What did the Bible authors mean by the words that they used? How can Christians determine this instead of imposing their modern-day opinions into the text? What implications does a text have for Christians today? How can Christians rightly apply the Bible in their lives?
Proverbs 13:4 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 4 The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent will be made fat. Ver. 4.—(Comp. ch. 10:4.) The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing; literally, and nothing is there—he gains nothing (ch. 14:6; 20:4). He has the wish, but not the... Continue Reading →
It is here that we are expressly told, “To Seth, to him also a son was born, and he called his name Enosh. At that time men began to call upon the name of Jehovah.” (Gen. 4:26) This is in the days of Enosh, the son of Seth, the third son of Adam and Eve.... Continue Reading →
Many times we have stressed the importance of voting, now we must contrast the importance of your vote. Conservative Christians sat home in 2008 when it was McCain vs Obama and they sat home in 2012 when it was Romney vs Obama. For this, we went deep toward socialism and the United States military was greatly weakened. However, in the years since the conservative voice regained its voice and regained its power by taking the House, the Senate and the Presidency. Then, we fell short in 2018 and lost the house. Thus, we have had over three years of Russian collusion investigation. (Totally Acquitted) This was followed by 8 months of an impeachment trial over a phone call. (Totally Acquitted) Do not sit on your hands again, strengthen the numbers in the House and the Senate in November 2020. Let me explain why ...
Major Critical Texts of the New Testament Byz RP: 2005 Byzantine Greek New Testament, Robinson & Pierpont TR1550: 1550 Stephanus New Testament Maj: The Majority Text (thousands of minuscules which display a similar text) Gries: 1774-1775 Johann Jakob Griesbach Greek New Testament Treg: 1857-1879 Samuel Prideaux Tregelles Greek New Testament Tisch: 1872 Tischendorf’s Greek New Testament WH: 1881 Westcott-Hort Greek New... Continue Reading →
A Worthy Translation is Faithful What exactly do we mean by faithful, and faithful to what or whom? By faithful, we mean unwavering to the original, to the author himself. However, there are times when translation committees choose to be unfaithful to the original text. Obviously, theological bias should not affect its rendering. Romans 9:5 Revised... Continue Reading →
The process of translating is more complicated than it appears. Some people think that all you have to do when making a translation is to define each word and string together all the individual word meanings.
You Can Be a Better Teacher! One of the most rewarding aspects of the being a Christian is teaching someone the truth. How can you improve your effectiveness as teachers?
In our efforts to understand what is meant by the mark of the beast, the name, the number six hundred and sixty-six (666), we need to look for clues within the Scripture that will help us find the correct answer. The Importance of Bible Names If anyone has read much of Scripture, they will discover... Continue Reading →
It is true, as was stated in another CPH Blog, some students are more gifted in the area of studies. Nevertheless, all of us have the potential of improving our ability to study better and thus understand our subjects better. The only person that cannot improve their grades is the person who is not willing... Continue Reading →