "He") and where you mean the Godhead (not a " He")?
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comment Could Deut. 30:11-14 be a forward-looking prophecy?
That's fine, but why do you say it seems to be in the present tense? And why would such a shift to future tense not make it a prophecy. This is what I'm looking for help on. Explain the Hebrew grammar and syntax which leads to this conclusion.
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comment Could Deut. 30:11-14 be a forward-looking prophecy?
I DV'd because the only direct answer to my actual question was an "I believe" statement. I'm specifically asking for guidance on the interpretation of the Hebrew in Deut.
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