Commentary on Acts 7:45 [2 pages]
by John Schoenheit, Mark Graeser, and John Lynn rated at 1.0 (5 votes so far)
Although the King James English makes this verse a little hard to understand, it is saying that Jesus was the one who brought the Israelites into the Promised Land. This is a case of mistranslation. The name “Jesus” and the name “Joshua” are the same, and on two occasions the translators of the KJV confused them. This point is well established by William Barclay, a professor and author at Trinity College in Glasgow.
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by Steve Katsaras [53:21]
rated at 1.6 (out of 6 votes)
This teaching endeavors to uncover the usage of the Hebrew word Elohim, translated in English, God. Elohim, its meaning and its interpretation has been greatly debated in Christendom, giving way to the idea that the word suggests that God is a plurality of persons. Nothing could be further from the truth. The biblical data that begins to unfold during this sermon shows how flexibly the word is used - for the One true God, for angels, men, nations, etc... Click here for part two, entitled "Theos." (This sermon was originally preached at the Red Words Church on 30-May-2010 in Melbourne, Australia.)