The oldest manuscript of the New Testament known today is P52, a small fragment from John’s Gospel, dated to the first half of the second century (110-150 C.E.).
PRAYER, in the preacher’s life, in the preacher’s study, in the preacher’s pulpit, must be a conspicuous and an all-impregnating force and an all-coloring ingredient.
We have grammatical-historical-interpretation and grammatical-critical-historical interpretation. The former preserved objectivity in interpretation, the latter subjectivity. The former preserved the integrity and trustworthiness of the Bible writers and the text; the latter made both the Bible writer and the text untrustworthy. In other words, New Hermeneutics, with its pseudo-scholarship has done nothing more than weaken and demoralize people’s assurance in the Bible being the inspired and fully inerrant Word of God.
How can Exodus 3:13 and 6:13 be accurate because the patriarchs knew and used the divine name? Is this not a contradiction?
WHAT GRACE HAS DONE Ephesians 2:5-6, 10 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 5 even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), 6 and raised us up with him, and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus ... 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.
You will find it in Matt. 11:28, “Come to me, all you who are laboring and loaded down, and I will give you rest.” That is just the offer this old world needs.
Beginning Something Big 12 Now Jehovah said to Abram, “Go out from your land and from your kindred, and from the house of your father, to the land that I will show you. 2 And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. (Genesis 12:1-2)