Exercises

Cain and Abel (Genesis 4:1-16)

The story of Cain and Abel is the first following right after the events of the fall. The story of the fall is full of despair and fear of the uncertain future. Humanity lost everything: relationships (God and among themselves), home, and future. However, here a new story begins with a bright and...

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God's Supreme Revelation (Hebrews 1:1-4)

Opening verses of the Epistle to the Hebrews do not start with greeting nor addressing the recipients as is typical for biblical epistolary literature. Although the epistle is placed among epistolary literature it does not share its form. It is rather closer to homily (sermon) by its own literary...

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Battle of Armageddon (Revelation 16:12-16)

The term Armageddon is widely known, mainly thanks to the contemporary popculture, to denote fatal apocalyptic images of destruction. The word is drawn from the Bible, however, seeing it a bit differently.Armageddon is a transliteration of Greek word Ἁρμαγεδών...

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Apocalypse of Jesus Christ (Revelation 1:1-3)

The first three verses of the Apocalypse of John compose an introduction to the whole book. We are introduced to the main agenda, expectation, and form of the book.The first and foremost information we are confronted with is “revelation...

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Doubting Thomas (John 20:24-29)

The short narrative of John 20:24-29 is commonly known under the title “Doubting Thomas.” Generally, it is the Gospel of John (John 11:16; 14:5) which mostly deal with the character of Thomas and especially in the case of this narration where he becomes the model of a doubting man...

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