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

Opening verses of the Epistle to the He ews 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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Hymn of Peace (Ephesians 2:14-16)

Paul eaks his speech to the Ephesians in verses 2:14-16, and begins a short discourse that is composed as a hymn. This is well discerned by a change of the personal prepositions from the first person plural (we) to the third person singular (he). In this discourse, Paul ings to the foreground...

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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 which appears only in one place in...

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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 endlessly....

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Adoption (Romans 8:14-17)

Verses of Romans 8:14-17 open one of the essential Pauline theological themes that we call adoption. In these verses, Paul develops his thesis from Romans 8 about the implications of the presence of the Holy Spirit in Christian life. One of the outcomes is the interconnection of God and people and...

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Greek: Frequency Vocabulary (11-9 Occurrences)

The exercise contains words that occur between 11 to 9 times in the New Testament. Mastering this vocabulary will increase your ability for a more fluent reading of the New Testament in the Greek language.

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Mystery of True Godliness (1 Timothy 3:16)

This short hymnic passage of 1 Timothy 3:16 interrupts Paul’s address to Timothy with an exposition of “the mystery of true godliness.” This eak is apparent by the change of personal pronoun from the second person (you) to the third (he) as well as also pointed by relative pronoun “which (ὃς...

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Hebrew Verbs: Hitpael

Hitpael has specific prefix Hit. It has doubled middle letter in its root (dagesh), in all its forms. In the imperfect shewa is present under the prefix (under taw). Imperfect prefix letter substitutes H in Hitpael prefix.

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Resurrection Creed (1 Corinthians 15:3-8)

1 Corinthians 15:3-8 is considered to be an early church's creed. It expresses recorded oral tradition of the resurrection of Jesus. Yet ief, it is very deep. These particular points are stressed: fulfilling of the Scriptures, confirming the reality of the resurrection, and that Christ is both...

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