Authorized Review – Chapter 3: Not so Difficult to Read

This article is the fourth in a series reviewing Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible. Introduction So far in this review series of Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible, Ward has communicated to his reader that the King James, while mostly intelligible, has many places that willContinue reading “Authorized Review – Chapter 3: Not so Difficult to Read”

Authorized Review – Chapter 2: Jokes & Anecdotes

This article is the third in a series reviewing Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible.  Introduction In the last article, I addressed Ward’s evaluation of what is lost if the King James Bible goes away. In this article, I will review Chapter 2 of Authorized: The Use & Misuse of theContinue reading “Authorized Review – Chapter 2: Jokes & Anecdotes”

Authorized Review – Chapter 1: A Strange Start

This article is the second in a series reviewing Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible.  Introduction In the first article of this series, I highlighted several key observations from the introduction of Mark Ward’s book, Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible. Notably that most people who readContinue reading “Authorized Review – Chapter 1: A Strange Start”

A Review of “Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible”: Introduction

Introduction  I wrote the first article on this blog on September 4, 2019. Since then, I have sought to tackle the theological problems of the Modern Critical Text, the CBGM, the modern doctrine of inspiration, as well as to shine light on many of the positions of the men and women who are actively involvedContinue reading “A Review of “Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible”: Introduction”

A Disputation on the Modern Doctrine of the Text of Holy Scripture

Introduction There are many times where a theological position is presented, and it either has to be absolutely correct, or absolutely not correct. There are Scriptural realities that are clear, and there are other areas where external proofs drive an argument outside of the Scriptures. Where a Scriptural teaching is clear, the consequence of thatContinue reading “A Disputation on the Modern Doctrine of the Text of Holy Scripture”

The Theology of the Text: What is Biblical Translation Methodology?

This article is the twelfth in the series called “The Theology of the Text,” designed to cover the topic of the text in short, accessible articles. The Theology of the Text: What is Biblical Translation Methodology?  This is arguably the most practical question to ask and answer as it pertains to the Bible that ChristiansContinue reading “The Theology of the Text: What is Biblical Translation Methodology?”

The Theology of the Text: How Do Critical Methodologies Affect the Layman?

This article is the eleventh in the series called “The Theology of the Text,” designed to cover the topic of the text in short, accessible articles. The Theology of the Text – How do Critical Methodologies Affect the Layman? All efforts of the seminaries should be for the purpose of glorifying God and benefitting HisContinue reading “The Theology of the Text: How Do Critical Methodologies Affect the Layman?”

The Theology of the Text: What is Biblical Exegesis?

This article is the tenth in the series called “The Theology of the Text,” designed to cover the topic of the text in short, accessible articles. The Theology of the Text: What is Biblical Exegesis?  Exegesis is the task of drawing meaning out of the text. It assumes that the text of Holy Scripture hasContinue reading “The Theology of the Text: What is Biblical Exegesis?”

The Theology of the Text: What Does it Mean to Have Certainty in Scripture?

This article is the ninth in the series called “The Theology of the Text,” designed to cover the topic of the text in short, accessible articles. The Theology of the Text: What Does it Mean to Have Certainty in Scripture?  The most important experiential practice for a Christian when they read their Bible is believingContinue reading “The Theology of the Text: What Does it Mean to Have Certainty in Scripture?”

The Theology of The Text: Why Not the Modern Critical Text?

This article is the eighth in the series called “The Theology of the Text,” designed to cover the topic of the text in short, accessible articles.  The Theology of The Text: Why Not the Modern Critical Text? Many Christians in today’s context have never been introduced to the text-criticism discussion beyond what John Piper orContinue reading “The Theology of The Text: Why Not the Modern Critical Text?”