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Daniel Wallace on the Reliability of the New Testament Documents

“The average classical Greek or Latin writer has less that 20 manuscripts of his works still in existence.  [By contrast,] we have 5,600 manuscripts of the New Testament, (a manuscript being a handwritten copy produced prior to the invention of … Continue reading

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Resources – Reliability of the Scriptures

The following links give scholarly support that the Scriptures we have are what was originally written: The Gospels: Craig Blomberg Talks About The Historical Reliability of John’s Gospel on the Janet Mefferd Show | Bible Geek Gone Wild Craig Blomberg … Continue reading

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The New Testament Teaches a Progression from Flesh to Spirit

Beginning with the gospels and continuing throughout all the New Testament books that follow, there is an emphasis away from flesh and toward spirit – that is, away from visible things and toward invisible things, away from physical things and … Continue reading

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The Trinity Misses the Passing of the Torch from Father to Son

The New Testament heralds and chronicles the passing of the torch from the Father to the Son.  Read and see that all things that are the Father’s are passed to the Son. The Son is the heir of all things … Continue reading

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Six Objections to the Trinity

The Trinity concept contends for attention with the New Testament’s focus on Christ (that is, it obscures God’s mystery, Christ, and replaces it with man’s mystery, the Trinity). The apostles did not articulate it as it has been articulated by … Continue reading

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Why I Love the NASB

I love the New American Standard Bible (NASB) and believe it is the most useful of all English translations of the Bible.  Here are my reasons: 1. It is the most literal of all English translations.  For a native-English-speaker who … Continue reading

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The Biggest Problem with the Trinity

The biggest problem with the concept of trinity is that it obscures the light of Christ. He who is called the “second” person of the Trinity is taught by the New Testament as coming to have “first place in everything.” … Continue reading

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“One of Us” – Pop Music

Joan Osborne popularized “One of Us” in the mid-1990’s.  What causes a song like this to make its way into the mainstream of music listening?  Such references to God are not commonplace in popular music, yet we do see other occasional … Continue reading

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Were All the New Testament Documents Written by 70 AD?

John A.T. Robinson was an Anglican clergyman and New Testament scholar who, much to his own surprise, ultimately concluded that all 27 documents that comprise the New Testament were written between 30 and 70 AD.  His assumption before engaging in … Continue reading

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Why Should You Believe Anything?

James W. Sire gives this 50-minute Veritas Forum lecture, “Why Should Anyone Believe Anything At All?”  He’s addressing college students and begins by pointing out that everyone “believes” things – beginning with the time showing on our watches. He takes … Continue reading

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