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The Homilies on the Gospel of St. John by St. John

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Believers are free from the Law, but they are not free to live sinful lives. Mark has reshuffled these elements so that this time it is the old woman herself who is raised up from her illness, not her son, who is nonetheless important to the story (Peter), and she serves the man of God, Jesus. (Miller, 79). Navigation Note: Users accessing on mobile, tablet or smaller resolution browsers can access navigation links by clicking the three horizontal bars located in the header. Once the facts are made known to the miracle worker, there is a series of commands (1 Kings 17:10c-13; Luke 7:8), and divine deliverance is secured, the multiplication of food in the one case (17:6), the return of health in the other (7:10). ����������� It appears that Luke has drawn the story of the centurion�s son from the wider gospel tradition, as it appears in both Matthew 8:513 (hence in Q) and John 4:46-54.

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The Epistles of John

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To prime the reluctant apostle for his visit to the dwelling of the Roman Cornelius, God sends Peter a vision, one recycled from the early chapters of Ezekiel (Helms, pp. 20-21). He is a Gentile (and presumably Roman, although not all members of the Roman army were ethnically Roman), who seeks Jesus out for the healing of his slave. Designed for serious readers of the Bible, The Pillar New Testament Commentary seeks above all to make clear the meaning of the text of Scripture as we have it.

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The Letters to the Philippians, Colossians, and

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The section, "Original Meaning," examines the passage in its original context, attempting to determine how its original hearers would have understood it. The author calls this a "consciousness-raising" commentary. The word Christ means Messiah; hence, in the confession of faith, the believer affirms that he believes that Jesus is the Christ, the son of the living God, as did Peter in Matthew 16:16. For instance, he criticizes a New Testament introduction on “Intertextual Development of the NT Writings” for focusing “so narrowly on intertextual connections that other axes are unhelpfully ignored.” Or a socio-rhetorical commentary on Matthew is faulted for not including enough “penetrating comment on structure, grammar, and sometimes theology.” The discerning reader can overlook this and not be deterred by it.

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MacArthur New Testament Commentary Index

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Learn to do as He did when Satan tempted Him in the wilderness. Cinnamon was a luxury article coming from India and from near Zanzibar, and in Rome it commanded a price of about 65 British pounds per pound (of weight). You can buy the books individually, but I would recommend against it. Paul states that we are called to freedom, but not to turn into the ways of the flesh, but rather, serve each other in love (v. 13). Paul reassures the Galatians in verse 10, that he believes they will choose the right way, but that the person who is leading them astray will face judgment.

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BASIC CHRISTIANITY: A NEW LIFE FORM

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They imply a certain "aloofness of spirit maintained in the very heart of the world's traffic." In fact, God�s plan was to use the *Israelites so that he could do good things for people from every nation (Genesis 12:3). Levites ~ the people of one of the 12 families of *Israel; they acted as assistants to the priests in the *temple. The Mosaic Law (rites and political theocracy) having been given only to the Jewish people, and that for a time, must disappear, as the figure before the reality.

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Lessons on the Sermon on the Mount

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These angels were the ministering servants of God, placed in charge of various departments of nature. My son is chomping at the bit to get here to pick up his copy!! Enoch saw the chambers of the sun and moon, how they go out and come in, how they never leave their orbit, and add nothing to it and take nothing from it (Enoch 41: 5). An Introduction to the New Testament: Context, Methods and Ministry Formation. Let me provide you with several examples of danger spots in this massive volume of 1,117 pages, weighing in at six pounds, and retailing for $70.

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1 & 2 Corinthians: A Commentary for Bible Students (Wesleyan

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Pages 629-30 in vol. 1 of The Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible. In this he is quite as unsuccessful as Paulus, who saw in them only the counterpart of the distorted imaginings of his unfortunate father. It is little wonder that the shipmasters and the sailors will lament, for all the trade which brought so much wealth will be gone. To Paul this was a slaves yoke, and he says so bluntly. The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Revised, 5 vols. Daryl. “2 Peter,” “Jude.” In EBC, rev., ed.

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APOCALYPSE EXPLAINED 6 (REDESIGNED STANDARD EDITION)

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The demonic locusts were allowed to injure but not kill; but now come the squadrons of demonic cavalry to annihilate a third part of the human race. The people had listened to the law of God (Nehemiah chapter 8) and they had remembered their history (Nehemiah chapter 9). This episode, too, is cut from the cloth of Elijah�s mantle. McGee of course was more a bible teacher and devotional writer, while MacArthur is a great pastor, but not necessarily a NT scholar.

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New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology and

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The first time a series appears, we have written it out; subsequent references are abbreviated. Andrew averaged 1 to 1.5 hours of study to produce the notes on each verse. Porter's Time and Order in Participles in Mark and Luke: A Response to Robert Picirilli In this journal article published by the Bulletin for Biblical Research, Porter responds to Robert Picirilli's article "Time and Order in Circumstantial Participles of Mark and Luke" (Bulletin for Biblical Research 17.2, 2007, pp. 241-59).

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Letters to the Early Church: A Devotional Commentary on

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He also wrote some of the Psalms in the Bible. His *descendants were the singers in the *temple. They wanted to understand what Ezra was reading from the book of the Law. v4 Ezra the teacher stood on a high wooden platform that people had made especially for this occasion. Jesus is the head of His church and He resides in heaven (Acts 1:11). Will you be content by running up and down in the ship? Suetonius goes on: "After his victory in the civil war he became even more cruel, and, to discover any conspirators who were in hiding, tortured many of the opposite party by a new form of inquisition, inserting fire in their privates; and he cut off the hands of some of them."

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