the Lord...a strong refuge

The LORD is good,a strong refuge when trouble comes. He is close to those who trust in him. But he will sweep away his enemies in an overwhelming flood.…

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on approaches to bible translation

Last week, I posted a survey on languages and bible preference, which is still open by the way.  (If you haven't spent the 30 seconds necessary to complete its four…

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Book Review: The Voice New Testament

When I first heard about the Voice New Testament, I was excited and intrigued.  The idea of a rendition of Scripture written primarily to be heard excites me, because until…

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My Personal Psalter Project

The Psalms have always been central to the worship, liturgies, prayers, devotions, and songs of countless Christians across the centuries.  In the Psalter one can find cries of joy and…

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Review of God's Word Translation--the New Testament (Part 3)

In this third post in my multi-part review of God’s Word Translation (GW), I will take a look at the New Testament as translated in GW.  If you are…

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Review of God’s Word Translation–the Old Testament (Part 2)

In this second post in a multi-part review of God's Word Translation (GW), we will take a look at the Old Testament as translated in GW.  If you are not…

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Review of God's Word Translation--History and Philosophy (Part 1)

The folks at Baker Books were kind enough to send me a couple editions of God's Word Translation (GW) to read and review.  This translation has been around for over…

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Wesley on Biblical Languages

Do I understand Greek and Hebrew? Otherwise, how can I undertake, as every Minister does, not only to explain books which are written therein but to defend them against all…

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