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highlighted Matthew 25:29 ESV

For to everyone who has will more be given, and he will have an abundance. But from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away.

21 days ago

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highlighted Matthew 27:5 ESV

And throwing down the pieces of silver into the temple, he departed, and he went and hanged himself.

21 days ago

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highlighted Matthew 27:24 ESV

So when Pilate saw that he was gaining nothing, but rather that a riot was beginning, he took water and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this man's blood; see to it yourselves."

21 days ago

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highlighted Revelation 13:13 ESV

It performs great signs, even making fire come down from heaven to earth in front of people,

21 days ago

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highlighted Mark 3:30 ESV

for they were saying, "He has an unclean spirit."

21 days ago

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finished reading Mark 4, Mark 5 in New Testament in 90 Days:

Again he began to teach beside the sea. And a very large crowd gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat in it on the sea, and the whole crowd was beside the sea on the land....

21 days ago

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wrote a note on Mark 3:35 ESV

So, it's doing the will of God that matters? Most of the people I've meet seem to think it's all about having the right philosophical take on all things religious.

22 days ago

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finished reading Mark 1, Mark 2, Mark 3 in New Testament in 90 Days:

The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God....

22 days ago

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wrote a note on Revelation 11:19 ESV

This sounds so similar to what's described in Revelation 16:18-21 that I can't help but think that it's the same event.

23 days ago

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wrote a note on Revelation 11:12 ESV

This sounds like the rapture to me.

23 days ago

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wrote a note on Revelation 11:8 ESV

Since the two witnesses are most likely Christians and Jews collectively, this seems to suggest that there will be many, many bodies lying in the streets for 3 1/2 days.

23 days ago

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wrote a note on Revelation 11:4 ESV

The two olive trees most likely represent Christians and Jews. Lampstands were defined in Revelation 1-3 as the seven churches. But only two, Smyrna and Philadelphia, were described favorably.

23 days ago

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finished reading Matthew 27, Matthew 28 in New Testament in 90 Days:

When morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death....

23 days ago

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finished reading Matthew 25, Matthew 26 in New Testament in 90 Days:

"Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom....

23 days ago

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wrote a note on Matthew 25:29 ESV

Capitalists use these verses to justify gross economic inequality. They'll say it's biblical that some can have more money than they can possibly spend in a thousand lifetimes while others must wor...

23 days ago

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wrote a note on Matthew 25:42 ESV

Seems like the ones with all the talents in the previous parable would have had enough money to be able to feed the poor in this parable.

23 days ago

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wrote a note on Matthew 24:30 ESV

Once again, this happens "immediately after the tribulation."

24 days ago

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wrote a note on Matthew 24:29 ESV

"Immediately after the tribulation.." hints that there's an epilog to be told. Perhaps Revelation will confirm details of events immediately following Armageddon. Also, seems to suggest that there ...

24 days ago

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wrote a note on Matthew 24:17 ESV

When Trump is at the rebuilt temple making his speech, this and the next few verses suggest a sudden, cataclysmic event unfolds at the same time. It won't be gradual and it won't go unnoticed.

24 days ago