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Explain Luke 1:26-28
  
Ruben:

I's not what some believe - but what comes from GOD'S WORD AS TRUTH,

Read Mark 3:31 thru 35: "There came then, this brethren and his mother, and standing without, sent unto HIM, calling HIM".

---Melody on 1/15/19

Romans 1:13 13 I want you to know, brethren, that I have often intended to come to you ..

The term brethren is used here. So it has a larger meaning than just blood brothers.

Remember, (I's not what some believe - but what comes from GOD'S WORD AS TRUTH,)

("But other of the apostles, saw I none, save James THE LORD'S brother". Galatians 1:19
---Melody on 1/16/19

Which Apostles of the two listed is this James?


Explain Acts 8:37
  
john9346 * But who were the Oracles of God entrusted to??

To the same people that rejected he Messiah!

john9346 *.

Also, he goes on to say in vs 3 that it shouldn't be believed because its not in The Holy Scriptures that if believed Maccabees was Scripture he wouldn't have made this statement because it would contradict...

John read it slowly, he said "even if it were" not that they were not!

"The whole canon of the Scriptures, however, is contained in these books: the five of Moses . . . and one book of Joshua...such as Job and Tobit and Esther and Judith and the two books of Maccabees(Christian Instruction 2:8:13 [A.D. 397]).


Explain Acts 8:37
  
"The Jews do not have this Scripture which is called Maccabees, as they do the law and the prophets, to which the Lord bears testimony as to his witnesses."

Augustine
---john9346 on 1/6/19

The Jews also rejected the Messiah,


Augustine - "We read in the books of the Maccabees [2 Macc. 12:43] that sacrifice was offered for the dead. But even if it were found nowhere in the Old Testament writings, the authority of the Catholic Church which is clear on this point is of no small weight, where in the prayers of the priest poured forth to the Lord God at his altar the commendation of the dead has its place" (The Care to be Had for the Dead 1:3 [A.D. 421]).


Explain Acts 8:37
  
Jerome, Origen, and Augustine all attested that the Jews rejected the apocrypha as not being "Divinely Authoritative.


---john9346 on 1/1/19

On the Church Fathers about the apocrypha.

Origen said "As it is written" on the book of Tobit(12:7)-Origen, Against Celsus, 5:19(A.D. 248),in ANF,IV:551.

Jerome wrote-Does not the SCRIPTURE say: 'Burden not thyself above thy power' [SIRACH 13:2] Jerome, To Eustochium, Epistle 108 (A.D. 404), in NPNF2, VI:207

Even the bible you hold quotes the books you do not have:

James 1:19 Know this, my beloved brethren. Let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger, life.

Sirach 5:11: Be quick to hear, and be deliberate in answering.


Explain Luke 1:26-28
  
StrongAxe 8 because it is necessary to do so to justify keeping Mary perpetually a virgin,

The Angel told her she will conceived in the future, Mary words tells us her intentions was to remain a virgin.


StrongAxe8 * but you must also remember that the PRIMARY meaning of brother is still "another child of the same parents",

When Joseph and Mary lost Jesus, nowhere does scripture say they ask his so-called brothers and sisters!Lk 3



StrongAxe* That is just Catholic tradition

John Calvin and others non-catholic believe she had no other Children.


Explain Luke 1:26-28
  
josef* What does that have to do with Mary remaining a virgin?

Once she understood .'

josef* Mat 1:25 reads as it reads.

So does 2 Sam 6:23-Matt 22:44 and 1 Tim 4: 13

josef* (Jewish idiom for sexual intercourse between a man and a woman.)

And Mary being a woman and Jewish, would know how right?

When the Angel told her IN THE FUTURE you will conceived a child, Mary would had said ,Great, Wonderful and Awesome, ask your wife how would she response given a future event?


josef* It is written, Jesus had brothers. Mat 12:46.

I will say this,

The word 'brothers' is use in a larger sense, one example is Gen 14:14 . Lot is called the brother of Abraham but is his nephew.


Explain Luke 1:26-28
  
josef* Ruben, your last post made absolutely no sense to me. Will you clarify? I will ask you again, how are you defining the word 'till' as used in Mat 1:18

The scripture tells only up to 25 she had borne a son, Nothing after!

josef * "So Michal, the daughter of Saul, remained childless throughout her entire life." That's the way I read it.

Concerning the word 'to'

"teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you, and lo, I am with you always, TO the close of the age." MT 28:20

After the age to come , he will no longer be with us, according to your logic.


Explain Luke 1:26-28
  
"...he can no longer sit in his right hand." What would bring you to this conclusion Reuben? How would you define till? The same principle is referenced and explained here, "For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet..." 1Co 15:25,28
---josef on 12/21/18

Josef.

It is the same principle you are using on Lk 1:35.

2 Samuel 6:23 " And Michal the daughter of Saul had no child until the day of her death."

How are you defining "untill?

Did she all of the sudden had children after her death, according to you it is Yes?


Explain Luke 1:26-28
  
josef * "She remain a virgin!" Reuben I agree, she "Mary was 'espoused' (Strong's G3423 betroth[ed] or engaged) to Joseph,

Which is my point, if she was betroth to Joseph, she would had known how she was to conceive. The angel told her she will conceive in the future!


josef * Mat 1:18 And according to scripture. "Joseph...took unto him his wife, and knew her not till (or until)

About until or til

Matthew 22:44 'The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at my right hand, till I put thy enemies under thy feet."

The same author uses the same word. Which must mean according to you, once the Lord puts is enemies under his foot, he can no longer sit in his right hand.


Explain Luke 1:26-28
  
Reuben I have no idea what Mary's sexual desires were. Do you?
---josef on 12/15/18

Her desire was to remain a virgin, when she heard how it was to be then she said " let it be according to thy word.She remain a virgin!


Explain Luke 1:26-28
  
"she would know how, right?" Reuben Obviously, and that was the reason for the inquiry.
---josef on 12/13/18

Are you saying she had no desire to have relations with Joseph?


Explain Luke 1:26-28
  
Simple, she was asking how conceiving a child was possible without sex?
---josef on 12/12/18

The Angel told her in time to come (future) You will , she would know how, right?


Release The Last Penny
  
Jesus Every time He spoke of His coming kingdom, He spoke of His millennia reign. So did John who wrote the overcomer, [implied v4], "shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with Him a thousand years." John also documents that the reign is on earth.
---josef on 9/24/18

Joef, Jesus NEVER mentions that his kingdom will be ONLY for a thousand years pls get me the verses. Again as I already mention that is the only time you hear about a thousand years . NO where else is it ever mention in the OT or in the NT.

2 Peter , "With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.

Psalm 90:4 "A thousand years in your sight are like a day that has just gone"


Release The Last Penny
  
"why would you need to forgive your sin if you are living with Christ on earth and the devil/satan is bound for a thousand years," Because this will be a time of teaching, and man by nature will err in their thinking,
---josef on 9/9/18

What we we doing now, aren't we being taught by the holy Spirit now? When you err, do you mean sinning? We are going to live with Jesus for a literally thousand years and still be sinning?

Wouldn't you think Jesus would have mention something about living with him for a thousand years in any of the gospels or even Paul or the writers of the NT?

Finally should Rev 20:1-3 mention although with Christ for a literal thousand years we will be taught and still be err(sinning)


Mother Of Abominations
  
18 "And I say also unto thee: "That thou are Peter, and upon this rock I will built MY Church" = (what Peter had replied and testified in faith to THE LORD about HIM being 'THE ROCK' = solid foundation of HIS Body/The Church by faith in HIM unto salvation
---Melody on 9/18/18

First of all Jesus does not build his Church on faith but on people see eph 2:20.

Second Jesus said " You are Peter (Rock) and on this Rock(Peter) I will build my Church, how do I know this? He already call Peter Rock !

John 1:42 " You shall be call Cephas (Rock) ..

Third what about the keys given to Peter and only Peter! Orthodox and Protestant have a problem with this verse:)


Release The Last Penny
  
"Josef
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"Where is this age to come where we can be forgiven for our sin against the Son of Man?" On earth, during His millennia reign.

---josef on 9/8/18

Josef,

If you referring to the book of Revelation chapter 20:1-3, why would you need to forgive your sin if you are living with Christ on earth and the devil/satan is bound for a thousand years, he can't touch you( that he should deceived the nations no more)?

I also find this amusing that this is the only time in scripture that mentions anything about a thousand years and it is literally for you. But in the gospel of John chapter 6 , Jesus mentions to eat his flesh and drinks his blood several times never backing down but that is symbolic?


Release The Last Penny
  
Josef

First of all, I meant no disrespect

Jesus tells us to make friends with the accuser quickly, if not you will face a judge and we know who this is.(God)

He then says if you don't you will be thrown in prison and you will not get out until you pay your last penny.

Jesus mentions a similar passage in Matthew 12:31-36 "And whoever says a word against the Son of man will be forgiven, but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven, either in this age or in the age to come." Where is this age to come where we can be forgiven for our sin against the Son of Man?

Nicole has mention where this place is at, and I have yet not seen anyone tell me where is this place call prison .


Release The Last Penny
  
josef *
Ruben As it relates to the advice given it could be any prison.

He was very clear on the 'Bread of Life discourse and we saw how you dance around it. It can not be any prison, the accuser is taking you to the judge who is God. And when are we judge, Heb 9:27"And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the Judgment" so there is another place you are held until you pay the last penny!"but you are come to mount Zion, and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, ... and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of JUST MEN MADE PERFECT , Heb 12:22 So the verse of Jesus telling us there is a prison you will be held does need interpretation contrary to what you think!


Release The Last Penny
  
"You are thrown in prison, where is this prison?" Ruben

As concerning the nature of the advice, the prisons location is irrelevant.
---josef on 9/3/18

Irrelevant, Why because you have no answer?

Jesus teaches us, Come to terms with your opponent or you will be handed over to the judge and thrown into prison. You will not get out until you have paid the last penny.

Judge is God and if not settle quickly, you will be in prison. Like the "Bread of life discourse blog, you have not mention what Jesus was talking about.


Release The Last Penny
  
"Where is the other place where we can be release? comments!
Your answer, concerning Mat. 5:26, is given in the verse prior to the one you quoted.
---josef on 9/2/18

Ok Lets see,

Settle matters quickly with your adversary who is taking you to court. Do it while you are still together on the way, or your adversary may hand you over to the judge, and the judge may hand you over to the officer, and you may be thrown into prison.

What happens if you do not settle it quickly?

You are thrown in prison, where is this prison?



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