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  1. MarcR

    Crucifixion Day

    Jesus was talking with Mary saying he had not ascended to His Father yet: John 20:16-18: “Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned herself, and saith unto him, Rabboni; which is to say, Master. Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren...
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    Jesus: Both Son and Father?

    That is NOT SURPRISING. They would NOT want the verse to point to Jesus. Here it is in the Jerusalem Bible: Here is the Jewish Publication Society Bible by Alexander Harkevy: I'm sorry the print came out so small. It is the same as the Jerusalem Bible
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    What does this mean: "I have said, Ye are gods..."

    I Just made an interesting observation: In Ps 82, in both verse 1 and verse 6 (where mighty is intended) The munach cantilation mark אֱלֹהִ֣ים is substituted for the metheg (typo in original post). In this case the muna also functions as a metheg. In verse 2, where God is intended...
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    Paul a liar thread

    I can't open page 6. Is anyone else having trouble?
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    Explanation For Present Tense Desscription Of Eden

    Here is an excerpt from my commentary. The hyperlinks will not function. There is a link for a full download in the about me section of my profile. 10 And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads. In 17th century English, head in...
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    Anger and Name Calling

    I am copying this from another thread because I believe that an important principle needs to be addressed: Originally Posted by Muzungu256 interesting.......... isaiah 66:17 looks like the Lord coming back u...
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    Text incompatibility in Hebrew and Greek

    Is it possible for you to add the PC Study Bible PCSB Hebrew and PCSB Greek fonts to the forum so that cut and paste will work properly?
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    Because of a recent conversation I thought it might be interesting to post this thread. Based on my understanding [or perhaps misunderstanding] of Church history I have come to recognize 4 major doctrinal distinctives that differentiate the denominations founded on pre-Reformation teachings...
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    It would be interesting and (to me) helpful if the national flags were identified by the country they represent.
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    The Appointed Times of Leviticus 23; and Why I Observe Them

    Perhaps I should start with the Sabbath because it is the first mentioned; but I will save it for last. Lev 23:5 5 In the fourteenth day of the first month at even is the Lord's passover. KJV On Passover I remember the Lord's suffering and death on my behalf. Lev 23:6-8 6 And on the...
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    Some Thoughts On The Nature of Christian Debate

    Basic Premise: The Bible is the absolute standard of truth and ANYTHING that contradicts it is a lie or an error. Premise: One function of a forum is to attack ideas to see if they can withstand a challenge. What should happen is that the attacks are directed exclusively at the ideas and...
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    Apparent Dichotomy but in Truth FULL Agreement ! What is Janes Saying Here?

    Jas 2:15-26 15 If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, 16 And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit? 17 Even so faith, if it hath not works, is...
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    MY COMMENTARY UPDATE Books Completed now include: Genesis-Deuteronomy Isaiah-Malachi 1&2 Samuel Job Entire New Testament
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    IN whom do you trust?

    Gal 4:22-5:2 22 For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman. 23 But he who was of the bondwoman was born after the flesh; but he of the freewoman was by promise. 24 Which things are an allegory: for these are the two covenants; the one from the...
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    Greek Scholars please help

    I consider myself to be reasonably competent at Greek exegesis; but not nearly as competent as I am with Hebrew. I would appreciate it if those more competent than I am at Greek translation would critique my work here. Gal 4:4 4 But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his...
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    Epic Bible Study Isaiah: The Prophet's Lips

    1 And it came to pass in the days of Ahaz the son of Jotham, the son of Uzziah, king of Judah, that Rezin the king of Syria, and Pekah the son of Remaliah, king of Israel, went up toward Jerusalem to war against it, but could not prevail against it. days of Ahaz***c. B.C. 740-726 Jotham...
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    Just me and Ken C, How do you understand Gal 3:2-5? (Others may also respond)

    Gal 3:2-5 2 This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith? 3 Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh? 4 Have ye suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain. 5 He therefore that...
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    What should be occupying our time and our minds?

    Phil 4:8-9 8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. 9 Those...
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    Historically, America has experienced a major revival within the first 2 decades of every century since the seventeenth century. If history indeed repeats itself, our nation is on the brink of a major revival. Rev 3:14-22 14 And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These...
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    Torah Study

    You may find this excerpt from my commentary of interest: 10 And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads. In 17th century English, head in this context signifies direction (heading). The NIV translates this as headwaters. 11 The...