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|1||What are nonviolent weapons of the weak?||Matt 5:9||Michael Draves||233920|
|Jesus said when a creditor asks for your cloak give them you undergarments as well. This is a use of embarrassment as a weapon of the weak. It is illustrated by St. Francis in Brother Sun, Sister Moon with his own father. More recently the use of the Investigative Journalist might be modern example. So what are the other nonviolent weapons do the weak in modern day society have?|
|2||No words like juice at Jesus time?||1 Cor 11:25||Michael Draves||233180|
|Does mishrat in Num 6:3 mean juice as translated in the NASB, something grapes are soaked in or something else?|
|3||What is 'sanctified common sense'?||Bible general Archive 4||Michael Draves||233179|
In your quote of James A. Fowler 182013 what does 'sanctified common sense' mean?
|4||References found after computer crash?||Bible general Archive 4||Michael Draves||233178|
|G. Preston Did you ever find your references after the computer crash mentioned in 223614?|
|5||How can Israel in Hos 11:1 be Jesus?||Hos 11:1||Michael Draves||226394|
|How can the son in Hos 11:1, which in context is Israel, be someone else in it's fulfillment?
Hos 11:1 When Israel was a youth I loved him, And out of Egypt I called My son.
Matt 2:15 He remained there until the death of Herod. This was to fulfill what had been spoken by the Lord through the prophet: "OUT OF EGYPT I CALLED MY SON."
|6||Was the two drachma tax Jewish or Roman?||Matt 17:24||Michael Draves||164709|
|Was the two drachma tax Jewish or Roman?
It sounds like Jesus and Peter are implied to be decendants of David if it is a Jewish tax they shouldn't be expected to pay.
Matt 17:24 When they came to Capernaum, those who collected the two-drachma tax came to Peter and said, "Does your teacher not pay the two-drachma tax?"
Matt 17:25 He *said, "Yes." And when he came into the house, Jesus spoke to him first, saying, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth collect customs or poll-tax, from their sons or from strangers?"
Matt 17:26 When Peter said, "From strangers," Jesus said to him, "Then the sons are exempt.
Matt 17:27 "However, so that we do not offend them, go to the sea and throw in a hook, and take the first fish that comes up; and when you open its mouth, you will find a shekel. Take that and give it to them for you and Me."
|7||Where is tithe on non agricultural items||Gen 28:22||Michael Draves||158012|
|Other than Abrahams offering presented to Melchizedek where is tithing presented as anything but on raised food? Was money ever involved other than to "redeem" a tithe by offering its value plus 20 percent?|
|8||Why do the Beatitudes sound different?||Matt 5:1||Michael Draves||152377|
|Why do the Beatitudes in Matthew sound spiritual and in Luke sound social?
Matt 5:3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Matt 5:4 "Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
Matt 5:5 "Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.
Matt 5:6 "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.
Matt 5:7 "Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.
Matt 5:8 "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
Matt 5:9 "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.
Matt 5:10 "Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Matt 5:11 "Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.
Luke 6:20 And turning His gaze toward His disciples, He began to say,
"Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
Luke 6:21 "Blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be satisfied.
Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.
Luke 6:22 "Blessed are you when men hate you, and ostracize you, and insult you, and scorn your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man.
Luke 6:23 "Be glad in that day and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven. For in the same way their fathers used to treat the prophets.
Luke 6:24 "But woe to you who are rich, for you are receiving your comfort in full.
Luke 6:25 "Woe to you who are well-fed now, for you shall be hungry.
Woe to you who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep.
Luke 6:26 "Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for their fathers used to treat the false prophets in the same way.
|9||How do we worship God only?||John 4:24||Michael Draves||150821|
|Since we are to worship God only and not man but Jesus Christ is both God and a man how do we worship properly? Is bowing and confessing Jesus Christ as Lord the same as worship?
Matt 4:10 Then Jesus *said to him, "Go, Satan! For it is written, 'YOU SHALL WORSHIP THE LORD YOUR GOD, AND SERVE HIM ONLY.'"
Dan 7:13 "I kept looking in the night visions,
And behold, with the clouds of heaven
One like a Son of Man was coming,
And He came up to the Ancient of Days
And was presented before Him.
Dan 7:14 "And to Him was given dominion,
Glory and a kingdom,
That all the peoples, nations and men of every language
Might serve Him.
His dominion is an everlasting dominion
Which will not pass away;
And His kingdom is one
Which will not be destroyed.
Dan 7:15 "As for me, Daniel, my spirit was distressed within me, and the visions in my mind kept alarming me.
Phil 2:9 For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name,
Phil 2:10 so that at the name of Jesus EVERY KNEE WILL BOW, of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth,
Phil 2:11 and that every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Matt 2:2 "Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him."
Matt 28:9 And behold, Jesus met them and greeted them. And they came up and took hold of His feet and worshiped Him.
Matt 28:17 When they saw Him, they worshiped Him; but some were doubtful.
John 9:38 And he said, "Lord, I believe." And he worshiped Him
Heb 1:6 And when He again brings the firstborn into the world, He says,
"AND LET ALL THE ANGELS OF GOD WORSHIP HIM."
|10||History Channel: Who Wrote the Bible?||2 Tim 3:16||Michael Draves||100659|
|Any comments on the History Channel program yesterday 'Who Wrote the Bible?'
It is on again today.
|11||Who has to attend Sukkot in Israel?||Zech 14:17||Michael Draves||99794|
|During the feast of Booths this week (Sukkot) are their supposed to be representatives of every nation there or God will not give rain for the next year? How would the nations know this requirement? Or is the requirement for just those who have attached Jerusalem as the previous verse states like Rome, Greece and all the surrounding Arab countries.|
|12||What does 'God comes from Teman' mean?||Hab 3:3||Michael Draves||99789|
|What does 'God comes from Teman' mean?|