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What is Jesus’ real name?

Has Jesus’ real name become Lost in translation?! What is Jesus’ real name? Jesus, pronounced as ‘Geezus’ in the English language, originates from the Latin form of the Greek name Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous). The Greek Ἰησοῦς is a rendition of the Hebrew name “Yeshua” (ישוע), which also has variants of Joshua or Jeshua. By the time the New Testament was written, the Septuagint (the original Greek biblical translation (LXX) had already transliterated the Hebrew ישוע (Yeshua`) into Koine Greek (also called Biblical Greek) with the result being Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous). Hebrew and Aramaic…

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Pope Francis says the Lord’s Prayer has been mistranslated

Lords Prayer

Has the Lord’s Prayer been mistranslated all of these years? The leader of the largest and most recognized Church, Pope Francis, seems to think so. Pope Francis in December of 2017 pointed out that The Lord’s Prayer was mistranslated from Vulgate Latin, which was translated from Koine Greek (Biblical Greek), and calls for a new translation. The Pope Makes News Headlines: Pope Francis suggests rewording the Lord’s Prayer. The problem? ‘Lead us not into temptation’ – LA Times Lost in Translation? Pope Ponders an Update to Lord’s Prayer – NY…

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What does the Bible say about Birth Control

Birth Control

What does the Bible say about forms of Birth Control? There are a few passages in the Bible which are interpreted as God’s opposition towards birth control. First, is the first commandment to humans after the creation when God said to the man and woman, “Be fruitful and multiply.” Some people interpret that as meaning that intentionally preventing pregnancy would be wrong. But in its original context, this verse was part of a passage telling how God has given mankind stewardship over the world, and it was not a statement…

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What happened to Cain in the end?

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Cain is the first Man to commit murder and is also the first man to die from an accident. But what kind of an accident, construction or hunting? Or was it murder? Cain was the first born son of Adam and Eve in the Book of Genesis, chapter four. He was a farmer and his brother Abel, who was born shortly after him, was a shepherd. The brothers made sacrifices to God, each of his own produce, but God favored Abel’s sacrifice instead of Cain’s. Cain became jealous over God…

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A Closer Examination at ‘Bearing the Cross’ in Matthew 10:38

Imitation of Christ is the practice of following the example of Jesus. Apostle Paul refers to the imitation of Christ, as well as himself, and states: 1 Thessalonians 1:6 (NIV) You became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you welcomed the message in the midst of severe suffering with the joy given by the Holy Spirit. Apostle Peter explains the duty of Christians to “follow his [Christ’s] steps”. 1 Peter 2:21 (NIV) To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you…

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Ave Maria

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Ave Maria composed by Franz Schubert in 1825 as part of his Opus 52. Lyrics in both Latin and English: Ave Maria, gratia plena, Maria, gratia plena, Maria, gratia plena, Ave, Ave, Dominus, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus, Et benedictus fructus ventris (tui), Ventris tui, Jesus. Ave Maria! Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, Ora pro nobis peccatoribus, Ora, ora pro nobis; Ora, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, Nunc et in hora mortis, In hora mortis nostrae. In hora, hora mortis nostrae, In hora mortis nostrae. Ave Maria! Hail Mary,…

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Has Jesus’ Real Name Become Lost in Translation

What is Jesus’ real name? Jesus, pronounced as ‘Geezus’ in the English language, originates from the Latin form of the Greek name Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous). The Greek Ἰησοῦς is a rendition of the Hebrew name “Yeshua” (ישוע), which also has variants of Joshua or Jeshua. By the time the New Testament was written, the Septuagint (the original Greek biblical translation (LXX) had already transliterated the Hebrew ישוע (Yeshua`) into Koine Greek (also called Biblical Greek) with the result being Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous). Hebrew and Aramaic read from right to left and the first…

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The method of Jesus’ crucifixion, the real stauros

The crucifixion of Jesus occurred in Judea most likely between the years 30 and 36 AD. Jesus’ crucifixion is described in all four of the canonical gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.  Jesus’ crucifixion is also attested to by other ancient sources and is also a confirmed historical event by other non-Christian sources. According to the canonical gospels: Jesus was arrested, tried, and then sentenced by Pontius Pilate to be scourged, and finally crucified by the Romans at the demand of the Jews. Jesus was stripped of his clothing…

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Asteroid Apophis and The Apocalypse

Asteroid Apophis and The Apocalypse by Njord Kane © 2017 by Njord Kane. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any written, electronic, recording, or photocopying form without written permission of the author, Njord Kane, or the publisher, Spangenhelm Publishing. You must not circulate this book in any format. Published on: December 1, 2017 by Spangenhelm Publishing Interior Design and Cover by: Njord Kane ISBN-13: 978-1943066261 ISBN-10: 1943066264 1. Religion 2. Astronomy 3. Prophecy 4. Bible Prophecy First Edition. 10 9 8 7 6 5…

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The Lord’s Prayer: A Re-translation and Interpretation

The Lord’s Prayer A Re-translation and Interpretation by Njord Kane © 2017 by Njord Kane. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any written, electronic, recording, or photocopying form without written permission of the author, Njord Kane, or the publisher, Spangenhelm Publishing. You must not circulate this book in any format. Web version at readicon.com authorized by author. Published on: December 1, 2017 by Spangenhelm Publishing Interior Design and Cover by: Njord Kane ISBN-13: 978-1-943066278 ISBN-10: 1943066272   Table of Contents Preface  CH 1 –…

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