Originally posted by halcyonwaters:
I am not misreading. I am pointing out that your logic is flawed.
You said I said the following three things:
#1 Verses in the Bible support ES
#2 Verses in the Bible contradict #1
#3 No verses in the Bible contradict
Obviously those three statements contradict each other, but I never said #2. So yes, you are definitely misreading.
Back in post #96 you stated:
All verses fit with Eternal Security. Many verses do not fit with maintaining or losing salvation.
I responded with:
Many verses do not fit with maintaining one's salvation. This implies that some verses DO NOT FIT, but are nonetheless present?[/b][/quote]
To which I got no denial, so I assumed that the statement was acceptable. Hence, a contradiction. So the fair question becomes, are there any verses which support an alternate interpretation?
Pay attention to word choice. If you're going to say the Bible has overwhelming evidence of extensive editing: Define your Terms and show Evidence; not generalizations. "We have notes in some cases," is very obscure and could mean anything.
You are right. I have been working long hours and have not been citing sources as I should.
A very interesting source concerning the KJV is this:
You'll note such things as "Many times, the KJV-translators translated from the 'qere' (the marginal note in the Masoretic text) rather than the 'ketic' (the actual text itself).
Also note that the site is a Christian site, the author arguing not that the Bible is false but that it has been sloppily translated.
Another one concerning the KJV:
Or this on the Masoretic text:
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