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2 Thessalonians 2:9 has the coming <#3952> or Parousia of the lawless one with power, signs, and lying wonders.
In 2 Thessalonians 2:10 KJV has “in them that perish” and YLT also has “in those perishing”. The word “in” is Strong’s #1722 en.
This is how some other translations are interpreting the word #1722 in 2 Thessalonians 2:10.
NET Bible “against”
Christian Standard Bible “among”
Berean Literal Bible “directed against”
Some of the commentaries state that the oldest manuscripts and versions omit the word “en”.
I have not studied any of the manuscripts that were used for translating. If someone here has any insight on what’s going on with the word “en” I would appreciate a comment on it. I’m wondering why...
What does it mean to be born again?
Is there any difference from the normal experience of baptism?
Are all Christians born again?
Jesus answered and said to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.”
4 Nicodemus said to Him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother’s womb and be born?”
5 Jesus answered, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. 6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. 7 Do not marvel that I said to you, ‘You must be born again.’
Since you have purified your souls in obeying the truth...
so basically the title says it. I can't stand going to church. My fiance is the worship director and shes going to start preaching after we get married. I also sometimes volunteer for the tech stuff. I recently told her how much i really don't like going to church ( I've told her this before, but i really drove home the point this time). I don't like the music, the messages are boring, or too shallow, i never get anything from it and I'm very introverted. Ive been to many churches in my life, and church always feels like a chore. I'm not a "feeler" either though, so i have never really "felt" God, and probably never will. However, i DO believe the bible and what it says. I'm just a very logic brained person.
She was really upset by me...
50-year-old Fr. Mignani; “if I can’t bless same-sex couples, then I won’t bless palms/olive branchesThe 50-year-old Fr. Mignani, pastor of Santa Caterina Parish in Bonassola, said during his homily March 28, “if I can’t bless same-sex couples, then I won’t bless palms and olive branches either,” according to local newspaper La Nazione.
The diocese condemned Mignani’s actions in a March 29 press release, which said that “the matter is being assessed in the appropriate forums, in accordance with current canonical norms.”
The diocesan called it “reprehensible to omit or perform a liturgical gesture by linking it to a personal protest,” and even more so if directed against a declaration by the CDF published with the consent of the pope.
Link: Diocese: Priest’s Omission of Palm Blessing in Protest over Vatican Ruling ‘Reprehensible’|...
They want to break him to send a message. But the Masterpiece Cakeshop owner is standing his ground.
NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLEJack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colo., is back in court. At this rate, the poor man will probably be badgered to his grave.
Phillips earned his unwanted fame after an unelected gaggle of authoritarians at the Colorado Civil Rights Commission embarked on a six-year bigoted crusade to wreck his business after the baker refused to design a specialty cake for a gay-wedding ceremony in 2012.
Religious Liberty: Jack Phillips' Never-Ending Persecution | National Review
Ex 11:7 But against any of the children of Israel shall not a dog move his tongue, against man or beast: that ye may know how that "the LORD doth put a difference between the Nations and Israel".
(MY NOTE: The LORD put a difference between all other 69 (Gen 10) Nations & Israel/His chosen people) BTW: The same LORD later refers to the gentile/Canaanite woman as a dog. Gentiles were viewed as unclean dogs, bastards, outside of covenant seals)
3 God, spoke to Moses saying, Thus shalt thou "say to the house of Jacob" "and tell the children of Israel";
(NOTE: God tells Moses, say to: the house of Jacob/children of Israel! Gentiles (69 other nations) had/have NO PART in this law covenant)
8 And all the people answered together, and...
hello all. so i just got back from talking to a preacher up the street from me. i have been questioning salvation, and i have to say that this preacher really confused me. so i asked him a few questions, like are backsliders christian? and is addiction a sin? he said yes to both. but the one thing that bothered me is he brought up being under the law. his belief was that christians are not under the law, or ten commandments, and that the only commandments to follow are 1. love the Lord thy God with all your heart, mind, and soul. and 2. love they neighbor as thy self. he said that if you followed those 2 commandments, all the other laws would be followed as a result of love.
am i wrong to think this didnt sound right?????
When does Ezekiel 38 occur where a large Gentile force attempts to eliminate Israel? Since I cannot use timelines I will use the Trib options. Noting this is a tough thread without the use of date estimations.
Timing - After many days thou shalt be visited: in the latter years thou shalt come into the land that is brought back from the sword, and is gathered out of many people, against the mountains of Israel, which have been always waste: but it is brought forth out of the nations, and they shall dwell safely all of them. - Ezekiel 38:
Please note the wording, "in the latter years (not the last years) thou shalt come into the land that is brought back from the sword. (post 1945?)" Indicating that this could happen any day. When...