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In John 11:2 why did John reference Mary anointing Jesus’ feet before this occurred in chapter 12?

Because Mary want more blessing, and she used her hair to dry Jesus feet. JOHN 12:3
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Does the bible/early church teach family values?

Pharisees came to him testing him, and asked him, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” 3. He answered, “What did Moses command you?” 4. They said, “Moses allowed a certificate of divorce to ...
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What are the unquenchable fire and worms that do not die in Mark 9:43-48?

NOTE: There have been four primary passages throughout history to be repeatedly cited in support of the doctrine of eternal conscious torment. These are Mark 9:43-48, Matthew 25:41-45, Revelation 14:...
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What is the punishment of eternal fire according to Matt. 18:8, Matt. 25:41, and Jude 7?

In the words of Monty Python: And now for something completely different. What is the nature of this ‘fire’? If you have ever been burned by actual fire, the thought of actual fire being referred to ...
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What is the punishment of eternal fire according to Matt. 18:8, Matt. 25:41, and Jude 7?

Jude 7 is describing the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them are experiencing the justice the of eonian fire. The fire ceased a long time ago but it's effect still remain and ...
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What is the punishment of eternal fire according to Matt. 18:8, Matt. 25:41, and Jude 7?

So I'm just focusing on Jude 7 as it is suprisingly supportive of eternal conscious torment, considering how often it is used to support the opposite. This is a literal presentation of this verse. It'...
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What is the punishment of eternal fire according to Matt. 18:8, Matt. 25:41, and Jude 7?

The perspective of "eternal fire" in traditional teaching has been to apply the adjective to the person undergoing judgment rather than to the fire. What is the word "eternal" ...
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What is the punishment of eternal fire according to Matt. 18:8, Matt. 25:41, and Jude 7?

Jesus speaks of the fire that is 'age-during' (as Robert Young translates εις το πυρ το αιωνιον, unto the fire the age-during) in Matthew 18:8. It is better to remove one's own hand or foot (whether ...
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What is the punishment of eternal fire according to Matt. 18:8, Matt. 25:41, and Jude 7?

This is a Hermeneutics site, not a theology site. So, we are asking what certain words mean across Bible passages, not what belief we conclude by comparing multiple Bible passages. There is no concept ...
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What is the punishment of eternal fire according to Matt. 18:8, Matt. 25:41, and Jude 7?

NOTE: Most people think that the phrase "eternal fire" proves, or at the very least, provides considerable support for, the belief in eternal conscious torment. By the end of this answer, we ...
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In which language was the name "Jesus" written and how was it pronounced in Matthew 1:1 first?

I'd like to argue the opposite perspective, from what has been shared in the most extensive, existing answers. Gordon's observation is not trivial, nor do I believe it should be lightly dismissed. (...
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In which language was the name "Jesus" written and how was it pronounced in Matthew 1:1 first?

Well. This is interesting. And seems to leave out the fact that the Israelites did not speak what we call "Hebrew" today. Paleo Hebrew was their language before their captivity in Babylon, ...
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