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  • Re: The word jew
    • Ken Sublett (Login Ken.Sublett)
      Posted Apr 8, 2017 11:58 AM

      Judea is a very small plot of land. The New Testament does not use "Jew" with favor because at that time they were not true Israelites.

      I remember the "plowboy" statement and just found it. They still "chain the preacher to the pulpit" and that pretty well "strangles" those writing for the normal purpose

      The JW did us a favor.

      “Englishmen learn Christ’s law best in English.”—JOHN WYCLIFFE

      Within 200 years, the English used by Wycliffe was virtually obsolete. A young preacher near Bristol was frustrated that so few could understand the Bible. On one occasion, the preacher, William Tyndale, heard an educated man say that it would be better to be without God’s law than without the pope’s. Tyndale responded by stating that if God allowed him, before long he would make sure that even a plowboy would have more knowledge of the Bible than the educated man.

      Wycliffe had translated from the Latin Vulgate and manually copied the Scriptures. In 1524, Tyndale, having left England for Germany, began translating directly from the original Hebrew and Greek and then employed a press in Cologne to print copies. Soon, Tyndale’s enemies learned of the translation and persuaded the Senate of Cologne to order all copies confiscated.

      Tyndale fled to the city of Worms, Germany, and resumed his work. Not long thereafter, copies of Tyndale’s Greek Scriptures in English were secretly shipped to England. Within six months, so many copies had been sold that an emergency meeting of bishops was called and Bible burnings were ordered.

      To stem the tide of Bible reading and Tyndale’s alleged heresy, the bishop of London commissioned Sir Thomas More to attack Tyndale in writing. More was particularly upset at Tyndale’s use of the word “congregation” instead of “church,” and “senior” or “elder” rather than “priest.” These words challenged the authority of the pope and the distinction between clergy and laity. Thomas More also condemned Tyndale’s translation of the Greek word a·gaʹpe as “love” rather than “charity.” “This, too, was a notion dangerous to the Church,” says the book If God Spare My Life, “for the apparent downgrading of charity might undermine the lucrative donations, indulgences and bequests with which the faithful were persuaded to pave their way to heaven.”

      Thomas More promoted the burning of “heretics,” which led to Tyndale’s being strangled and his body burned at the stake in October 1536. Thomas More, for his part, was beheaded after running afoul of the king. However, he was canonized by the Roman Catholic Church in 1935, and in the year 2000, Pope John Paul II honored More as the patron saint of politicians.

      Tyndale received no such recognition. However, before his death, his friend Miles Coverdale integrated Tyndale’s translation into a complete Bible—the first English translation from the original languages! Every plowboy could now read God’s Word. What about the Bible in languages other than English?

      It would be wonderful if preachers could understand the PATTERN for the wilderness and never changed.

      Both Jews and Gentile "plowboys" were wise unto salvation because they attended the synagoogue as the only real SCHOOL.

      Acts 15:21 For Moses of old time hath in every city them that PREACH him, being READ in the synagogues every sabbath day.

      We understand "lord's supper" as just once week but not the Ecclesia as the READING ASSEMBLY.

      Taking liberties with John Calvin: the Plowing Oxen understand but not the Lazy Asses.

      Acts 13:27 For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their RULERS,
      because they knew him not,
      nor yet the voices of the prophets
      which are READ every SABBATH day,
      they have fulfilled them in condemning him

      Sabbath was never a Day of Worship but a day of REST to quarantine the godly people from the popular "worship services" of the pagans. These were often called PLAYS in THEATERS.

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