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Where did the risen Jesus meet the disciples?

Posted on Jun.14, 2012. Filed in Acts, John, Luke, Mark, Matthew. Average rating: 4.0 / 10 (Rate It).

When Jesus was crucified, his disciples were distraught. When Jesus rose from the dead, he appeared to his disciples, restoring their faith and demonstrating that he was the Messiah. But where did this meeting take place? (more…)

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Will God feed and clothe those who strive for his kingdom?

Posted on Feb.27, 2011. Filed in 2 Corinthians, Matthew. Average rating: 1.0 / 10 (Rate It).

In a famous passage in the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus taught that we ought not to worry about food or clothing. But this doesn’t seem to be borne out by Paul’s experience. (more…)

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Were all of Pharaoh’s horses killed in the fifth plague?

Posted on Oct.12, 2010. Filed in Exodus. Average rating: 3.0 / 10 (Rate It).

When the Israelites were captive in Egypt, God sent a series of plagues on the Egyptians to encourage Pharaoh to free them. The fifth plague was directed against the Egyptians’ livestock, including their horses, but did it kill them all or not? (more…)

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Did Jesus abolish the law?

Posted on Apr.18, 2010. Filed in Ephesians, Matthew. Average rating: 4.2 / 10 (Rate It).

One difficulty of Christian theology is that of explaining the role of the Jewish law under the new covenant. Among the mixed messages that we get on this topic are two apparently contradictory statements about whether Jesus abolished the law. (more…)

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Did the women who found Jesus’ tomb empty go and tell the disciples?

Posted on Apr.07, 2010. Filed in Luke, Mark, Matthew. Average rating: 4.0 / 10 (Rate It).

The synoptic gospels all have some of the women who followed Jesus visiting his tomb and finding it empty. But did these first witnesses to the resurrection take the news to the disciples or not? (more…)

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When was the stone rolled away from Jesus’ tomb?

Posted on Apr.06, 2010. Filed in John, Luke, Mark, Matthew. Average rating: 1.5 / 10 (Rate It).

After Jesus’ death, his body was laid in a tomb which was sealed with a large stone. Some of the women who had followed Jesus went to the tomb to anoint his body with spices. But was the tomb still sealed when they arrived? (more…)

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When did the women go to Jesus’ tomb?

Posted on Apr.05, 2010. Filed in John, Luke, Mark, Matthew. Average rating: 4.7 / 10 (Rate It).

When Jesus’ body had been laid in the tomb, several of the women who had followed him went to anoint his body with spices. The gospels all agree that they visited the tomb early in the morning on the first day of the week, but they disagree about whether it was light or still dark. (more…)

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Which women went to Jesus’ tomb?

Posted on Apr.04, 2010. Filed in John, Luke, Mark, Matthew. Average rating: 0.5 / 10 (Rate It).

All of the gospels describe at least one of the women who followed Jesus going to his tomb to anoint his body with spices. However, there are discrepancies between the accounts concerning precisely which women went. (more…)

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How far from the cross did the women stand?

Posted on Mar.15, 2010. Filed in John, Luke, Mark, Matthew. Average rating: 1.5 / 10 (Rate It).

In all four gospels, the crucifixion is witnessed by women who have followed Jesus from Galilee to Jerusalem. There is some inconsistency between the accounts, however, concerning how close to the cross the women stood. (more…)

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Who wrote the Ten Commandments onto the second set of tablets?

Posted on Feb.08, 2010. Filed in Exodus. Average rating: 3.8 / 10 (Rate It).

When Moses descended from the mountain having been given the ten commandments, he found that in his absence the Israelites had committed idolatry by making and worshipping a golden calf. In his anger, he broke the tablets on which the commandments were written. God provided a second set, but Exodus appears to contradict itself concerning who actually wrote the ten commandments onto the second set of tablets. (more…)

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