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8 hours ago, Ann O'Maly said:

And Jesus' words "a spirit does not have flesh and bones just as you see that I have" - how would the disciples have understood this? 

Notrhing to be afraid of. The Jesus they knew and loved was alive. No confusion possible due to his appearing in a totally physical form.


8 hours ago, Ann O'Maly said:

That was not what I was suggesting, of course. I had in mind the term 'Mighty God' - as in Isa. 10:21 and Jer. 32:18 - applying to the 'only Potentate.' 

Quite happy with this as well, but not as applying to the 'only Potentate' of 1 Tim.6:15. Obviously both Jesus and Jehovah are 'Mighty Gods'.

8 hours ago, Ann O'Maly said:

It looks like your next response is one of 'throwing in the towel' 

So you see yourself as a 'boxer delivering a beating'? Poor basis for a discussion of this nature if so.

8 hours ago, Ann O'Maly said:

saying that holy spirit will have to reveal to me the 'truth' as you see it

I think I am saying that from your responses,  this has already taken place.

With regard to your three questions, I do not understand the term being "declared righteous" to have degrees. As for the destiny of Christians on resurrection, the subject has been "done to death" in this thread. It appears to be a take it or leave it situation Question 2: no change. Question 3: Already addressed.

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