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What does Jesus mean by 'born' at John 18:37?

At John 18:37, Jesus is speaking to Pontius Pilate and says “For this reason I was born and have come into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to My voice.” ...
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Word Study G3516: νήπιος (nēpios) babes

νήπιος (nēpios) - babes Jesus used this word twice. Mat 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise ...
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Does the "body" of Romans 8:10 describe the same "the body" of Romans 6:6 & Colossians 2:11?

Is the striking body language of Romans 6:6... 6 We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to ...
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Do John 3:1-8 ("born from above") and 1 Corinthians 15:39-54 ("the rising again of the dead") refer to the same event?

John 3:1-8 (YLT) And there was a man of the Pharisees, Nicodemus his name, a ruler of the Jews, 2 this one came unto him by night, and said to him, `Rabbi, we have known that from God thou hast come -...
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In Luke 1 vs 28 - 29, why was Mary troubled by the greeting of the angel?

In Luke 1 vs 28 - 29, why was Mary troubled by the greeting of the angel when it seemed like a favourable greeting? 28 The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord ...
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Are 1 John 1:8 and 1 John 3:9 contradictory?

In 1 John 1:8, John says If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. And in chapter 3, verse 9, he says Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his ...
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What did Paul mean when he said "untimely birth" in 1 Corinthians 15:8

In 1 Corinthians 15:8 Paul says... 8 And last of all He appeared to me also, as to one of untimely birth. Is this referring to: the circumstances surrounding his persecution of the followers of ...
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