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What does Paul mean by "denying its power" in 2 Timothy 3:5?

As soon as people believe the power is from themselves or they are on equal footing with God, they have been deceived and are deceiving themselves. Pride has taken hold and they are operating under a ...
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Does 1 John 1:7 mean fellowship with God, or Man?

The answer is given in the previous verses. This epistle of John starts with him talking about he who was from the beginning, who had been seen with literal eyes, beheld by the apostles and many other ...
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Does 1 John 1:7 mean fellowship with God, or Man?

1 John 1:6-7 (NASB) 6 If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth; 7 but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we ...
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Does 1 John 1:7 mean fellowship with God, or Man?

Short Answer: "one another" is referring to fellow believers. However, the whole thing also points to fellowship with God. I would say that there are two applications for when believers walk ...
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Hosea 6.9: KJV "by consent" or ESV/LEB "by Shechem"

@hedgehogful and @Robert's update have provided an important insight: We may have here a now-lost idiomatic expression or pun. The word for shoulder (שְׁכֶם - shekem) is very similar to shechem. These ...
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Was it Peter only who received the keys of the kingdom in Matthew 16:19?

Matthew 18:18 states that Jesus gave all of the apostles the keys to the kingdom,18 “Truly I tell you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be ...
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Hosea 6.9: KJV "by consent" or ESV/LEB "by Shechem"

Targum Jonathan also has "with one accord". And the note there suggests Shechem is interpreted as "shoulder". Tg Minor Prophets p42 If "shoulder" also implies an ...
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What/who did the Israelites not obey in Acts 7:37-39?

In Acts 7:37-39, to understand whether the Israelites were disobeying Moses, Jesus or the oracles, the context must be considered, as Stephen was building up his defense against the false accusation ...
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How could King Herod have killed John the baptist in Matthew 14?

Original: Ἡρώδης Transliteration: Hērōdēs Phonetic: hay-ro'-dace Thayer Definition: Herod = "heroic" HEROD: Is the name of a royal family that flourished among the Jews in the times of ...
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What is the "it" in "those who find it are few" in Matt 7:14?

πύλη is Hebrew "shaar" = gate "shaar" can also denote a grainmeasure, like in Genesis 26:11 "meah shearim" = a hundredfold "hundredfold" was also the produce ...
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What does Paul mean by "denying its power" in 2 Timothy 3:5?

The power as mentioned represents the holy spirit. The one unforgivable sin of blasphemy against the holy spirit or power as these men must have known it intimately. The other verse I am reminded of ...
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What does Paul mean by "denying its power" in 2 Timothy 3:5?

So, I believe in the absolute power of God. Of the preachers today I'm not so sure. Yes I believe our prayers hold power. But what I see in the churches today is power hunger. I left my church because ...
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