Example #2 – Changes in Passover Laws

| December 27, 2008

This is long, but bear with me. There’s a discussion payoff at the end. The Three Annual (Required) Festivals for Israelites in the Book of Exodus are: Passover / Unleavened Bread (the month of Abib was renamed to Nisan during exilic times) Harvest (qatsir) Ingathering (asif) 14 ?”Three times in the year you shall keep […]

The Point of My Exodus 21/ Deuteronomy 15 Illustration

| December 24, 2008

A little while back a commenter to the discussion of inspiration and inerrancy wanted me to put forth examples where something written in Scripture was later changed in Scripture. I provided two examples off the top of my head since I’ve thought about both again recently: the case of Exodus 21/Deut 15, and the change […]

Second Follow-Up Reply to Chris

| December 24, 2008

Back to the rest of Chris’s reply. This is good stuff since it prompts discussion and brings other examples to the discussion. Chris was questioning me based on three items. The first two I replied to, and subsequently posted. I’ve posted my response to some follow-up discussion and his third item here, and let him […]

Hope You Are Checking the Comments…

| December 24, 2008

Just in case. Here is something I just posted as a reply. I think the questions and my response are useful for others to see. The statements in quotation marks (” “) is NOT mine. >> 1. You wrote: “If the Bible indeed employs ‘flawed propositions’ in order to produce conclusive Divine Truth. Doesn’t that […]

What’s in YOUR Bible?

| December 24, 2008

Just a sidebar here. As some of you know, one of my new responsibilities where I work is to serve as editor of the new Bible Study Magazine. It’s aimed at the pastor or lay person, but goes beyond the normal “church fare” in various ways each issue. I also write for the magazine. The […]