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Son of God in the Old Testament

Son of God in the Old Testament

According to the New Testament, the key identity of Jesus Christ is that He is the Son of God.  This is seen in the importance of the need to understand, confess, and believe this about Jesus in the following verses:  Matt 16:13-17 13 Now when Jesus came into the...

Biblical Missiology’s Statement On The WEA’s Review Of Wycliffe/SIL

Biblical Missiology’s Statement of Practice

The What I remember saying to my kids in response to their "Why?" questions, "Because. Just because." End of story. End of discussion. "Because" is not a satisfactory answer for anyone. When it comes to answering the question, "Why does Biblical Missiology do what we...

Father and Son Terminology – Inspired or Superfluous?

In May 2012, the Assemblies of God and the Presbyterian Church in America released two papers addressing the astounding and growing phenomenon of specialized "translations" of Scripture for Muslims, the most prominent feature of which is the removal, substitution,...

Turkish National Church Stance Against Translation

The national churches continue to speak out against the translations that have been forced on them without their approval. The Bengali church has taken a large stance against the Islamized translations and the Insider Movement that Islamizes the church. Their...

Press Release: Two Major Denominations Release their Findings on Father and Son Terminology

Press Release: Wycliffe To Be Reviewed

Dear Friend of Biblical Missiology,Bible translation is not typically considered newsworthy, but the current controversy over Wycliffe's translations has just made international news. An article picked up by the Washington Post and over 150 other news outlets reports...

Biblical Missiology agrees: BIBLE POVERTY… IT IS A BIG DEAL

The Wycliffe Global Alliance features a short and dramatic video by 'One Verse' or 'The Seed Company' that says in all caps: BIBLE POVERTY IS A BIG DEAL The music starts and it transitions to the verse from Matthew 4:4 Jesus answered, "It is written, "Man shall not...

Wycliffe, SIL & Frontiers Controversy In the Media

We wanted to have a page that has updated articles discussing the exposé Biblical Missiology has brought before the public about the mistranslations that organizations like Wycliffe, SIL and Frontiers are committing. We will continually update these pages as more...

Lost In Translation: Sign the Petition

chinese version Sign the petition here: http://www.change.org/petitions/lost-in-translation Western missions agencies Wycliffe, Frontiers and SIL are producing Bibles that remove Father, Son and Son of God because these terms are offensive to Muslims. Some examples: -...

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