Posted by Children's Ministry Team in Downloadable Forms, UncategorizedSep 29th, 2011 | 1 Comment
I wrote that headline for those individuals who only read headlines and skip the rest of the article. In truth, that’s all there is to say. Our leadership did indeed study the newest version of the NIV before agreeing to renew their copyright with the publisher. Here are their words;
“In general we find that the NIV 2010 is a doctrinally faithful translation of the Bible. In many cases, it improves on the NIV 1984.”
We may have wished for this information sooner but we can be assured the translation remains true to our position paper on Biblical inerrancy. Please read...
Posted by Children's Ministry Team in UncategorizedSep 22nd, 2011 | No Comments
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Posted by Children's Ministry Team in Bible Study, Scripture Memory TreasurySep 8th, 2011 | No Comments
…to help determine what a Biblical passage means.
From my last blog we know that translation is a big deal. Once we’ve come to some agreement on the language, we MUST ask (at least) two critical questions to determine what the passage means for us.
1) What is the context?
2) What does the passage teach?
For example let’s take a verse that is often misquoted because people violate these rules. Philippians 4:13 ”I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me.” (MKJV)
Have you ever used this one to lay hold of super-human strength? How many would boldly...