Jesus' prayer was heard in full and answered in full.
He was saved from death.
In the days of His flesh, He offered up both prayers and supplications with loud crying and tears to the One able to save Him from death, and He was heard because of His piety.
The context is not the day or days immediately prior to the cross, but his whole life on earth - 'the ...
The passage here in Luke 17 in many ways parallels that of Matthew 24. What is interesting is that Jesus also mentions the accounts of Lot and Noah.
I'll give my take on what I feel this is meaning.
Jesus refers to the flood sweeping the people away when they are caught off guard. In the book of Daniel 9:26 it states "The end will come like a flood"...
The assertion that "brethren" is absent from the cursed is not entirely correct. Let us first establish who the "brethren" are.
In Matt 25:35-40, Jesus defines "my brothers" as anyone in need, specifically, those who are hungry, thirsty, lonely, naked, sick, imprisoned. See V40. That is, such needy are simply needy whether ...
English Standard Version Matthew 25:40
And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’
Demonstrative Pronoun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
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There are 9 principal means by which the Gospels are dated.
(and perhaps a dozen less-utilized means—we’ll stick with the 9 for now)
1. Synoptic problem
If the synoptic problem can tell us the order of composition of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, that would provide a relative dating among those 3 Gospels. Note that the synoptic problem is not useful for ...