Bible Study 5/22: What is the meaning of the Parable of the Unjust Steward (Luke 16:1-13)?

Answer: The Parable of the Unjust Steward can be found in Luke 16:1–13. The text can be broken down into two parts: the parable (verses 1–8) and the application (verses 9–13). Luke 16:1 identifies that Jesus is speaking to His disciples, but there is a suggestion that His audience is mixed—disciples and Pharisees. Luke 16:14 states...

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Bible Study 5/15: How will our resurrection body be different from our current body?

Question: “How will our resurrection body be different from our current body?” Answer: In his first letter to the church in Corinth, Paul discusses the great differences between our earthly bodies and our resurrected bodies (see 1 Corinthians 15:35-54). Contrasting our earthly bodies with the splendor of our heavenly (resurrected)...

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Bible Study 4/3: What is the difference between envy and jealousy, biblically speaking?

Answer: Both envy and jealousy are listed in the Bible as sins to avoid along with greed, slander, and anger (2 Corinthians 12:20; Galatians 5:20–21; Mark 7:21–23). Although similar, and although they are often experienced together, envy and jealousy are not exactly synonymous. In some contexts, envy and jealousy are interchangeable terms, because both relate to covetousness. The same word translated...

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