Category Archives: Greek New Testament study

Exploring And Comparing Possible Backgrounds Of The “Two-Adam” Theology In Romans 5:12-21 and 1 Corinthians 15:20-23 and 15:42-48

Romans 5:19 “For as through the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, even so through the obedience of the One the many will be made righteous.” 1 Corinthians 15:45 “So also it is written, “The first man, Adam, … Continue reading

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P1 – A Suggested Way To Argue For The Virgin Birth

Luke 1:32-35 He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David; 33 and He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and His … Continue reading

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How “ands”, “ifs”, “buts”, “nows” and “therefores” can aid in preparing sermons

Romans 8:1 Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. (NASB) Romans 8:1 Οὐδὲ ἄρα νῦν κατάκριμα τοῖς ἐν ΧριστῷἸησοῦ· Anytime one studies the English or Greek text of the New Testament, all the vocabulary, grammar and … Continue reading

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The 500th Anniversary year of Erasmus’ Edition of the Greek New Testament: Three Reasons Why It Matters Today

Summary of today’s post:  Today’s post celebrates a major milestone in the history of Bible translation and study of the Greek New Testament. On March 1, 1516 a scholar named Desiderius Erasmus (pictured above) became the first man in history … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 12:1-7 in Greek and English – God’s Supernatural Gifts

1 Corinthians 12:1-7 (Greek Text) Περὶ δὲ τῶν πνευματικῶν, ἀδελφοί, οὐ θέλω ὑμᾶς ἀγνοεῖν. 2 οἴδατε ὅτι ὅτε ἔθνη ἦτε πρὸς τὰ εἴδωλα τὰ ἄφωνα ὡς ἂν ἤγεσθε ἀπαγόμενοι. 3 διὸ γνωρίζω ὑμῖν ὅτι οὐδεὶς ἐν πνεύματι θεοῦ λαλῶν λέγει· Ἀνάθεμα Ἰησοῦς, … Continue reading

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Two amazing resources for studying Biblical Koine Greek and Classical Hebrew

Introduction Today’s post is about alerting people to two outstanding online resources for studying or maintaining competency in the Biblical languages. The first site is for the study of Biblical Hebrew and is based upon Dr. Mark Futato’s teaching. The … Continue reading

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Lessons learned about deciphering manuscripts from a New Testament Greek Scholar

Picture derives from the website: codexsinaiticus.org Introduction: Today’s post aims to begin summarizing a series of introductory lessons learned from an accomplished New Testament Greek scholar – Dr. William Varner. 1  Recently Dr. Varner opened up a series of interractive sessions … Continue reading

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