Providentially Preserved?

By |2018-01-14T23:51:34+00:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: Providential Preservation, Reformers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Within Christendom there are two opposing views concerning the intent of the phrase by His [God’s] singular care and providence, [the Scriptures are] kept pure in all ages.  Does it refer to a generic preservation that doesn’t guarantee textual purity throughout the historic life of God’s people, the Church?  And does it require the Church to turn to atheists, theological liberals, and papists to provide us with our Scripture?  Or does it refer to something more. […]

Textus Receptus – Default Text or Chosen Text?

By |2017-01-14T18:41:41+00:00January 12th, 2017|Categories: Tall Tales of Textual Criticism, Textual Myths|Tags: , , , |

One of the oft made claims of a popular apologist in evangelical circles is that the Reformers did not choose the Textus Receptus, but that they used it because they had no other options. Is that true? Were there no other Greek New Testaments during the Reformation apart from the Textus Receptus? Let’s see.

The Complutensian Polyglot

In 1514 the New Testament of the Complutensian Polyglot was printed beating Erasmus’ GNT by 2 years. Now […]