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    WG: the Bible is made up of the OT (Law) and NT...

    WG: the Bible is made up of the OT (Law) and NT (Gospel).

    OT = thou shalt not
    NT = love is the fulfilling of the Law in the OT
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    No, the Bible is made up of the OT (Law) and NT...

    No, the Bible is made up of the OT (Law) and NT (Gospel).
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    Greek is the LANGUAGE that the NT was written...

    Greek is the LANGUAGE that the NT was written in!!!

    Please see my post #223 just above yours.
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    waltero, the NT was written in a language called...

    waltero, the NT was written in a language called Greek.

    Examples of the same word in several languages:
    Greek = αγάπη
    Latin = amor
    German = liebe
    Japanese = ai
    English = love

    I Corinthians...
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    WG to waltero -- And the Bible in English is not...

    WG to waltero -- And the Bible in English is not fraught with awkward and even incorrect understandings of words and phrases, thus of its teachings?

    No, we aren't. I wasn't clear. It's those who...
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    Why then are there pastors/ministers/priests who...

    Why then are there pastors/ministers/priests who explain God's love and purpose to parishioners? Why then are there Bible classes where Christians gather to study and understand the Bible's teachings?
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    waltero -- And the Bible in English is not...

    waltero -- And the Bible in English is not fraught with awkward and even incorrect understandings of words and phrases, thus of its teachings?
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    As I said, searching Scripture -- in ANY language...

    As I said, searching Scripture -- in ANY language -- has nothing to do with a formal study of that country's philosophy but has everything to do with making the Scriptures available to all people and...
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    Searching the Scriptures can be done when they...

    Searching the Scriptures can be done when they are in Greek, Latin, Urdu, Tagalog, Farsi, or English. Philosophy has nothing to do with it.
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    Does waltero know the NT was written in a...

    Does waltero know the NT was written in a language called Greek? English didn't exist back then.

    "The basic reason why Greek was chosen for the New Testament instead of Aramaic or Hebrew was that...
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    Which translation/version of the Bible do you use?

    Which translation/version of the Bible do you use?
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    You didn't mention women, just men DOING ......

    You didn't mention women, just men DOING ... "working out God's purposes, advancing his designs, accomplishing the ends that he desires."

    Are you a Witness or LDS?
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    And women aren't? (Actually, they, with empathy...

    And women aren't? (Actually, they, with empathy and unselfish love, are doing as much as or more than men are.)
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    I apologize. Yes, Jesus, not Paul. I was trying...

    I apologize. Yes, Jesus, not Paul. I was trying to post here while helping a very upset friend figure out how to get relief for a pinched nerve in her neck.
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    dwashbur was not talking about the "Greek...

    dwashbur was not talking about the "Greek understanding" or Greek philosophy. The NT was originally written in the Greek language. dwashbur has studied that language for many years and enjoys/learns...
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    The centurion and his servant whom Paul...

    The centurion and his servant whom Paul encountered were very likely a gay couple. Homosexuality was very common in the Greek world back then.
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    Nope, temple or shrine prostitute, as Paul put...

    Nope, temple or shrine prostitute, as Paul put the two words together, even as boy molester.
    https://www.gaychristian101.com/what-did-paul-mean-when-he-used-the-greek-word-arsenokoitai.html
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    One is Paul's coined word, arsenokoitai.

    One is Paul's coined word, arsenokoitai.
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    Quick! Grab a couple! We'll need them for some of...

    Quick! Grab a couple! We'll need them for some of these threads.
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    And it was -- and was accepted (and not...

    And it was -- and was accepted (and not challenged) because many Christians wanted to believe that interpretation.
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    Or if those experts have an agenda to promote.

    Or if those experts have an agenda to promote.
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    I know from three years of studying and...

    I know from three years of studying and translating Latin and from knowing German as my ancestral language that translations of any language into English (or any other language) is fraught with...
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    First Commandment: “Thou shalt have no other gods...

    First Commandment: “Thou shalt have no other gods before me."

    What does this mean?
    We should fear, love, and trust in God above all things.
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    https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6...

    https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/298909190_5830643740361048_1441039918319047555_n.jpg?stp=cp1_dst-jpg&_nc_cat=1&ccb=1-7&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=8rE-UB1C5k8AX9PPMj7&tn=-IgPbi-JeoydZjBN...
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    I wanted to draw out the teacher in you. Thank...

    I wanted to draw out the teacher in you. Thank you for the beautiful, very cogent responses!
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    And if we love God and show love to each other,...

    And if we love God and show love to each other, what will happen?
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    And "the will of God" is what?

    And "the will of God" is what?
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    And what are those "things of God"?

    And what are those "things of God"?
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    This is what happens when the thread starter...

    This is what happens when the thread starter leaves the room. At least JL and I are playing nice (for now).
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    Oh, JL, you are such a teacher! A mentor!

    Oh, JL, you are such a teacher! A mentor!
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    Actually, I'm a Sox (not Dodger) fan. I agree...

    Actually, I'm a Sox (not Dodger) fan.

    I agree that the story may also be literal. Like I said earlier, we'll find out in heaven. Its real value lies in its being an allegory. To repeat myself:
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    Do you know that story is literal? If so, what is...

    Do you know that story is literal? If so, what is your standard?
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    No dodge. The description of an allegory matches...

    No dodge. The description of an allegory matches the elements in Genesis 3. Otherwise, I have no idea what you mean by "standard".

    We'll find out in heaven if it was literal. Meanwhile, I'll learn...
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    Did I say the OT is "a giant allegory"? No! I...

    Did I say the OT is "a giant allegory"? No! I said, "Allegories, proverbs, psalms (aka songs) were their unique ways of expressing God's truths."
    They also recorded their own history in very visual...
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    According to the allegory, God created a...

    According to the allegory, God created a beautiful Garden, then created Adam and Eve to live there and enjoy it. There was no need for free will; there was nothing negative, no evil.

    As a test...
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    By the way, that story is an allegory. Pure...

    By the way, that story is an allegory.

    Pure speculation masquerading as fact.

    Oh, c'mon! The Hebrew OT writers were excellent storytellers and poets. Allegories, proverbs, psalms (aka songs)...
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    Bible stories don't have it be as dry as dust;...

    Bible stories don't have it be as dry as dust; they can be fun too. Lighten up, waltero!

    Do you really know the correct name of that tree? You called it something else in Post #80. It makes a big...
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    The Christmas tree? Oh, you mean the tree that...

    The Christmas tree? Oh, you mean the tree that Adam and Eve picked the fruit from and ate? Please tell me its name. The apple tree? Granny Smith or maybe Red Delicious?
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    The presence of our glorious God among us, making...

    The presence of our glorious God among us, making our new home far more wonderful than anything we can ever imagine! Heaven will be the MOST Glorious, MOST wonderful, most COMPLETELY perfect, and...
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    By a perfect Earth, I mean the landscapes --...

    By a perfect Earth, I mean the landscapes -- lakes, oceans, mountains, prairies, forests -- that we enjoy now plus the wild animals that will all be tame. No disease, death, trash thrown around. AND...
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    My understanding of heaven is that it will be a...

    My understanding of heaven is that it will be a perfect Earth with life much as we know it now.

    My singing will be done privately in my spiritual shower.
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    WG: Do you want to know how much time will be...

    WG: Do you want to know how much time will be spent singing in the heavenly choir? In heaven, it will be always Now. No measurement of time passing.

    JL: So frequently it's the conditional,...
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    [/I] Do you want to know how much time will be...

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    Do you want to know how much time will be spent singing in the heavenly choir? In heaven, it will be always Now. No measurement of time passing.
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    Jesus lives in us and we live in Him. His love...

    Jesus lives in us and we live in Him. His love for us prompts us to share that love with others.
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    Asked and answered!!! So how much singing do...

    Asked and answered!!!

    So how much singing do you think will take place? Will you not desire to praise Him endlessly, the one who gave His life for you?"
    "Every moment with Him, every second!"
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    Every moment with Him, every second! that we...

    Every moment with Him, every second! that we spend giving to and sharing with others (yes, in heaven!!!) will be a song of praise to Him!

    And this begins at the moment of death --

    "The topic of...
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    Huh? That makes no sense. There is no equivalency...

    Huh? That makes no sense. There is no equivalency at all.
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    Direct question? Praising God through service is...

    Direct question? Praising God through service is much more than just singing. Service to God is unselfish giving of money and your own abilities to Him and to others, empathy, kind actions toward...
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    And "service to God" is NOT singing. As I said,...

    And "service to God" is NOT singing. As I said, "Giving praise to God does not involve only singing."

    I have absolutely no idea what you mean. Body and soul will be reunited on the Last Day.
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    Giving praise to God does not involve only...

    Giving praise to God does not involve only singing.
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