Monthly Archives: June 2013

85. Take along a Sister, a wife on one’s journeys?

Sister as wife? 1 Cor. 9:5 What would it mean to take along “a sister, a wife” on a missionary journey? Consider the following versions of 1Cor. 9:5 KJV: “Have we not power to lead about a sister, a wife, … Continue reading

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84. Deacon’s wives or Deaconesses? 1Tim. 3:11

Deacon’s wives or Deaconesses? 1Tim. 3:11 Can a deacon be disqualified due to the bad behaviour of his wife? I suppose there would be people who would like to interpret 1Timothy three verse eleven that way. To what extent should … Continue reading

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83 WHAT IF WE FOUND THE ORIGINAL NEW TESTAMENT BUT DID NOT KNOW IT?

I post this most interesting article by Dan Wallace that he originally posted on the blog “Parchment and Pen” on 13 September 2007. In it he describes inter alia the criteria paleographers use to date a manuscript.

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82 Tradition of men vs. the Word of God.

Ceremonial washing of eating utensils, Mark 7:8 In Mark 7:1-4 the evangelist first gives the background to a conversation Jesus had with the Pharisees and teachers of the law. They were concerned with the fact that Jesus’ disciples ate bread … Continue reading

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