Ten Commandments 1 – Introduction & Preamble

Introduction to Ethics One may summarize the basic teaching of scripture as what God says about belief and duty. One would be hard pressed to think of something which this summary does not include. The Westminster Shorter Catechism, a protestant educational document from the 17th century puts it this way in its answer to the … Continue reading Ten Commandments 1 – Introduction & Preamble

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Ladies and Gentlemen in the Household of God: Some Notes on Titus and the Restored Image of God in the Family

This begins with a translation and some exegesis from the languages and then moves to the interpretation and application below. 1, Command for the Word Minister - Speak Sounds Doctrine BGT Tit. 2:1 Σὺ δὲ λάλει ἃ πρέπει τῇ ὑγιαινούσῃ διδασκαλίᾳ. And you yourself speak [2s] what [PN-RPN use] is proper to sound doctrine [dative] … Continue reading Ladies and Gentlemen in the Household of God: Some Notes on Titus and the Restored Image of God in the Family

1 Corinthians 16 Translation, Notes, and Personal Commentary

1 Corinthians 16 Notes, commentary, translation, and questions 1-12, Contributions, Travel Plans, and Visitors BGT 1 Co. 16:1 Περὶ δὲ τῆς λογείας τῆς εἰς τοὺς ἁγίους ὥσπερ διέταξα ταῖς ἐκκλησίαις τῆς Γαλατίας, οὕτως καὶ ὑμεῖς ποιήσατε. Now concerning the collection [VGNT logei,a @ 1Co 16:1 or contribution above the normal giving. That is for a … Continue reading 1 Corinthians 16 Translation, Notes, and Personal Commentary

1 Samuel 12 Translation and Notes

WTT 1 Sam. 12:1 וַיֹּ֤אמֶר שְׁמוּאֵל֙ אֶל־כָּל־יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל הִנֵּה֙  שָׁמַ֣עְתִּי בְקֹֽלְכֶ֔ם לְכֹ֥ל אֲשֶׁר־אֲמַרְתֶּ֖ם לִ֑י וָאַמְלִ֥יךְ עֲלֵיכֶ֖ם מֶֽלֶךְ׃ And Samuel Said to all Israel Behold, I listened to your voice to all which you said to me, and I caused a king to rule over you as king. [8:7 10:19, this request was answered by God as … Continue reading 1 Samuel 12 Translation and Notes