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Daniel Wallace, the New New Testament, and Authority

“Who are these people and on what basis does this council have any binding authority on anyone?” Continue reading

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Unprovable Historical Textual Assumptions

Assumptions must match reality. The greatest reality in dealing with Scripture is what God Himself said in His Word. Continue reading

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So Everyone Could Use It

I would give up every book I own, including my first edition of the OED, my Civil War edition of the Merriam Webster’s Unabridged, etc., etc., etc., so everyone could use it any time they wanted rather than that only … Continue reading

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I Guess Oldest is Only Best When We Want it to Be

When you don’t rely on God’s revealed truth, but instead make yourself the only authority for your own evidence-immune theory, you epitomise Self-Reliance. Continue reading

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The “Best Manuscripts” are Sloppy Copies (???)

Welcome to the manuscript version of the sinner’s excuse! “Sure, I’m bad, but no worse than the guy next door.” Continue reading

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