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Is 'the law of faith' in Romans 3:27 the same as 'the law of the Spirit' in Romans 8:2?

There is no dispute as to the two texts in question correctly using "law", as that is the literal meaning of the word νόμος. In chapter 7 Paul speaks of two "laws" (flesh and ...
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Why was David allowed to take more concubines and wives from Jerusalem, during the establishment of his government, in direct violation of Deut, 17:17

Deut, 17:17a, specifically says:- "Neither shall he (the king) multiply wives for himself, lest his heart turn away" It seems that David was able to get away with almost anything when it ...
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Was the Sabbath in force at the time of Abraham?

Those Christians who observe Saturday as the Sabbath often claim that when God rested on the seventh day he sanctified it and set it apart for holy use. Genesis 2:1-3 1 Thus the heavens and the earth ...
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