Grace

16. January 2019 Uncategorized 0
Grace
10 “He does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities. For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west so far has he removed our transgressions from us.” ...

History

11. January 2019 wisdom 0
History
There is one fact: in the earliest complete manuscripts of the old Greek version called “the Septuagint” (LXX), the disputed books are found together with those of the Hebrew Bible (translated). Blocher, Assertaining the Historical Facts, p. 3, para. 3; “Helpful or Harmful? The “Apocrypha” and Evangelical Theology,” European Journal of Theology 13.2 (2004): 81-90.)

Enoch flat-earth?

10. January 2019 wisdom 3
Enoch flat-earth?
Does Enoch describe the earth as being flat? “Let us examine some of its passages that supposedly do. I will quote from M. Knibb’s translation, with notes by Andy McCracken. Enoch 18:1–5 reads,” (Origin linked above: Courtesy of Dr. Danny R. Faulkner on March 11, 2018) And I saw the storehouses of all the winds, ...

Hidden scriptures

09. January 2019 wisdom 1
Hidden scriptures
What’s been left out of the scriptures? Why the exclusion. The Apocrypha, for instance, is biblical writings not forming part of the accepted canon of Scripture. SUMMARYThe argument is that the issue of the OT Apocrypha is not an insignificant one. The author lists historical reasons for seeing the canon as fixed in Judaism by ...