Difficult Bible Passages
The Perspicuity of Scripture & Misunderstandings
(Presented June 19, 2016 to January 8, 2017)
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Handouts developed and formatted by Connie Tatum.
The Perspicuity of Scripture
Closing: Rimsky-Korsakov, "Procession of the Nobles"
Category #1 -- Manuscript Issues -- Old
Introducing: Psalm 151 as recorded in the Septuagint
Closing: J.S. Bach, "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor"
|3. Category #1 -- Manuscript Issues -- New
Closing: The Imperials, "I'm Forgiven"
|4. Category #2 -- Mistranslations (frequently
compounded by Bad Manuscripts)
Bematos -- The Blessing Place of Christ
Closing: John Williams, "Olympic Fanfare"
|5. Category #2 -- Mistranslations
Wood, Hay, Straw or Gold, Silver, & Precious Stones
Closing: "Hallelujah Chorus"from Handel's Messiah
|17. The Gates of Hades
withstand The Gospel - Part 1
Defeating Lucifer in his political & governmental activity
Closing: US Army Band and Soldiers' Chorus, "Battle Hymn of the Republic"
|18. The Gates of Hades cannot
withstand The Gospel - Part 2
Defeating Lucifer in his present political activity
Closing: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, "How the West was Won"
Gospel produces war & peace
Closing: The London Philharmonic Orchestra, "1812 Overture, Finale"
We do not listen to
understand, rather we listen to respond
Corruption of the Gospel through false teaching
Closing: Johnny Cash, "I was there when it happened"
|22. What was
What is the Quintessential Power of the Universe?
Closing: The Dallas Adult Choir, "Jesus, Name Above all Names"
Music: "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen", Opening: Mannheim Steamroller, Closing: Nat King Cole
To be continued as audios are edited...