Paneas and Sacrifice

But He turned and said to Peter, "Get behind Me, Satan! You are an offense to Me, for you are not mindful of the things that are of God, but those that are of men." Matthew 16:23 This is a startling and sharp rebuke to Peter. It is evidence of His emotionally humanistic conception. Because …

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Housekeeping Caveats and Notes

Every attempt is made to provide citations to proper sources. Some ideas I will leave for your own edification in research. I use the Modern English Version of the Bible. Scripture quotes with no cited source will be from the Logos edition of the Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014.)

Paneas and the Netherworld

When Jesus came into the region of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, “Who do men say that I, the Son of Man, am?” Matthew 16:13 With the previous two posts (Read this first, then this,) there is enough background to look at the question. Jesus asks, “Who do men say that I, the Son …

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The King of Nineveh

When the news reached the king of Nineveh, he arose from his throne, removed his robe, covered himself in sackcloth, and sat in ashes. Then he made a proclamation in Nineveh:“By decree of the king and his nobles:No man or animal, no herd or flock, shall taste anything. They shall not eat or drink water. …

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Homeborn Servants and Sons

Jesus answered them, “Truly, truly I say to you, whoever commits sin is a slave of sin. Now a slave does not remain in the house forever, but a son remains forever.John 8:34–35 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Not having a full understanding of the Torah hinders us Gentiles. …

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Baptism Proclaims Resurrection

For Christ also has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive by the Spirit, by whom He also went and preached to the spirits in prison, who in times past were disobedient, when God waited …

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I Will Make a Case Before Your Eyes

Psalm 50:16–20 (MEV): But to the wicked God says:“What right have you to declare My statutes,or take My covenant in your mouth?You hate instruction, and cast My words behind you. When you see a thief, you are pleased, and have a share in those who commit adultery. You let loose your mouth to evil, and …

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The Name: See Jesus LORD

But Moses said to the people, “Fear not! Stand firm! And see the salvation of the Lord, which He will show you today. For the Egyptians whom you have seen today, you shall never see again. The Lord shall fight for you, while you hold your peace.”Exodus 14:13–14 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake …

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