Category Archives: Context

114 Did Jesus say: “I must be about my Father’s business?” or did He say: “I have to be in my Father’s house?” Luke 2:49.

What did Jesus answer Mary and Joseph when He as a boy of twelve was found in the Temple? Was it: “Did you not know that I have to be in my FATHER’S HOUSE?” (NIV) or was it: “Did you … Continue reading

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111. Should we withdraw from difficult people? 1Tim. 6:5

According to the King James Version, Paul gives the direct advice to Timothy to withdraw from difficult people. (1Tim. 6:5) Modern versions do not include this order. What would be the reason? 1Tim. 6:3 – 5  “If any man teach … Continue reading

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109 Andrew in the Gospel of John

  I re-blog this post from Phillip Lang’s blog “Reading Acts”. ( http://readingacts.wordpress.com/) May you be blessed as much as I had been reading it. The Gospel of John and the “Other Disciples” – Andrew December 2, 2014 in Gospels | Tags: Andrew, Apostle Andrew Phillip … Continue reading

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106 Did God create all nations out of one blood, or one man? (Acts 17:26)

Sometimes there are differences that present as possibly challenging a crucial Biblical truth. Did God create all nations out of one blood, or one man? We should study every difference thoroughly to get to the bottom of the cause for … Continue reading

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103 Are women saved through childbearing? 1 Timothy 2:15

103 Are women saved through childbearing? 1 Timothy 2:15 In 1 Tim. 2:15 we find one of the most debated statements made by Paul. What exactly did Paul mean by this statement? How should we understand and apply the essence in … Continue reading

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98 The “Seat of Moses” Mat.23:2

98 Seat of Moses, Mat.23:2 Sometimes a phrase represents a direct or concrete meaning. “Will you please polish that chair.” Everybody knows we are talking about something to sit upon. Sometimes a phrase represents a symbolic or figurative meaning. “Sir, … Continue reading

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93 Do not touch me. John 20:17

Touch Joh.20:17 In this post I want to look at two important steps in the process of translating the Bible. First how to discern which word has the greatest possibility to be the original word that the author had used. … Continue reading

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