FOR HUNDREDS OF YEARS. SCHOLARS HAVE KNOWN ABOUT THIS SINCEJOHN MILL IN 1707, BUT NOBODY'S BOTHERED TO TELL A GENERALAUDIENCE. THE REASON IS OBVIOUS: BECAUSE IT'S HARD. WE'RE TALKINGABOUT GREEK MANUSCRIPTS TO PEOPLE WHO DON'T READ GREEK.
John 8:1-11 - "Woman caught in Adultery"
jesus and woman adultery. (this passage is only found in JOHN ch. 7 and 8.) thelaw of Moses says stone her
. added to john by later scribes, not inany of early or best mscrpts. Greek commentators don't mention story until 10thcentury. writing style is different. scholars have known for years that it doesnt belong in john. maybe written in the margins by a scribe, picked up and added to text into KJV in1611. not originally in NT. significant change in NT. (Bart Ehrman)
John 20:25 - "doubting Thomas"FABRICATION: "DOUBTING THOMAS"
1 JOHN 5:6-8This is he that came by water and blood,
Jesus Christ; not by water only,but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because theSpirit is truth. For
there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, theWord, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.
And there are three thatbear witness in earth, the spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these threeagree in one.(
Verses 7-8 are fabrications according to Bart D. Ehrman and RSV)
scribes changed passages to emphasize jesus was divine. others changed toemphasize that he was human. wanted to emphasize both
DOCTRINE OF THETRINITY IS NOT EXPLICITLY TAUGHT IN ANY PASSAGE OF THE BIBLE. THEIDEA THAT THERE ARE THREE GODS (OOPS)… THE DOCTRINE THAT THERE'SONE GOD MANIFEST IN THREE PERSONS. THESE THREE PERSONS ARE EACHINDIVIDUALLY COMPLETELY GOD, BUT THERE'S ONLY ONE GOD. NOT THREEGODS, BUT ONE GOD. BUT NOT ONE PERSON, THREE PERSONS. THIS IS NOT