Category Archives: HCSB

How do you read these verses aloud?

So I got myself a thinline updated HCSB, only to discover the challenge of reading certain passages aloud: But speaking the truth in love, let us grow in every way into Him who is the head—Christ.  (Eph. 4:15, bold added) I want their hearts to be encouraged and joined together in love, so that they may have all the riches of assured understanding and have the knowledge of God’s mystery—Christ.  (Col. 2:2, … Continue reading

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Prayer and Anointing Oil: Four Views

Last Sunday evening, over the phone, my father-in-law asked me to bless some olive oil that he was about to use to anoint his body, to ease some discomfort. With James 5:14-15 in mind, I gladly prayed. 14 Is anyone among you sick? He … Continue reading

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Bible Translation Survey Results

“With well over 300 comments in 48 hours, here are the results of my small research project as to what Bible translations the Ryle readers enjoy reading from: 34% – English Standard Version (ESV) 16% – New American Standard Bible … Continue reading

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Frank Viola talks the ESV and HCSB Study Bibles

Frank Viola took a break from exposing “pagan Christianity” to talk Study Bibles, namely, the ESV and HCSB Study Bibles: 1. HCSB Study Bible: Viola begins, “Recently I had time to spend with the HCSB Study Bible. I own many Study Bibles. … Continue reading

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