By John F. MacArthur
A COVER-UP OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS… Centuries in the past, English translators perpetrated a fraud within the New testomony, and it has been purposely hidden and lined up ever due to the fact. your individual Bible is perhaps incorporated within the cover-up! during this e-book, John MacArthur unveils the fundamental and clarifying revelation which may be retaining you from a fulfilling-and correct-relationship with God. it truly is strong. it is arguable. And with new eyes you will see the riches of your salvation in a substantially new manner. What does it suggest to be a Christian the way in which Jesus outlined it? MacArthur says all of it boils right down to one be aware: SLAVE "We were received with a value. We belong to Christ. we're His personal possession."Endorsements:"Dr. John MacArthur isn't afraid to inform the reality and during this publication he does simply that. The Christian's nice privilege is to be the slave of Christ. Dr. MacArthur makes it transparent that this is often one of many Bible's such a lot succinct methods of describing our discipleship. this can be a strong exposition of Scripture, a resounding corrective to shallow Christianity, a masterful paintings of pastoral encouragement...a devotional classic." - Dr. R. Albert Mohler, President, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary"John MacArthur expertly and lucidly explains that Jesus frees us from bondage right into a royal slavery that we'd be His ownership. those that will be His teenagers needs to, ironically, be keen to be His slaves." - Dr. R.C. Sproul"Dr. John MacArthur's instructing on 'slavery' resonates within the inner most recesses of my 'inner-man.' As an African-American pastor, i've been there. for this reason the idea of somebody writing approximately slavery as being a 'God-send' was once the main ludicrous, unconscionable factor that i'll have ever imagined...until I learn this publication. Now I see that turning into a slave is a biblical command, thoroughly redefining the assumption of freedom in Christ. i do not are looking to easily be a 'follower' or perhaps only a 'servant'...but a 'slave'." - The Rev. Dr. Dallas H. Wilson, Jr., Vicar, St. John's Episcopal Chapel, Charleston, SC
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Had no one uncovered this before Harris in 1999? ” Why had there been no response to his work? And how could a truth related so essentially not only to translation integrity but also to New Testament teaching about our relation to Christ be purposely hidden and the cover-up ignored? I also discovered in my trips around the world that there are many other major language translators who have followed the lead of the English versions and maintained the cover-up. Yet there are some who do translate the word correctly.
13. 1–4). They continued by describing the widespread persecution they had endured, including the martyrdoms that many in their midst had experienced. 14. As Janet Martin Soskice explains, “Talk of the Christian as ‘slave of Christ’ or ‘slave of God’ which enjoyed some popularity in the Pauline Epistles and early Church is now scarcely used, despite its biblical warrant, by contemporary Christians, who have little understanding for or sympathy with the institution of slavery and the figures of speech it generates” (The Kindness of God: Metaphor, Gender, and Religious Language [New York: Oxford University Press, 2007], 68).
5–6 (on 1 Cor. 7:22–23), quoted in Schaff, NPNF, 12:108–9. 34. See the appendix for additional quotations from recent church history. 35. Charles Spurgeon, “Eyes Right,” sermon no. 2058, in The Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit (Pasadena, TX: Pilgrim Publications, 1974), 34:689. 36. : BiblioLife, 2007), 148–49. two Ancient History, Timeless Truth To fully understand the New Testament’s use of slave language, we need to begin with a historical perspective regarding the practice of slavery in the Greco-Roman era.