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Why did Jesus ask where Lazarus was laid?

Martha and Mary's Tomb In Word Pictures in the New Testament A.T. Robertson explains Jesus is asking a question to which He knows the answer: Where have ye laid him? (Που τεθεικατε αυτον;). Perfect ...
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In John 5:18, shouldn't there be scare quote punctuation marks to identify the Jews' false accusations against Jesus?

There are no quotes in the Greek text - either here or anywhere else in the NT. But some translators do go out of their way to make sure readers understand the Bible itself is not teaching that Jesus ...
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How can God be glorified in a man?

How can God be glorified in a man? By force of circumstance, the necessarily invisible God needed mankind to be in awe of Him, and of all that He had caused to be created. To this end, the Word of God,...
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Why did Jesus ask where Lazarus was laid?

I think he wanted the sisters to show Him, not that He did not know the location. The tomb showed their devotion to Lazarus and Jesus wanted the sisters to guide their way to the tomb. The plain ...
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Is Peter's original denial of Christ Jesus the only time that Peter denied Jesus?

In the New Testament, Peter's denial of Jesus is recorded in all four Gospels: Matthew 26:69-75, Mark 14:66-72, Luke 22:54-62, and John 18:15-27. These passages show the same instance of Peter denying ...
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Should we honor Jesus or not?

The short answer is: Of course we should honor Jesus. The noted discrepancy between John 5:23 and John 5:41 only exists because they are stated under different contexts. In John 5:23, Jesus says, all ...
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Why did Jesus ask where Lazarus was laid?

Jesus asked because he did not know. If it is objected that, as the Son of God, he must have known, the scripture clearly indicates that his knowledge was limited: Mark 13:32 But about that day or ...
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In John 5:18, should the Greek words -ἴσον τῷ Θεῷ- be translated as, "to be like God", or "equal with God"?

Recall that Greek is the origin of logic and this is one of the words well-used, whose meaning is quite precise. In John 5:18, the operative word is ἴσος (isos) which means "equal, equivalent, ...
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Where is the place mentioned in John 14:2-3?

Here is my translation of John 14:1-3 - Let not your hearts be troubled! [why?] You believe in God You also believe in Me In My Father's house are many dwelling-places (if not I would have told you) ...
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Should we honor Jesus or not?

The text in question is so worded that Jesus is flagging up how much honour he should receive from men. Was he referring to a degree of honour, though less than the level of honour God should get? ...
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John 14:1 - Believe or Trust - Imperative or Indicative?

It is interesting that "believe" is repeated in πιστεύετε εἰς τὸν θεόν καὶ εἰς ἐμὲ πιστεύετε. It is also significant that the object in the second part εἰς ἐμὲ is fronted. I would think ...
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How do you receive the freedom from the Son of God?

In Romans chapter 16, Paul uses the metaphor of slavery to described those who have lost their freedom. Just as slaves have masters who govern their lives, these individuals would find themselves ...
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How do you receive the freedom from the Son of God?

It has to be received as a gift, given from Christ who is now in heaven, to those people who have put all their faith in what he did to set them free. It is freedom in Christ that the New Testament ...
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Difference between "putting into the heart of Judas Iscariot" and "entering into Judas" in John 13:2,27?

Jesus' parable of the four types of 'soil' where the 'seed of the word' lands, helps explain. Mark 4:1-20 needs to be read in full. Jesus explained the meaning of that parable to his followers (so, ...
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Is John 17:22 an allusion to Genesis 2:24?

The oneness Jesus spoke of, between himself, the Father, and those in his Church, needs to be compared with the oneness that would unite a husband and a wife. You ask if all of them are congruent (...
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Does "all things" always mean the same in these seven verses?

We learned in graduate school that in rational discourse such as philosophy that "τὰ πάντα” is a technical term meaning all there is unless context dictates otherwise; it can generally be ...
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