John 5:39 & 40

In the KJV, verse 39 is translated as a direction: Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me. The French 1901 translation gives it a different meaning:

You search the scriptures, because you think that in them ye have eternal life: it is they which testify of me.

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The Power of Meekness

In religious terms, meekness and hope are both powerful concepts necessary to elevation of character in this life and eternal joy. Outside this sphere though, these words seem to have lost their power, becoming meaningless and worthy only of pity for those who profess to seek them. defines meekness as (a) humbly patient or … Continue reading The Power of Meekness