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The Great Divider - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... peace on earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather division” (Luke 12:51). From the very beginning, God has been a great divider. On the first day of creation, “God divided the light from the darkness,” and on the second day, He...
Christian Submission - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... but His mother kept all these sayings in her heart” (Luke 2:51). It is noteworthy how frequently Christians are exhorted to submit themselves to others. Wives, for example, are told, “submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as...
Honoring Parents - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... 16). The Lord Jesus submitted Himself to this authority (Luke 2:51). Since He lived a sinless life (Hebrews 4:15), it would follow that He upheld this commandment and honored His earthly parents just as He honored His heavenly Father. The...
Luke 12:49: fire on the earth - Study Note
of division between friends and even family members over Him (Luke 12:51-53) and, ultimately, “in flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ” (II Thessalonians...
John 18:10: having a sword - Study Note
... Peter had been among those who insisted on taking a sword (Luke 22:36-38) and impulsively used it at this point. However, Jesus miraculously healed the severed ear (Luke 22:51). Since only John records the servant’s name, one wonders...
Are Creationists Divisive? - Article
Kenneth Ham - in law against her mother in law" (Matthew 10:34,35). In Luke 12:51, we read, "Suppose ye that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather division: . . ."And what happened as a result of Christ's ministry? "So...
Luke 2:51: was subject unto them - Study Note
... was subject unto them. This is the first use in the New Testament of the Greek word here translated “subject unto,” also frequently translated “submit to” or “be obedient to.” Thus, when we are told to...
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