Category Archives: Inspiration of the Holy Spirit

137 Regarding the day or not; Romans 14:6.

In Romans 14 verse 6 some manuscripts have additional text concerning the Sabbath and other holy days, not found in most modern versions of the Bible. The New King James Version has the additional text. The words printed in bold … Continue reading

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129 As Christ accepted You or Us; Romans 15:7

In many places in the Bible two or more groups of people are mentioned in opposition to one another. To which group we identify ourselves can blind us for something important in that Scripture. Do we see ourselves as part … Continue reading

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128 Source Greek Text for NT Translation

Initially anybody who required a copy of the original autographs of the epistles, gospels or any other part of the New Testament had to make his own, or employ a scribe to make a copy. These copies were usually made … Continue reading

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127 Dealing with those in doubt, Jude verses 22 – 23:

In Jude verses 22 – 23 we have a situation on which a final answer seems not to be possible. And in reading the different versions we sort of create our own understanding of what we read. Let us look … Continue reading

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118 The spirit of the Antichrist, 1 John 4:3

Why would confessing Jesus as born in the flesh be a standard by which to test the spirit within a prophet? 1 John 4:2 – 3: “Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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93 Do not touch me. John 20:17

Touch Joh.20:17 In this post I want to look at two important steps in the process of translating the Bible. First how to discern which word has the greatest possibility to be the original word that the author had used. … Continue reading

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81 The Signs of the Times.

Signs of the Times In Mark 13:29 we are confronted with an interesting situation where the Greek can be translated in two ways. Jesus says: “Even so, when you see these things happening, you know that it/He is near (ἐγγύς … Continue reading

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