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Topic: Bible Manuscripts

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-08
Detractors of the Book of Esther: Who are the detractors of the book of Esther and its inclusion in the Bible ?



2021-06-08
Authenticity of 2 Peter: What evidence is there that 2 Peter is an authentic writing to share with someone who thinks Paul is a false apostle?



2021-05-03
Mandela Effect & the Lion Lays Down with the Lamb (KJV): What do you think of the Mandela effect relative to the verse about the lion laying down with the lamb? [Isaiah 11:6, Isaiah 65:25]



2021-04-14
Closed Canon of Scripture: Why do you believe in a closed Canon of scripture?
Bible's Construction Subjective: Do you think the way the Bible was constructed was really subjective?


2021-03-25
Which Zechariah?: Which Zechariah is being referred to in Matthew 23? [Matthew 23:35, 2 Chronicles 24:21, Luke 11:49-51].



2021-02-02
Supernatural Alteration to Scripture: Has the Bible been supernaturally altered, changing verses in the King James Version to say something different than it had before. Do you think it has to do with the strong delusion? [Isaiah 11:6, Matthew 24:41, Luke 17:35, 2 Thessalonians 2:11-12].



2020-12-09
Missing Books of the Bible: Why would the books, such as the Books of Enoch and Jasher, not be in the Bible, but are quoted in scripture?



2020-11-11
Support for the Greeks in the New Testament: Since the Philistines were Greeks and constantly attacking Israel, why does the New Testament seem to support the Greeks? [Jeremiah 47:4].
The Greek Language of the New Testament: Why was the New Testament written in Greek instead of Latin? Was that prophesied?


2020-11-05
Studying the Manuscripts: Caller recommends the book, "Encountering the Manuscripts" by Philip Comfort for studying the scriptures.
Old Testament Metaphors for Evangelism: Can you find any flaw in Christians seeing metaphors of Christ in any of the Old Testament and then sharing that with unbelievers? [John 5:46, Isaiah 53].
Greg Boyd: What do you think about Reknew.org and Greg Boyd?

2020-11-05
Various Bible Manuscripts Compared: Is there a good book that consolidates all the various manuscripts to help sort out the differences?
Better Evidence Should Have Been Left to Confirm the Bible's Reliability: Does it not seem like Jesus should have left better evidence that the Bible is true?


2020-09-28
King James Version's Use of the Plural Are the words "thee, thine, thou", are singular in the King James Version, distinguishing them from the plural application? [Luke 21:32].



2020-09-25
Forcing One to Believe the Bible is the Word of God: How can you force someone to believe that the Bible is the word of God?



2020-09-24
Objectivity and Reason: How does one objectively determine whether one or the other person is being reasonable?
Is the Bible True?: Is it not difficult to objectively reason that the Bible is true?


2020-09-15
Bible Manuscripts; Received or Majority Texts: Could share your view about the controversy between the Received and the Majority Texts? [Mark 16:9-20, John 8:1-11, I John 5:8]



2020-06-22
The Septuagint: Should not The Septuagint have a more prominent position in the Christian world?



2020-06-17
"Father, Forgive Them"-Manuscript Variance: The "Father, forgive them..." verse does not appear in all of the manuscripts, would you speak to that? [Luke 23:34].



2020-03-17
New Testament Reliability: Did the Catholic church alter the New Testament? Is it still trustworthy?



2019-10-07
Biblical Manuscripts: Which manuscripts are the most reliable?



2019-09-09
Mark-Chapter 16: Would you enlighten me about the controversy regarding the original manuscripts of Mark 16? [Mark 16:8f].



2019-08-27
Hebrew Test & The Septuagint: Can you give me an overview of the differences between translations of the words in the Hebrew text and the Septuagint?



2019-08-07
Textual Criticism: Jesus said His words will never pass away, but textual critics claim that we are missing some of the words from manuscripts, how do we assess that? [Matthew 24:35]



2019-08-06
Trinity: Would you enlighten me about when the controversial text in 1 John 5:7 was incorporated into the Bible, and talk about its reliability?



2019-07-24
Original New Testaments Texts: Which texts of the New Testament do you prefer? (Alexandrian, Textus Receptus, etc.)



2019-02-21
Early Manuscripts: Early manuscripts of the Bible comment.
Eusebius: Why don't you quote Eusebius who believes the same as you, as far as eschatology? 21, 6, 2,


2019-02-21
Early Manuscripts: Did any of the church fathers have all the existing old Manuscripts? How much earlier were all the manuscripts I just mentioned written prior to the Textus Receptus? Is there any evidence that the people who wrote the manuscripts before the Textus Receptus denied the Deity of Christ? What do you think some of reasons Westcott-Hort the Greek Bible?



2019-02-13
Homosexuality: Can you be a homosexual & be saved?
Jesus being Indignant: Why in the NIV does Mark 1:41 say that Jesus was "indignant" at the leper? [Mark 1:41]


2019-02-11
Church Government: What is the best form of church polity, elders, overseers, & so on?
Bible Manuscripts: Why are some manuscripts considered so much better than others by some, especially KJV only types?


2019-01-17
Manuscripts Regarding Trinitarian Views: What manuscripts were used after some were destroyed at the Nicene Counsel, and its relavance to view of the trinity? [I John 5:7].



2019-01-15
Trinity: Were the church fathers destroying manuscripts that might possibly compromise of our idea of the Trinity? [1 John 5:7].



2018-12-18
Manuscript of the Bible & Trinity Doctrine: Manuscripts of the bible & caller thinks the trinity doctrine is dependent on 1 John 5. [1 John 5:7]



2018-09-04
Scriptural Textual Variances: There seems to be differences in Biblical Manuscripts. What can you tell me about them?
Dating of the Book of Revelation: When was the book of Revelation written?


2018-05-24
Lady Caught in Adultery: So was the story about the lady caught in adultery supposed to be there or not? [John 7:53-8:11]
Book of Life or Tree of Life: In Revelation 22, does say names won't be in the Book of Life or won't eat from the Tree of Life? [Revelation 22:19]


2018-03-06
Missing Text: Why is verse 4 there in some bibles & not others? [John 5:4]



2018-03-02
Early Manuscripts & the Adulterous Woman: The story about the Adulterous woman is not in the earliest manuscripts. How come? Is it reliable? Does it belong in there? [John 7:53-John 8:12]



2018-02-08
Bible Phrase Missing from Manuscripts: Phrase about "not walking according to flesh..." is said to not be found in the oldest manuscripts? [Romans 8:1]



2018-01-31
Destined for Hell: Why would God create people destined for hell?
Reliability of the Bible: My son is concerned about the possible corruption in scriptures.


2017-12-19
Doubting the Bible: Listener is doubting his faith, doubting the reliability of the Bible, & he needs assurance about the authority and integrity of it.



2017-12-13
Remembering the Verse References: How important is it to remember Bible verses & references?



2017-11-29
Alexandrian Text or Textus Receptus is the Alexandrian Text or Textus Receptus better?



2017-11-01
Celebrating Christmas: Should Christians be celebrating Christmas? [Jeremiah 10:2-5]
Missing Books of the Bible: Are there books not in the Bible that should be?


2017-10-25
Bible Completion: When was the Bible completed & compiled?
Apologetics & Mormonism: Have you ever heard of Norman Geisler? He says there's NO WAY Mormons/LDS can be Christians when they go against so much of Christianity & tell Christians to join them, so don't you think that is true?


2017-10-13
Good Translations of the Bible: What Bible Translations do you recommend?



2017-10-10
Interlinear Study Bible: Is a good interlinear bible the best thing to have when studying the Bible?



2017-09-28
Bible Translators getting it so Wrong: How do translators make mistakes that are so glaring sometimes? [Matthew 16:19, Matthew 18:18]



2017-09-27
Interlinear Greek Bible for both Manuscripts: Is there an interlinear Greek for both Alexandrian & Textus Receptus?
The Devil Understanding the Plan of Redemtion: "things which angels desired to look into", why did Jesus call Peter Satan? Satan not knowing God's plan for redemption, yet he tried to prevent Satan Jesus from going to the cross? [1 Peter 1:12, 2 Corinthians 2:8]


2017-09-05
Numerous Bible Translations: Why so many translations? Can't people just get together & just figure out which is the ONE best translations?



2017-08-30
Adding Additional Apostolic Book of the Bible: Could we add more apostolic writings, if genuine ones were located?



2017-05-22
Italicized Words in the Bible: Are the italicized words in the Bible inspired?



2017-05-19
Studying the Bible: What is the proper way to study the Bible?



2017-05-04
English hard to Translate: Is English is the hardest language to translate?
Chapters & Verses a Liability: They didn't even have Chapters & Verses before, so people can take a verse out of context by not understanding its full mean, making it a little bit of a drawback.


2016-03-16
Woman Caught in Adultery Story: The woman caught in adultery story, I heard there's a lot of controversy of whether that belongs in the Bible or not, that it was an insertion? What do you say? [John 7:53-8:1-11]
Seventh Day Adventists: Where do Seventh Day Adventists get their name & why so much emphasis on the Sabbath?


2016-03-07
Jesus Coming or Going: Did Jesus say He wasn't going, or wasn't going yet? It seems to be saying contradictory things depending on which translation of the Bible you are using. [John 6:6-9]
Septuagint: What can you tell me about the Septuagint Bible? (A Bible that was translated to Greek the Hebrew language of the Old Testament.)


2016-02-10
"What are we to Make of Israel?": Caller comments on lecture series “What are we to Make of Israel?”, saying how good they are, & that he's on his second time of listening to them.
Missing Tribe of Dan: Caller has a theory responding to a previous call about why Dan was not included in the list of Revelation 7. [Revelation 7:4-8]
Contradictory Numbers in Scripture: Was it 20 years or 40 years that the Ark remained in Kirjathjearim because the math doesn't seem to be working out in light of what it says in [1 Samuel 7:2, Acts 13:22]

2016-02-04
Apocrypha Books: Why are the apocrypha books that are mentioned in the Bible not included in the Bible?



2016-01-26
Ethiopian Bible: What would you say to people who say the Ethiopian Bible was written way before the Christian Bible came out, so Christianity is just a copy of that?
Rastafarianism & Halle Salasi: What do you say to people who say Halle Salasi came from the Trible of Judah & it a Messiah?


2015-07-13
Manuscripts of the Bible: Were the Manuscripts just one long continuous words, w/ no breaks, commas, capitalization?
Bob Dutko: Steve Gregg was in an interview w/ Bob Dutko, does he have an audio file of that?


2015-03-16
English Translations of the Bible: Which English Translation does Steve prefer?


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