Category Archives: Preservation of the Biblical Text

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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Observing the relationship between textual criticism, biblical inerrancy and the study of Old Testament manuscripts

Introduction and review: In the last post we considered the relationship between textual criticism, biblical inerrancy and the study of the New Testament manuscripts (see: https://biblicalexegete.wordpress.com/2015/09/14/observing-the-relationship-between-textual-criticism-biblical-inerrancy-and-the-study-of-new-testament-manuscripts/). We labored to show through real world examples that textual criticism (the science that attempts … Continue reading

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Observing the relationship between textual criticism, biblical inerrancy and the study of New Testament manuscripts

image above is from pintrest.com Jude 1:1 “Jude, a slave of Jesus Christ and a brother of James: To those who are the called, loved by God the Father and kept by Jesus Christ.” (NASB) Introduction and review from the last … Continue reading

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Reasons I think that Jesus’ saying in Luke 23:34 is original

Luke 23:34 “But Jesus was saying, “Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing.” And they cast lots, dividing up His garments among themselves.” Introduction: Today’s post represents a recent attempt at answering a question raised by … Continue reading

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Why the Bible is the Word of God: Trustworthy, Transmitted Reliably, Inerrant and Infallible

Matthew 5:17-18 “Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill. 18 For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or stroke shall pass from … Continue reading

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Briefly Explaining Preservation of the Biblical Text

INTRODUCTION                                                                                                                      The The point of the past two posts have been to introduce to the reader four vitally important and related concepts that describe the historic Christian Doctrine of the Bible (also called bibliology): revelation, inspiration, canonization and preservation. Thus far … Continue reading

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A pastor gives eight reasons why you can know that today’s Bibles are the Word(s) of God

Matthew 5:17-18 “Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill. 18 For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or stroke shall pass from … Continue reading

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