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How Would Persecuted Christians Have Understood Psalms Promising Protection and Rescue?

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How Would Persecuted Christians Have Understood Psalms Promising Protection and Rescue?

November 30, 2023
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Questions about how persecuted Christians would have understood Psalms promising protection and rescue, whether it’s a contradiction for Jesus to say that some will be put to death but also that not a hair of your head will perish, and whether the Bible has been added to throughout the years.

* How would Christians under persecution (such as those in Rome) have understood verses like Psalm 34:19–20 that promise protection and rescue by God for righteous people?

* Is it a contradiction for Jesus to say both that some will be put to death and that not a hair of your head will perish (Luke 21:16–19)?

* Is there evidence that would contradict my coworker’s claim that the Bible has been added to throughout the years?

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