Category: Word usage studies

Words Have Meaning: Devil, Diábolos, Slanderers, and False Accusers

Words Have Meaning / “Devil” Devil, διάβολος, diábolos, dee-ab’-ol-os; from G1225; a traducer; specially, Satan (compare H7854):—a calumniator, false accuser, slanderer; prone to slander, slanderous, accusing falsely, (Aristophanes, Andocides (), Plutarch, others): 1 Timothy 3:11; 2 Timothy 3:3; Titus 2:3; as a substantive, ὁ διάβολος, a calumniator, false accuser, slanderer, (see κατηγορέω, at the end)…

Reclaiming Words (Objects): Men And Women Are Objects

Reclaiming Words (Objects): Men And Women Are Objects We are “material things that can be seen and touched.” We are material things that can be appreciated for our respective skills, minds, beauty, ability, care, manifested virtues, contribution to society, aid to others, etc. We are “things external to the thinking mind or subject” of others,…

The Problem Of “Relying On God” Too Much

Introduction Okay, let’s face it, there is absolutely no problem with relying upon God and there is absolutely no such thing as relying upon Him “too much.” The more we cast ourselves upon Him, as He enables, the better off we will be… period. Consider, 1 Peter 5:6-7 “Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand…

Progressive Sanctification, Rule of Life, Moral Law, and Antinomianism… Revisited

What If We Used Words Objectively? Imagine if Christians, rather than fighting against terms needlessly, took those terms back, defining them clearly and objectively, and educating others on the right use of them. Progressive Sanctification (Literally, proceeding onward in, forward in, or increasing in, being set apart for a sacred purpose)1913 Webster Dictionary: Progressive: Moving…

Was Cornelius Born Again Apart From Believing The Gospel Truth?

Introduction The Christian must labour to rightly divide the word, so as not to misrepresent God and His truth. If we put forth anything as doctrine, we must strive to ensure, as God enables, that our words are truly in accordance with Holy Scripture, with the whole counsel of God found therein. Yet, we all…

Biblical Flat Earth Proofs [Revelations & Job]

Biblical Flat Earth Proofs [Revelations & Job] Introduction: The following information was shared by a man named Dan West. I proceeded to verify it via Scripture to see if these things were so; for me, it is quite clear, yet, I encourage you to judge for yourself. The points are simple, (1) In Job, God…

The Bible Only Speaks Of A Flat Earth I

The Bible Only Speaks of a Flat (Non-Spherical) Earth In the Bible, the inhabited portion of the earth is a circle, not a globe, though this argument that circle equates to globe continues to arise. As a refutation of it, consider:   TEBEL: Some point to Job 18:18 “He shall be driven from light into…