• The Authority of the Bible

      Reflection Paper 21APR11 THEO104 Phillip A Johnson #L23636707 The Authority of the Bible The purpose of this paper is to share some thoughts of what we learned over this semester. Many thoughts will come from what I have written during the class and from the Core of Christianity, Elmer Towns. The topics I chosen to discuss is Does the Bible have authority, Did Jesus claim to be God and How can we be confident that Jesus is returning. Let us first look at the word authority

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  • Bible

    The Bible Questions for Review (Page 11) 1. What does the word bible literally mean, and how does this definition express the nature of the Bible as an anthology of religious literature? The Bible is known as the Good book, but the word bible literally means “little books,” meaning the bible is a collection of many individual books. The word bible is translated from the Greek word biblia. The definition expresses that it is a book that consists of diverse compositions, ranging from poetry

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  • The Bible

    The Bible The Bible has been called, “The greatest story ever told.” An Episcopal priest I know is fond of saying, “A well told story is a universal story.” It follows, then, that the Bible is universal, with important lessons for us in every human endeavor. As a treatise on power, stewardship and leadership, the Bible is an incredible resource. What better role model could we possibly have for leadership than God? What better perspective could we possibly hope to gain? What was God’s first

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  • Bible Smugglers

    Bible Smugglers This game works well if all of your kids are regular attenders. If not, don't use this game. Visitors or students new to church may feel out of place. Bible Smugglers works best outdoors, like at a camp. However, it can also work in a large facility. Materials: plastic spoons (they represent Bibles), one flashlight. Have two leaders be "missionaries." They hide somewhere with the flashlight turned on, holding it straight up. Each kid gets a "Bible" and they have to

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  • The Bible

    THE BIBLE Unknown Author A young man was getting ready to graduate from college. For many months he had admired a beautiful sports car in a dealer's showroom, and knowing his father could well afford it, he told him that was all he wanted. As Graduation Day approached, the young man awaited signs that his father had purchased the car.Finally, on the morning of his graduation, his father called him into his private study. His father told him how proud he was to have such a fine son, and

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  • Studying the Bible to Teach the Bible

    Rightly Divided: Studying the Bible to Teach the Bible I. Romans 8: 1-17. “1 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, 2 because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death. 3 For what the law was powerless to do in that it was weakened by the sinful nature, God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful man to be a sin offering. And so he condemned sin in sinful man,

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  • Bible

    of Christ, you have to be born again. This doesn’t mean die and come back in a new body, this means to accept God as your Lord and savior. He will be your saviors, provider and your confidante; as long as you have belief and live accordantly to the bible you will receive the blessings of God, also you will have a guaranteed place in heaven. But; believing in God and worshiping him doesn’t mean you will be on easy street, it means that God will be there to help you through the hard times. He will continue

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  • Bible

    humankind? Chapter 4 1. Why is this section of Scripture called the toledot of Terah even though he dies almost at the beginning? 2. What is the significance of the Abrahamic covenant, first for the nation of Israel and then for the Bible as a whole? 3. Describe Abraham’s spiritual odyssey. 4. Why was Lot wrong in choosing to live in Sodom and Gomorrah? 5. Why did God destroy Sodom and Gomorrah? 6. What was Abraham’s greatest test? 7. Why is Isaac disappointing

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  • Bible

    Here's the latest news from Bible Gateway: • Get into the Thanksgiving spirit this holiday season! Give Thanks: Biblical Stories About Gratitude is our Thanksgiving-themed devotional that runs through the month of November, and features stories from the Bible that illustrate for us what it means to live a life of thankfulness and gratitude. Sign up here! • How has the ubiquity of mobile apps affected our Bible reading? Are people reading the Bible more or less in our age of ebooks and apps

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  • Bible

    The Bible is one of the most reflective and influential texts in human history. Thus there are Jewish Bibles, Protestant Bibles, and Catholic Bibles, and Bibles which all claim to represent the Churches. However, every Bible has its own unique qualities making careful inspection of these qualities essential in picking the right Bible. Aside from the different number of books that were included by certain Churches, these marginal attributes play the biggest role of how each Bible differentiates from

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  • Bible Essay

    Era 2 Summary Corban Wyatt Mr. Dr. Ligoia Exploring the Bible Fall 8B 29 October 2012 In the Bible, Abraham may be the most faithful servant of God. God called Abraham, formerly Abram, to leave Ur, his hometown. Abraham did so without knowing what God had planned for him .God then directly asked Abraham to sacrifice his son, Isaac, by killing him, as a test of faith. With the knife raised above his son, God spoke to Abraham and told him not to kill his son. This revealed the level of

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  • Reliability of the Bible

    International Christian Academy Lot 4505 Extra Street, Fourth Estate Subdivision Sucat, Parañaque City, 1700 Values III Bible – Is it reliable? Group Members/ Researchers John Somontina Jung Jee Won Alfred Capati Cianna Sumayo Ryan Gimenez Martin Libo-on Table of contents Chapter I – Introduction. * Background of the study. * Statement of the problem/ Problem statement. * Significance of the study. Chapter II – Review of related literature. Chapter III – Methodology

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  • Bible

    Bible Dictionary Project Template Name: Joseph Thompson Student ID: L23781057 Course: BIBL 104 Date: March 7, 2014 New Testament Bible Dictionary Project: 1 Corinthians- First Corinthians is Pauline Epistle which is a letter from Paul and is considered a pastoral letter written to a local church from a missionary pastor, whom is speaking to the children that are spiritually straying and Paul speaking of the matters of division in the church at Corinth in which he spoke on moral

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  • Bible

    final question is worth 10%. Be sure to apportion your time accordingly. 1. To whom do the terms “messiah” and “son of God” first refer in the Bible? Where (book and chapter) would you find the stories about the first individuals to hold those titles? To what extent do these titles have the same meaning in the gospels as they have in the Hebrew Bible? (30% of exam) Messiah is a Hebrew word. It means to be anointed- the king. In David, the word Messiah means the son of God was first used

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  • Dinosaurs and Bible

    Dinosaurs and the Bible There is widespread controversy about dinosaurs: When did they roam the earth? Did they coexist with humans? Why did they go extinct? These are common questions that evolutionists and creationists alike try to explain. In the article “Dinosaurs and the Bible” Ken Ham tries to explain biblically these common questions about dinosaurs. He explains that in the school systems today, we are taught that dinosaurs lived millions of year ago and went extinct before humans

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  • Bible

    The Bible is a television miniseries based on the Bible. It was produced by Roma Downey and Mark Burnett[2][3] and was broadcast weekly between March 3 and March 31, 2013 on History channel.[4] It has since been adapted for release to theaters as a feature film (138 minutes), the 2014 American epic biblical drama Son of God. Burnett, best known for producing prime-time hit reality shows, considers the scripted 10-hour series to be the "most important" project he has undertaken. The project was conceived

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  • Is the Bible Antifeminist

    Is the Bible Antifeminist Is the Bible Antifeminist? No, the Bible is not antifeminist. The Bible is more feminist, than it is antifeminist. Even though there are places in the Bible where women are important, there are many more places in the Bible where women do not have equal rights as men. Even two of the most important women in the Bible, were not portrayed as equal to men. The first woman mentioned in the Bible, is Eve. Eve, was Adam’s wife. Was Eve portrayed with the same rights as

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  • Bible 104

    To get at the plain meaning of a txt. Uniqueness is not the aim pg 18 3. According to Fee and Stuart, what is the antidote to bad interpretation? Good interpretation based on commonsense guidelines. Pg 21 4. They define “The Bible” in part as… The Bible is not a series of… Propositions & imperatives it is not simply a collection of “Sayings from Chairman God” pg 22 5. Know the kinds of “communication” mentioned that God uses to convey his Word. Narrative history, genealogies,

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  • The Bible

    couple that we know that asked us to come and here a word from their Bishop. I was baptized in Jesus Name Feb 11, 1989 and filled with the Holy Spirit a few months later. I was then called to the Ministry the following year. In my youth I was a bible school teacher for children and I also served in the Youth Ministry in my home church for years. In the past seven years it felt like my life has been turned up side down. I woke up one morning in 2006, got in the car with my daughter and she hit

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  • Bible Project

    Bible Dictionary Project Name: Beverly Aguilar Student ID: 25739993 Course:Bible 104 Date:2/14/14 Old Testament Bible Dictionary Project: Abraham: The book of Genesis is in which we find the story of Abraham. The Author of Genesis is Moses. Genesis talks about the beginning of our existence, to be exact the Israelites. It’s an introduction of what God created. Abraham was married to a lady named Sara. She was not able to give birth until her late 90’s. She made Abraham have a son

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  • The Bible Myth

    ABSTRACT John Oswalt, in his book The Bible Among the Myths, presents his position to the reader that the bible is different and separate from other writings of the Ancient Near East. He asserts the Bible is both historically accurate and theologically sound. He makes the defense the Bible was divinely inspired and revealed to humanity and unique from other Ancient Near East literature. There was a time when the Bible, and the Israelite religion was different from its neighboring societies. But

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  • Bible

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search For other uses, see Bible (disambiguation). The Gutenberg Bible, the first printed Bible Page semi-protected Part of a series on The Bible The Malmesbury Bible Canons · Books [show] Authorship · Development [show] Translations · Manuscripts [show] Biblical studies[show]

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  • Bible

    jail helps them find Jesus What about tattoos? Is it a sin to get a tattoo Scripture says do not mark your body. Does the bible contradict itself. You have to rightly divide the word of God. Whoever shall add anything or take anything away from this book. Do u regret something's in life? Married people in heaven. No marriage in heaven The bible says it is not that which goes in a man but that which comes out of him. Even devils believe word of God and tremble. People are

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  • Poisonwood Bible

    Cultural Superiority in The Poisonwood Bible The Poisonwood Bible is a story of the political turmoil taking place in Congo in the 1960's and into the future. Although this idea might be less obvious to some, the idea of Western cultural superiority seems to be the underlying theme of the novel. Many parallels can be drawn from The Poisonwood Bible and to real life occurrences of the past. Definite similarities can be noticed between the conflict in the Congo, and between the conflict of apartheid

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  • Bibles

    but let them be in subjection, as also saith the law” (Holy Bible, King James Edition). Edith Hamilton, regarded as one of history’s greatest female classists, says that the Bible is the only book before our century that looked to women as human beings, no better nor worse than men (Tanner). However, it cannot be said that this book was consistently favorable to women. Maybe not absolutely, but conditionally in personal opinion, the Bible shows numerous examples of a woman’s inferiority to men, an

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  • Authority of the Bible

    it comes to the truth of the Bible and it's authority. Through research, the Bible is said to contain is authority and truth. These aspects help Christians have a better knowledge of the foundation of their religion and changes the way we view everyday life. To say that the Bible has authority means it has been proven to be true and also contains information that can be trusted. No information within the Bible can be disproven or falsified. The authority of the Bible comes from God. He makes his

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  • Bible

    controversial topic all throughout the world and the Untied States, but can be stopped with people that care about life and what it means to be human. A question that needs to be answered when talking about life and death is what is the meaning to life. The bible makes it very clear as to what the meaning of life is. Man is to seek after God always and keep his commandments as it says in 2 Timothy 4:1-5 ,”I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by

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  • Bible

    about anything outside the text that will help you understand the text itself.” (Duval & Hayes, pg. 51). Historical-cultural context is extremely important when reading God’s word. When people approach the Bible without care for the context it can lead to misunderstanding of the text. The Bible is so important that we as Christians should not want this to happen. Some ways that we can understand the historical- cultural context is by paying attention to the biblical writer and also the audience which

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  • Bible

    Reading the bible is an important part of religion but when you read the bible it is also important to understand and interpret the true meaning. Stated in the text by Hays and Duvall "we would go so far as to say that the most important principle of biblical interpretation is that context determines meaning." What they’re trying to say is that one needs to consider not only the context of the writing but to also consider what point is trying to be made. Say if you were reading a children’s book

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  • Bible

    Literary styles used in the Bible Name Date of Submission Even though the Bible is a religious text, it is also a literary masterpiece, which uses various literary styles in the presentation of its content. As a library of books, each book in the Bible has a style of writing, which enhances the effectiveness of the message to the readers (Tanzer, 2012). The following chart offers a direct comparison by showing the difference in style of writing and content between a psalm and a passage in

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  • Bible and Marketing

    A bible approach of the marketing: About Product End of Life and the sacrifice of Yitzhak Guy Saadon 28.03.2011 To invest time and efforts on Product End of life (EOL): Who has time for this? Who needs this? Is it not a waste of time when we have so many tasks to face with the present and the future? To better understand this question, let's call our dear old Abraham and Yitzhak and let's focus especially on the harder trial of life of Abraham, the sacrifice of Yitzhak. Note: in this

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  • Bible

    in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, to the close of the age." Matthew 28:19-20 [pic] Some Christians claim that according to the Bible, we do not need to be baptized in order to be saved, i.e. go to heaven. They claim that accepting Jesus Christ as personal Lord and Savior is enough (sufficient) for our personal salvation. Even some consider the Catholic Church a cult for teaching

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  • Bible

    Old Testament Bible Dictionary Project: Deuteronomy The book of Deuteronomy was authored by Moses and contains three speeches by him which include the “Song of Moses, the blessing fo Moses and the transition of leadership to Joshua.” Ed Hindson & Elmer L. Towns, Illustrated Bible Survey 81 (2013) As the final book of the Law, Deuteronomy completes the Torah scrolls written around “1405 BC at the end of the wilderness wanderings.” Hindson & Towns, supra 83 Within Deuteronomy there

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  • Bible

    The Importance of the Six Days of Creation 1. What is the Relationship of man Adam to the other things found in the creation? In the bible, the Six days of Creation was very significant because God created man on the sixth day. God wanted this man he created to be a dominion over the fish, cattle and birds by having a slight power over them. However, with this being said, all of these creations would be very important to our world and God. He also included man which was created in the image of

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  • Story of the Bible

    The Bible is the Word that God that allows us to understand Him and be able to follow Him. It gives us instruction on how to live our lives the way God wants us to live them. The Bible is the ultimate handbook for humans. I see the central thesis of the Bible as Jesus Christ. There are so many prophesies about Him in the Old Testament and the New Testament focuses mainly on Christ and his journey to this earth and ultimately his return. I see this as God showing forgiveness which is also a profound

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  • The Bible and Accounting

    Accounting in the Bible Abstract: This paper traces several accounting concepts in the Bible. In particular, the Bible discusses the objectives of accounting, internal control procedures and managerial accounting topics. This paper links the Bible to current accounting thought. The beginnings of modern accounting are commonly traced to Pacioli in the 15th century. Actually many of the fundamental ideas that underlie modern accounting may be traced much further back. The Bible, which is generally

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  • Poisonwood Bible

    Shaynna Taylor Ms. Purveys Dual Enrollment DATE \@ "MMMM d, y" April 8, 2015 Immoral Actions in The Poisonwood Bible Immorality can stem from many different aspects of life. In today’s society there are many forms of immorality through police brutality, entertainment,woman’s rights and many others. Immorality can be defined as the defiance of moral principles established by personal and social ethics. Many examples of immorality can be found through out everyday living. The entertainment

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  • Bible

    Hagar, the Stranger Welcomed by God Bible Ref:Genesis 16:1-16 and 21:1-21 After God promised He would make of Abram a great nation, Sarai, past childbearing age, suggested he impregnate her maid Hagar. Be careful what you ask for. Once Hagar was pregnant, Sarai regretted her scheme, and heaped so much abuse on Hagar that the weary woman fled. There, in the wilderness, the slave, whose name means, “stranger,” received a comforting message. “The Lord has heard you. God has answered you.” Hagar returned

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  • Bible

    Academia Adventista del Oeste Is Jesus really just a copy of pagan myths? Andres D. Laboy Bible Class September 2, 2015 Introduction A lot of people criticize the Bible, Jesus and Christians, they speak blasphemies and every one of those people are wrong. I’ll be here saying what I think of the video, I’ll do it because it’s sad that they don’t accept the truth and look for other things. They twist things around. Body So is Jesus really just

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  • Bible Books

    I once made a remark about the hidden books of the Bible. This lulu kept people looking so hard for facts, and for others it was a revelation. Some were in a jam especially since the names of the books were not capitalized, but the truth finally struck home to numbers of readers. To others it was a real job. We want it to be a most fascinating few moments for you. Yes there will be some really easy ones to spot. Others may require judges to help find them. I will quickly admit it usually takes a

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  • Faith and the Bible

    question Christianity. These people are unaware of the facts. The Bible is made up of sixty six book. There are 40 authors who have written down what they have seen and heard from eye witnesses. There are more than 5000 manuscripts that are written about the New Testament. These manuscripts go on far beyond any of the first Greek writings. They are some of the first historical documents ever created. These manuscripts make up the Bible. They come from over 2200 miles apart, between two continents, and

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  • Dinosaurs in the Bible

    DINOSAURS IN THE BIBLE There are a number of places where it appears that dinosaurs or other similar creatures are mentioned in the scriptures. Remember that the Bible was translated into English long before the word "dinosaur" was coined. However, the word "dragon" appears 21 times in the Old Testament alone. "You shall tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shall you trample under feet" (Psalm 91:13). From the context it is clearly speaking about a real creature that it

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  • Bible

    flocked to Jesus. Satan applies to God his own attributes, and using the Old Testament as proof, many believe this lie. Yet the Old Testament shows that God would have no need of using discipline or destruction were it not for Satan's influence. The Bible says that destruction is God’s "strange" act. God destroys only to save people from Satan’s tyranny and resulting misery. Without some restraining of evil by God, every person would be painfully more miserable. It is because God is protecting us that

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  • Bible

    test our faith, and make us stronger from them. God also wants us to rely fully on him for his help, and guidance through trials. If God didn’t put us through hard times we would not rely on him for anything and spend time praying and reading our bible as much because our life is too good. When God puts a trial in our lives he will always give us a way out. In the book of Job God test job over and over again by letting satin killing his seven sons and three daughters, burning his sheep and servants

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  • Bible

    Genesis was Adam and Eve’s encounter with Satan, who came to them in form of a snake to stray them from God’s demands to eat the fruit of the forbidden tree. This story was where the familiarity of sin had began and has been a significant story of the Bible. Overall, the main purpose of Genesis, often referred to as the “seed-plot,” is to inform believers of Christianity of the origin of Christianity. Jericho Jericho was an empire often recognized for being the oldest and lowest city on earth,

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  • Bible

    believing that there is one God and he created the world and its inhabitants in seven days. God expects humans to live in his divine view of justice and love. Christians uphold this expectation by loving and serving God throughout their life using the Bible as their guide. Islam is the religious faith of Muslims based on the words and religious system founded by the religious prophet Mohammed and the Koran Muslims worship Allah. The basic principle of Islam is complete submission to their unique and

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  • Bible

    this reflected in art and writing?” The Bible has had a major impact on history especially western culture. The bible became the central piece of western culture. Not only was the bible the central document for worship it was the rule of faith for morale guide and anchor for ethical and religious stability. The bible has shaped not only religious thought, but politics, education, art, music, literature, and language. The Bible is the basis for faith and practice of Christians

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  • Inerrancy of the Bible

    of the Bible The statement, “the Bible is the inspired inerrant Word of God”, is weighty and carries with it many ramifications. There have been numerous debates about the validity of this statement, all of which have produced many sides to this argument. As a Christian, it is essential to research and study for oneself in order to come to an educated conclusion that the Bible is, in fact, the inspired inerrant word of God. Everything starts with questioning the authority of the Bible. If the

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  • Bible

    exemplifies the worship of Jesus in sprit and truth and her loyalty to the savior even outshines some male followers. Edith Deen’s in his All of The Women of The Bible says, “Her faith is a monument to the healing power of Jesus. Her action in serving him and ministering to him when the mob had turned against him is characteristic of woman in Bible history at her best.” Despite the danger and threat when Jesus was accused by Jewry, Mary and other female followers still keep advocating and trusting in Jesus

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  • Bible Views

    Law[->9], Divine Law[->10], Biblical Law, God's Law, or the Books of Moses, the term Old Covenant refers to the statements or principles of religious law[->11] and religious ethics[->12] codified in the first five books or Pentateuch of the Christian Bible[->13]. There are diverse views of the issues involved, with many traditional Christians of the view that only parts are applicable[->14], many Protestants with the view that none is applicable[->15] and a minority with the view that all are still applicable[->16]

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