John 3,16 Pt 3

John 3:16 – Now what do you say to THAT, you stupid heathen? (Part 3 of Dr. Laurence Brown’s refutation of John 3:16) In the first two installments of this series, we established the following: John, the disciple, almost certainly did not write the gospel known as ‘John;’ Bible translators illegitimately capitalized ‘his’ and ‘him’ …

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John 3,16 Pt 4

John 3:16 – Now what do you say to THAT, you stupid heathen? (Part 4 of Dr. Laurence Brown’s refutation of John 3:16) In the 1969 film, They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?, they shot Jane Fonda, didn’t they? Now, I’m not stupid. I understand the metaphor. Or is it a simile – it’s all the …

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John 3,16 Pt 5

John 3:16 – Now what do you say to THAT, you stupid heathen? (Part 5 of Dr. Laurence Brown’s refutation of John 3:16) The lynchpin of John 3:16 and, for that matter, of the entire Christian concept of redemption by faith, is the atoning sacrifice of Jesus Christ. John 3:16 tells us: “For God so …

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John 3,16 Pt 6

Now what do you say to THAT, you stupid heathen? (Part 6 of Dr. Laurence Brown’s refutation of John 3:16) Okay, I get it; John 3:16 (“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life”) – it’s a practical …

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Pauline Theology

In the midst of the growing 19th and 20th century awareness of the differences between Trinitarian doctrine and the period of origins, a person might be surprised to find one group who claim to be followers of Christ Jesus reading the following in the Holy Quran: “O People of the Book!  Commit no excesses in …

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The New Testament

Both read the Bible day and night, But thou read’st black where I read white. —William Blake, The Everlasting Gospel Of course, Blake’s sentiment in the quote above is nothing new.  The New Testament contains enough inconsistencies to have spawned a dizzying variety of interpretations, beliefs and religions, all allegedly Bible-based.  And so, we find …

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The Old Testament

“[The Bible] has noble poetry in it; and some clever fables; and some blood-drenched history; and a wealth of obscenity; and upwards of a thousand lies.” —Mark Twain, Letters from the Earth, Vol. II Let’s begin by putting “two of every sort (of animal) into the ark,” and then … Oh, wait.  Was that “two …

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John 3,16 Pt 2

John 3:16 – Now what do you say to THAT, you stupid heathen? (Part 2 of Dr. Laurence Brown’s refutation of John 3:16) Our lives are clouded with eternal truths and intriguing cosmic mysteries. How do food factories remove the little bits from chunky peanut butter for those who want it creamy? Why do all …

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