I love the Passover season when we begin preparing our homes for the observance of the memorial celebration of the deliverance of Israel from Egypt. Weeks before Passover begins, we start searching our homes and our hearts for chametz (Leaven).
At the very beginning of the book of Mark, we read of a number of miracles that Yeshua (Jesus) performed. One of those was the cleansing of the man with Tza-arat (the leper). The following verses tell of the event:
For more than seven years, I was a part of the translation team for the Tree of Life Version Bible. In my role as the Theology Team Facilitator (a big name that translates to cat herder), I came to truly
Mental pictures of pastors and rabbis opening up English bibles, making points from the sacred text and saying “It says it right here in my Bible!” are not hard to conjure, for those with experience in contemporary, faith-based communities. While
When studying the Bible one very important but often overlooked thing is knowing the difference between translation and interpretation. This may not seem significant on the surface, but it is vital if you want to arrive at valid scriptural conclusions.
Let me begin by affirming that yours is a great desire (i.e., to want the “pure Word of God”) and that you follow up on that desire with a very good question (i.e., that you want to know if there’s