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How does Hebrews 11:27 say Moses was not afraid?

The Greek word used in Hebrews 11:27, given by the ESV as 'left', is κατέλιπεν, which means: to abandon, to leave behind, to forsake. So the writer of the Hebrews is clearly speaking of the time when ...
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How does Hebrews 11:27 say Moses was not afraid?

The two texts are discussing different parts of Moses' life: Ex 2:14 - describes Moses' emotions of fear after he murdered the Egyptian and was discovered at the age of 40 Heb 12:27 is describing ...
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is there a contradiction between Matthew 28:18-20 & Acts 2:38?

The history of this hermeneutical question is fascinating. Evidently, there has been in church history different practices in the Christian church based upon this variation. For example, an article in ...
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is there a contradiction between Matthew 28:18-20 & Acts 2:38?

acts 2:38. Being baptized in the name of Jesus Christ means being baptized while confessing that Jesus is the Messiah. It has nothing to do with what the baptizer says. Since Jesus is the Son of God ...
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is there a contradiction between Matthew 28:18-20 & Acts 2:38?

In short, no. To see why there is no contradiction, let us look at the context of Acts 2:38. Peter's words in v38 come after his sermon (VSS 14-36). Verses 14-21 are the introduction to Peter's sermon....
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is there a contradiction between Matthew 28:18-20 & Acts 2:38?

Daniel Wallace, in his book "Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics," offers a very good explanation of the use of the term in the original language using this text as an example. Since I do not ...
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Did Ephesians 2:15 intend to contradict Mathew 5:17?

Consider Romans 8:4–8 (NKJV): He condemned sin in the flesh, that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. For ...
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is there a contradiction between Matthew 28:18-20 & Acts 2:38?

There is no readily apparent resolution to this paradox. As instruction is given but no one, in the entire NT, ever followed this instruction as far as the record shows. There is little reason however ...
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is there a contradiction between Matthew 28:18-20 & Acts 2:38?

There WOULD be a contradiction between Matt 28:19, 20 and Acts 2:38 IF Matt 28:19 said something like: ... baptize in the names of the Father and Son and Holy Spirit. But, in fact, it does NOT say ...
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If God gives us enough grace so that we don't have to sin (1 Corinthians 10:13), then why do we still sin (1 John 1:8-10, 2:1-2)?

There are several matters here that should be teased out. Sinless?? We find a few references to sinless existence: 1 John 3:6 - No one who remains in Him keeps on sinning. No one who continues to sin ...
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Using the word: father. Is Exodus 20:12 contradicting Matthew 23:9? (or vice-versa)?

The answer to this question can be readily deduced from the context of the previous verse. So, let me quote Matt 23:8, 9 But you are not to be called ‘Rabbi,’ for you have one Teacher, and you are ...
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Why would God create vessels of wrath prepared for destruction (Romans 9:21-22) if He has no pleasure in the death of the wicked (Ezekiel 33:11)?

In Hebrew literature or thought, active verbs or voice is often used to describe passive events such as divine permission. This is common to show God's sovereignty. God does not wish anyone should ...
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Why would God create vessels of wrath prepared for destruction (Romans 9:21-22) if He has no pleasure in the death of the wicked (Ezekiel 33:11)?

I honestly don't see the need for much Biblical scriptures and unrelated messasges. But I am non the wiser. I can't emphasize this enough A God's want, need, wish is to be glorified or exalted, the ...
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Peace and Jesus

There is a bit of a contradiction, has Jesus come to bring peace or violence. There are some examples of Peace but more passages that relate to violence. It is likely that phrases such as “Love your ...
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Peace and Jesus

This question is reminiscent of Paul's "Armor of God" metaphor: Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. … Stand therefore, having girded ...
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Peace and Jesus

It is true that the prophecy of Isa 9:6 calls the (then future) Messiah the "Prince of Peace". The NT appears to frequently acknowledge this title in Jesus: 2 Thess 3:16 - Now may the Lord ...
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Peace and Jesus

In Matthew 10:34 the Greek word machaira is used, and that word refers to a fighting weapon. There is another word for a sabre, which is a brandishing weapon, and that is used seven times in the New ...
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Peace and Jesus

In general terms, the peace that Jesus will usher in requires submission to the king of Heaven. Those who do not submit will face the sword of God's wrath. In Revelation, at his return Jesus rides a ...
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How can we reconcile Revelation 13:8 with Psalms 69:28?

There are two questions here: Ps 69:28 The operative word in this verse is חַי (chay = living) which in Ps 69:28 is a noun and not an adjective. Therefore, to translate, "book of the living"...
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How do we reconcile Luke 11:42 with Romans 8:8?

There is no contradiction. They boasted about their lineage: Luke 3:8 They were obsessed with outward cleanliness: Mark 7:1-9 They loved money: Luke 16:13-15 They were quick to pointlessly admonish ...
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How do we reconcile Luke 11:42 with Romans 8:8?

The answer to this conundrum is found earlier in the same chapter of Rom 8. Rom 8:5-9 - 5 Those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh; but those who live ...
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How do we reconcile Luke 11:42 with Romans 8:8?

This question is mixing chronology and covenants. There is a chronology to what happened in Luke and an aftermath whereby the old covenant no longer applies because Jesus dies. (And then establishes a ...
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How do we reconcile Luke 11:42 with Romans 8:8?

Hebrews 11:6 says, “Without faith it is impossible to please him,” so Romans 8:8 could also read, “So then they that are in the flesh cannot have faith” because faith is the only way to please God. ...
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Where do demons spend most of their time: in humans or in the heavenly places?

The question is where do demons spend most of their time. In people are heaven. This verse is referencing that those who repent of their sins and begin a new life with Jesus, have'swept their house'. ...
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Why does Jesus say he came not to abolish the law while Paul in Ephesians 2:14-15 say that Christ abolished the law?

Consider this: 17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. 18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle ...
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Why does Jesus say he came not to abolish the law while Paul in Ephesians 2:14-15 say that Christ abolished the law?

The reason why Jesus came was to "save his people from their sins" as the angel told Joseph, when instructing him to proceed with his marriage to Mary (Matthew 1:20-21). In John's gospel ...
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Why does Jesus say he came not to abolish the law while Paul in Ephesians 2:14-15 say that Christ abolished the law?

Eph 2:14-15 NLT For Christ himself has brought peace to us. He united Jews and Gentiles into one people when, in his own body on the cross, he broke down the wall of hostility that separated us. He ...
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Is there a contradiction between John 6:44 and Matthew 22:14?

We read: Then he said to his servants, ‘The wedding is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy. 9 Therefore go into the highways, and as many as you find, invite to the wedding.’ 10 So ...
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How long did Saul reign?

One has to do a bit of detective work to figure this conundrum out. Before reading this answer, I would recommend that you read Michael Heiser's short article, from the second subheading "Who ...
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Is there a contradiction between 2 Timothy 3:16-17 and Acts 16:6-10?

I agree that the canon of scripture as we now have it, is complete as suggested (but not conclusively) by 2 Tim 3:16. Actually, the completeness of Scripture as we now have it is not really defined ...
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Is there a contradiction between 2 Timothy 3:16-17 and Acts 16:6-10?

No contradiction here Formal logic This argument commits the fallacy of denying the antecedent. The classic form of this fallacy is: P1: P => Q P2: ~P C: ~Q This is invalid. We can apply that ...
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Is there a contradiction between 2 Timothy 3:16-17 and Acts 16:6-10?

There is no contradiction. In the passage of the epistle to Timothy, Paul says that all scripture has an Origin in God and that it is good for different purposes, giving the the men of God (those who ...
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Does the election of Matthias as an apostle via casting of lots (Acts 1:21-26) contradict 1 Corinthians 12?

No contradiction here; the Christian leaders at the Jerusalem council illustrate how this works. Example of Inspired Church Leadership From Acts 15: 7 After much discussion, Peter got up and ...
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Does the election of Matthias as an apostle via casting of lots (Acts 1:21-26) contradict 1 Corinthians 12?

The ‘church’ was newly formed. The members would have been well versed in Torah. So would have by nature followed Old Testament process. There is no one verse in the book of Psalms that contains the ...
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