Category Archives: Greek New Testament study

How Early Greek Papyri Can Shed Light On Church Membership In The New Testament

Introduction: In today’s post we consider some New Testament texts that refer to a particular practice in the early church known as “letters of commendation”. Much like a resume or reference in today’s world, so-called “letters of commendation” served to … Continue reading

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“Judgment seat of God” or “Judgment seat of Christ”? Exploring the variant readings of Romans 14:10

Romans 14:10 (Stephens 1550 GNT) συ δε τι κρινεις τον αδελφον σου η και συ τι εξουθενεις τον αδελφον σου παντες γαρ παραστησομεθα τω βηματι του χριστου Romans 14:10 (NKJV) “But why do you judge your brother? Or why do you … Continue reading

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A New Critical Edition Of The Greek New Testament: The Tyndale House Greek New Testament

Introduction: In November of 2017, Tyndale House,  Crossway Publishers and Cambridge University Press jointly released their critical edition of the Greek New Testament. A critical edition of the Greek New Testament refers to any edition that takes into consideration all … Continue reading

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A Great Phone App For Studying And Reading The Greek New Testament

It wasn’t too long ago that a downloadable app for Android phones was made available to users that features the Societies For Biblical Literature Greek New Testament (from here-on SBL GNT). The phone app (called “SBL GNT”) is available for free … Continue reading

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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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