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Did God abandon Jesus? Why? [duplicate]

“And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭27:46‬ ‭
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Did Jonah actually die in the whale?

I know the common understanding is that Jonah waited, alive and conscious, in the belly of the whale until he was spat out. Has a euphemized "children's version" become accepted truth? Perhaps we can ...
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Jonah 2:1-2 - why say "Sheol" to refer to the literal belly of a literal fish?

1 Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the belly of the fish, 2 saying, “I called out to the Lord, out of my distress, and he answered me; out of the belly of Sheol I cried, and you heard my ...
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What is the significance that Jesus' bones are not broken on the cross?

John 19:33 But when they came to Jesus, and saw that he was dead already, they brake not his legs: What is the significance that Jesus' bones are not broken on the cross?
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Are there contextual cues which suggest Jesus calming the storm does not require Jesus to be God Almighty?

In all three Synoptic Gospels, Jesus is recorded as calming a storm. The incident happens about Matthew 8:24, Mark 4:37, and Luke 8:23. Here is the complete pericope from Matthew: Matthew 8:23-27 (...
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Where is what Luke 24:46, 1Cor 15:4 states written in Heb Bible that Christ would rise from the dead on the Third Day?

[Luke 24:44-46 ESV] 44Then he said to them, “These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms ...
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Why did the bystanders at the cross misunderstand Jesus in Matthew 27:46-47?

There's a (to me) peculiar passage in the passion account of Matthew. Matthew 27:46-47 From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over all the land. About three in the afternoon Jesus ...
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Did James & the elders in Jerusalem advise Paul to compromise in Acts 21:21-24?

(KJV)Acts 21:21-24 And they are informed of thee, that thou teachest all the Jews which are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, saying that they ought not to circumcise their children, neither to ...
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Is the lamb accepted for the redemption of sin?

The Bible referred to Jesus as the lamb of God John 1:29. The lamb was only mentioned as a sacrificial animal at the Passover, and not mentioned for the redemption of sin. The Sin Offering (Leviticus ...
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How do we reconcile Exodus 15:3 with Numbers 23:19?

“God is not a man, that He should lie, Nor a son of man, that He should repent. Has He said, and will He not do? Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?” Numbers 23:19 “The Lord is a man of ...
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What's the significance of the 3-hour darkness at Calvary?

I am still wondering at the best way the Gospel could be read when it comes to the events that took place at Calvary. I understand that Jesus was alarmed and demanded to know why God had abandoned him ...
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How do we reconcile Isaiah 42:2 With Matthew 27:46?

Isaiah 42:2 - He will not cry aloud or lift up his voice, or make it heard in the street; This, if talking about Jesus, seems to prophecy that he would not cry out. However, as far as I'm aware, ...
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Why did Christ take away the curse of the law on the cross, when he had already ended the law at the same time?

Galatians 3:13 - Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law, having become a curse for us--for it has been written: "Cursed is everyone hanging on a tree"-- Paul charges people to obey ...
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Is Isaiah talking about the same person In Isaiah 42 and Isaiah 53

-Verses proving your point -Scholar/Expert opinion
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