One of the questions I've been asked is to explain how my understanding of the Protestant confessions on the text of the Scriptures squares with the critical work of Erasmus, Stephanus, and Beza. First of all, the views of Erasmus, even his … [Continue reading] about Erasmus, Stephanus, Beza and the Protestant Doctrine of Scripture
I was recently asked how I would answer people who are critical of my use of the King James Version of the Bible? I think the first thing we need to be asking ourselves is why so many contemporary evangelicals make our use of the KJV a point of … [Continue reading] about Why are you using the King James Version? Are you KJVO?
Now the serpent was more cunning than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said to the woman, “Has God indeed said, ‘You shall not eat of every tree of the garden’?” “Has God indeed said?” The critic begins with this simple … [Continue reading] about SATAN – The First Critic of God’s Word
"Help me to be LESS PLEASED with my spiritual experiences, and when I feel at ease after sweet communings, teach me it is far too little I know and do." —Valley of Vision, Longings After God (pp. 230-231) I came across this reading in the … [Continue reading] about Help me to be LESS PLEASED with my spiritual experiences
If your Bible is to be found somewhere between the base text of the NA28 and the myriad of choices from the apparatus, you don't have a Bible but a puzzle. The true text of sacred Scripture is an enigma for all who would seek it in such a … [Continue reading] about The Critical Text, An Enigma Machine of Confusion