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    Jesus' lineage was traced through David's son Solomon. Mt.1:6.
    Jesus' lineage was traced through David's son Nathan. Lk.3:31.

    The announcement of the special birth came before conception. Lk.1:26-31.
    The announcement of the special birth came after conception. Mt.1:18-21.
    Jesus' parents were told of their son's future greatness. Mt.1:18-21; Lk.1:28-35.
    Jesus' parents knew nothing of their son's potential. Lk.2:48-50.
    The angel told Joseph. Mt.1:20.
    The angel told Mary. Lk.1:28.

    There were 28 generations from David to Jesus. Mt.1:17.
    There were 43 generations from David to Jesus. Lk.3:23- 31.

    Jacob was Joseph's father. Mt.1:16.
    Heli was Joseph's father. Lk.3:23.

    He was to be called Emmanuel. Mt.1:23.
    He was called Jesus. Mt.1:25.

    Joseph, Mary, and Jesus flee to Egypt while Herod slaughters all males under 2 years old. Mt.2:13-16. (Note: Jesus' cousin, John, was also under 2 and survived
    without having to flee.)
    Joseph, Mary, and Jesus did not flee to Egypt, but remained for temple rituals. No slaughter of infants is mentioned! Lk.2:21-39.

    Jesus was tempted during the 40 days in the wilderness. Mk.1:13.
    Jesus was tempted after the 40 da ys in the wilderness. Mt.4:2,3.

    The devil first took Jesus to the pinnacle, then to the mountain top. Mt.4:5-8.
    The devil first took Jesus to the mountain top, then to the pinnacle. Lk.4:5-9.
    Satan tempted Jesus. Mt.4:1-10; Mk.1:13; Lk.4:1,2.
    Satan had no interest in Jesus. Jn.14:30.

    The baptism of Jesus was with the "Holy Ghost". Mk.1:8; Jn.1:33.
    Fire was also added to the baptism. Mt.3:11; Lu.3:16.
    John knew of Jesus before he baptized him. Mt.3:11-13; Jn.1:28,29.
    John knew nothing of Jesus at all. Mt.11:1-3.

    Jesus begins his ministry after John's arrest. Mk.1:13,14.
    Jesus begins his ministry before John's arrest. Jn.3:22-24.

    It is recorded that Jesus saw the spirit descending. Mt.3:16; Mk.1:10.
    It is recorded that John saw the spirit descending. Jn.1:32.
    The heavenly voice addressed the gathering. Mt.3:17.
    The heavenly voice addressed Jesus. Mk.1:11; Lk.3:22.

    Immediately after the baptism, Jesus spent 40 days in the wilderness. Mt.4:1,2; Mk.1:12,13.
    Three days after the baptism, Jesus was at the wedding in Cana. Jn.2:1.

    Jesus went to Bethphage and the Mt. of Olives, then left for Bethany. Mt.21:1,17.
    Jesus went to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mt. of Olives. Mk.11:1; Lk.19:29.
    Jesus went to Bethany and then Jerusalem. Jn.12:1,12.

    Jesus and his disciples taught in Capernaum. Mk.1:20,21.
    Only Jesus taught in Capernaum. Lk.4:30,31.

    Peter was chosen, with Andrew, by the Sea of Galil ee. Mt.4:18-20; Mk.1:16-18.
    Peter was chosen, with James and John, by the lake of Gennesaret. Lk.5:2-11.
    Andrew chose Jesus and then got Peter to join. Jn.1:35-42.
    Peter was to preach to the Jews. Mt.10:2,5,6; Gal.2:7.
    Peter was to preach to the Gentiles. Acts 15:7.

    Jesus cured Simon Peter's mother-in-law after he cleansed the leper. Mt.8:1-15.
    Jesus cured Simon Peter's mother-in-law before he cleansed the leper. Mk.1:30-42; Lk.4:38 to 5:13.

    Peter's mother-in-law was healed before Peter was called to be a disciple. Lu.4:38,39; 5:10.
    Peter's mother-in-law was healed after Peter was called to be a disciple. Mt.4:18,19; 8:14,15; Mk.1:16,17,30,31.

    James and John were with Jesus when he healed Simon Peter's mother-in-law. Mk.1:29-31.
    James and John were not with Jesus when he healed Simon Peter's mother-in-law. Lu.4:38,3 9; 5:10,11.

    Lebbaeus (Thaddaeus) was the name of an apostle - but no Judas, brother of James. Mt. 10:3.
    Judas, the brother of James, was an apostle, but no Thaddaeus. Lk.6:16; Acts 1:13.

    The centurion's servant was healed in between the cleansing of the leper and the healing of Peter's mother-in-law. Mt.8:2-15.
    The centurion's servant was healed after the cleansing of the leper and the healing of Peter's mother-in-law. Lu.4:38,39; 5:12,13; 7:1-10.

    The people were not impressed with the feeding of the multitude. Mk.6:52.
    The people were very impressed with the feeding of the multitude. Jn.6:14.

    After the feeding of the multitude, Jesus went to Gennesaret. Mk.6:53.
    After the feeding of the multitude, Jesus went to Capernaum. Jn.6:14-17.

    A demon cries out that Jesus is the Holy One of God. Mk.1:23,24.
    Everyone who confesses that Jesus came in the flesh is of God. 1 Jn.4:2.

    Jesus cursed the fig tree so that it would not bear fruit. Mt.21:19; Mk.11:14.
    It wasn't time for the fig tree to bear fruit. Mk.11:13.
    The fig tree withers immediately, and the disciples are amazed. Mt.21:19,20.
    The disciples first notice the withered tree the next day. Mk.11:20,21.

    Jesus is the mediator of the "Father". 1 Tim.2:5; 1 Jn.2:1.
    Jesus sits on "his" right hand. Mk. 16:19.
    Jesus and the "Father" are one in the same. Jn.10:30.

    There is one "God". 1 Tim.2:5; Jms.2:19.
    There are three. 1 Jn.5:7.

    Jesus said to honor your father and mother. Mt.15:4; Mt.19:19; Mk.7:10; Mk.10:19; Lk.18:20.
    Jesus said that he came to set people against their parents. Mt.10:35-37; Lk.12:51-53; Lk.14:26.
    Jesus said to call no man father. Mt.23:9.

    Jesus/God said, "You fool…". Lk.12:20; Mt.23:17.
    Paul calls people fools. 1 Cor.15:36.
    Call someone a fool and you go to hell. Mt.5:22.

    Anger by itself is a sin. Mt.5:22.
    But not necessarily. Eph.4:26.

    Ask and it shall be given. Seek and you will find. Knock and it will be opened to you. Mt.7:7,8; Lk.11:9,10.
    Ask and you shall be refused. Seek and you won't find. Knock and you will be refused entrance. Lk.13:24-27.

    Do not judge. Mt.7:1,2.
    Unless it is necessary, of course. 1 Jn.4:1-3.

    Jesus is thankful that some things are hidden. Mt.11:25; Mk.4:11,12.
    Jesus said that all things should be made known. Mk.4:22.

    Jesus said that no sign would be given. Mk.8:12.
    Jesus said that no sign would be given except for that of Jonas. Mt.12:39; Lk.11:29.
    Jesus showed many signs. Jn.20:30; Acts 2:22.

    Jesus stated that the law was until heaven and earth ended. Mt. 5:17-19.
    Jesus stated that the law was only until the time of John. Lk.16:16.

    The "Sermon on the Mount" took place on the mountain. Mt.5:1.
    The "Sermon on the Mount" took place on a plain. Lu.6:17.

    The "Lord's Prayer" was taught to many during the "Sermon on the Mount". Mt.6:9.
    The "Lord's Prayer" was taught only to the disciples at another time. Lu.11:1.

    Jesus had his own house. Mk.2:15.
    Jesus did not have his own hou se. Lu.9:58.

    Good works should be seen. Mt.5:16.
    Good works should not be seen. Mt.6:1-4.

    Jesus said that Salvation was only for the Jews. Mt.15:24; Mt.10:5,6; Jn.4:22; Rom.11:26,27.
    Paul said that salvation was also for the Gentiles. Acts 13:47,48.

    Repentance is necessary. Acts 3:19; Lu.3:3.
    Repentance is not necessary. Rom.11:29.

    Non-believers obtain mercy. Rom.11:32.
    Only believers obtain mercy. Jn.3:36; Rom.14:23.
    Only baptized believers obtain mercy. Mk.16:16.
    Mercy cannot be predetermined. Rom.9:18.
    All who call on the "Lord" will be saved. Rom.10:13; Acts 2:21.
    Only those predestined will be saved. Acts 13:48; Eph.1:4,5; 2 Thes.2:13; Acts 2:47.
    Jesus said he would not cast aside any that come to him. Jn.6:37.
    Jesus said that many that come to him will be cast aside. Mt.7:21-23.

    Salvation comes by faith and not works. Eph.2:8,9; Rom.11:6; Gal.2:16; Rom.3:28.
    Salvation comes by faith and works. Jms.2:14,17,20.

    The righteous have eternal life. Mt.25:46.
    The righteous are barely saved. 1 Pet.4:18.
    There are no righteous. Rom.3:10.

    Believe and be baptized to be saved. Mk.16:16.
    Be baptized by water and the spirit to be saved. Jn.3:5.
    Endure to the end to be saved. Mt.24:13.
    Call on the name of the "Lord" to be saved. Acts 2:21; Rom.10:13.
    Believe in Jesus to be saved. Acts 16:31.
    Belie ve, then all your household will be saved. Acts 16:31.
    Hope and you will be saved. Rom.8:24.
    Believe in the resurrection to be saved. Rom.10:9.
    By grace you are saved. Eph.2:5
    By grace and faith you are saved. Eph.2:8.
    Have the love of truth to be saved. 2 Thes.2:10.
    Mercy saves. Titus 3:5.

    Backsliders are condemned. 2 Pet.2:20.
    Backsliders are saved regardless. Jn.10:27-29.

    Forgive seventy times seven. Mt.18:22.
    Forgiveness is not possible for renewed sin. Heb.6:4-6.

    Divorce, except for unfaithfulness, is wrong. Mt.5:32.
    Divorce for any reason is wrong. Mk.10:11,12.

    Jesus approved of destroying enemies. Lk.19:27.
    Jesus said to love your enemies. Mt.5:44.

    God resides in heaven. Mt.5:45; Mt.6:9; Mt.7:21.
    Angels reside in heaven. Mk.13:32.
    Jesus is with God in heaven. Acts 7:55,56
    Believers go to heaven. 1 Pet.1:3,4.
    Heaven will pass away. Mt.24:35; Mk.13:31; Lk.21:33.

    Pray that you don't enter temptation. Mt.26:41.
    Temptation is a joy. Jms.1:2.
    God leads you into temptation. Mt.6:13.
    God tempts no one. Jms.1:13.

    Take no thought for tomorrow. God will take care of you. Mt.6:25-34; Lk.12:22-31.
    A man who does not provide for his family is worse than an infidel. 1 Tim.5:8.

    Whoever calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. Acts 2:21; Rom.10:13.
    Not everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. Mt.7:21.
    Only those whom the Lord chooses will be saved. Acts 2:39.

    We are justified by works and not by faith. Mt.7:21; Rom.2:6,13; Jms.2:24.
    We are justified by faith and not by works. Jn.3:16; Rom.3:27; Eph.2:8,9.; Gal.2:16.
    Do not take sandals (shoes) or staves. Mt.10:10.
    Take only sandals (shoes) and staves. Mk.6:8,9.

    Jesus said that in him there was peace. Jn.16:33.
    Jesus said that he did not come to bring peace. Mt.10:34; Lk.12:51.

    Jesus said that John the Baptist was a prophet and Elijah. Mt.11:9; Mt.17:12,13.
    John said that he was not a prophet nor was he Elijah. Jn.1:21.

    Jesus said that he was meek and lowly. Mt.11:29.
    Jesus makes whips and drives the moneychangers out from the temple. Mt. 21:12; Mk.11:15,16; Jn.2:15.

    Jesus said, "Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees". Lk.12:1.
    Jesus said, " Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees". Mt.16:6,11.
    Jesus said, "Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Herod". Mk.8:15.

    Jesus founds his church on Peter. Mt.16:18.
    Jesus calls Peter "Satan" and a hindrance. Mt.16:23.
    The mother of James and John asks Jesus to favor her sons. Mt.20:20,21.
    They ask for themselves. Mk.10:35-37.

    Jesus responds that this favor is not his to give. Mt.20:23; Mk.10:40.
    Jesus said that all authority is given to him. Mt.28:18; Jn.3:35.

    Jesus heals two unnamed blind men. Mt.20:29,30.
    Jesus heals one named blind man. Mk.10:46-52.

    Jesus healed all that were sick. Mt.8:16; Lk.4:40.
    Jesus healed many that were sick - but not all. Mk.1:34.

    The council asks Jesus if he is the Son of God. Lk.22:70. The high priest asks Jesus if he is the Christ, the Son of God. Mt.26:63.
    The h igh priest asks Jesus if he is the Christ the Son of the Blessed. Mk.14:61.
    The high priest asks Jesus about his disciples and his doctrine. Jn.18:19.

    Jesus answers to the effect of “You said it, not me”. Mt.26:64; Lk.22:70.
    Jesus answers definitely, “I am”. Mk.14:62.

    At the Mount of Olives, Jesus told Peter he would deny him three times. Mt.26:30-34.
    At the Passover meal, Jesus told Peter he would deny him three times. Lu.22:13,14,34.

    Peter was to deny Jesus before the cock crowed. Mt.26:34; Lk.22:34; Jn.13:38.
    Peter was to deny Jesus before the cock crowed twice. Mk.14:30.

    The cock crowed once. Mt.26:74.
    The cock crowed twice. Mk.14:72.

    Peter makes his first denial to a maid and some others. Mt.26:69,70.
    It was only to the maid. Mk.14:66-68; Lk.22:56,57; Jn.18:17.
    Peter’s second denial was to another maid. Mt.26:71,72.
    It was to the same maid. Mk.14:69,70.
    It was to a man and not a maid. Lk.22:58.
    It was to more than one person. Jn.18:25.

    Peter’s third denial was to several bystanders. Mt.26:73,74; Mk.14:69,70.
    It was to one person. Lk.22:59,60.
    It was to a servant. Jn.18:26,27.

    The chief priests bought the field. Mt.27:6,7.
    Judas bought the field. Acts 1:16-19.

    Judas threw down the money and left. Mt.27:5.
    Judas used the coins to buy the field. Acts 1:18.

    Judas hanged himself. Mt.27:5.
    Judas fell headlong and burst his head open. Ac ts 1:18.

    Jesus did not answer any of the charges. Mt.27:12-14; Lk.23:9.
    Jesus answered some of the charges. Mk.14:61,62.
    Jesus answered all of the charges. Jn.18:33-37.

    Jesus said that eternal life would be given to all that were given to him. Jn.11:27-29; Jn.17:12.
    Jesus released Judas in order to keep this promise. Jn.18:5-9.

    The chief priests and elders persuade the people. Mt.27:20.
    Only the chief priests persuade the people. Mk.15:11.
    The chief priests and the people persuade themselves. Lk.23:13-23.

    Jesus is given a scarlet robe. Mt.27:28.
    Jesus is given a purple robe. Mk.15:17; Jn.19:2.
    Jesus is given a gorgeous robe. Lk.23:11.

    < FONT face="Arial, sans-serif">The sign says, &#8220;This is Jesus the King of the Jews&#8221;. Mt.27:37.
    The sign says, &#8220;The King of the Jews&#8221;. Mk.15:26.
    In three languages, the sign says, &#8220;This is the King of the Jews&#8221;. Lk.23:38.
    In the same three languages, the sign says, &#8220;Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews&#8221;. Jn.19:19,20.
    Jesus asks God, The Father, why he has forsaken him. Mt.27:46.
    Jesus said that he and The Father were one in the same. Jn.10:30; Jn.17:11,21,22.

    The centurion says, &#8220;Truly this was the son of God&#8221;. Mt.27:54.
    The centurion says, &#8220;Truly this man was the son of God&#8221;. Mk.15:39.
    The centurion says, &#8220;Certainly, this was a righteous man&#8221;. Lk.23:47.
    There was no centurion. Jn.19:31-37.

    Jesus was crucified at the third hour. Mk.15:25.
    Jesus was still before Pilate at the sixth hour. Jn.19:13,14.

    The women looked on from &#8220;afar&#8221;. Mt.27:55; Mk.15:40; Lk.23:49.
    The women were very close. Jn.19:25.

    The last recorded words of Jesus were:
    Version 1: &#8220;Eli, Eli &#8230;My God, My God why have you forsaken me&#8221; Mt.27:46.
    Version 2: &#8220;Eloi, Eloi&#8230;My God, My God why have you forsaken me&#8221; Mk.15:34.
    Version 3: &#8220;Father, into your hands I commend my spirit&#8221;. Lk.23:46.
    Version 4: &#8220;It is finished&#8221;. Jn.19:30.

    A guard was placed at the tomb the day after the burial. Mt.27:65,66.
    No guard is mentioned. Mk.15:44-47; Lk.23:52-56; Jn.19:38-42.

    Only those keeping the words of Jesus will never see death. Jn.8:51.
    Jesus&#8217; disciples will be killed. Mt.24:3-9.
    All men die once. Heb.9:27.

    Upon their arrival, the stone was still in place. Mt.28:1 2.
    Upon their arrival, the stone had been removed. Mk.16:4; Lk.24:2; Jn.20:1.

    There was an earthquake. Mt.28:2.
    There was no earthquake. Mk.16:5; Lk.24:2-4; Jn.20:12.

    The visitors ran to tell the disciples. Mt.28:8.
    The visitors told the eleven and all the rest. Lk.24:9.
    The visitors said nothing to anyone. Mk.16:8.
    Jesus first resurrection appearance was right at the tomb. Jn.20:12-14.
    Jesus first resurrection appearance was fairly near the tomb. Mt.28:8,9.
    Jesus first resurrection appearance was on the road to Emmaus. Lk.24:13-16.

    One doubted. Jn.20:24.
    Some doubted. Mt.28:17.
    All doubted. Mk.16:11; Lk.24:11,14.

    Jesus said that his blood was shed for many. Mk.14:24.
    Jesus said his blood was shed for his disciples. Lu.22:20.

    Simon of Cyrene was forced to bear the cross of Jesus. Mt.27:32; Mk.15:21; Lu.23:26.
    Jesus bore his own cross. Jn.19:16,17.

    Jesus was offered vinegar and gall to drin k. Mt.27:34.
    Jesus was offered vinegar to drink. Jn.19:29,30.
    Jesus was offered wine and myrrh to drink. Mk.15:23.

    Jesus refused the drink offered him. Mk.15:23.
    Jesus tasted the drink offered and then refused. Mt.27:34.
    Jesus accepted the drink offered him. Jn.19:30.

    Both &#8220;thieves&#8221; mocked Jesus on the cross. Mt. 27:44; Mk.15:32.
    One &#8220;thief&#8221; sided with Jesus on the cross. Lu.23:39-41.

    Joseph of Arimathaea boldly asked for the body of Jesus. Mk.15:43.
    Joseph of Arimathaea secretly asked for the body of Jesus. Jn.19:38.

    Jesus was laid in a nearby tomb. Mk.15:46; Lu.23:53; Jn.19:41.
    Jesus was laid in Joseph&#8217;s new tomb. Mt.27:59,60.

    A great stone was rolled in front of the tomb. Mt.27:60; Mk.15:46.
    There was nothing in front of the tomb. Lu.23:55; Jn.19:41.
    Nicodemus prepared the body with spices. Jn.19:39,40.
    Failing to notice this, the women bought spices to prepare the body later. Mk. 16:1; Lu.23:55,56.

    The body was anointed. Jn.19:39,40.
    The body was not anointed. Mk.15:46 to 16:1; Lk.23:55 to 24:1.

    The women bought materials before the sabbath. Lu.23:56.
    The women bought materials after the sabbath. Mk.16:1.

    Jesus was first seen by Cephas, then the twelve. 1 Cor.15:5.
    Jesus was first seen by the two Marys. Mt.28:1,8,9.
    Jesus was first seen by Mary Magdalene. Mk.16:9; Jn.20:1,14,15.
    Jesus was first seen by Cleopas and others. Lu.24:17,18.
    Jesus was first seen by the disciples. Acts 10:40,41.

    The two Marys went to the tomb. Mt.28:1.
    The two Marys and Salome went to the tomb. Mk.16:1.
    Several women went to the tomb. Lu.24:10.
    Only Mary Magdalene went to the tomb. Jn.20:1.

    It was dawn when Mary went to the tomb. Mt.28:1; Mk.16:2.
    It was dark when Mary went to the tomb. Jn.20:1.

    An angel sat on the stone at the door of the tomb. Mt.28:2.
    A man was sitting inside the tomb. Mk.16:5.

    Two men were standing inside the tomb. Lk.24:3,4.
    Two angels were sitting inside the tomb. Jn.20:12.

    Peter did not go into the tomb but stooped and looked inside. Lk.24:12.
    Peter did go into the tomb, and another disciple stooped and looked inside. Jn.20:3-6.

    After the resurrection, the disciples held Jesus by the feet. Mt.28:9.
    After the resurrection, Jesus told Thomas to touch his side. John 20:27.
    After the resurrection, Jesus said that he was not to be touched. Jn.20:17.
    Mary first saw Jesus at the tomb. Jn.20:11-15.
    Mary first saw Jesus on her way home. Mt.28:8-10.

    The women entered the tomb. Mk.16:5; Lk.24:3.
    The women stayed outside the tomb. Jn.20:11.

    The disciples were frightened when they saw Jesus. Lk.24:36,37.
    The disciples were glad when they first saw Jesus. Jn.20:20.

    Twelve disciples saw Jesus. 1 Cor.15:5.
    Eleven disciples saw Jesus. Thomas was not there. Mt.28:16,17; Jn.20:19-25.

    The disciples doubted that Jesus had risen from the dead. Mt.28:17.
    The Pharisees and chief priests believed it possible. Mt.27:62-66.

    Jesus ascended on the third day after the resurrection. Lk.24:21,50,51.
    Jesus ascended the same day as the crucifixion. Lk.23:42 43.
    Jesus ascended forty days after the resurrection. Acts 1:3,9.

    At the time of the ascension, there were about 120 brethren. Acts 1:15.
    At the time of the ascension, there were about 500 brethren. 1 Cor.15:6.

    The moneychangers incident occurred at the end of Jesus&#8217; career. Mt.21:11,12.
    The moneychangers incident occurred at the beginning of Jesus&#8217; career. Jn.2:11-15.

    Zacharias was the son of Jehoida, the priest. 2 Chr.24:20.
    Jesus said that Zacharias was the son of Barachias. Mt.23:35. (Note: The name Barachia s or Barachiah does not appear in the OT.)
    The coming of the kingdom will be accompanied by signs and miracles. Mt.24:29-33; Mk.13:24-29.
    It will not be accompanied by signs and miracles since it occurs from within. Lk.17:20,21.
    The kingdom was prepared from the beginning. Mt.25:34.
    Jesus said that he was going to go and prepare the kingdom. Jn.14:2,3.

    Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit is an unforgivable sin. Mk.3:29.
    All sins are forgivable. Acts 13:39; Col.2:13; 1 Jn.1:9.

    The ascension took place while the disciples were seated together at a table. Mk.16:14-19.
    The ascension took place outdoors at Bethany. Lk.24:50,51.
    The ascension took place outdoors at Mt. Olivet. Acts 1:9-12.

    The holy spirit was with John from before he was born. Lk.1:15,41.
    The holy spirit was with Elizabeth before John&#8217;s birth. Lk.1:41.
    The holy spirit was with Zechariah. Lk.1:67.
    The holy spirit was with Simeon. Lk.2:25.
    The holy spirit is obtained by asking. Lk.11:13.
    The holy spirit did not come into the world until after Jesus had departed. Jn.7:39; Jn.16:7; Acts 1:3-8.

    Sometimes God is responsible for unbelief. 2 Thes.2:11,12.
    Sometimes Jesus is responsible for unbelief. Mk.4:11,12.
    The devil causes unbelief. Lk.8:12.

    Whoever hates his brother is a murderer. 1 Jn.3:15.
    If anyone claims to love God but hates his brother, he is a liar. 1 Jn.4:20.
    No one can be a disciple of Jesus unless he hates his brother. Lk.14:26.

    Believers do not come into judgment. Jn.5:24.
    All people come into judgment. Mt.12:36; 2 Cor.5:10; Heb.9:27; 1 Pet.1:17; Jude 14,15; Rev.20:12,13.

    Jesus says that, if he bears witness to himself, his testimony is true. Jn.8:14.
    Jesus says that, if he bears witness to himself, his testimony is not true. Jn.5:31.

    Men can choose whether or not to believe. Jn.5:38-47.
    Only God chooses who will believe. Jn.6:44.

    None of Jesus&#8217; followers would be lost. Jn.10:27-29.
    Some of Jesus&#8217; followers would be lost. 1 Tim.4:1.
    Jesus is the ruling prince of this world. Rev.1:5.
    The prince of this world will be cast out. Jn.12:31.

    Jesus says all men will be saved. Jn.3:17.
    Only 144,000 virgin men will be saved. Rev. 14:1-4.

    God wants all men to be saved. 1 Tim.2:3,4; 2 Pet.3:9.
    God does not want all men to be saved. Jn.12:40.

    Peter asks Jesus where he is going. Jn.13:36.
    Thomas asks Jesus where he is going. Jn.14:5.
    Jesus said that no one asked where he was going. Jn.16:5.

    Jesus lost only one disciple. Jn.17:12.
    Jesus lost no disciples. Jn.18:9.

    Jesus came into the world to bear witness to the truth. Jn.18:37.
    The truth has always been evident. Rom.1:18-20.

    During his first resurrection appearance, Jesus gave his disciples the holy spirit. Jn.20:22.
    The holy spirit was given to the disciples after his ascension. Acts 1:3-8

    The world could not contain all that could be written of Jesus. Jn.21:25.
    All was written. Acts.1:1.

    Obey the laws of men for it is the will of God. 1 Pet.2:13-15.
    The disciples disobey the council. Acts 5:40-42.

    Obey God, not men. Acts 5:29.
    Obey men. It is God&#8217;s will. Rom.13:1-4; 1 Pet.2:13-15.
    God hated Esau and loved Jacob even before they were born. Rom.9:10-13.
    God shows no partiality and treats all alike. Acts 10:34; Rom.2:11.

    All who have sinned without the law will perish without the law. Rom.2:12.
    Where there is no law there is no sin or transgression. Rom.4:15.

    Doers of the law will be justified. Rom.2:13.
    Doers of the law will not be justified. Rom.3:20; Gal.3:11.

    The law has dominion. Rom.7:1.
    The law does not have dominion. Rom.6:14.

    The law was the result of sin. Gal.3:19.
    Sin is the result of breaking the law. 1 Jn.3:4.

    Those of &#8220;God&#8221; cannot sin. 1 Jn.3:9.
    Those of &#8220;God&#8221; can sin. 1 Jn.1:7 8.
    The anointing of Jesus teaches right from wrong. 1 Jn.2:27.
    The law written on the heart and conscience teaches right from wrong. Rom.2:15.

    Abraham was justified by faith. Heb.11:8.
    Abraham was justified by works. Jms.2:21.
    Abraham was not justified by works. Rom.4:2.

    It is not good to eat or drink anything that might cause your brother to stumble or be offended. Rom.14:21.
    Let no one pass judgment on you in matters of food or drink. Col.2:16.

    It is better that widows should not remarry. 1 Cor.7:8.
    It is better that young widows should remarry. 1 Tim.5:11-14.
    The god of this world blinds people to the gospel. 2 Cor.4:4.
    There is only one god. 1 Cor.8:4.

    The powers of this world are wicked, so fight against them. Eph.6:11-13.
    All powers are ordained of God and, if you resist, you are damned. Rom.13:1,2.

    Bear one another&#8217;s burdens. Gal.6:2.
    Bear your own burdens. Gal.6:5.

    Anyone who even greets a non-believer shares his wicked work. 2 Jn.10,11.
    Always be ready to answer any man concerning your faith. 1 Pet.3:15.

    All of the grass on the earth is burned up. Rev.8:7.
    The army of locusts are instructed not to harm the grass. Rev.9:4.

    Only &#8220;The Father&#8221; knows. Mk.13:32.
    &#8220;Jesus&#8221; and &#8220;The Father&#8221; are one. Jn.10:30; 17:11,21,22.

    Jesus said that he would judge. Jn.5:22,27-30; Jn.9:39.
    Jesus said that he would not judge. Jn.8:15; Jn.12:47.
    Jesus said that The Father judges. Jn.12:48,49.
    Jesus said that The Father does not judge. Jn.5:22.
    Jesus said that his disciples would judge. Lk.22:30.

    He that does not believe is damned. Mk.16:16.
    Thomas did not believe and was not damned. Jn.20:27-29.

    &#8220;When his branch is yet tender&#8221;. Mt.24:32.
    &#8220;When her branch is yet tender&#8221;. Mk.13:28.

    Jesus is God. Jn.10:30.
    Jesus is the &#8220;image&#8221; of God. 2 Cor.4:4.
    Je sus was a man approved by God. Acts 2:22.
    Jesus and God are one in the same. Jn.1:1.
    Jesus is beside himself. Mk.16:19; Acts 2:32,33; 7:55; Rom.8:34; etc.

    Jesus is the Son of God. Jn.6:69; Jn.20:31.
    Jesus is the Son of Man. Mt.18:11; Lk.21:27.

    Paul states that he does not lie. Rom.9:1; 2 Cor.11:31; Gal.1:20; 1 Tim.2:7.
    Paul states that he does lie. Rom.3:7.

    Paul said that he does not use trickery. 1 Thes.2:3.
    Paul admits to using trickery. 2 Cor.12:16.

    Paul says that circumcision is nothing. 1 Cor.7:19.
    Paul says that circumcision is profitable. Rom.2:25; Rom.3:1,2.

    Do not covet. Rom.7:7; Rom.13:9.
    Paul says covet. 1 Cor.12:31; 1 Cor.14:39.

    Paul teaches not to steal. Eph.4:28.
    Paul admits to stealing. 2 Cor.11:8.

    Paul was assured that he would not be hurt. Acts 18:9,10.
    Paul was often physically abused. 2 Cor.11:23-27.

    Paul states that the law is necessary. Rom.3:31.
    Paul states that the law is not necessary. Rom.6:14.

    Jesus said to go and baptize. Mt.28:19.
    Paul said he was not sent to baptize. 1 Cor.1:17.
    Paul said he was not sent to baptize but to preach. 1 Cor.1:17.
    Paul baptized. 1 Cor.1:16.

    Jesus said that he did not come to abolish the law. Mt.5:17-19.
    Paul said otherwise. Eph.2:15.

    Jesus said that God did not condemn the world. Jn. 3:17.
    Paul said that God did condemn the world. Rom.5:18.

    Those present at Paul&#8217;s conversion stood. Acts 9:7.
    They fell to the ground. Acts 26:14.

    Those present at Paul&#8217;s conversion heard a voice but saw nothing. Acts 9:7.
    Those present at Paul&#8217;s conversion saw a light but heard nothing. Acts 22:9.
    Shortly after his conversion, Paul went to Damascus where he spent some time with the apostles. Acts 9:19.
    Paul went to Damascus three years later and saw only Peter and James. Gal.1:18,19.

    Shortly after his conversion, Paul went to Damascus and then to Jerusalem. Acts 9:18-26.
    Shortly after his conversion, Paul went to Arabia, then to Damascus, and then, 3 years later, to Jerusalem. Gal.1:17,18.

    In Damascus, the governor attempts to seize Paul. 2 Cor.11:32.
    In Damascus, the Jews attempt to seize Paul. Acts 9:22,23.

    The holy spirit forbids preaching in Asia. Acts 16:6.
    Paul preaches in Asia anyway. Acts 19:8-10.

    < FONT face="Arial, sans-serif">Paul said he would not be a servant of Christ if he tried to please men. Gal.1:10.
    Paul said that he tried to please men. 1 Cor.10:33.

    Paul says that he was the chief of all sinners. 1 Tim.1:15.
    He who commits sin is of the devil. Children of God cannot sin. 1 Jn.3:8-10.

    Paul said that Jesus is the judge. 2 Tim.4:1.
    Paul said that God is the judge. Heb.12:23.
    Paul said that the saints would judge. 1 Cor.6:2.

    Paul said that Jesus was the Son of God. Rom.1:3,4.
    Paul said that Jesus was just a man. Heb.7:24.

    Do not boast. Lk.18:14.
    Do not be proud. Rom.11:20; 1 Pet. 5:5.
    Paul proudly boasts. 2 Cor.11:16-18; Gal.2:9-11.

    Jesus commends the church at Ephesus for discerning the lying apostles. Rev. 2:1,2.
    Paul was the apostle to Ephesus. Eph.1:1.
     
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