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SIGNS AND SYMBOLS OF THE BIBLE (THOUSAND)

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The number thousand (or thousands) in the Bible is sometimes a literal number, but in many cases it is used to create a large round number. Hebrew and the other Semitic languages used approximations to express large numbers because they were rarely needed for small populations and tiny kingdom. Examples of this can be found in Exodus 20:6; Deuteronomy 5:10 and 7:9; 1 Samuel 18:7; and Psalms 50:10, 90:4 and 105:8. Ten

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SIGNS AND SYMBOLS OF THE BIBLE (DONKEY)

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Donkeys were a familiar sight in Bible times. In Old Testament times, before horses became used more regularly, riding a donkey or mule was a common form of transportation, even for royalty (2 Sam 13:29; 1 Kings 1:38). When laws were spelled out by God concerning the treatment of animals, donkeys were specifically mentioned in those instructions. Donkeys are included in the last of the Ten Commandments among the examples of a neighbor’s property that should not be coveted: “Never desire to take

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SOME CHRISTIANS TEACH THAT A “SAVED” PERSON CAN SIN ALL HE/SHE WANTS SINCE THERE IS NO WAY TO LOSE SALVATION. IS THIS TRUE?

 

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HEBREWS 10:26-27,31- For if we sin willfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,

27- But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.

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SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY “HOPE FOR GROWING CHRISTIANS” (2 PETER 3: 1-9)

GrowthTheme This is my second letter to you, dear brothers, and in both of them I have tried to remind you–if you will let me–about facts you already know: facts you learned from the holy  prophets and from us apostles who brought you the words of our Lord and Savior. Continue reading SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY “HOPE FOR GROWING CHRISTIANS” (2 PETER 3: 1-9)

SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY “2 PETER 1:2-8” (STEPS TO SPIRITUAL GROWTH)

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Do you want more and more of God’s kindness and peace? Then learn to know him better and better. For as you know him better, he will give you, through his great power, everything you need for living a truly good life: he even shares his own glory and his own goodness with us! And by that same mighty power he has given us all the other rich and wonderful blessings he promised; for instance, the promise to save us from the lust and rottenness all around us, and to give us his own character.

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HOW CAN WE BE SURE THAT THE STORIES ABOUT JESUS ARE TRUE?

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Eyewitnesses to Jesus’ life, Peter among them, verified what really happened. We see Jesus through the eyes of Peter and other disciples who testify to the truth through stories such as the Transfiguration, where God declares Jesus to be His true Son, Peter spent three years with Jesus, observing His miracles and ingesting His teaching. When Jesus asked,  “Who do you say that I am?” Peter confessed that Jesus was the Christ, the Son of the living God.

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