In excess life, Jefferson Vann examines Jesus promise to give his sheep excess life (John 10:10). He challenges some of the popular applications of this verse.John 10:10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I have come so that they may have life and have it in excess.Jesus had described himself as the bread of life,¹ and the giver of the water of life.² … [Read more...]
Articles in this category trace a subject through the 66 books of the Protestant Bible (Genesis to Revelation). These articles show that Evangelical Conditionalism reflects the teaching of all the Scriptures. The articles serve as a basis for a biblical theology on their particular subject.
Jefferson Vann reflects on the significance of Jesus’ statement in John 8:12. This is the 8th in a series of articles tracing the promise of resurrection life in John’s Gospel. life from above The Gospel of John is the most thematic of all the canonical Gospels. The narrative is tied together by evidences that Jesus is God’s solution to the problems of human lostness and … [Read more...]
In lost souls and other insights from the First Book of Psalms Jefferson Vann shares some insights from his new translation of Psalm 1-41.The Old Testament Book of Psalms is divided into five books. I have completed my initial translation of Book One (Psalms 1-41) today, and I want to share some of my discoveries.two words for “bless” The book begins and ends with a … [Read more...]
The author of Hebrews chimes in Jefferson Vann investigates Hebrews 1:10; 4:14; 7:26; 8:1; 9:23-24; 11:12; 12:23, 25-26. He believes that many of the scripture texts reflect a secular “land and sky” cosmology, and should be translated differently.In a series of articles I began in 2016, I have been investigating how popular English translations render the words which in … [Read more...]
Jefferson Vann reflects on the sad story of some disciples who chose not to follow Christ anymore. This is the 7th in a series of articles tracing the promise of resurrection life in John’s Gospel. tripping over words Jesus was teaching in a Jewish synagogue. He said that he is the bread that came down from the sky. His listeners thought about the stories they had been told … [Read more...]