Category Archives: Asp’s Suggested Paraphrase of the Bible

A New Version of Colossians in Asp’s Suggested Paraphrase

I have vivid memories of using last Spring’s COVID-19 shut-down to study the Bible in its own language. I used that time to create my own translation of Paul’s First Letter to the Thessalonians. Just a few weeks later, I … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Ministry Moments of 2020

It’s that time of the year for retrospection. After posting my Top Ten Songs of 2020, Top Ten Books of 2020, and Top Ten Hikes of 2020, I thought that I would turn my attention to things that might be considered more substantial, … Continue reading

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A New Version of Paul’s Second Letter to the Thessalonians in Asp’s Suggested Paraphrase (ASP)

Earlier this week, I shared my freshly-revised, quality-controlled translation of Paul’s First Letter to the Thessalonians. And now, after more study, cross-checking, and personal consideration, I’m ready to share my translation of Paul’s Second Letter to the Thessalonians. This is … Continue reading

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A New Version of Paul’s First Letter to the Thessalonians in Asp’s Suggested Paraphrase (ASP)

It took me almost a year to finish my personal translation, or paraphrase, of the Apostle Paul’s Letter to the Philippians. In the first four-and-a-half months of 2020, however, I’ve already managed to complete first-draft translations of three other books … Continue reading

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A New Version of Philippians in Asp’s Suggested Paraphrase (ASP)

I’m not a scholar. Not in Greek. Not in anything, really. But I’ve been learning a lot throughout the last year, as I’ve painstakingly worked through a personal translation, or paraphrase, of the Apostle Paul’s Letter to the Philippians. Finally, … Continue reading

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