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Decalogue (Exodus 20:1-17)

Ten Commandments belong among the most known texts of the Bible. However, it is not so much known that this text, in fact, can not be literary called as commandments.This is suggested both by the context, which speaks of Decalogue as "words" (Ex 20:1) or as "ten words" (Ex...

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Small Historical Creed (Deuteronomy 6:20-25)

In summary the text is trying to communicate this advice or warning: Remember what the Lord has done.It is all based on the question the Lord is suggesting that future generations will ask: "What is the meaning of the stipulations, decrees and laws the Lord our God has commanded...

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Word Became Flesh (John 1:1-18)

One of the most important verses in gospel of John is John 1:18. It says: "No one has ever seen God: only begotten God who is at the bosom of the Father, He made Him fully known." (translation from Greek).This is how the gospel begins and Jesus is right when He answers Philip, that who ever sees...

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Epistle to the Romans

The Epistle to the Romans was always drawing considerable attention among theologians. For example, it was this epistle which significantly contributed to conversion of Augustine, to Martin Luther's discovery of justification by faith or was used by Karl Barth to form manifesto of dialectical...

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Righteousness Through Faith (Romans 3:21-31)

Romans 3:24 speaks about "redemption that came by Christ Jesus". We do not event think about that, but this redemption has on its background very strong ancient contextual image. Redemption is not just ordinary synonym for salvation, but it concerns literal redeeming of a slave (there is a Greek...

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