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answered Hope or no hope in Job 13:15?
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comment What factors bear on the authenticity of Matthew 23:14?
@RevelationLad - the scientific method is based on the selection of the best hypothesis based on the least inconsistent evidence (and not the hypothesis with the most consistent evidence). The scientific method is based on the fact that we do not know what we do not know. If you ignore inconsistent evidence because of the emphasis on consistent evidence, one is apt to believe what one prefers to be true (Francis Bacon).
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comment What factors bear on the authenticity of Matthew 23:14?
@RevelationLad - Metzger and his colleagues did not embrace the hypothesis with the most consistent evidence, but instead the hypothesis with the least inconsistent evidence. Since we do not know what we do not know, only relevant inconsistent evidence has relevant value in determining the credibility of any hypothesis. As the philosopher Sir Karl Popper once noted, we can never really prove that any hypothesis is true; instead, the best hypothesis is the one which is most difficult to disprove (because on the lack of inconsistent evidence).
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Jan
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answered Why didn't Naomi know Ruth? (Ruth 3:16)
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comment When did Saul/Paul first go to Jerusalem
Paul's young nephew (that is, the son of his sister) was living in Jerusalem according to Acts 23:16. Based on the paucity of other sources, should we infer that Paul had never spent time in Jerusalem (during festivals and other Holy Days such as Passover) or even with relatives there?
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answered What scripture is the author of 1 Tim 5:18 referencing?
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answered What is the ontological constitution of a believer according to Galatians 2:20?