Yes, the proper understanding of Scripture is a game changer (as it should be). Of the multitude of Old Testament quotes in the New Testament, most of them came from the Septuagint (abbreviated LXX - the Greek translation of the Old Testament). This translation of the Old Testament is the oldest … [Read more...]
Masoretic Text vs. Original Hebrew
by Fr. Joseph Gleason I used to believe the Masoretic Text was a perfect copy of the original Old Testament. I used to believe that the Masoretic Text was how God divinely preserved the Hebrew Scriptures throughout the ages. I was wrong. The oldest copies of the Masoretic Text … [Read more...]
What is the Old Testament to the Christian?
by Russ WarrenWhen I was in seminary, I focused for my STM on the study of the Old Testament (OT). My thesis was on understanding the census numbers in the book of Numbers, so that they could be read as Christian Scripture (and not mere ‘history’).Passages such as those are often ignored in … [Read more...]
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