An addition to the
BHT, from when Jesus criticized the religious authorities of his day.
(The painting above is by
James Tissot (1836-1902), “ Woe unto You, Scribes and Pharisees,” Brooklyn Museum.) Continue reading “Matthew 23:13-39 BHT, Sorrows of Religious Authorities”
An addition to the
BHT, which is the Apostle Paul’s sermon at the Areopagus, or high court at Mars Hill, about the nature of God. Continue reading “Acts 17:16-34 BHT, Paul’s Areopagus Sermon about the Nature of God”
Added to the
BHT, regarding the Mystery of the Gospel since the beginning.
Continue reading “Colossians 1:25-28 BHT, the Great Mystery”
As I add new translations to the
BHT, I thought it would be good to also publish a blog post noting each specific addition, so that you may know about those updates.
The following is a translation today of 2 Peter 1:19-21, which concerns the scriptures and prophetic revelation and interpretation of the Word.
Continue reading “2 Peter 1:19-21 BHT, Scriptures & Prophecy”
Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was a Bengali author, poet, essayist, playwright, novelist, composer, and painter. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913, the first non-European to do so.
He recounted the following experience that he had while in Calcutta, India:
Continue reading “Rabindranath Tagore’s “First Vision” Account”
Several months ago I began to write my own
new “translations” of key passages of scripture in the Old and New Testaments of the Bible, and other scripture. I thought the original translations were not clear enough, and did not communicate the truth very well that I have experienced in recent months and years. So I began to rewrite them as I understood this truth, to try to better convey that truth to a modern reader. I’ve called this the Bryce Haymond Translation (BHT). This is a short introduction to this new translation. Continue reading “An Introduction to the Bryce Haymond Translation (BHT)”
“I am the way and the truth and the life.
No one comes to the Father except through me.”
—John 14:6, NIV
Much has been written, and there has been much contention throughout history, about this scripture and others like it that seem to justify the
exclusive truth claims and saving power of Christianity. Other religions have made similar claims for their own paths, but for this post I’ll focus on Christianity. I believe these claims rely on an interpretation of scripture that is partially correct, but unfortunately misses a greater and far more glorious meaning.
Continue reading “I AM is the Way, the Truth, and the Life”