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BIBLICAL TRAINING ACADEMY—Apologetic Defense of the faith, the Bible, and Christianity

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May 3, 2019

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Friday, May 03, 2019

and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. (James 1:21b) After this, James describes the attitude we are to have when coming to the Word, and the behavior changes we must make, he now... Continue Reading →

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Who Were the Pharisees?

Name and General Character [far'-i-sez (perushim; Pharisaioi)] A prominent sect of the Jews. The earliest notice of them in Josephus occurs in connection with Jonathan, the high priest. Immediately after the account of the embassy to the Lacedaemonians, there is... Continue Reading →

Who Were the Sadducees?

1. Name: Rival Etymologies. Probably from Zadok the High Priest: [sad'-u-sez (tsadduqim; Saddoukaioi)] The Talmud form suggests derivation from the name of their founder, but the form in the New Testament and Josephus would imply a connection with the verb... Continue Reading →

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