Words Matter: BCSI (Bible Crime Scene Investigation)

Words Matter: BCSI (Bible Crime Scene Investigation)

Words Matter: BCSI (Bible Crime Scene Investigation) One of the first rules (Hermeneutics) for understanding the Bible is that we need to understand what the original author was trying to say before we can make an application. To do this, it helps to understand who...
Words Matter: Transliterate

Words Matter: Transliterate

Words matter: βαπτίζω, baptizō, baptize Transliterate verb (used with object), trans·lit·er·at·ed, trans·lit·er·at·ing. to change (letters, words, etc.) into corresponding characters of another alphabet or language: to transliterate the Greek Χ as ch UBS handbooks are...
Words Matter: A Deeper Dive

Words Matter: A Deeper Dive

μονογενής, monogenēs: only (one of its kind), unique; lit. only one made/born. The differences that we see in verse 14 of the different translations derive from the inability of language to adequately describe the unique position that Jesus Christ holds in being both...