"The Coherence-Based Genealogical Method makes no textual decisions. It merely reveals an image of the tradition which emerges from a text-critical philological study of all the variants. The iterative process of the method helps the text-critical philological hypotheses to confirm their plausibility." - Gerd Mink This is a difficult subject made far more easier by Dr. Don Wlkins, Senior Translator of the NASB.
Abomination of Desolation: (Gr. bdelugma eremoseos) An expression by Jesus recorded in Mathew 24:15 and Mark 13:14 referring to Daniel 11:31 and 12:11. Bdelugma refers to something that is an abomination, unclean, which horrifies clean persons, leaving them disgusted. Eremoseos has the sense of an extensive desolating act or destruction, which caused total ruin, leaving... Continue Reading →
Abomination: (Heb. shiqquts) It means abhorrence, an object to abhor, horror, monster, filth. The sense of shiqquts is a detestable thing, also implying that it can make a person unclean. – 2 Ki 23:13; Ez. 5:11; 11:21; Dan. 9:27; 11:31; Hos. 9:10. 1,000 FREE BLOG ARTICLES AND GROWING CPH BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS Christian... Continue Reading →
Abba: (Gr. Abba) A Greek transliteration of an Aramaic word that means “O Father!” It is similar to our English words “daddy” or “papa.” It has the additional implied meaning of familiarity and intimacy. “Father” is a title used in communication with God. – Mark 14:36; Rom. 8:15-16; Gal. 4:6. 1,000 FREE BLOG... Continue Reading →
In trying to communicate with strangers, it can be quite a challenge at times. We may deal with biases, prejudices, a person in the middle of life trauma, someone who has had bad experiences, someone who just lost a loved one, and many more communication challenges. We will be able to overcome some of... Continue Reading →