Monthly Archives: July 2014

More Fun with Grammar!

  We are going to have MORE fun with grammar!  Yes, it is possible. I have colorized the verb tenses in John 12.36 so we can see what John does here.  Green marks a present tense in the Greek which … Continue reading

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Service as Honor: The Strange Calculus of Jesus

“If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me. Where I am, there My servant also will be. If anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.” (John 12:25–26 HCSB) Gerald Borchert in his excellent commentary on John in the New … Continue reading

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The Value of Bible Translations

“Jesus responded, “This voice came, not for Me, but for you. Now is the judgment of this world. Now the ruler of this world will be cast out.” (John 12:30–31 HCSB) Jesus’ words: Now is the judgment of this world.  … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Greeks

“Now some Greeks were among those who went up to worship at the festival. So they came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and requested of him, “Sir, we want to see Jesus.”” (John 12:20–21 HCSB) This is … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem!

“Jesus answered, “The light will be with you only a little longer. Walk while you have the light so that darkness doesn’t overtake you” (John 12:35 HCSB) The word translated “overtake” here is a Greek word katalambano [καταλαμβάνω for Greek … Continue reading

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Walk in the Light

“Jesus answered, “The light will be with you only a little longer. Walk while you have the light so that darkness doesn’t overtake you.” (John 12:35 HCSB) Jesus tells the crowd teeming in Jerusalem at the Feast of Passover to … Continue reading

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