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What sort of "slave" is Paul referring to in 1 Corinthians 7:21-23?

I think this is a false dichotomy: either a servant (a willing laborer for someone, like modern employment) or a slave, such as American enslavement of blacks, an unwilling, forced laborer. Paul ...
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Is 1 Timothy 1:17 about God (IE: the Father) or about Jesus?

Context It is important to consider the verse in context: 1 Timothy 1:15-16 (DLNT): 15 The saying is trustworthy and worthy of full acceptance— that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, ...
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In Daniel 8:16, who is the man between the banks of Ulai?

In the Jewish canon, Daniel was not included among the prophets, but was instead considered literature. In "Matthew," Daniel is anointed as a prophet: [Mat 24:15 NASB95] [15] "...
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In Daniel 8:16, who is the man between the banks of Ulai?

I will suggest three possible choices: God, the Angel of the Lord, or (for some Christians) Jesus prior to his incarnation. The voice sounds human but it does not seem to belong to a literal human ...
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Is 1 Timothy 1:17 about God (IE: the Father) or about Jesus?

Setting aside all personal (theological) theories, the context shows the verse 1 Timothy 1:17 refers to none other than Lord Jesus Christ. Reasons: The immediate ‘historico-grammatical’ context, which ...
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Is 1 Timothy 1:17 about God (IE: the Father) or about Jesus?

Rather than get into an opinion-based argument about what the passage "really means" I prefer to accept that it IS ambiguous and open to various interpretations. Although phrases like "...
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In Revelation 10:7 what is the "mystery of God" that was finished by the 7th trumpet?

Revelation 10:7 KJV But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets. It is ...
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