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Zealously Affected by Jesus

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Recently, I have been involved in the study of the seventh of the seven churches of the Apocalypse, namely the church of Laodicea. In Revelation 3:19 Jesus told the Laodicean church to be zealous (G2206) and repent (G3340), because, as many as Jesus loves, he rebukes (G1651) and chastens (G3811). Therefore, the church could expect rebuke  and chastisement from him. The word rebuke (G1651) is translated into several English words in the New Testament. For example the same Greek word in Matthew 18:15 is translated into “tell him (his) fault (G1651).” In John 8:9 the woman’s accusers were convicted (G1651) by their own consciences, which were stirred up by Jesus’ words. Read the rest of this entry »

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