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For other posts dealing with Bible contradictions see our Collection of Posts Responding to Bible Contradictions.

Today’s post will tackle another question that the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked: “What did the sign over Jesus’s head say?”

Here are the two answers which the skeptic believes shows a Bible contradiction:

THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS

And above His head they put up the charge against Him [a]which read, “THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.”
(Matthew 27:37)

 

THE KING OF THE JEWS

The inscription of the charge against Him [a]read, “THE KING OF THE JEWS.” (Mark 15:26)

THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS

Now there was also an inscription above Him, “THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.” (Luke 23:38)

JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS

Pilate also wrote an inscription and put it on the cross. It was written, “JESUS THE NAZARENE, THE KING OF THE JEWS.” (John 19:19)

 

(All Scriptural quotation comes from the New American Standard Bible)

Here’s a closer look at whether or not there is a contradiction:

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Shepherd’s Conference (a conference for Pastors and Preachers) was a few weeks ago with the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and the theme of “We Preach Christ.”  Some of you who were not there still was able to enjoy the General Sessions because the Conference graciously livestreamed them.  However the various seminar sessions are what some people are looking forward to whether you were in the conference or not since they were more specific and occurred simultaneously with other seminar sessions.  Since there are 19 of them they are something that’s going to take some to time for me to listen through!

I know the official Shepherd’s Conference website says “Media Coming Soon” but the Audio MP3s of the seminar sessions can be downloaded by clicking on the title of the sessions below:

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I appreciate Reformed Theological Seminary doing these videos for their #WisdomWednesday series which different faculty answers different questions in short video interview formats.

I appreciate Dr. Kruger’s contribution in understanding the Canon and also apologetics.

Here in this video he answers the question: “Did Jesus claim to be God?”

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I have young ones in my family and our home have many ditties.  Once in a while a ditty for one’s memory of theology strikes me.  Here’s one that deals with worship.

It’s not always easy to worship God as sinners.  You know what helps me?  Thinking about Christ.

Here’s the ditty:

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For other posts dealing with Bible contradictions see our Collection of Posts Responding to Bible Contradictions.

Today’s post will tackle another question that the Skeptic Annotated Bible asked: “Where did the women watching the crucifixion stand?”

Here are the two answers which the skeptic believes shows a Bible contradiction:

They stood far away.

Many women were there looking on from a distance, who had followed Jesus from Galilee while ministering to Him.
(Matthew 27:55)

There were also some women looking on from a distance, among whom were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of [a]James the Less and Joses, and Salome. (Mark 15:40)

And all His acquaintances and the women who accompanied Him from Galilee were standing at a distance, seeing these things.
(Luke 23:49)

They stood near the cross.

Therefore the soldiers did these things. But standing by the cross of Jesus were His mother, and His mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.” (John 19:25)

(All Scriptural quotation comes from the New American Standard Bible)

Here’s a closer look at whether or not there is a contradiction:

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Abner Chou

Dr. Abner Chou is probably the fasting speaking preacher during this year’s Shepherd’s Conference.

I tried to write as much down for my notes from his session but missed quite a bit.

Here’s my notes.  When the audio MP3 comes out later this one is worth listening to especially in the end when he walks us through how the Old Testament anticipate Christ.

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Every I’m going to try to post Gospel presentation in various languages.  I see that there are hits on our blog from many countries and this would be an opportunity to preach the Gospel.

Here’s the Gospel presentation in Arabic by Paul Washer.  There’s six videos in this series.

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