Accurately convey the original words that was inspired by God. (2 Tim. 3:16) give the Bible readers what God said by way of his human authors, not what a translator thinks God meant in its place. Continue Reading →
If Jesus was crucified on Friday, how could He have been in the grave three days and nights? PROBLEM: Christ rose on Sunday (Matt. 28:1), but He stated that He would be "three days and three nights in the heart of the earth." If Christ was crucified on Friday, how could He have been three days and three nights in the earth and rise on Sunday only two days later?" Continue Reading →
The Bible itself says it is from God, but is it really? ‘The Bible contradicts itself’ ‘Men alone wrote the Bible’ ‘Everyone has his own interpretation of the Bible’ ‘It is not practical for our day’ ‘The Bible is a good book, but there is no such thing as absolute truth’ ‘I believe only the King James Version’ ‘I don’t believe in the Bible’ Continue Reading →
It was the response of professor Cullen Story, on Bart Ehrman’s paper during his Ph.D. at Princeton Theological Seminary, which sent Ehrman onto the road of Agnosticism: “Maybe Mark just made a mistake.” Really?
James Stalker and Edward D. Andrews Paul, The Apostle. Known as Saul of Tarsus before his conversion to Christianity and the most influential leader in the early days of the Christian church. Through his missionary journeys to Asia Minor and Europe, Paul was the primary instrument in the expansion of the gospel to the Gentiles.... Continue Reading →
We live in historical times. And we will face new challenges as we enter the 21st century, especially in the area of technology. The fields of biotechnology and information technology have the capacity to change the social landscape and even alter the way we make ethical decisions. These are not challenges for the faint-hearted. We... Continue Reading →
The stark, harsh image that comes to mind when we think of slavery is that of the dark, sweaty bodies of slaves bent over rowing ships as the boss man beat them with whips. What about the Bible?
The objective of a textual scholar should be to ascertain the original words that were in the original text. He is like a detective looking for clues and evidence that can be held up in the highest court there is, before the throne of God. His goal is not to please men.
Shortly after a horrifying battle in one war-torn land, where thousands of women and children had been slaughtered; thereafter, being buried in a mass grave surrounded by markers, the following inscription on each marker was found: “Why?” What a painful question this is for the survivors of a tragedy: "why"? It is most often asked... Continue Reading →
Prayers and Thanksgiving (1:3–11) Philippians 1:3 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 3 I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, In every one of Paul’s letters to the churches (except Galatians), he begins by expressing his joy at the church and the memory that he has of them. Paul here is saying that every... Continue Reading →