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The Significant Greek Eis in Romans

The Greek word eis (generally translated for or unto) means "to express relation, to or towards... in regard to or of a purpose" (LS 231). Throughout the Bible we find this word in some of the most significant places. The Apostle Peter said, "38 Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ unto (Greek eis) the remission of your sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit' (Acts 2:38). The Greek word eis identifies the relationship that exists between baptism and the remission of sins. The Apostle Paul writes of Christ saying, "7 in whom we have our redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses according to the riches of his grace" (Ephesians 1:7). Due to the use of the Greek word eis at Acts 2:38 1 can easily see the "relationship" between repentance, baptism, forgiveness of sins, redemption,...
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Incurable Wounds of Sin

The prophet Micah exposed the sins of idolatry and prostitution in Israel and Judah. Micah, being sore troubled, writes “8 for this will I lament and wail; I will go stripped and naked; I will make a wailing like the jackals and a lamentation like the ostriches. 9 for her wounds are incurrable; for it is come even unto Judah; it reaches unto the gate of my people, even to Jerusalem” (Micah 1:8-9).

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How to Obtain Fear and Knowledge of God

My son, if you will receive my words, and lay up my commandments; 2 so as to incline your ear unto wisdom, and apply your heart to understanding; 3 Yea, if you cry after discernment, and lift up your voicefor understanding; 4 If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hid treasures: 5 Then shall you understand the fear of Jehovah, and find the knowledge of God" (Proverbs 2:1-5).
If a son will do seven things then he will "understand the fear of Jehovah, and find the knowledge of God. 'l Here is the formula for gaining wisdom (fear of Jehovah). The success of the formula is dependent upon a willing approach of any individual. Those unwilling to work to attain wisdom will never attain it.

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