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Lionel Windsor Reviews Romans

Lionel Windsor Reviews Romans

Lionel Windsor is an Anglican Minister in the Diocese of Sydney. Lionel currently teaches New Testament and biblical languages (Greek & Hebrew) at Moore College, Sydney. He studied theology at Moore College (B.Div) and Durham University (PhD). Lionel has taken the time to review Romans in The Passion Translation. Here are some excerpts from his review: “In other …

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Jonathan Welton Interview

Jonathan Welton Interview

 Jonathan Welton recently interviewed Brian Simmons about The Passion Translation. The interview runs for just under an hour. I picked out some interesting quotes from the interview (with time stamps). Sometimes it can be difficult to understand what Brian means, but you can listen to the full interview online here. Brian Simmons reflects on his own …

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Stories of Exiting the NAR

Stories of Exiting the NAR

Amy Spreeman has been collecting stories from ex-NAR Church Members since January 2017. The stories can be gut-wrenching, but they provide an important alternative perspective for current and prospective NAR Church Members. Testimonies: “Leaving the NAR Church”

George Athas reviews Song of Songs

George Athas reviews Song of Songs

Rev Dr George Athas is Director of Postgraduate Studies at Moore Theological College and Lectures in Old Testament, Hebrew and Church History. George provided this review of Song of Songs in The Passion Translation (TPT): This translation of the Song of Songs is truly awful. As a professor of biblical studies who works with the original …

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What is the NAR?

What is the NAR?

The New Apostolic Reformation C. Peter Wagner first coined the term New Apostolic Reformation (NAR). Here is Wagner’s explanation of the term: “Reformation” because the movement matched the Protestant Reformation in world impact; “Apostolic” because of all the changes the most radical one was apostolic governance … and “New” because several churches and denominations already …

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What is the Passion Translation?

What is the Passion Translation?

The Passion Translation is a new Bible used by NAR churches around the world. The Publisher writes: “The Passion Translation is an attempt to bring God’s fiery heart of love and truth to this generation using Hebrew, Greek, and Aramaic manuscripts, bringing them together with the emotion and truth of God’s Word … As Brian has studied …

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New Reformation Bible?

New Reformation Bible?

Brian Simmons has nicknamed the Passion Translation New Testament as a new “Reformation Bible“: “This next year, October 31, 2017 leads us up to the celebration of the 500th year of Reformation of the church, the day that Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church. It was a …

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Sara Boyd reviews TPT

Sara Boyd reviews TPT

Sara Boyd writes: “it is my hope that this post will not only make people aware of this questionable, and potentially dangerous, version of Scripture, but that it will also provide the tools needed for discussing this “translation” with our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ.” Sara Boyd compares verses in the TPT and NIV …

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Holly Pivec reviews TPT

Holly Pivec reviews TPT

Holly Pivec doesn’t mince her words: I want to point out that this translation is potentially one of the most disturbing developments in the NAR movement. Simmons is following in the footsteps of the major cults of Christianity who have released their own translations of the Bible, including the New World Translation used by the …

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The Victor Alexander Aramaic Bible

The Victor Alexander Aramaic Bible

“The Passion “translation” inserts all kinds of concepts, words and ideas of which the original gives no hint whatsoever.” – Andrew Wilson Andrew Chapman embarked on his own translation project, investigating Brian Simmon’s use of the Aramaic, including Romans 1:11, Galatians 1:4a, Galatians 2:10, Galatians 3:1, Galatians 3:3, Galatians 3:19, Galatians 3:22, Galatians 4:3, Galatians 4:7, Galatians 5:25, Galatians 5:26, Ephesians 5:22. …

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