Now that we’ve explored what grammar and syntax are, and how John 1:1 is organized, we are going to begin looking at John 1:1c in more depth. There are four ways that Oneness Pentecostals can interpret this part of the verse, so it’s important to take a careful look at all of them.
God chose to reveal himself to us using languages that preceded English by thousands of years. In the New Testament, that language is primarily Greek. There are still many people who speak Greek today, but the Greek of the New Testament (and before) is different from the Greek of today. In a similar way, being… Continue reading The Greek Alphabet
Prior knowledge check: The Greek Alphabet This post is going to be a long one, and may introduce a lot of unfamiliar territory for many people. For that reason, I want to begin with some encouragement before I dive into some fundamental concepts in New Testament Greek. To do that, I want to talk about guitar… Continue reading Some Basics in New Testament Greek Grammar
Every time that we read or listen to something, our minds are going through a complex series of steps to interpret what we are reading or hearing. Take reading for example. The words you are reading in this sentence follow a number of rules in the English language. The words in the previous sentence were… Continue reading Key Terms in Biblical Interpretation