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Definitions From Scripture
Majority Greek Text vs. Modern Translations
From Europe to the Near East, roughly 95% of the Bibles were based
upon the Greek text known as Byzantine, Antioch, Textus Receptus,
or Majority Text. The modern English versions since 1881 are from a
variant 4th-5th C. text from Alexandria, Egypt. It reflects what you
might expect of the Alexandrian School of philosophers and Gnostics
which is (1) Jesus wasn't the Christ, (2) Christ didn't come in the flesh,
or (3) Jesus didn't recognize God as his father. (See 1 John 4:3, KJV)
Modern versions identify with Westcott & Hort, Nestle-Aland, Critical
Text, Novum Testamentum Graece, and "most recent manuscripts"
only because of when they were discovered, irrespective of older mss.
Some examples of textual varients.
See Les Garrett's videos for the evidence:
Which Bible Can We Trust? VIDEOs Vol 1 Vol 2 Vol 4
Video of screencast presentation in Tualatin. Apply to quickly get password.
Les Garret is not KJV-Only; He is Textus Receptus Only.
The Authority of Church Elders in the New Testament
It meticulously examines every relevant passage in the New Testament
scriptures. Read the Abstract and introductory sections in Chapter I on
Methodology, The Semantics of Authority, and Thesis. Next, read the
Concluding Observations at the end of chapters 2 through 6. Then delve
into Chapter 7 which sums up the subject of authority and the role it
plays as Position, Responsibility, Power and Influence.
The Great Ecclesiastical Conspiracy by Davis & Clark
The only real problem we see with the King James Version is that
the translation team was under the direction of Bishop Bancroft to
maintain the ecclesiastical terminology of the high church which
was designed to establish and preserve a clergy/laiety hierarchy
through abuse of the Greek. Chapter 2 is a detailed exegesis of the
Greek words that were dis-translated. Read/Printout (259K) Listen
Jerry Benjamin : Sample MP3
"The church is not about us, it is all about Christ"
Christ is not to be only prominent; He is to be totally Pre-eminent
Johannic Baptism by James W. Dale
John was preaching the Jewish Kingdom message and for Israel to
repent. Israel rejects the Kingdom. John annointed the sinless Jesus
as Christ. We can't copy Him! There is no allegory we are to follow
Christ and get dunked. He took our place and did the work in our place!
Judaic Baptism by James W. Dale
As shown by Jewish and Patristic Writings
by James W. Dale
An Inquiry into the meaning of the word "baptism", not necessarily
water. Maurice Johnson appreciated his interpretation of major
passages on baptism. Ed Stevens quoted from Dale's works. We found
them amazingly parallel with what we believed. However, Dale was a
Presbyterian and still held to the ritual of water baptism for infants.
Christic Baptism and Patristic Baptism by James W. Dale
by Merrill F. Unger
Lack of doctrinal precision for Pentecostalism and a second act of Grace.
"One Lord" -
An Anthem by Alan Hemenway
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