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The main problem here is the textual problem - there is a difference in text between the KJV (=TR) and most modern translations which use UBS5. NA28 & UBS5 Text: (NASB, NIV, ESV, NRSV, NET, etc) καὶ εἶπεν αὐτοῖς ὅτι οὕτως γέγραπται παθεῖν τὸν χριστὸν καὶ ἀναστῆναι ἐκ νεκρῶν τῇ τρίτῃ ἡμέρᾳ = and He said to them, "Thus it is written, that the Christ ...


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Preamble: Any question concerning Jesus is going to be problematic because it depends on whether the context concerns his flesh or his spirit. The Flesh The 'man' who bore the name 'Jesus' was knit together in the womb of Mary by the supernatural work of the Holy Spirit: 34Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man? 35And the ...


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What must not be overlooked is Revelation 12:7-11 which reads, 7 Then war broke out in heaven. Michael and his angels fought against the dragon, and the dragon and his angels fought back. 8 But he was not strong enough, and they lost their place in heaven. 9 The great dragon was hurled down—that ancient serpent called the devil, or Satan, who leads the ...


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"Has been given" And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. (Matthew 28:16 [ESV] καὶ προσελθὼν ὁ Ἰησοῦς ἐλάλησεν αὐτοῖς λέγων, ἐδόθη μοι πᾶσα ἐξουσία ἐν οὐρανῷ καὶ ἐπὶ γῆς In this instance the verb δίδωμι is in the aorist indicative: In the indicative, the aorist usually indicates past time with ...


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I suggest that this was a two-stage process as follows. 1. Jesus' pre-incarnation was an exalted form John 1:1, 2 - In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. John 17:5 - And now, Father, glorify Me in Your presence with the glory I had with You before the world existed. Phil 2:5, 6 - ...


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Ezekiel 46:16-18 demands: Thus saith the Lord GOD; If the prince give a gift unto any of his sons, the inheritance thereof shall be his sons'; it shall be their possession by inheritance. But if he give a gift of his inheritance to one of his servants, then it shall be his to the year of liberty; after it shall return to the prince: but his inheritance ...


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TL;DR: he received it at his ascension, but won't claim it until his return. The chronology of the authority over Earth is fairly clear: In Matthew 4:8–9 Jesus didn't dispute Satan's possession of "all the kingdoms of the world", so we know he didn't yet possess it while incarnated as a human. In Matthew 28:18, the recently resurrected Jesus now ...


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The authority God the Father gave to Christ in Matthew 28:18 does not refer to what he previously had but had set aside for a while. It was something new. It was a new authority which resulted from or had come about as a consequence of God the Father reconciling all things to Christ. The "all authority" (in heaven and on earth) which God the Father ...


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The most explicit statement that I'm aware of in the scriptures regarding the timing, associates the giving of the authority in the sky above and the earth beneath with his ascension: [Dan 7:13-14 NLT] (13) As my vision continued that night, I saw someone like a son of man coming with the clouds of heaven. He approached the Ancient One and was led into his ...


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Forethoughts Revelation 1:18 I am He who lives, and was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amen. And I have the keys of Hades and of Death. Does this imply Jesus received these things after He died? Perhaps. In the same manner Matthew 28:18 suggests He gained authority over heaven and earth after He rose. But these implications and suggestions did ...


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To answer your question, we must go all the way to the beginning and ask the obvious question, “when was authority delegated?” and consequently “was this authority hijacked and lost?” Man the image bearer The Hebrew text says that Adam was made in the image of God, this is referring mostly to the fact that he was now a delegated representative of God on ...


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