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The Life of Holiness, Romans 1:16-17 (pp. 111-138)

Posted by kirkcaudle on April 4, 2013

The section that I will be dealing with in this post is pages 111-138, Romans 1:16-17. The following are Jim’s translation (first) and the KJV translation (second) of these verses:

(16)I am not ashamed of the gospel  for it is God’s power to bring salvation for all those who thrust, both to the Jew first and to the Greek. (17) For God’s justice is revealed in it by means of trust to those who trust, even as it has been written, “And the just will live by trust.”

(16) For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ; for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. (17) For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, The just shall live by faith. Read the rest of this entry »

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Does It Matter if the Scriptures are True?

Posted by kirkcaudle on January 6, 2010

In Jim’s post, “Why Reading the OT is Sometimes so Difficult,” he deals with the issue of “truth.” Jim says, most people already think they understand the term, “but when we talk about history, the meaning of the word ‘true’ becomes important.” For the sake of this post, I will define “truth” as historically accurate.

With this definition of truth in mind, how important is it to your faith that the scriptures are true? Or in other words, historically accurate? Or maybe how important (if at all) should it be? Read the rest of this entry »

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