Who Was Desiderius Erasmus and What Is the Textus Receptus?

The most commonly used and referred to Textus Receptus today is the 1550 Stephanus New Testament (TR1550) The biblical Textus Receptus constituted the translation-base for the original German Luther Bible, the translation of the New Testament into English by William Tyndale, the King James Version, the Spanish Reina-Valera translation, the Czech Bible of Kralice, and most Reformation-era New Testament translations.

Dionysius of Corinth

Dionysius, Bishop of Corinth Fragments from a Letter to the Roman Church ------------ [c. 170 C.E.][1] Eusebius is almost diffuse in what he tells us of this Dionysius, "who was appointed over the church at Corinth, and imparted freely, not only to his own people, but to others, and those abroad also, the blessings of... Continue Reading →

41,000+ CHRISTIAN DENOMINATIONS: Is Yours the Right One?

Are All 41,000 Christian Different Roads Leading to God? Jesus Christ made it very clear that not all persons claiming to be Christian are, in fact, Christian, and not all Christian denominations that claim to be Christian, are, in fact, Christian. Not all Christian denominations are leading their followers to eternal life.

Who Were the Masoretes and Why Are They So Important?

Who were the Masoretes, and what valuable comments have they made on the Hebrew text? What do we know about the Masoretes? What did their work involve? What did the Masoretes do regarding the Hebrew text? What is the Masoretic text, and how do we know that it is reliable? How dependable, how accurate is this Masoretic text? Can we find a “pure” Masoretic text? Why did the Masoretes take such extreme care not to alter the text when previous copyists had altered it? Was their form of Jewish belief different from that of their predecessors?

Is The Bible a Catholic Book?

Catholics claim that they gave us the Bible: Is this true? The Catholic Church says that she is the “Mother” of the Bible because of her Council of Carthage in 397, at which she claims to have set the canon of the Bible. Is the Catholic Church the “Mother of the Bible”? And Catholics make the claim that Christians had not seen a complete Bible prior to the end of the fourth century?

CONSTANTINE THE GREAT: A Defender of Christianity?

[A.D. 272 – 337.] Many Christian scholars have given Roman Emperor Constantine the expressions “saint,” “thirteenth apostle,” “holy equal of the apostles”; while others describe Constantine as “bloodstained, stigmatized by countless enormities and full of deceit, . . . a hideous tyrant, guilty of horrid crimes.” Numerous confessing Christians have long thought of Constantine the... Continue Reading →

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