His story is found in the Gospel of Luke. Because the lucrative production and export of balsam was centered in Jericho, his position would have carried both importance…

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The primarily misconstrued verse is 2 Timothy 1:7, which says, “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and love and a sound…

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Even though the incident of the servant’s ear being cut off is recorded in all four gospels, Matthew 26:51; Mark 14:47; Luke 22:51; and John 18:10–11; the servant…

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God’s love is shown by justifying us (or declaring us innocent) by grace through faith in Christ. Christ is treated as if he were the sinner, and the…

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“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” “May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same…

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What did Jesus do in his public ministry? His public ministry, though, seems to have focused especially around the working of miracles, casting out demons, healing people. He…

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The Bible on-line or in-app may be more convenient to read, especially if you remember a verse but not where the verse is. Using the Bible app in…

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To the Romans, Jesus was a troublemaker who had got his just desserts. To the Christians, however, he was a martyr and it was soon clear that the…

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How do you conduct a church wedding? A marriage, performed earlier by a Priest or Minister of the Church, can likewise be enrolled, in the register by the…

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The Bread of Life Discourse is a portion of the teaching of Jesus which appears in the Gospel of John 6:22–59 and was delivered in the synagogue at…

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