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But if we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous, forgiving us our sins and cleansing us from all unrighteousness. (New English Translation)
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There are many study Bibles available and many of them are very good. I have a few that I like to recommend to people who are wanting to gain a better understanding of Scripture. 145 more words
Helpful little paragraph on parables from thr NET Bible note on Matthew 13:2
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Though parables can contain a variety of figures of speech (cf. the remainder of chapter 13), many times they are simply stories that attempt to teach spiritual truth (which is unknown to the hearers) by using a comparison with something known to the hearers.
We are on to John 8. Yay!! Progress.
We are confronted with a major textual problem in John 8.1-11, the well known story of the meeting between Jesus, the scribes and Pharisees, and an unnamed woman (but not man) who has been caught in the act of adultery. 346 more words