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Can you feel this? I mean seriously though. Monday is a carnivorous, giant, slobbering beast that is chasing me into my deepest darkness. Also…I kind of wish they were extinct. 128 more words

Thoughts & Feelings

OBOY: One Week In And I Have Failed

Well, it has officially been one week since I made my final decision on my One Year, One Bible challenge and started that challenged. After only a week, I have to admit that I have failed. 798 more words

Bible Translation

OBOY: The Final Decision

My intention after yesterday’s post was to come to a decision at the same time, and then stick with it. In addition to seeking the advice of the readers of this blog, I also sought the advice of my overseers/mentors. 968 more words

Bible Translation

Bible Versions and Permissions

Up until January 1, 2018, verses used in each devotional were from the New International Version of the Bible.

Scripture taken from the Holy Bible, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 50 more words

Administrative Issues

Bible Translations

As part of my way of understanding the word of God more I use the NIV and Message versions of the bible as well as have Bible Gateway on my phone. 432 more words


Bible Translations and Hermeneutics

It’s become almost a rite of passage to engage in the “translation” debate on which Bible translation is the best. Often, the dignity of a translation rests upon the loudest voices, or salvation through the survey, or “whatever is being handed out for free” at the local church. 2,483 more words


Lost In Translation

How many ways can you say the same thing? Bible translations provide a clue. BibleStudyTools.com (external link) is a wonderful resource that lets you compare your favorite passage among two dozen or so Bible translations. 466 more words