Origin of the Christian community Chosen disciples The Nazarener Jew Jeshua ben Josef, who worshipped the God of Israel (Who is One), in the first century of the common era, chose some talmidim or direct disciples and got several followers. Though the Roman and several Jewish rulers thought the death of that rabbi would end … Continue reading Religion and believers #6 Origin of a church
Not many believers may considered wise or powerful according to human standards, or may not being 'well born' or from "blue blood". In the Scriptures may be found many words also from foolish men. Many wrong actions of men are notated in the bible so that people can learn from them. Those foolish things of the world God chose in order that He might put to shame the wise, and the weak things of the world God chose in order that He might put to shame the strong, and the insignificant of the world.
We may not forget that language is always changing and that written language fossilizes it and makes it stop changing. English imperialism or a megalomania might be at the source of some English speaking people considering their "King James Version" to be the only true and correct Bible translation, while depicting all other English translations as false and misleading versions. Though the world should know that God is mightier than all people and is strong enough Himself to protect His own Word so that in many other languages, but also in English, many different useful and correct bible translations may be offered at the contemporary book-store. some of the many English versions are presented here.
We can look at the biblical authors as Witnesses for Jehovah God, the divine Creator of many universes, as people who were called to testify before humankind and in several occasions were even willing to give up their life for what they considered to be the truth.