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Christ’s Supremacy in Cosmos and Atonement (Colossians 1:15-20)

The hymn of Colossians 1:15-20 focuses on the agency of Christ in the creation of all that is. The flow of the text is interrupted by the hymn in the change of the personal pronouns from the first and second person (I, you) to the third person (he). In the end, It is then resumed back to previously...

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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 break 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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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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Suffering of Jesus Christ (1 Peter 3:18-22)

The 1 Peter 3:18-22 is arguably the most challenging passage in the entire list and maybe in the entire New Testament itself. This Christological text might have contained fragments of an ancient hymn (among others in the list: 1 Peter 1:18-21; 1 Peter 2:21-25; 1 Peter 3:18-22; 1 Peter 5:5-9). It...

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Matthew 8:1-13 Third Sunday after Epiphany

Jesus Heals a man with Leprosy

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1 Peter 1:1-12 (vocab exercise)

1st Peter 1:1-12 vocab for Greek III Global University Unit 2 lesson 3 part 1 of 2

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1st Declension (feminine) noun endings

Identify the case of 12 different first declension feminine nouns and the feminine article.

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2nd Declension (masculine) noun endings

Identify the case of 12 different second declension masculine nouns and the masculine pronoun.

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2nd Declension (neuter) noun endings

Identify the case of 12 different second declension neuter nouns and the neuter article.

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