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The Apocrypha

The Bible which I use contains 66 books.  These books can be divided into 39 Old Testament books and 27 New Testament books. The Bible that Catholics use contains 73 books.  These books can be divided into 46 Old Testament … Continue reading

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3 Corinthians, Laodiceans, and 3 Peter

Some have worried themselves over whether there are some books missing from the New Testament canon. Three books in particular have been called into question. A Previous Epistle In 1 Corinthians 5:9 Paul writes, “I wrote to you in my epistle … Continue reading

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The Ethiopian Eunuch’s Confession (Acts 8:37)

“And the eunuch said, ‘See here is water.  What hinders me from being baptized?’” (Acts 8:36). “Then Philip said, ‘If you believe with all your heart, you may.’  And he answered and said, ‘I believe that Jesus Christ is the … Continue reading

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The Last Verses of Mark (Mark 16:9-20)

“Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned” (Mark 16:15-16). Do these verses belong in the Bible?  Are … Continue reading

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