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When a passage mentions "love God" and "keep His commandments", is it equating the two actions as being one in the same?

When a passage mentions to love God/Lord and to keep His/the commandments in the same passage, is it equating these two actions as equal, as separate actions, or is one action a subset (for lack of ...
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Why does 12-yr-old Jesus [Luke 2:48-49] contradict 30-yr-old Jesus [Mark 7:11-13] about Korban & honoring your mother? [closed]

In [Luke 2:48-49], we notice Jesus as a child not properly fulfilling the mitsvah of [Exodus 20:12] since his mother Mary verbalized her frustration & anxiety about Jesus’ secret return to the ...
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Does the Bible prohibit wearing face masks in public? [closed]

The command to "cover not thy lips" essentially appears twice in the following passage of Ezekiel. Should this be understood as a prohibition against wearing face masks in public, and if so ...
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What sin is 1 Thessalonians 4:3-8 about?

1 Thessalonians 4:3–8 (BE:NT): 3 This is God’s will, you see: he wants you to be holy, to keep well away from fornication. 4 Each of you should know how to control your own body in holiness and honour,...
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"Let the dead bury the dead" Matt 8:21,22 How does Jesus' rebuke of a follower here hold water when it comes to honoring one's Father or Mother

"Let the dead bury the dead" Matt 8:21,22 There are at least 35 bible verses (Ex 20:12; Lev 19:13, for example) that talk about the importance of honoring one's Father or/and Mother and yet ...
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In Ezekiel 4:12-15, why does the prophet Yechezkel get to request alternatives from God?

We are told in Yechezkel 4:12-15 that God offers alternatives when His orders put His servant in jeopardy of becoming unclean. - To honor Yechezkel‘s devotion to Torah, God grants Yechezkel different ...