King James I, the KJV, and John’s 7 Congregations

When writing my commentary on Revelation chapters 1-3, I finally reached the point when I could no longer vacillate about the title of my commentary.  How was I to translate the Greek term ἐκκλησία (ekklēsia) that the prophet John used for each of the communities that he wrote?  It has certainly been traditional to entitle … Continue reading King James I, the KJV, and John’s 7 Congregations

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The God Who Comes

It is stunning how often the prophet John uses some form of the word “come” [for those into Greek, the term is erchomai].  At some later occasion under the GRANT post we will explore John’s view of time in comparison to some of the religious and philosophical views of antiquity.  Like all true biblical prophets, … Continue reading The God Who Comes