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Servant of Christ

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Submitted by Sohail (United Kingdom), Jan 9, 2007 at 10:23

9As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector's booth. "Follow me," he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him. Matthew 9:9

Did Matthew write this verse?

17"Why do you ask me about what is good?" Jesus replied. "There is only One who is good. If you want to enter life, obey the commandments." Matthew 19:17

This verse proves that Jesus is not equal to the father.

Now I will reply to you about thoses contradictions. You said:

Qurinius was on duty twice. There was an inscription in Antioch that was ascribed to Governor Qurinius of Syria at the date of 7 BC. Also, Jewish historian Josephus supports the evidence for two terms for Qurinius. Both Josephus and Luke are known for their accuracy and Josephus is not a Christian so he would not support the Gospels. So Qurinius was governor of Syria in 7 BC and then an imperial legate in 6 AD.

No he wasn't:

Sentius Saturninus was provincial governor in Syria from 9 to 6 B.C., followed by Publius Quintilius Varus, who according to Josephus led a force against a revolt in Judea after Herod's death, which would mean he was an authority in Judea until at least April of 4 B.C.

Sohail

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