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    Useful Q & A

    . 47» What Is Meant By Proverbs 27:17? "As iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend." The Hebrew word translated "countenance" has to do with one's face rather than their mind. A friendly face is usually soft and mellow; whereas a hostile face is usually accented...
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    Hell's Daily Body Count

    . • Gen 4:17 . .Then Cain's wife conceived and gave birth to a son, and they named him Enoch. When Cain founded a city, he named it Enoch; after his son. This is the first mother in the Bible who's entire posterity would become so evil that God had to step in and destroy them all-- men and...
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    . 46» Isn't Christianity's Human Sacrifice Against The Laws Of God? God's codified law per Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy is very narrow, viz: any human sacrifice-- whether underage children or consenting adults --is illegal because none are specified. • Deut 4:2 …You shall not...
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    Yom Kippur Caution

    . The Hebrew word translated "scapegoat" in the 16th chapter of Leviticus is `aza'zel (az-aw-zale') which is a compound word. One part is derived from `ez (aze) which refers to a she-goat and/or goat's hair. The remainder is derived from 'azal (aw-zal') which basically means to go away, i.e...
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    Yom Kippur Caution

    . Judaism's habits, customs, and traditions are one thing; whereas the laws of the covenant that Moses' people agreed upon with God are quite another. _
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    Useful Q & A

    . 45» Why Was Jesus Baptized? • Matt 3:13-15 . .Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John. But John tried to deter him, saying: I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me? Jesus replied: Let it be so now; it is proper for us to do this to fulfill all...
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    . 44» How Could Abraham's Posterity Possibly Amount To The Stars? • Gen 22:17 . . In blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; I think it best to interpret stars and sand as ancient idioms...
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    Hell's Daily Body Count

    . Continued from post No.108 So then, before a Jewish man can sever his commitment to the covenant that Moses' people agreed upon with God on oath per Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy; he must first meet two prerequisites. 1» Pay his debts to the covenant, i.e. fulfill any and all...
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    Useful Q & A

    . 43» What Is Sheol? Sheol is an Old Testament Hebrew word that's sometimes transliterated instead of translated; likely because there is so much controversy about its meaning. During Jonah's nautical adventure, he spent some time in sheol (Jonah 2:2) which is a region that he placed at the...
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    . 42» What's To Learn From Moses And The Snakes? • John 3:14-17 . . Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, so that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life. For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who...
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    . 41» Why The Everlasting Gospel? Most of the Bible teachers that I've listened to sincerely believe that Jesus' church will be completely gone from the Earth when the fourth chapter of Revelation begins coming to pass, viz: the era of the so-called great commission (a.k.a. the church age) will...
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    Hell's Daily Body Count

    . Were my home completely free and clear of any and all obligations related to it, I would keep the whole sale price-- minus real estate fees --were I to sell it. However, I owe a balance on the credit line with our bank that's collateralized by my home's equity value. So; were I to sell my...
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    Useful Q & A

    . 40» How Can Death Be Thrown? • Rev 20:14 . . Death was cast into the lake of fire. Seeing as how Death can't be picked up and thrown like a baseball or a javelin, then I suggest that casting, in this instance, is speaking of exile. (e.g. Matt 8:11- -12) Death is likely a category consisting...
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    . 39» What Is Meant By The Quick And The Dead? • 2Tim 4:1 . . Christ Jesus, who will judge the quick and the dead The Greek word translated "quick" means living, i.e. alive. The question pertains to judgments rather than spiritual conditions, For example John 5:24 speaks of spiritual...
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    Yom Kippur Caution

    . FAQ: Isn't Judaism equally as useful as Christianity for sinners seeking God's forgiveness? Isn't that the whole purpose of Yom Kippur, a.k.a. the Day of Atonement? A: Pinning one's hopes on the Day Of Atonement is futile. For one thing: there's no one to perform the ritual seeing as how...
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