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NIV Bible 2011: Restoring the Spirit in the Letters of Paul

One of the many attractions of the New NIV Bible (2011) is what I consider the restoration of the Holy Spirit in the Letters of Paul (see for example, 1 Cor. 12:1; Gal. 6:1, Eph. 5:19; Phil. 1:27; Col. 1:9; 3:16; 2 … Continue reading

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NIV Bible 2011 played it Safe?

After spending some more time with the updated NIV2011 via Robert Slowley’s comparison of NIV84, TNIV, and NIV2011, I had to conclude that CBT played it rather safe with the NIV2011. Remember the TNIV? (some people don’t, for it was so … Continue reading

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Reflections on the NIV2011: Welcome changes, Gender Confusion?

Yesterday, thanks to Robert Jimenez and Near Emmaus, I was informed about the NIV2011 via BibleGateway.com. So I spent a great deal of time looking up several passages in the NIV2011, beginning with Genesis 1:26ff, and then jumping around here … Continue reading

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Rethinking the English Standard Version (ESV): Three Reasons why I made the Switch

Since announcing my decision to replace the TNIV as my primary text, several readers have inquired about what Bible I’m going to switch to. Well, I was holding it off until I saw what the revised Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) … Continue reading

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