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CHRIST. “And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;”.
The proper meaning for the abbreviation “B.C.” IS “BEFORE CHRIST.” A.D. is actually an abbreviation for the Latin words ANNO DOMINI that means “in the year of our Lord.” In A.D. 532, a monk by the name of DIONYSIUS EXIGUUS introduced the present custom of regarding time by counting the years from the birth of Christ. Thus, the period of time during Christ’s earthly ministry would have been known as “A.D.”
YES! The Old Testament was written for our example, and, for this reason, we are commanded to study it! (Romans 15:4 For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope. (1 Corinthians 10:11) Now all these things happened to them as examples, and they were written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages have come. (2 Timothy 3:16) All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness,(17) that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.
Satan was to bruise Christ’s heel, i.e., our sin, occasioned by the influence of Satan, would cause Christ to die for us that we might receive the atonement (Romans 5:8-11) Jesus was to bruise Satan’s head, i.e., “that He, through death, might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil” (Hebrews 2:14).
•1 Samuel 8:19 But the people refused to listen to Samuel. "No! they said. WE WANT A KING OVER US."
•1 Samuel 9:17 So when Samuel saw Saul, THE LORD SAID TO HIM, “There he is, the man of whom I spoke to you. This one shall reign over My people.”
•1 Samuel 10:20 Thus Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken BY LOT. 24 When Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, the tribe of Benjamin was chosen.
•ANSWER: This phrase is found in I Samuel 15:22 Samuel said,
•“Has the Lord as much delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices
•As in obeying the voice of the Lord?
•Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, And to heed than the fat of rams.
•ANSWER: Then David said to the men standing by him, “What will be done for the man who kills this Philistine, and takes away Israel’s shame? For whois this Philistine who has not gone through the religious act of the Jews? Who is he, that he should make fun of the armies of the living God?”
ANSWER: 1 Corinthians 9:21 to those who are without law, as without law, though not being without the law of God but under THE LAW OF CHRIST, so that I might win those who are without law. Galatians 6:2 Bear one another’s burdens, and thereby fulfill THE LAW OF CHRIST. Matthew 22:37-39 Jesus said to him, "'YOU SHALL LOVE the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.' This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it: 'YOU SHALL LOVE your neighbor as yourself.' Galatians 5:14 For the whole Law is fulfilled in one word, in the statement, “YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.”