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How do we reconcile John 15:15 with Romans 6:22?

So are we slaves or not? In short, we are both. Let's look at each separately. As descendants of Adam, we are sold into sin and become slaves to sin. (Romans 5:18, 19; 6:16; 7:14) There is nothing we ...
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The term “suffering” linked to “devour”? 1 Peter 5:8-11

The Pulpit Commentary says this: Walketh about, seeking whom he may devour (comp. Job 1:7; Job 2:2). The words express the restless energy of the wicked one. He cannot touch those who are kept by the ...
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1 Peter 2:2 textual variations, which is proper?

As I understand it, the question is effectively whether 'Word' is authentic to the earliest texts of this passage, and whether it is right to include or omit this term. I was expecting this to be a ...
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1 Peter 2:2 textual variations, which is proper?

The only textual quibble in 1 Peter 2:2 is whether the word translated "crave" should be ἐπιποθήσατε or ἐπιποθέω; almost all GNT editions prefer the former. The matter raised by the OP is ...
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Why did the woman invoke the name of God over bread? (1st Kings 17:12)

This formula "As the LORD lives", or a variant, was common oath of truth, effectively meaning that "What I am saying is as true as the LORD lives". For example: 2 Sam 15:21 - But ...
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