A Very Inconvenient Truth (Part 5)

The “Quantity” argument. Click here for part 4.  It is very interesting to observe that virtually all of the newer bible translations clearly side with the quantity argument in verse 6. One may verify this by visiting a site such as BibleGateway.com. Does this reflect a greater understanding of the original Word of God…or a greater distortion of…

A Very Inconvenient Truth (Part 4)

Alright. So we essentially completed our review of the second part of verse 6, and we concluded from part 3 that it says… 2 Corinthians 9:6 –…and he who sows on the basis of blessings will also reap blessings. It is now time to turn to the first part… 2 Corinthians 9:6 – He who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly… Interestingly,…

A Very Inconvenient Truth (Part 3)

…Ready to plug some words where they belong? Ready to read “blessings” instead of “bountifully” or “generously”? Here we go! Click here for part 2. 2 Corinthians 9: 6 – He who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows “blessings” will also reap “blessings”. Now that we did it, let us examine the…

A Very Inconvenient Truth (Part 2)

In this series, we are making the argument that, in 2 Corinthians 9: 6 and 7, God does not make at all reference to the quantity one gives. In quite a contrast, we are arguing that the sole focus (and emphasis) of this passage is on the intention behind the giving. Click here for Part 1. Are you ready for some Bible translations? Let’s…

A Very Inconvenient Truth (Part 1)

A little Introduction, shall we… If you have ever set your feet in a church setting, or mingled long enough with other Christians, it is highly likely that you are very familiar with the saying of this passage. 2 Corinthians 9: 6, 7 – Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever…