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"In proportion to the exercise of our faith do we receive information"

—Lorenzo Snow

Topic: Epistles

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    The Apostolic Fathers as Witnesses to the Early Christian Apostasy

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    [12] Polycarp’s important Epistle to the Philippians was most likely written around ... the Didache, the Epistle of Barnabas, and so on. The above-mentioned texts and authors were singled out ... and Asia Minor, Ignatius reports in his Epistle to the Ephesians that some are “maliciously ...

    From The Apostolic Fathers as Witnesses to the Early Christian Apostasy

    Think It Not Strange Concerning the Fiery Trial

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    to follow. In this paper, we will examine Peter’s first epistle to the Christians who lived in the provinces ... look at the epistle, let us examine the Savior’s ordeal that is recounted in Matthew and Luke ... and catching men in safety nets. The First Epistle of Peter When reading the first epistle ...

    From Go Ye Into All the World: Messages of the New Testament Apostles

    5. The Text of the New Testament

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    century and contained the Pauline epistles written in parallel columns of Greek and Latin. [6] ... the Gospels, dated to the twelfth century. Codex 2 ap , a minuscule containing Acts and the Epistles, dated to the twelfth century or later. Codex 4 ap , a minuscule containing Acts and the Epistles, dated ...

    From The King James Bible and the Restoration

    Three Motifs in Early Christian Oil Anointing

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    see the implication for the reception of the Spirit. According to Raymond Brown, the first epistle ... would not be unlikely. John mentions the chrism twice in his first epistle, once in verse 20 and once ... that is acquired by “teaching.” In the epistle it is the “anointing” that does the teaching, while in the gospel ...

    From The BYU Religious Education Student Symposium 2009

    Paul and James on Faith and Works

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    in the following passages. [1] In his epistle to the Galatians, Paul wrote: Knowing that a man ... (Galatians 2:16; 3:6–7) Paul made very similar statements in his epistle to the Romans (see Romans 3:28; ... wrote his epistle to the Galatians shortly before or sometime after this council in Jerusalem ...

    From Volume 13 Number 3, 2012 of The Religious Educator

    “If Any of You Lack Wisdom”: James’s Imperative to Israel

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    It is important to briefly review the background of the epistle of James in order to better understand why James is exhorting his listeners to obtain and apply wisdom in troubling times. His epistle is not addressed to any ... in A.D. 57. The epistle of James is presumed to be one of the earliest letters written to the Church. ...

    From Go Ye Into All the World: Messages of the New Testament Apostles

    Belief in a Promise: The Power of Faith

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    in the scholarly world as to the authorship of the Epistle to the Hebrews. However, based on the statements ... We also know from Hebrews that this epistle was intended primarily for Jews who had converted to the gospel. In this epistle, Paul refers to his audience as having been “illuminated” (Hebrews 10:32) and also ...

    From Volume 13 Number 3, 2012 of The Religious Educator

    2. The New Testament Concept of Salvation: An Evangelical Christian Perspective

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    such texts imply that true Christians can forfeit salvation. In his later first epistle, John seems ... in fullness at Pentecost. As will become clearer in his epistles, John recognizes just as much as Mark, ... elders from the Ephesian Church, the Paul of Acts sounds more like the Paul of the epistles than he does ...

    From Salvation in Christ: Comparative Christian Views

    Law and Liberty in Galatians 5–6

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    deals with this issue throughout his epistles, [4] but in this paper I would like to primarily concentrate our discussion on his teaching in Galatians, particularly chapters 5 and 6. In this epistle, Paul ... The Historical Setting for Galatians One of the difficulties of understanding Paul’s epistles ...

    From Go Ye Into All the World: Messages of the New Testament Apostles

    The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

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    chose one letter particularly as being “Africa’s epistle” because it reads as if it were written directly to and for Africans. It was the epistle to the Hebrews. You think, Well, why is that? What is the epistle to the Hebrews? It is an epistle that is all about the rituals of the Jewish temple, ...

    From Volume 8 Number 3, 2007 of The Religious Educator

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