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What is the story of Jonah really about?

Sometimes it seems that the obvious is not the obvious... From a surface reading it appears as though the prophet was just running away because he didn't want to do what God told him. But, after going ...
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Can non-disciples of Jesus cast out demons in Jesus' name or not? Mark 9:38-40 vs. Acts 19:11-16

Mark 9:38-40 (ESV): 38 John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.” 39 But Jesus said, “Do not stop him, for ...
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Does the promise "he will save his people from their sins" in Matthew 1:21 entail victory over sin (holiness) or just forgiveness of sins?

Matthew 1:21 (ESV): 21 She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” Does the aforementioned verse promise freedom from the bondage of sin or ...
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In Matthew 15:26 who are the children, the dogs and what is the bread?

“And He answered and said, “It is not good to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.”” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭15:26‬ ‭ And in context why would the children need the bread that the dogs are asking ...
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( Job 36:17-19 ) Is Job being punished like the wicked? Why would wrath entice anyone to scoffing?

As we read from Job 36:15-16, It is clear that he delivers those being afflicted, and speaks to them during oppression. Furthermore, he draws you out of distress, and puts them in a safe place with a ...
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Did Jesus ask once or repeatedly? Mark 5:8

The text translated says something to the effect “For he was saying to him, "Come out of the man, you unclean spirit!"” ‭‭Mark‬ ‭5:8‬ ‭ Which would cause one to assume Jesus said it once only ...
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