Category Archives: Greek

My Relationship with Words and “The Word” (Part Five)

I was recently given the opportunity to prepare for a sermon about “Learning to Love the Word of God” at H2O Church on Sunday, January 28, 2024. I chose to approach the topic from a very personal standpoint that maybe functioned … Continue reading

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A New Version of 1 Peter, or, “A Letter from the Rock (1 of 2)” in Asp’s Suggested Paraphrase (ASP)

Jesus gave twelve men an extra-special, up-close-and-personal, all-access look into his life and ministry. They became known as his “disciples” (followers) or “apostles” (emissaries). Of these twelve, three seemed to be extra-close — in on some moments like the Transfiguration … 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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