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As alluded to in one comment, systematic theology has an answer to this question - and this answer may differ from that, therefore is for consideration, and requires you to be aware of this. The ‘Gospel’ means ‘good news’ - and this term is a New Testament term. The ‘Gospel’ is the means by which man can receive righteousness. Man lost his righteousness via ...


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Let us be very clear that the fact of Jesus death and resurrection is a series of facts, in themselves, that are unrelated to humans. The central part of the gospel is God's LOVE for us by which He extends to us His GRACE. It was love initiating grace that motivated God to send His Son Jesus It was love initiating grace that motivated Jesus to die on the ...


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Gospel / εὐαγγέλιον simply means "good news" and predates Christianity as a general Greek term, so can be understood in a variety of ways depending on the context. After Jesus the term began to accrue increasingly specific theological meaning, particularly as defined by Paul, but that doesn't mean this would be how Jesus or the Apostles would ever ...


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Luke 9: 1 When Jesus had called the Twelve together, he gave them power and authority to drive out all demons and to cure diseases, 2and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick. 3He told them: “Take nothing for the journey—no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no extra shirt. 4Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave ...


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Jesus said in Matthew 10:28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell


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Rom. 11:33 states, "How impossible it is for us to understand his decisions and his methods." God has all knowledge. That includes foreknowledge, present knowledge and all that can be known. Molinism, which tries to make a special brand of knowledge out of middle knowledge, is completely unnecessary as God has all knowledge. Middle knowledge is ...


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Psalm 83: 5 With one mind they plot together; they form an alliance against you— 6 the tents of Edom and the Ishmaelites, of Moab and the Hagrites, 7 Byblos, Ammon and Amalek, Philistia, with the people of Tyre. 8 Even Assyria has joined them to reinforce Lot’s descendants. The Hagrites were defeated in 1 Chronicles 5: 10 During Saul’s reign they waged ...


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John's baptism was vital to prepare Jewish people to receive the Messiah by faith. John was sent to prepare the way. John the Baptist's father, Zacharias, had his tongue loosened at the birth of his son, and he declared, "And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest; for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways; to ...


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How did baptism by John help the people and the tax collectors recognize God's justice? This question is answered nicely by Austin already. Here I am looking at the following one: How did baptism by John help the people and the tax collectors recognize God's justice in Jesus' response to John's doubt about Jesus' identity? The word "doubt" is not ...


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I want to focus on Johns question. Ill leave others to answer in full . John was asking about the end times . Specifically what advent they were in . He himself had unanswered questions . That is different than doubts. Reasons as follows : John The Baptists' mother Elizabeth , and Mary were cousins , making their mothers sisters. Making Jesus and John second ...


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How did baptism by John help the people and the tax collectors recognize God's justice in Jesus' response to John's doubt about Jesus' identity? Mark 1:2-4 2 As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, “Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way, 3 the voice of one crying in the wilderness: ​‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his ...


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