The Bible, BUT Science…, pt. 2

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“BUT”

This little word carries much weight. According to Webster’s Dictionary Online, “but” is “used to introduce a statement that adds something to a previous statement and usually contrasts with it in some way.” Note carefully that the main function for “but” is to show a contrast.

Now, I am grateful for God that He gave us language so that we are able to communicate and He can communicate with us. Yet, humans have taken this precious gift of language and used it too often to suppress the truth in their unrighteousness (Rom 1:18-20), as well Bible scienceas see their own wisdom as superior to God’s revealed word (1 Cor 1-2).… Continue reading

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The Bible, BUT Science…

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“But” was a word I learn early in my childhood. When I began receiving formal education through the St. Vrain Valley Public Schools, I came to discover that “but” was a strong contrast to what was previously said. In fact, “but” suggests that the previous statement no longer has any value and could be forgotten. “But” therefore became a powerful word in my formidable mind.

“How can I use such a word…..?,” I pondered.

Now, as I continued in education, I ended up at a Bible college and eventually a seminary where I learned both the Greek and Hebrew words for “but” and found they mean the same thing.… Continue reading

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