Monthly Archives: November 2013

P2- Evaluating Episode 3: Bible Secrets Revealed – The background of fascination with the Nag Hammadi texts

sample photograph of Nag Hammadi texts from: http://www.nag-hammadi.com/index.html Introduction and Review: In yesterday’s post we began evaluating and critiquing the third episode of the current History Channel series: “Bible Secrets Revealed”.  We discussed the revisionist approach to history that the series … Continue reading

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P1- Evaluating Episode 3: Bible Secrets Revealed – What story is it trying to tell about the history of the N.T Canon

Introduction: The History Channel series: “Bible Secrets Revealed” – History not being revisited, but revised The History Channel has been airing a series of programs claiming to reveal supposed mysteries surrounding the origins and development of the Bible.  The aim … Continue reading

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The Muratorian Canon – an early witness in church history of the N.T Canon

  1 Introduction                                                                             … Continue reading

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P3 – Why Israel Acquiring the Promised Land at Jesus’ return matters to Christians: A response to “Episode 2: Bible Secrets Revealed”

Deuteronomy 30:5 “The Lord your God will bring you into the land which your fathers possessed, and you shall possess it; and He will prosper you and multiply you more than your fathers.” Introduction:     In the Wednesday night, November 20, 2013 … Continue reading

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P2 – God’s purposes of creation, redemption & kingdom in the Abrahamic Covenant: A response to “Episode 2: Bible Secrets Revealed”

Genesis 12:3b-7 ….”And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed.” 4 So Abram went forth as the Lord had spoken to him; and Lot went with him. Now Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran. 5 Abram took Sarai his … Continue reading

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P1 – Why the Promised Land belongs to Israel: A response to “Episode 2: Bible Secrets Revealed”

Genesis 12:1-3a “Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go forth from your country, And from your relatives And from your father’s house, To the land which I will show you; 2 And I will make you a great nation, And I will bless you, And make your name great; And so you shall be … Continue reading

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A study of 1 Peter 3:18-22

1 Peter 3:18-22 (NASB) For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit; 19 in which also He went and made proclamation to the spirits now in prison, 20 who … Continue reading

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