How many streets are in Revelation 21:21?

Question: In Revelations 21:21, is it correctly written as “street” or “streets” as other translations say? Is it more than one? Thanks Answer: The phrasing in Greek is for a single street.

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Is your definition of tekna consistent?

Question: In light of the position you take with regard to Elders and the number of children they should have, I would like to know your thoughts with regard to the following scriptures. We are in the process of studying deacons and elders at the congregation I attend, and I am trying to further prepare for…

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Who are “them” in Hebrews 4:2?

Question: “For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it” (Hebrews 4:2). Who is the “as well as unto them” in this verse?  Is this talking about the children of Israel in the wilderness? Answer: “Now with whom…

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Is the antecedent of “it” “church” or “rock” in Matthew 16:19?

Question: A little help, please.  Where Matthew records; “….and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.”  What is the “it” referring to?  I have heard some say it was the “church.”  Others, that it was the “rock,” Christ. According to your studies of the Greek definition, what is the “it”? Answer: In Greek, a…

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Can you explain what “beginning from the baptism of John” refers to?

Question: I had a study with a brother in Christ, concerning the qualifications for the apostleship in Acts 1:21-22. In verse 22 it says “beginning from the baptism of John”. My friend says he is referring to the beginning of Jesus’ baptism of John, and I said it refers to the beginning of John preaching…

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