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Baby Boy Name: Thaddeus

Meaning: possibly “heart” in Aramaic

Origin:  Judas Thaddeus was one of the Twelve Apostles

Rank: 797 (in 2013)

# of births: 277 (in 2013)

Gender: 9 more words


Baby Boy Name: Jude

Meaning: “to praise” in Hebrew

Origin:  in English versions of the New Testament, a short form of some men named Judas; Jude was a brother of Jesus; also Judas Thaddeus was one of the Twelve Apostles and the author of the Epistle of Jude… 15 more words


Baby Boy Name: Nathaniel

Meaning: “given of God” in Hebrew

Origin: in the New Testament, a friend of the apostle Philip and a disciple of Jesus

Rank:  91 (in 2013) 20 more words


Baby Boy Name: Silas

Meaning: “of the woods” in Latin

Origin: contracted form of Silvanus, a Roman god of forests, groves, and wild fields; in the New Testament, Silas was a companion of Paul with whom he traveled as a missionary… 22 more words


Plot to Kill Paul - Acts 23

Appearing before the Sanhedrin, Paul’s statement that set in motion the rage there was “brothers, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees. It is with respect to the hope and the resurrection of the dead that I am on trial;” and every word of it was true. 359 more words


So...The Bible Is Infallible, But Not The Church That Formed It?

Protestant Christianity relies not only on the belief in divine inspiration, but also the exclusivity of the biblical canon as infallible revelation from God. Not many pastors could hope to keep their job if they were to state that the Bible is not infallible or that divine inspiration might not be limited to the Bible. 1,241 more words