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    John 1:18

    John 1:18 No one has ever seen God. The only Son, who is the same as God and is at the Father's side, he has made him known. (GNB) John 1:18 No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father's side, he has made him known. (ESV) John 1:18 No one has seen God at any time. The only...
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    Luna looses 97% of value

    Crypto currencies can be rather unpredictable. Luna is down 99% Thursday, falling to under $0.02 per coin. The cryptocurrency is linked to stablecoin TerraUSD, which lost its US dollar peg this week. Luna and Terra's slide come as cryptocurrency markets plummet in a broad sell-off. Luna is...
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    Cross references

    I have a Trinitarian Bible Society KJV - 66 books only, alas - with 200,000 cross references according to the publisher. But I noticed the absence of cross references to the deuterocanonical books which is a shame because any reader of the new testament would benefit from seeing which new...
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    Why did Jesus say it?

    Peter turned around and saw behind him that other disciple, whom Jesus loved—the one who had leaned close to Jesus at the meal and had asked, "Lord, who is going to betray you?" When Peter saw him, he asked Jesus, "Lord, what about this man?" Jesus answered him, "If I want him to live until I...
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    Afterlife doctrine and evangelism

    It is notoriously difficult to gain converts to Christ in cultures that have a well defined and attractive afterlife teaching in their religions. Examples are Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and some others. If this observation is correct then can Christians seriously propose that the Holy...
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    I am Jehovah, that is my name

    I am Jehovah, that is my name; and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise unto graven images. (Isa 42:8 ASV) Albert Barnes writes: This is an interesting passage. If taken by itself without any reference to the new testament it would be fairly consistent with a whole host of...
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    Hebrews 1:1-3a

    In many and various ways God spoke of old to our fathers by the prophets; but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. He reflects the glory of God and bears the very stamp of his nature, upholding the...
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    Justification

    A good comprehensive concordance will be useful for this thread. What does the new testament have to say about Justification. And what does the LXX say about it? The LXX will help us to grasp which words in Hebrew were translated by the Greek words that we get Justification from.
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    Hand sanitiser

    I just bought 6 l (1.5 US gallons) of hand sanitiser for AUD 20.00. How much does hand sanitiser cost in the USA?
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    Does God have a name and is it important to know it and use it?

    Many Christians are familiar with the religion known as Jehovah's witnesses and a good number of Christians have heard members of Jehovah's witnesses say that God's name is Jehovah and that it is important to know it and use it in prayer and when speaking about "the truth". So, does God have a...
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    A Personal Prayer for today

    I ask you, my brothers and sisters, to pray to the Lord our God for Lilian Lander who has lost most of the use of her legs at age 88 and needs much nursing care and to pray for David whose brother Steven died on Easter Monday at age 60 and shall be buried on Friday, 13th May 2022.
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    Reading for prayer.

    I have a collection of books that many would call devotional or liturgy of prayer. I use some Protestant books such as Daily Light from the Trinitarian Bible Society and My Utmost For His Highest which has Pentecostal roots and The Book of Common Prayer which is Anglican - the one I use is...
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    Reading scripture - there is more than one way.

    Holy Scripture can be read for several different purposes and in several different ways. One can read for prayer - to listen for God's voice and to speak to God in return. This way of reading holy scripture may be the most life-changing of the different ways of reading that I intend to mention...
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    Catholic Church definition of the canonical scriptures.

    The Canon of Scripture It was by the apostolic Tradition that the Church discerned which writings are to be included in the list of the sacred books. This complete list is called the canon of Scripture. It includes 46 books for the Old Testament (45 if we count Jeremiah and Lamentations as...
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    Revelation 14:1-5

    The Lamb and the 144,000 Revelation 14:1And I beheld, and lo a lamb stood upon mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty-four thousand, having his name, and the name of his Father, written on their foreheads. 2And I heard a voice from heaven, as the noise of many waters, and as the voice of...
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    Individual last things and the last things for creation

    In the New Testament, the word basileia can be translated as "kingship" (abstract noun), "kingdom" (concrete noun) or "reign" (action noun). the Kingdom of God lies ahead of us. It is brought near in the Word incarnate, it is proclaimed throughout the whole Gospel, and it has come in Christ's...
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    Titus 2:13

    Titus 2:13 waiting in hope for the blessing which will come with the appearing of the glory of our great God and Saviour Christ Jesus. This verse is translated according to the Granville Sharp rule. That rule was mentioned in the thread about 2 Peter 1:1-2. So is Jesus the great God and...
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    Relationships are two way

    Alive with Christ 1And you, when you were dead in your offences and sins, 2Wherein in time past you walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of this air, of the spirit that now worketh on the children of unbelief: 3In which also we all conversed in time...
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    Genesis chapter one.

    The Beginning (John 1:1-5) 1In the beginning God created heaven, and earth. 2And the earth was void and empty, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the spirit of God moved over the waters. The First Day: Light 3And God said: Be light made. And light was made. 4And God saw...
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    Romans 9:5

    Romans 9:5(NJB) To them belong the fathers and out of them, so far as physical descent is concerned, came Christ who is above all, God, blessed for ever. Amen. Is this an accurate translation? Some say no. The NAB says And the bible produced by Jehovah's witnesses says: In Greek it reads...
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