WAS IT FALSELY ATTRIBUTED: Gospel of Luke

The Gospel we know as Luke was written by a man with a strong mind and a loving heart, guided by the Holy Spirit. But was it Luke? Agnostic Dr. Bart D. Ehrman in his book FORGED discusses eight originally anonymous New Testament texts that had names of apostles ascribed to them later and are falsely attributed.

WAS IT FALSELY ATTRIBUTED: The Gospel of John

The first to be introduced to Jesus, as the close of the century neared, he would be the last to write a Gospel, John. But was it the Apostle John? Agnostic Dr. Bart D. Ehrman in his book FORGED discusses eight originally anonymous New Testament texts that had names of apostles ascribed to them later and are falsely attributed.

The Bible in Its Context

In Josiah’s day, the book of the law was found in the temple, and Josiah’s humble response to its demands changed his generation.  Jesus later confronted religious teachers of His day who, for all their attention to the law, had often buried it beneath their religious traditions. 

DAILY DEVOTIONAL SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2021

Then the desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown brings forth death. (James 1:15) All fleshly attractions spring from man’s desire [hunger] (ἐπιθυμία epithumia) to satisfy his own flesh and personal forbidden desires. So, James is describing for his reader the sequence of sin.

WAS IT FALSELY ATTRIBUTED? Epistle to the Hebrews

The book Forged: Writing in the Name of God – Why the Bible’s Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are by Agnostic New Testament Bible scholar Dr. Bart D. Ehrman contends that this is incorrect. Falsely attributed writings are often referred to as “pseudepigraphs,” but Ehrman maintains that the more honest term is “forgery.”

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