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132 New Testament Textual Sources

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130 Polyglot

130 The Polyglot of Ximines In a previous post I referred to the polyglot (many languages) of cardinal Ximines of Spain. This post is derived from an article by Dan Graves published in “This week in Christian History”. Dan Graves, … 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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126 The New

Originally posted on Daniel B. Wallace:
Press release from the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts (CSNTM) today announcing some very exciting things: Since we began our work in 2002, a core part of our mission has been…

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121 “Jesus’ Wife” Fragment: The Collective Negative Judgment

Originally posted on Larry Hurtado's Blog:
The latest issue of the journal New Testament Studies (vol. 61, no. 3, July 2015) contains a battery of commissioned articles from several scholars that collectively present the reasons that the putative Coptic…

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107. Why people easily Reject the Existence of God with Little Evidence.

Originally posted on THINKAPOLOGETICS.COM:
Here is William Lane Craig’s response to a relevant issue. I also have noted that there are 6 things that impact discussions on the existence of God. 1. Proofs and evidence are person-relative. While one…

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102 Will God reward us openly? (Mat.6:4)

102. Expected Addition Mat.6,4,6,18 One of the interesting variations that is sometimes found in manuscripts is the addition of expected words. As an example, let us look at Matthew 6:4 NIV: “Then your Father, who sees what is done in … Continue reading

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62. Genesis 1-3 and New Zealand

This post does not concern any difference between versions of the Bible. I post it just as an interesting piece of insight I received when my wife and I recently visited our children in New Zealand. I trust you will … Continue reading

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49. Sprinkling of Hearts, Heb.10:22

49 The sprinkling of hearts. Heb.10:22 Many years ago the gardener of my son-in-law came to him with a proud announcement. “I discovered the essence of electrical appliances.” “Yes?” “I discovered what makes it work; sort of the ‘lifeblood’ of … Continue reading

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48. An Unlikely Witness. Acts 24:6-8

48 An unlikely witness. Acts 24:6-8 Were these words concerning the possibility of Lysias being a witness in this case against Paul, the original words Luke had written down, or is this clause a later addition? KJV: Acts 24:6-8: “ … Continue reading

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