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Let's take a look at the two calendars most relevant to New Testament chronology Julian Calendar When implemented the Julian calendar was a significant step forward in chronological accuracy, pegging the tropical year at 365.25 days (just a little over 11 minutes off). There was a problem though--they accidentally held leap year every 3 years instead of ...


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Jesus, as a man, was not God (though God "possessed" him--see Prov. 8:22 and John 14:10-11). God is all-knowing, immortal, and cannot be tempted with evil (see James 1:13). But Jesus was both tempted (see Matthew 4 & Luke 4) and died. Numbers 23:19 tells us that God is not a man--yet Jesus was a man. Therefore, as man, Jesus cannot have ...


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In looking at all four Gospels, there are only two genealogies and two accounts of the birth. Matthew presents a genealogy through Joseph and Luke through Mary. In addition, each gives an account of the birth of the birth from the same perspective: Gospel Genealogy Birth Account Matthew: Through Joseph Joseph's point of view Luke: Through Mary ...


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This is one possible exclamation to your question about why the 4 gospels gave or did not give emphasis to the genealogy of Jesus to establish that he is indeed the promised messiah in Tanakh. Mark was probably written in the 70s and the belief at this time among the followers of Jesus was that Jesus was a good man and God adopted him as the son of God at ...


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