Etymology of the Name Jesus

Why I Call Him Yehoshua Don't worry, I'm not saying anything against your preferred pronunciation, whether it be Jesus, Iesous, Isa, Yeshua or however you say salvation in your language.  Even though I know the etymology of the Name I still try to say Jesus in English because it's the name most people recognize. I... Continue Reading →

Testing Translation

Why and How to Test Translations The above verse is a fulfilled prophesy as noted in Matthew 21:5.  Although it is recognizable, you will notice how small textual variations can make a big difference. "This took place to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet: “Say to the daughter of Zion, ‘See, your King comes to you, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.” Matthew... Continue Reading →

Salvation, Righteousness and Life

The Ambiguous Meaning of Salvation If you live in the Western world you’ve probably been asked religious questions like, “are you saved?” and “when did you receive your salvation?”  These questions were like grains of sand to me, those little irritations that penetrate and lodge within, refusing to be ignored.  Like the irritations that make their... Continue Reading →

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