Have you ever had to drive on a familiar route, like on a road that you commute on, but you needed to make a different turn than you're used to doing? If you've ever driven to work when you meant to make a turn and go somewhere else, you've been conditioned! Conditioning can affect a great portion of your life - including your understanding of the Bible. ...continue reading "Conditioning – friend or foe?"
You may have seen Bibles for sale with things like "NKJV" or "NIV" or even "HCSB" written somewhere on or inside of them. These are the indicators of what translation that particular Bible is using. Since the Bible was originally written in Hebrew (with some Aramaic thrown into the book of Daniel) in the Old Testament and then Greek in the New Testament, both of which are languages that nobody uses in their ancient forms anymore, we have relied on Biblical scholars and theologians to translate these sacred words for us into something that we can understand. ...continue reading "The Importance of Digging Deeper"