The phrases "everlasting life" and "eternal life" come from two Greek words, the adjective, aionios (αἰώνιος), which doesn't really mean "eternal," and the noun, zoe (ζωή), a word meaning "living" both in the sense of existence and "making a living." Jesus uses these words…
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As explained in part one of this series, when Jesus used the phrase, “the son of man,” the Greek actually reads, “the son of the man.” Christian…
Looking at the research that I’ve done, this topic looks like it will take about two or three essays to discuss. This phrase is not, “the son of man” as…
Let me start by saying that I trust that Jesus was not only “a son of the Divine,” but also “the son of the Divine,” different from the rest of us who…
Despite all the preachers that claim every word in the Bible is important, translators of the Bible often act with complete indifference about the…
The main purpose of these articles is to help people who do not know ancient Greek understand how wonderful Jesus’s words actually are. A secondary…
Jesus made his ideas very entertaining. One of the tragedies of simplifying Jesus’s words to conform to a simple Christian philosophy is that we cannot…
In analyzing the Greek word eidon, translated literally as “see” and metaphorically as “know,” I was reminded of the problems with another word, psyche…
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