SERMON TOPIC: Y2-M2-L1- Bible-versions
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 4 February 2022
Sermon synopsis: What criteria do you use when choosing a translation of the Bible?
- Accuracy (for study)
- Readability (easy to understand)
- Underlying text (we’ll cover this in a future study)
SERMON TOPIC: Source texts - NT
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 2 October 2021
Sermon synopsis: The New Testament has been preserved in more manuscripts than any other ancient work of literature, with:
- over 5,800 complete or fragmented Greek manuscripts
- 10,000 Latin manuscripts
SERMON TOPIC: Bible versions
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 6 February 2021
Sermon synopsis: Which version of the Bible should I use?
English speakers are in a fortunate position that we can even ask this question. Over the centuries around 450 different versions of the Bible in English.....
SERMON TOPIC: Which Bible version should we use - Part 2
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 7 October 2012
Sermon synopsis: Last time we looked at the importance of being able to understand the Bible you read.
In this study we will focus on some of the criticisms levelled by King James Only adherents at the new English.....
SERMON TOPIC: Which Bible version should we use - Part 1
BY: Gavin Paynter ON: 12 August 2012
Sermon synopsis: A brief look at the King James Only controversy.
Also what criteria do you use when choosing a Bible?
- Translation method
- Use of modern or simple English