On average about 25,000 people died of starvation today. On average about 287 Christians were martyred today. On average about 9,315 people died today due to lack of basic sanitation and clean water. On average 500 people died today due to war. On average about 2,000,000,000 Christians argued about homosexuality today. Wonder how low the […]
I want to thank the fine folks at Baker Publishing for this review copy. Price: Check Amazon ISBN: 978-0-8010-1342-3 ISBN-10: 0-8010-1342-9 Dimensions: 5.375 x 8.25 Number of pages: 2,108 Carton Quantity: 12 Publication Date: Sep. 09 Formats: Imitation leather After spending several weeks with this new (to me) translation, I have found that like all […]
This is a double whammy –
Returning to the New Testament for a minute, I wanted to examine this passage to see if there are ‘watering-down’ effects.This is a hot button passage – between those who believe that if your reject Christ (after salvation) then there is no hope and those that believe that perhaps it is a hypothesis.
As this is important, and figures very prominently in the book I am currently reading, I thought that I might examine this passage,
Another of my favorite Psalms.
In my opinion, where the GWN shines is in translation of the Old Testament. I have highlighted the specific parts that I like
T.C., a fine biblioblogger, defines repentance and righteousness within the New Perspectives on Paul framework, at least according to Bishop N.T. Wright:
First, see Joel’s post here.
Reading through the GWN, I have find several good points, but there is one which is sticks out. δικαιόω, along with it’s context, is usually translated as righteous, righteousness, justify, justification, etc… The GWN translates it as ‘approval.’ While I understand the concept of the word, both in Greek, and according to Reformed thought, for […]