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It is true that some preach Christ out of envy and rivalry, but others out of goodwill . The latter do so out of love, knowing that I am put here for.

www.bibleanswerstand.org/QA_colossians.htm

Oneness Pentecostals believe Colossians 1:15-18 refers to Jesus as, “God,” creating the universe, and their position is as ludicrous as Trinitarians, because it demands that the “God” part of Jesus is preincarnate; this is only different from Trinitarianism in that the three persons of God theory is denied, but Oneness folks still ...

www.bibleref.com/1-Peter/1/1-Peter-1-15.html

1 Peter 1:15 Parallel Verses. 1 Peter 1:15, NIV: "But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do;" 1 Peter 1:15, ESV: "but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct," 1 Peter 1:15, KJV: "But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation;" 1 Peter 1:15,  ...

www.bibleref.com/John/1/John-1-15.html

John 1:15 Parallel Verses. John 1:15, NIV: "(John testified concerning him. He cried out, saying, 'This is the one I spoke about when I said, 'He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.'')" John 1:15, ESV: "(John bore witness about him, and cried out, “This was he of whom I said, 'He who comes ...

hermeneutics.stackexchange.com/questions/28350/in-colossians-115-what-does-firstborn-of-every-creature-mean

The phrase in question is prōtotokos pasēs ktiseōs. But does this mean "firstborn of every creature" (distributive, as in the KJV), or "firstborn of all creation" ( collective, as in ASV, RSV, NASB, NEB, NIV)? The collective seems to be preferred by what immediately follows: "all things" were created by him, ...

hermeneutics.stackexchange.com/questions/27865/what-does-the-word-prototokos-mean-in-colossians-115

Colossians 1:15. The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn* over all creation. * πρωτότοκος. πρωτό—. prōto. —τοκος. tokos. First—born: Firstborn. This term of “firstborn” in Semitic/Biblical vocabulary meant the prime person— the favorite, the one with the rights of a firstborn, who had a better ...

www.evidenceunseen.com/bible-difficulties-2/nt-difficulties/romans-2/115-does-this-passage-support-the-doctrine-that-god-predestines-some-people-to-heaven-and-others-to-hell

RESPONSE: A number of observations can be made. First, this passage strictly refers to Paul, rather than all people. Therefore, at most, this passage shows that God worked this way in the life of Paul (c.f. Jer. 1:5). Second, this passage teaches that Paul was chosen for the purpose of ministry, rather than the purpose of ...

www.desiringgod.org/articles/can-you-please-explain-philippians-115-18

May 7, 2011 ... Some indeed preach Christ from envy and rivalry, but others from good will. The latter do it out of love, knowing that I am put here for the defense of the gospel. The former proclaim Christ out of rivalry, not…

bahai-library.com/friedman_corinthians_resurrection

1 Corinthians 15 [see appendix, below] is a crucial chapter for understanding the meaning of the resurrection. While literalists claim that it supports a physical resurrection, I believe that evidence shows the exact opposite to be true. The main focus of this article is on what the chapter means in speaking of the natural body ...