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Biblical Theology is an approach to theology which emphasises the progressive or canonical nature of Biblical revelation

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1 Peter 1: 5- “who by God’s power are being guarded through faith ”- How the “being guarded” done?

Would this mode - "being guarded"(v5) from the various trials (v6) - be a "norm" for believers until the journey ends? Context: 1 Peter 1:5-6 (ESV) "who "by God’s power are being guarded through ...
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Hebrews 10:31-“It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.” -Who is “the person” to be fearful of falling into the hand of God?

Is the verese 31, part of Chapter 10:26-31, or stand alone with v.30? Text: Heb 10: 26-31(ESV) "For if we go on sinning deliberately after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer ...
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Does “he came to his own (τὰ ἴδια)” - John 1:11 implies the “four fields,” is the the Jews (his own), the first target audience of the parable?

If there is a connection between τὰ ἴδια (His own - Jews, & Believers) and "four fields," the primary target audience, Then, the interpretation & application of the parable of the "SOWER" ...
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"and Scripture cannot be broken—John 10:35b, what Jesus is saying?

Is this a "side remark, or an axiomatic Major Premise? What impacts & implications does it have for hermeneutic? John 10:35b, "—and Scripture cannot be broken"(ESV)(και ου δύναται λυθήναι η ...
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Is ἐξ ( ἐκ,) “ from” or “of” , or either -in 1 John 2:19?

How does it change the meaning of the verse - 1 John 2:19? What is the respective theological implication, if any? 1 John 2:19 KJV -"They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had ...
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John 10:27-30 & Hebrews 6:4-6 -Theological dilemma, must we choose one or the other or can it be resolved?

These two passages serve respectably as the major textual support for issue of perseverance of saints,namely, "Truly saved, saved always vs "one can lose one's salvation." What the Bible says about, ...
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Explanation of John 1:14 [closed]

“And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.” ‭‭John‬ ‭1:14‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ Can someone please explain ...
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Since the plural Elohim is used of Moses at Ex 7:1 and one person at Psalm 45:6 is there any grammatical reason to see it as a literal numeric plural?

Since the plural Elohim is used of Moses at Exodus 7:1 [a] and one person at Psalm 45:6 [b] is there any grammatical reason to see it as a literal numeric plural when used of the one true God? [a] ...
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What take place?

We read revelation 8:1 "when the Lamb opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour". When we imagine of heaven it would be full of joyful noice singing hallelujeh song, ...
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What is the difference between a theological investigation and a Biblical theology

I know that this may seem like a dumb question but I still cannot list the differences. Someone asked me whether Dispensationalism is a theological investigation or a Biblical theology and I'm not ...
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What is the name of the distinction between 'teaching interpretation' and 'telling people what the interpretation is'? [closed]

My assumption is that I'm aiming for an evangelical interpretation of the Bible, using Graham Goldsworthy's Gospel and Kingdom as a guide. (Ie that we seek to use the Bible to interpret itself, ...
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According to Scripture, how should we interpret Scripture?

There have been many principles proposed for how to properly interpret Scripture. Some of those principles actually come from Scripture. Here are some examples of principles which seem to come from ...
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How does Canon Criticism relate to the concept of a Gesamtbiblische Theologie?

It is my understanding that Brevard Childs's so-called canonical (or canon) criticism places an emphasis on looking at the Bible as a complete work. This reminds me of the concept of a Gesamtbiblische ...