The CruciFiction of a Man Named Jesus Christ


Two thousand years ago, a man named Jesus the Christ whom the Christians revered as the god incarnated as man, was executed through crucifixion. The mainstream Christian religions of the world believed that this man died on the cross in a place called Cavalry, in the outskirt of Jerusalem. As one of the most famous dead people and one of the most studied, we will discuss if this Jesus really died on the cross.

It had been taught by most of the Christian religions that Jesus Christ, the Messiah, was suffered under Pontius Pilate, crucified and buried. According to the synoptic Gospels, Christ was betrayed by Judas, given to the Romans to be judged, scorched at the pillar, made to carry his own cross, crucified, viewed and mocked until his death – accounts which became the main story of his apparent demise.

Before the Bible was officially compiled, there were different stories about Christ that circulated in Christian congregations, and majority of it had the story of Christ’s execution. But with all those stories about Christ’s crucifixion, there are those stories where he survived through the punishment and didn’t get executed at all. These circulated for a time especially in Gnostic cults.  These stories survive to this day, in Islam which teaches that Jesus Christ, a major prophet, did not die but survived the punishment of the Romans and his people.

So, we may ask again. Did Jesus really die?

My answer? I don’t know. Before, I once believed that Christ really died on the cross, because that’s what the Bible said so. But as I started to encounter and learn the alternate stories about Christ, I can say that the story of Jesus being crucified may be untrue. We cannot disregard the other stories of Jesus surviving the execution just because the mainstream Christian religions claim it.

Remember the saying,  “After a fierce battle, the victors always had the power to rewrite history according to what they want to personify and glorify. That does not mean it’s all accurately true.”

60 thoughts on “The CruciFiction of a Man Named Jesus Christ

  1. the best well known predictive prophecy is when God through Moses predicted Yashua’s coming in Deuteronomy 18:17-18 1312 years prediction before the day Yahsua’s birth. During the time of Herod this is recorded in archeological artifacts and is evident in history archives.

    17 And Yahweh said unto me, They have well said that which they have spoken.

    18 I will raise them up a prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee; and I will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him.

    nobody or no one in history claimed the teaching, and instructions written by Moses but Yahsua only, there’s only one logical explanation why Masoretic text chronology is depective and that is to prove wrong that Yahsua is the real messiah that was predicted by Moses.

    Moses wrote 5 books called TORAH in Hebrew means instruction.Evident also in dead sea scroll generally date between 150 BCE and 70 CE. According to Jewish tradition the Torah was revealed to Moses in 1312 BCE at Mount Sinai in Masoretic text but their versions is flawed and the chronology doesn’t matched up from the oldest archeological manuscripts.The Septuagint has more precise chronology that closely related to archeological dating than Masoretic text by the Jews (always assume them selves ”the chosen people” which is historically untrue).

    for those who contemplate and has a doubt the death of Yashua Christ is untrue read Matthew. it’s important to read history before making any personal opinion for the benefit of self agenda. there are people that doesn’t believe that Yahsua died (cult is a group whose dogma you must accept without question) and that is evendent in the book of Matthew for those who doubt the writings of the new testament or NA27 NOVOM TESTAMENTOM GRAECE for precise naming, better study archeology and history.

    ”After a fierce battle, the victors always had the power to rewrite history according to what they want to personify and glorify. That does not mean it’s all accurately true.” no other people celebrate more than the heathens and phareses who forced Pontius Pilate to to crucify Yahsua even him tried what he can to stop his death. please read Roman history at least.

  2. 1st its only a prediction by those people who dont believe that Jesus is their savior.
    And 2nd,I believe that Jesus once exist,but with those writings bout him that circulated that even the Muslims believe Jesus didnt die,you cannot disregard those things. Bout Novum Testamentum Graece,its just another tranlation nothing more,it rely on Alexandrian text-type and almost no difference in 4th Edition of the UBS Greek New Translation, with 62.9% accuracy in translation in New Testament.

  3. -yet just another translation. Evidences about Jesus is so scarse that you can only rely on the Bible and the other one is Josephus Antiquities,but sad to say both are unreliable due to alterations taken by the copyists and translators of the ancient time.. Even archeologists and some scientists look for some factual clues for this questioned man to justify the accuracy of his story.. Remember, what we seeing in the bible today is not the historical Jesus but the my(s)thical one..

  4. Is Jesus a historical person?

    But the article should start first with corrections of bastard English, before tackling the precise and scholarly literature on the subject.

    Most people have problems with broken English, mostly Filipinos, then they pretend they could tackle the issue, apparently, with less than a method to do research.

  5. to “dark xed”: “prediction by those people who don’t believe that jesus is their savior” who are you talking about?
    Muslims believe Jesus as a prophet but they do not believed him as their messiah. only Muhammad is their messiah. If you know the history of Arabs and the meaning of the word Arab you’ll understand why Arbas are the generation of Ishmael the son of Hagar. It’s in the oldest manuscripts and it is evident in history. i can disregard on what ever contradictions they might say because they have their own personal proclaimed messiah. Muhhamad has 2 jewish wives and CI knows allot about how jews are so against the Christianity they will distort and twist verses just to disprove the existance of Christendom. good reference to the book of Quran, example: internet sacred text archives.

    UBS4 is one of many editions of NA27 or Nestle-Aland 27th edition so it makes sense if you say it’s only 62.9% accurate. it isen’t the first time and alexandian text are not the only flawed versions of the “new testament.”
    Judahites of Judah were invaded by the Greeks and Romans and how they tried to maintain their nationality and religion (the Mosaic Law) against these invaders. Invariably, historians and Bible commentators fail to distinguish between the indigenous Judahites versus the Edomite Jews who did not come on the scene until 150 BC. The rabbis of Judaism are most happy to let these deceived academics unwittingly promote Judaism as if it were the religion of the land before the arrival of the Pharisees. This idea is the biggest lie of history, even bigger than the hoaxacaust, because this lie has given the Jews standing in the eyes of the world as “God’s chosen people,” which is another Jewish lie. — Eli

    the background story of what happend durring those times is wider than what really know these days. Judahites are hebrews from the name Eber by language and by generations of Isralites and Judahites.

  6. @lemuel: im sorry for the “bastard english” if thats your issue, my fault on that one. but the issue at hand is, is Jesus die on a cross and not the weak construction of sentences on the article. A usual attack on an article is its construction if they cant destroy the arguement the article post to its readers. I think, you understand the what is the issue right? so stick with it..

  7. @cog nex: when you post about the prediction of moses, i replied it was only a prediction. thats what i mean.
    i wont argue with the Muslims view about Jesus for that is true. But the allegation on jews twisting verses to disaprove the existence of Christianity? Need factual and strong evidence on that one to stand.
    and are you denying the event of the holocaust even though factual evidences of jews extermination can be verified and checked as a real historical fact?

  8. @cog nex: and are you suggesting that you rather believe in those altered writings like the bible about Jesus than aknowledging the actual and historical facts with much evidences to find of the atrocities on the jews?

  9. dark xed: To point out more in the confusion. Israelites don’t believe that their savior is jesus because the name of their messiah is Yashua not jesus. there’s no letter J in BCE not until around 600 AD. And their God is not named lord either because it doesn’t follow the pronunciation of the tetragrammaton YHWH, which is pronounced Yahweh not Lord. the meaning of the word Lord is Baal the chief god of the Canaanites. these are example of the mistakes of”ancient scholars” that doesn’t have a better knowledge about Hebrew or Greek language . So it’s not unusual if people are confused. And you’re no the only one that actually takes sides for the Muslim faith than believing Christianity because their doctrine is easy to understand unlike Christianity, right? too many rules and too many confusion.

    About the jews, you can try to ask some jew but most likely they will tell you what they wanted to hear that pleases their own ears, and if you find one in person without spending allot of money.
    actually british history archives has allot of logical explanations about the Jews and how is the real holocaust happened not in worldwar2. And the deaths in worlwar2 are the casualties of war not the holocaust of the jews.

    If you watch real news made by individual brave news journalists that actually endanger their lives just to cover that real events in what is going on in Palestine country. You’ll understand the real nature of Israeli state government system and how they treat the palestine residence. they don’t care about the suffering of palestinians because they only care about their own suffering! what suffering? these guys are the worst liars in the history. I’m sure all i’ve said don’t mean anything to you but i’ll just wait when the time reveals the consequences and the outcome of their lies.

  10. @cog nex: ok point taken, dont worry, I dont take sides neither jewish, christians or moslems.
    and i wont argue with you regarding holocaust for thats not the issue.
    the issue is still, did Jesus really died on the cross? coz as far as I know that the story of Jesus in those 4 gospels are all about the mysthical Christ and not the historical one,unless proven in other facts.

  11. darc xed, it’s not my concern if you don’t. you’re entitled to our own opinion. And i’m not arguing towards anybody nor you. conversation is somewhat essential and it shouldn’t be taken as an argument all the time.

    Pontius Pilate’s Letter to Tiberius Caesar verifying his sympathy for Yahsua Christ and exposing the treachery of the jews. from the Archko Volume, or The Archeological Writings of the Sanhedrin and Tamuds of the Jews. (even jews have no idea they have the prof of existence of Yashua Christ the messiah they deny)
    No mainstream churchianity bothers to oncover this things only
    the CI’s. that is why jews hated them really bad.

  12. @cog nex: the Archko Volume is a 19th century volume which allegedly series of reports from jewish and pagan sources contempory with Christ,which relate on life and death of Jesus. the work went through number of versions and remained in print eversince. the text are unknown, and the author named Rev.W.D.Mahan,was convicted of falsehood and plagiarism. In short,the volume was a form of conspiracy theory belief reading book of the old times, and should not be taken seriously. ^_^

  13. really! which edition of translation you are talking about? you said the text is unknown but the author was persecuted for falsehood and plagiarism?
    W.D.Mahan is one of the archko translators not the author.

    You sounded like wikipedia too, they say the text is unknow but the author was persecuted? if the text is unknow then why is there even a plagiarism case in the first place? so there must be an original text, right? it’s funny they never mentioned who filed the case!

    You have to understandin that during the time of Roman Empire, governors has their scribs too, and they keep records for any trials they have made. the question should be is that: why Jews have the information of Yashua’s trial case and Pontius Pilate’s letter to Tiberius Caesar exposing the jews!?

  14. @cog nex: so you knew that it came from wiki due to its passage.. and you have a real idea about the Archko Library,.. so if you have an info about it, where is it? Jews hid it? the Vatican hid it? if it was hidden then where your source came from? If you knew where is it show it to the world the actual source to be verified and authenticated. In our time today, we need physical factual evidences to back such claim..other than that, its all myth..and we dont believe in myths..

  15. since you are demanding answers, why not conduct your own investigation perhaps? Myth is figuratively true by the forms of words writers used to convey their thoughts but people often jump into ignorant conclusion without the understanding of lexicon and idioms without proper understanding of the original text.
    (i often go to library and it makes me wonder why mythology is always separated from fictional books! and always included, of course, in history)

    Perhaps “Holy Bible” is part of mythology and yet mythology can’t consume all that’s in the Bible. Have you taken it to your consideration: what is the meaning of Holy Bible? i mean, just the title covers a long passage of explanation, and of course the issue behind the title. I know how you really liked to used some references but i think the most important is to read the book first before jumping into any conclusion, perhaps start from the language that we are using right now!

    I heard it all the time how Filipinos are so proud of their identity but thrive into highest age in the form of foreign language. Not a single electronics FILIPINOS owns by a “title” or bought that is formatted in Tagalog. The language that is in used is consistently English. You might think how is it exactly the English Language was formed! Allow me to share.

    Noah Webster, who has been called the “Father of American Scholarship and Education,” To do so, he learned 26 languages in order to supplement the documentation of the etymology of the words. In the dictionary, Webster defined education as:

  16. since you are demanding answers, why not conduct your own investigation perhaps? Myth is figuratively true by the forms of words writers used to convey their thoughts but people often jump into ignorant conclusion without the understanding of lexicon and idioms of the original text sense.
    (i often go to library and it makes me wonder why myth is always separated from fictional books! and always included, of course, in history. And fictional books always a fiction and never considered as part of mythology, obviously. Keep in mind that holy bible evidently instruct that there’s only one God and that is Yahweh)

    “Holy Bible” is distinctly not part of mythology and yet mythology tried to add it in but can’t consume all that’s in the Bible. Have you taken it to your consideration: what is the meaning of Holy Bible? i mean, just the title covers a long passage of explanation, and of course the issue behind the title. I know how you really liked to used some references but i think the most important is to read the book first before jumping into any conclusion, Perhaps start from the language that we are using right now!

    I heard it countless times how Filipinos are so proud of owns identity but thrive under the terms of foreign language. In dominant; by the form of english language, and anybody don’t know english are considere and criticise as illiterate. Q: how the English Language was formed that help Philippines grow dramatically by scholarship and education?

  17. ang sumulat ng artikulong ito ang dapat sunugin sa impyerno! hindi na natakot sa Dios.basahin mo ang Bibliya at makikita mo ang sagot sa katanungan mo!at kahit kelan hindi nagkakamali ang bibliya at hinding hindi ito hahayaan ng Dios na buhay na ang kanyang Salita ay madungisan ng mga kasinungalingan ng pagdagdag o pagbawas ng kahit tukdok sa mga sipi na ito.sa sumulat nito,sana mapatawad ka ng Dios sa ginawa mo.bumalik ka sa Dios na ama at humingi ka ng tawad,at iwan mo ang maka dyablong samahan na ito.

    • Parekoy,una,bakit ako hihingi ng tawad sa diyos kung wala ngang diyos diba?pangalawa,napaka descriminating mo na sabihing maka dyablo ang samahan na ito..wait mo next article ko regarding sa kristiyanismo, bibliya at diyos mo ng makita mo sino mas dyablo sa samahan natin.at huli,bago ka magsalita ng kung anu anu,basahin mo muna bibliya mo at pagaralan origin nito,at alamin mo kung authentic,accurate at credible ba talaga ang historicity ng libro mo at hindi romantisized,fictionalized at altered/tampered.

  18. Natawa naman ako sa sagot mo rob..hehe!
    ayaw mamatay matay nitong issue na ito ah..controversial ba kung hindi namatay si kristo sa krus?hehe!

  19. @cog nex: may be you thought i forget you.. i made an exclusive about your issue at hand.. just wait and see..

  20. This is absurd! This is blasphemy! Jesus Christ really died and rise again to defeat death and I believe what the Holy Scripture said about it! Maybe you’re Devil reincarnated as man to deceive us with your article about our Lord! You should go back to where you came from, to hell!

  21. Proof that the devil exist?! Look at yourself! Look at this article! Look at the author and everyone who defend this piece! Thats the proof you are looking for! Look at this page, it supports atheism, this is an evil work because you and your friends deny the existence of our living God! And yes thats blasphemy! You have no respect to our loving Father! And you and the author should be the first to be burned in hell!!

    • i do respect your right to believe in everything you want, but do i think that your beliefs are stupid? Yes. and we also have the right to believe in everything we want. should people of other religion go to your hell as well? they also deny the existence of your sky daddy.

      “And you and the author should be the first to be burned in hell!!”
      – see you there ;D

    • @secular burger: thanks sa tirada mo kay chosen.

      @chosen one: wheres your living god? wheres your loving father? up there in the sky?! sorry i dont see it except for a plane passing by. may be your god is hiding, or ashamed of what he did in the past history and ashamed of what his blind worshippers doing right now in defense of his Churches,their teachings, their stance in RH and his existence,like what you’re doing.may be thats why we cant see him!
      and if ill go to hell,could you please bring me tea?

  22. YES! muslims are evil! and islam is an instrument use by satan! and every one who question God and his Son and dont believe in him are also evil!
    Obidience to God is OUR key to salvation, and we will defend Him from the likes of you, because we are Soldiers of Christ!

  23. when I 1st wrote this article,it never crossed my mind that this will stir some religious feelings. I under estimate those deists,assuming they will only discard it. It never occured to me even for a slightest inch that this ‘CruciFiction’ will post some comments from the theists even to the point where we are now branded as evil or tools to satan. even seeing a hate comment.
    Well thats their opinion,and as I look to a bright side,after seeing that I stirred some Christians belief,it only fuels my urge –

  24. – to make more of this kind of ‘controvertial’ articles so to expose their flawed religious beliefs and plant a seed of doubt in their minds,shaking and shattering their religious stance, and start to question their selves if its worth it to continue to believe in a god and his beloved religion.

  25. A must read to those people who believes in the existence of Jesus Christ!
    I will send this link to my X-tian friends for them to read.hehehehe!

  26. This is the first time to read an article coming from a Catholic-dominated country in the Far East questioning Christs death. Good job my friend for exposing some issues in regard to this Man-God.

    Another thing, the title of your article is awesome! That “CruciFiction”? It really blows me! On how those two words are combined to make a new word? You really are creative! Remember the word, Imagineering? It never lived my mind since then!

    Continue writing my friend! And give my regards to your team!

    Bravo!

  27. C’est moi robyn, the author who calls himself god slayer (absurd!!), and to all who like this no-sense article (fools!!) are the assholes!

  28. A Summary of the Overwhelming

    Mathematical Evidence of the

    Divine Inspiration of the Scriptures

    A converted Russian nihilist, Ivan Panin, graduated from Harvard in 1882 as a mathematician. He then spent 50 years (wow!) on deciphering the mind-blowing mathematical structure of the Bible from the first word to the last. Since every letter in every word of the Hebrew and Greek manuscripts also has a numerical equivalent, every letter, word, phrase, sentence, paragraph, and even every subject has a definite arithmetical sum.

    What follows is a severely abbreviated example of the kinds of phenomena Dr. Panin discovered when working with those numerical equivalents…regardless of whether they pertained to a given subject such as the genealogy of Christ, or a book of the Bible, or the Bible in its entirety. Marvel at each of these as you read:

    The number of words in the vocabulary will divide by the number seven.

    The number of words beginning with a vowel is divisible by seven.

    The number of words beginning with a consonant is divisible by seven.

    The number of letters in the vocabulary of a subject (like the genealogy of Christ) is divisible by seven.

    Of these letters, those which are consonants and those which are vowels both divide by seven.

    The number of words occurring more than once is divisible by seven. Those occurring only once likewise divide by seven.

    The number of nouns is divisible by seven. The number that are not nouns divides by seven.

    The number of proper names divides by seven. The male names divide by seven. The female names divide by seven.

    The number of words beginning with each of the letters of the alphabet is divisible by seven.

    Having explained the function of numeric and place values in the Hebrew and Greek languages in Scripture, it is noted by way of example that the value of the word “Jesus” in Greek is 975, of which the numeric value is 888, and the place value is 87. These features produced these astonishing results in addition to the previous examples:

    The numeric value of the vocabulary is divisible by seven.

    The numerical value of the various alphabetical groups of words is divisible by seven.

    The numerical value of the various forms in which the words occur produce the same phenomenon.

    Dr. Panin challenged any person to write one paragraph of 300 words intelligently and produce some numeric phenomena of like designs, and complete it within six months. Anyone who could do it would prove himself/herself a wonder. No takers.

    Since many of the writers of the Scriptures were men from ordinary walks of life with little or no schooling, it is beyond astonishing that the same harmonious numerical features were found in different wording of the same or similar accounts, as in the four Gospels. Even more amazing, the number of words found in Matthew that are not found in any other New Testament book display elaborate numeric design. How did Matthew know that he had used words that would not be used in any of the other 26 books? He would had to have before him all of these books, and would have to have written last.

    It so happens, however, that each of the other books shows the same phenomena! Did each writer write last?! If not, then, was each writer a mind reader as well as a literary and mathematical artist, never equaled and hardly even conceivable?

    But that is just the start of Panin’s findings! He proceeded to prove that every book of the Bible carries such features, that each one is necessary to cause the numerical scheme of the entire Bible to work out correctly, and that nothing can be added to or subtracted from the Bible, as we have it, without spoiling these features. From the first verse of Genesis to the last verse of Revelation, these divine evidences are found. The God of nature is, therefore, proved to be the God of Scripture. The quarrel of modern skeptics, therefore, is not with believers of the Bible, but with God Himself.

    Panin’s discoveries revealed that several numbers other than seven produced equally astonishing results. For example–having gone through detailed lists of the known and unknown authors of the Bible’s 66 books and through their arrangement from the Hebrew Received Text and the Greek Text and the numeric values of the names of those which have known authors–it was found that the sum was 721 elevens. The sum of the factors involved was 121 or 11 x 11.

    The presence of these factors of 11’s in connection with the number, order and names of writers is either accidental or designed. That the number of books in the Bible should be a multiple of 11 might be purely accidental. Since, however, only every 11th number is a multiple of 11, the chance for any number being a multiple of 11 is only 1 in 11.

    That this number could be so divided between anonymous and non-anonymous books that each class could also be a multiple of 11…. Well, this may also be accidental, but the chance of it happening is only one in 11 x 11, or one in 121.

    That this number could also be divided between anonymous and known authors by 11’s among the authors of only one book and those of more than one may be due to chance, but the chance of this being accidental is only one in 11 x 11 x11, or 1,331.

    Going thus far through the 8 features of 11’s noted, every one might be accidental, but the chances for their being so is only one in the 8th power of 11, or 214,358,881.

    The sum of the numeric values of the 26 authors (7,931) is also a multiple of 7. Of this number the 21 writers of the Old Testament (3 sevens) have 3,808, or 544 sevens, and the N.T. writers have 4,123 (589 sevens). Of the 3,808 belonging to the O.T., 2,933 (419 sevens) belong to the writers of the Law and the Prophets, from Moses to Malachi, and 1,190 (170 sevens) belong to the writers of the so-called Hagiographa, from David to Nehemiah. Seven of the 21 O.T. writers (3 sevens) are expressly named as such in the N.T.; Moses, David, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Daniel, Hosea, Joel. Their numeric value is 1,544 (222 sevens). The numeric value of Moses who heads the list and John who closes it, is 345 plus 1,069, totaling 1,414 or 202 7’s.

    The Bible begins with the Hebrew word “beginning” and ends with the Greek word hagios, “saint”. The Hebrew word occurs in the following books (lists them) and the Greek word occurs in the following books (lists them)…. These books are 42 in number (6 sevens). Take the respective numbers of these books in the order of their place and there sum is 1,575, (225 sevens).

    These eight features of 7’s in connection with the order and writers of the books may also be accidental, but the chance for these features of 7’s and 11’s happening together is one in billions.

    The conclusion of these and many other similar features–the labor of a professional mathematician for half a century, remember–is what anyone open to the Truth will readily concede, namely, no mere human authorship of these phenomena is possible. Only a superior mathematical mind, the very mind of God could have planned these numeric results (unbeknownst to the writers themselves). Verbal inspiration of the Scriptures in this discovery of mathematical configurations which are immediately recognizable and instantly understood to be far beyond the capabilities of the mind of man must henceforward be attributed to a loving God Who has left no reason to change or doubt anything in His Guide Book to eternal life. “Study to show thyself approved” (II Timothy 2:15) is a fair request for God to make of all of us it seems.

    [The foregoing is a sanforized and freely paraphrased version of Dr. Keith L. Brooks’ editing of Dr. Ivan Panin’s

    work, the full text of which may still be available from: Book Fellowship – Box 164 – N. Syracuse, N.Y. – 13212. A

    single free copy is also available through FEF – Box 866 – Cornelia, GA 30531. I personally think this is a

    dynamite testimony to the miraculous inerrancy of the Bible and hence to its credibility and trustworthiness

    from the first word the last. Stark evidence of such un-dreamed of precision of detail leaves no doubt that

    this same ineffably wonderful God would not use “doublespeak” when He used “Sun, stand thou still” et al.

    The Writings Of Ivan Panin, 1918, 586 pp is the full reference; Se also Panin’s The Last Twelve Verses Of Mark,

    56 pp.; Number In Scripture, E.W. Bullinger, D.D., 7 printings from 1894-1978, is another good source….]

    THE NUMBER SEVEN
    By Dr. Ivan Panin
    Part 1: Matthew 1:1-17. Part 2 (below) is Matthew 1:18-25.
    This numbering structure only work’s with the TR which the King James Bible is translated from. Why? Westcott and Hort Greek NT
    adds “Achaz/Ahaz” in Matthew 1:9 and in Matthew 1:25, omit’s “autos prototokos” or in the English “her firstborn.”
    Part 1: If we look at the first 17 verses of the New Testament (The Gospel of Matthew) which deals with a single principal subject: the
    genealogy of Jesus Christ, It contains 72 Greek vocabulary words in these initial 17 versus(*note;The verse divisions are man’s allocation for
    convenience, added in the thirteenth-century A.D.). We find the following Heptadic (7) structure throughout these original Greek verses in
    the King James Bible. NOTE: The Westcott and Hort Greek N.T. text adds “Achaz/Ahaz” in the Greek manuscript in Matthew 1:9
    #1. The number of words which are nouns is exactly 56, or 7 x 8.
    #2. The Greek word “the” occurs most frequently in the passage: exactly 56 times, or 7 x 8.
    #3. Also, the number of different forms in which the article “the” occurs is exactly 7.
    #4. There are two main sections in the passage: verse 1-11 and 12-17. In the first main section, the number of Greek
    vocabulary words used is 49, or 7 x 7.
    #5. Of these 49 words, The number of those beginning with a vowel is 28, or 7 x 4.
    #6. The number of words beginning with a consonant is 21, or 7 x 3.
    #7. The total number of letters in these 49 words is exactly 266, or 7 x 38-exactly.
    #8. The numbers of vowels among these 266 letters is 140, or 7 x 20.
    #9. The number of consonants is 126, or 7 x 18-exactly.
    #10. Of these 49 words, the number of words which occur more than once is 35, or 7 x 5.
    #11. The number of words occurring only once is 14, or 7 x2.
    #12. The number of words which occur in only one form is exactly 42, or 7 x 6.
    #13. The number of words appearing in more than one form is also 7.
    #14. The number of 49 Greek vocabulary words which are nouns is 42, or 7 x 6.
    #15. The number of words which are not nouns is 7.
    #16. Of the nouns, 35 are proper names, or 7 x 5.
    #17. These 35 nouns are used 63 times, or 7 x 9.
    #18. The number of male names is 28, or 7 x 4.
    #19. These male names occur 56 times or 7 x 8.
    #20. The number which are not male names is 7.
    #21. Three women are mentioned-Tamar, Rahab, and Ruth. The number of Greek letters in these three names is 14, or 7 x 2.
    #22. The number of compound nouns is 7.
    #23. The number of Greek letters in these 7 nouns is 49, or 7 x 7.
    #24. Only one city is named in this passage, Babylon, which in Greek contains exactly 7 letters.
    And on and on it goes. Just to understand how unique these properties are try to design a genealogy-even from fiction that meets the
    following criteria:
    1) The Number of words must be divisible by 7 evenly (In each of these constraints, it is assumed that the divisions are w/o remainders.)
    2)The number of letters must also be divisible by 7.
    3)The number of vowels and the number of consonants must be divisible by 7.
    4)The number of words that begin with a vowel must be divisible by 7.
    5)The number of words that begin with a consonant must be divisible by 7.
    6)The number of words that occur more than once must be divisible by 7.
    7)The number of words that occur in more than one form must be divisible by 7.
    8)The number of words that occur in only one form shall be divisible by 7.
    9)The number of nouns shall be divisible by 7.
    10)Only 7 words shall not be nouns.
    11)The number of names in the genealogy shall be divisible by 7.
    12)Only 7 other kinds of nouns are permitted.
    13)The number of male names shall be divisible by 7.
    14)The number of generations shall be 21, also divisible by 7.
    There are even more features in the numerical structure of the words themselves. As you may know, both the Hebrew and
    Greek use the letters of the alphabet for numerical values. Therefore, any specific word in either Hebrew or Greek- has a
    numerical value of its own by adding up the values of the letters in that particular word. The study of the numerical values of
    words is called gametria. The 72 vocabulary words add up to a gametrical value of 42,364, or 7 x 6,052. The 72 words appear in 90 formssome
    appear in more than one form. The numeric value of the 90 forms is 54,075, or 7 x 7,725. Exactly. It becomes immediately obvious that
    hidden below the surface are aspects of design that cannot be accidental or just coincidence.
    Part 2: Matthew 1:18-25 – The History of Christ’s Birth. Again The Westcott Hort Greek omitts “autos prototokos” or
    in the English “her firstborn” in verse 25.
    The Pattern of SEVENS in Matthew 1:18-25 – The History of Christ’s Birth
    1. The number of words in the seven word passage is 161 (7 x 23 = 161)
    2. The number of Vocabulary words is 77 (7 x 11 = 77)
    3. Six Greek words occur only in this passage and never again in Matthew. These six Greek words contain precisely 56 letters
    (7 x 8 = 56)
    4. The number of distinct proper names in the passage is 7
    2
    5. The number of Greek letters in these seven proper names is 42 (7 x 6 = 42)
    6. The number of words spoken by the angel to Joseph is 28 (7 x 4 = 28)
    7. The number of Greek forms of words used in this passage is 161 (7 x 23 = 161)
    8. The number of Greek forms of words in the angel’s speech is 35 (7 x 5 = 35)
    9. The number of letters in the angel’s 35 forms of words is 168 (7 x 24 = 168)
    This phenomenal discovery by Panin has been examined by numerous authorities and the figures have been verified. In total,
    Panin accumulated over forty thousand pages of detailed calculations covering most of the text of the Bible before his death.
    These incredible, mathematical patterns are not limited to the number seven. There are numerous other patterns. These amazing
    patterns appear in the vocabulary, grammatical forms, parts of speech, and particular forms of words. They occur throughout
    the whole text of the Bible containing 31,173 verses. When you consider the amazing details of this mathematical phenomenon
    you realize that the change of a single letter or word in the original languages of Hebrew or Greek would destroy the pattern.
    Now we can understand why Jesus Christ declared that the smallest letter and grammatical mark of the Scriptures was
    persevered by God’s Hand: “For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till
    all be fulfilled” (Matthew 5:18).
    Other Implications
    There are words in the passage just described that occur nowhere else in the New Testament. They occur 42 times (7 x 6)
    and have 126 letters (7 x 18). How was this organized? Even if matthew contrived this characteristic into his Gospel, how could he have
    known that these specific words-whose sole characteristic is that they are found nowhere else in the New Testament-were not going to be
    used by the other writers? Unless we assume the absurd hypothesis that he had an agreement with them, he must have had the rest of the New
    Testament before him when he wrote his book. The Gospel of Matthew, then, must have been written last
    It so happens the Gospel of Mark exhibits the same phenomenon. It can be demonstrated that it would have had to be written
    “last.” The same phenomenon is found in Luke, John, Peter, Jude, and Paul. Each would have had to write after the other in
    order to contrive the vocabulary frequencies! You can demonstrate that each of the New Testament books had to have been
    “written last.” There is no human explanation for this incredible and precise structure. It has all been supernaturally designed. We simply
    gasp, sit back, and behold the skillful handiwork of the God who keeps his promises.
    The Astonishing Pattern of SEVENS in Genesis 1:1
    by Grant R. Jeffrey (from his book “The Signature of God”)
    “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1)
    Ivan Panin carefully examined the Hebrew text of Genesis 1:1 and discovered an incredible phenomenon of multiples of 7 that
    could not be explained by chance. Genesis 1:1 was composed of seven Hebrew words containing a total of 28 letters.
    Throughout the Bible the number seven appears repeatedly as a symbol of divine perfection – the 7 days of creation, God
    rested on the 7th day, the 7 churches, the 7 seals, the 7 trumpets, etc. In total, Panin discovered 30 separate codes involving
    the number 7 in this first verse of the Bible.
    A Partial Listing of the Phenomenal Features of Sevens Found in Genesis 1:
    1. The number of Hebrew words = 7
    2. The number of letters equals 28 (7 x 4 = 28)
    3. The first three Hebrew words translated “In the beginning God created” contain 14 letters (7 x 2 = 14)
    4. The last four Hebrew words “the heavens and the earth” have 14 letters (7 x 2 = 14)
    5. The fourth and fifth words have 7 letters
    6. The sixth and seventh words have 7 letters
    7. The three key words: God, heaven and earth have 14 letters (7 x 2 = 14)
    8. The number of letters in the four remaining words is also 14 (7 x 2 = 14)
    9. The shortest word in the verse is the middle word with 7 letters
    10. The Hebrew numeric value of the first, middle and last letters is 133 (7 x 19 = 133)
    11. The Hebrew numeric value of the first and last letters of all seven words is 1393 (7 x 199 = 1393)
    12. …
    When professors on the mathematics faculty at Harvard University were presented with this biblical phenomenon they naturally
    attempted to disprove its significance as a proof of divine authorship. However, after valiant efforts these professors were
    unable to duplicate this incredible mathematical phenomenon. The Harvard scientists used the English language and artificially
    assigned numeric values to the English alphabet. They had a potential vocabulary of over 400,000 available English words to
    choose from to construct a sentence about any topic they chose. Compare this to the limitations of word choices in the biblical
    Hebrew language which has only forty-five hundred available word choices that the writers of the Old Testament could use.
    Despite their advanced mathematical abilities and access to computers the mathematicians were unable to come close to
    incorporating 30 mathematical multiples of 7 as found in the Hebrew words of Genesis 1:1.
    The number “seven” permeates the totality of Scripture because the number speaks of God’s divine perfection and perfect
    order. The actual number 7 appears 287 times in the Old Testament (7 x 41 = 287) while the word “seventh” occurs 98 times
    (7 x 14 = 98). The word “seven-fold” appears seven times. In addition, the word “seventy” is used 56 times (7 x 8 = 56).
    Ivan Panin discovered literally thousands of such mathematical patterns underlying all of the books of the Old Testament before his
    death in 1942. I refer the interested reader to Panin’s book, The Inspiration of the Scriptures Scientifically
    Demonstrated, which discusses these phenomena extensively. Panin and others have examined other Hebrew literature and
    have attempted to find such mathematical patterns, but they are not found anywhere outside the Bible. By the way, the crucifixion of Jesus
    took place at Golgotha, elevation = 777 meters above sea level. What a coincidence.

  29. MORE COINCIDENCE ABOUT NUMBER 7

    Lucky number 7 for Windows?
    Published: Monday, Oct 26, 2009, 9:17 IST
    By NT Balanarayan | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA

    Despite missing a retail release in India on October 22, tech enthusiasts in the city are happy with the latest operating system from Windows — Windows 7. The successor to Windows Vista (which faced heavy criticism), Windows 7 has managed to get good responses worldwide.

    Vijay Raj, a city-based tech-blogger has been using Windows 7 for almost a year now, starting from beta build to the recent Release Candidate (RC) which were released for free, for public use and testing. According to him, the faster boot and shut down speed has been the biggest plus point with Windows 7.

    “It’s because only essential Windows programmes are started during boot and the reststart later on. Called trigger boot system, in XP or Vista one would have to wait for all the icons to load in the system tray,” he says.

    Rahul Krishnan, though not a techie, has been reading up on Windows 7 for a while as he plans to upgrade from XP to Windows 7: “I have been using Windows XP for ages now. I avoided Vista as my friends weren’t too happy with it. I tried Windows 7 on my laptop three months back and liked what I saw. The feature that I’ve been using the most (on the RC version) is aero-shake. If I’ve too many windows open, I click on the window I’m working on, shake my mouse and ta-dah!, all windows except the one I’m working on, minimise magically. It’s these small bits that I fell in love with.”

    Among corporate companies planning to upgrade to the new OS, BIAL deserves a special mention. They ran the RC version on 75 systems with success. “Overall we have found the deployment process for Windows 7 to be faster and smoother than that of previous operating systems,” S Francis Rajan, head ICT, BIAL was reported as saying in a case study done by Microsoft. “Installation took approximately 40 per cent less time than the previous deployment, which represents a savings of approximately $2777 to us.” BIAL plans to upgrade its remaining computers by December 2009.

    The delay in the retail launch has been attributed to the Union Budget 2009-10. The budget has altered the tax structure for packaged software as it directed partial exemption of packaged software from the excise duty.

    Till now, packaged software was taxed twice and now the customs tariffhas been changed to exempt the imported packaged software for neutralising duty to overcome dual taxation. However, these tax norms and regulations forMicrosoft’s Windows7 release in India may need clearance from the Finance ministry.

    The pricing which was announced on October 22, is 20 per cent cheaper than the US price. A basic home version of Windows 7, available only in emerging countries such as India, is priced at Rs5,899, excluding taxes, while the high-end version, named Ultimate, will cost Rs11,799. In the US, the high-end version costs $320 (Rs15,000). If you’re in a hurry to buy the OS, you can go to http://store.microsoft.com, buy and download the CD image.
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    What is chromosome 7?
    Humans normally have 46 chromosomes in each cell, divided into 23 pairs. Two copies of chromosome 7, one copy inherited from each parent, form one of the pairs. Chromosome 7 spans about 159 million DNA building blocks (base pairs) and represents more than 5 percent of the total DNA in cells.
    Identifying genes on each chromosome is an active area of genetic research. Because researchers use different approaches to predict the number of genes on each chromosome, the estimated number of genes varies. Chromosome 7 likely contains about 1,150 genes. These genes perform a variety of different roles in the body.
    Genes on chromosome 7 are among the estimated 20,000 to 25,000 total genes in the human genome.
    How are changes in chromosome 7 related to health conditions?
    Many genetic conditions are related to changes in particular genes on chromosome 7. This list of disorders associated with genes on chromosome 7 provides links to additional information.
    Changes in the structure or number of copies of a chromosome can also cause problems with health and development. The following chromosomal conditions are associated with such changes in chromosome 7.
    cancers
    Changes in the number or structure of chromosome 7 occur frequently in human cancers. These changes are typically somatic, which means they are acquired during a person’s lifetime and are present only in tumor cells. Many forms of cancer are associated with damage to chromosome 7. In particular, changes in this chromosome have been identified in cancers of blood-forming tissue (leukemias) and cancers of immune system cells (lymphomas). A loss of part or all of one copy of chromosome 7 is common in myelodysplastic syndrome, which is a disease of the blood and bone marrow. People with this disorder have an increased risk of developing leukemia.
    Studies suggest that some genes on chromosome 7 may play critical roles in controlling the growth and division of cells. Without these genes, cells could grow and divide too quickly or in an uncontrolled way, resulting in a cancerous tumor. Researchers are working to identify the genes on chromosome 7 that are involved in the development and progression of cancer.
    Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome
    Abnormalities of chromosome 7 are responsible for some cases of Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome. These chromosomal changes involve a region of the short (p) arm of chromosome 7 that contains the GLI3 gene. This gene plays an important role in the development of many tissues and organs before birth.
    In some cases, Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome results from a rearrangement (translocation) of genetic material between chromosome 7 and another chromosome. Other cases are caused by the deletion of several genes, including GLI3, from the short arm of chromosome 7. The loss of multiple genes can cause a more severe form of this disorder called Greig cephalopolysyndactyly contiguous gene deletion syndrome. People with this form of the disorder have characteristic developmental problems involving the limbs, head, and face along with seizures, developmental delay, and intellectual disability.
    Russell-Silver syndrome
    People normally inherit one copy of each chromosome from their mother and one copy from their father. For most genes, both copies are expressed, or “turned on,” in cells. For some genes, however, only the copy inherited from a person’s father (the paternal copy) is expressed. For other genes, only the copy inherited from a person’s mother (the maternal copy) is expressed. These parent-specific differences in gene expression are caused by a phenomenon called genomic imprinting. Chromosome 7 contains a group of genes that normally undergo genomic imprinting. Abnormalities involving these genes appear to be responsible for many cases of Russell-Silver syndrome.
    In 7 percent to 10 percent of cases of Russell-Silver syndrome, people inherit both copies of chromosome 7 from their mother instead of one copy from each parent. This phenomenon is called maternal uniparental disomy (UPD). Maternal UPD causes people to have two active copies of maternally expressed imprinted genes rather than one active copy from the mother and one inactive copy from the father. These individuals do not have a paternal copy of chromosome 7 and therefore do not have any copies of genes that are active only on the paternal copy. In cases of Russell-Silver syndrome caused by maternal UPD, an imbalance in active paternal and maternal genes on chromosome 7 underlies the signs and symptoms of the disorder.
    Saethre-Chotzen syndrome
    Some cases of Saethre-Chotzen syndrome result from abnormalities of chromosome 7. These chromosomal changes involve a region of the short (p) arm of chromosome 7 that contains the TWIST1 gene. This gene plays an important role in early development of the head, face, and limbs.
    The chromosome abnormalities responsible for Saethre-Chotzen syndrome include translocations of genetic material between chromosome 7 and another chromosome, a rearrangement of genetic material within chromosome 7 (an inversion), or the formation of an abnormal circular structure called a ring chromosome 7. Each of these chromosomal changes alters or deletes the TWIST1 gene and may also affect nearby genes.
    When Saethre-Chotzen syndrome is caused by a chromosomal deletion instead of a mutation within the TWIST1 gene, affected children are much more likely to have intellectual disability, developmental delay, and learning difficulties. These features are typically not seen in classic cases of Saethre-Chotzen syndrome. Researchers believe that a loss of other genes on the short arm of chromosome 7 may be responsible for these additional features.
    Williams syndrome
    Williams syndrome is caused by the deletion of genetic material from a portion of the long (q) arm of chromosome 7. The deleted region, which is located at position 11.23 (written as 7q11.23), is designated the Williams-Beuren region. This region includes more than 25 genes, and researchers believe that the characteristic features of Williams syndrome are probably related to the loss of several of these genes.
    While a few of the specific genes related to Williams syndrome have been identified, the relationship between most of the genes in the deleted region and the signs and symptoms of Williams syndrome is unknown.
    other chromosomal conditions
    Whereas Williams syndrome is caused by a deletion of genes in the Williams-Beuren region of chromosome 7, another syndrome is caused by the abnormal duplication (copying) of genes in this region. This duplication appears to be associated with delayed expressive language skills (vocabulary and the production of speech) and delayed development. Very few people with a duplication of the Williams-Beuren region have been identified.
    Other changes in the number or structure of chromosome 7 can cause delayed growth and development, intellectual disability, distinctive facial features, skeletal abnormalities, delayed speech, and other medical problems. Changes in chromosome 7 include an extra copy of some genetic material from this chromosome in each cell (partial trisomy 7) or a missing segment of the chromosome in each cell (partial monosomy 7). In some cases, several DNA building blocks (nucleotides) are abnormally deleted or duplicated in part of chromosome 7. A circular structure called ring chromosome 7 is also possible. Ring chromosomes occur when a chromosome breaks in two places and the ends of the chromosome arms fuse together to form a circular structure.
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    THERE ARE 7 series of codons in part of a mRNA in

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetic_code

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    WHAT IS CHROMOSOME 7

    http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/chromosome/7

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    2 Timothy 1:7

    New International Version (©1984)
    For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline.
    New Living Translation (©2007)
    For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.

    English Standard Version (©2001)
    for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

    New American Standard Bible (©1995)
    For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.

    International Standard Version (©2008)
    For God did not give us a spirit of timidity but one of power, love, and self-discipline.

    GOD’S WORD® Translation (©1995)
    God didn’t give us a cowardly spirit but a spirit of power, love, and good judgment.

    King James Bible
    For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

    American King James Version
    For God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

    American Standard Version
    For God gave us not a spirit of fearfulness; but of power and love and discipline.

    Bible in Basic English
    For God did not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of self-control.

    Douay-Rheims Bible
    For God hath not given us the spirit of fear: but of power, and of love, and of sobriety.

    Darby Bible Translation
    For God has not given us a spirit of cowardice, but of power, and of love, and of wise discretion.

    English Revised Version
    For God gave us not a spirit of fearfulness; but of power and love and discipline.

    Webster’s Bible Translation
    For God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

    Weymouth New Testament
    For the Spirit which God has given us is not a spirit of cowardice, but one of power and of love and of sound judgement.

    World English Bible
    For God didn’t give us a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and self-control.

    Young’s Literal Translation
    for God did not give us a spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind;

    Barnes’ Notes on the Bible
    For God hath not given us the spirit of fear – A timorous and servile spirit. This is said in order to encourage Timothy, who was not improbably modest and diffident.

    But of power – Power to encounter foes and dangers; power to bear up under trials; power to triumph in persecutions. That is, it is the nature of the gospel to inspire the mind with holy courage; compare, however, Luke 24:49.

    And of love – Love to God and to the souls of men. The tendency of This, also, is to “cast out fear” 1 John 4:18, and to make the mind bold and constant. Nothing will do more to inspire courage, to make a man fearless of danger, or ready to endure privation and persecution, than “love.” The love of country, and wife, and children, and home, makes the most timid bold when they are assailed; and the love of Christ and of a dying world nerves the soul to great enterprises, and sustains it in the deepest sorrows.

    And of a sound mind – The Greek word denotes one of sober mind; a man of prudence and discretion. The state referred to here is that in which the mind is well balanced, and under right influences; in which it sees things in their just proportions and relations; in which it is not feverish and excited, but when everything is in its proper place. It was this state of mind which Timothy was exhorted to cultivate; this which Paul regarded as so necessary to the performance of the duties of his office. It is as needful now for the minister of religion as it was then.

    Clarke’s Commentary on the Bible
    God hath not given us the spirit of fear – Here is an allusion to the giving of the law on mount Sinai. This was communicated with such terrible majesty as to engender fear in all the Israelites: even Moses, on the occasion, did exceedingly fear and tremble. The Gospel was ushered in, in a much milder manner; every thing was placed on a level with the human intellect; and within reach of every human spirit. Nothing was terrific, nothing forbidding; but all was inviting. The very spirit and genius of it was a spirit of power, of love, and of a sound mind.

    Instead of δειλιας, fear, some MSS. and versions have δουλειας, servitude or bondage; God hath not given unto us the spirit of Bondage – but of power, δυναμεως, to work miracles, to confound enemies, to support us in trials, and enable us to do that which is lawful and right in his sight. And of love, which enables us to hear, believe, hope, and endure all things; and is the incentive to all obedience. Of a sound mind, σωφρονισμου, of self-possession and government, according to some. But a sound mind implies much more; it means a clear understanding, a sound judgment, a rectified will, holy passions, heavenly tempers; in a word, the whole soul harmonized in all its powers and faculties; and completely regulated and influenced so as to think, speak, and act aright in all things. The apostle says, God hath given the spirit of these things; they are not factitious; they are not assumed for times and circumstances; they are radical powers and tempers; each produced by its proper principle.

    Gill’s Exposition of the Entire Bible
    For God hath not given us the spirit of fear,…. A pusillanimous, cowardly spirit, so as to be afraid of men or devils, of what they will say or do; and so as to be discouraged in, sink under, or be deterred from the work of the Lord, the preaching of the Gospel, opposing the errors of false teachers, and reproving men for their sins, and doing other parts of the ministerial function; such a spirit is not from God, and such a fear brings a snare:

    but of power, and such is the Spirit of God, who is called “power from high”; Luke 24:49 by which the minds of Christ’s servants are fortified against reproaches and persecutions for his sake, and are strengthened to resist Satan’s temptations, to endure hardness as good soldiers of Christ, to quit themselves like men, in opposition to false teachers, and to do the will and work of God:

    and of love; to God, and Christ, and his church, and which is a fruit of the Holy Spirit; and such who have it seek not their own ease and credit, but the glory of God, the interest of Christ, and the good of souls; and having such a spirit, and fired with such love, they are not easily intimidated by the adversary;

    and of a sound mind: in the principles and doctrines of the Gospel; and which shows itself in a prudent conduct and behaviour; in sobriety, moderation, temperance, purity, and honesty; all which may be signified by the word here used: and these who have such dispositions and qualities from God, will not easily give way to the enemies of religion, or decline their duty for fear of them.

    Vincent’s Word Studies
    Spirit of fear (πνεῦμα δειλίας)

    Better, of cowardice. N.T. Comp. Romans 8:15, and see on the Spirit, Romans 8:4, 5.

    Of power (δυνάμεως)

    Found in all the Pauline Epistles except Philemon. In Pastorals only here, 2 Timothy 1:8, and 2 Timothy 3:5. Not used by our writer in the sense of working miracles, which it sometimes has in Paul. Here, the power to overcome all obstacles and to face all dangers. It is closely linked with the sense of παρρησία boldness.

    Of love (ἀγάπης)

    See on Galatians 5:22.

    Of a sound mind (σωφρονισμοῦ)

    N.T.o. olxx, oClass. Not self-control, but the faculty of generating it in others or in one’s self, making them σώφρονες of sound mind. Comp. Titus 2:4. Rend. discipline. See on σωφροσύνη 1 Timothy 2:9.

    Geneva Study Bible
    For God hath not given us the spirit of {d} fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

    (d) To pierce us through, and terrify us, as men whom the Lord will destroy.

    People’s New Testament
    1:7 God hath not given us the spirit of fear. When the gifts of the Spirit were bestowed at the laying on of my hands, not a spirit of cowardice,

    but of power, miraculous power, and of love,

    and of a sound mind, of divine wisdom, was imparted.

    Wesley’s Notes
    1:7 And let nothing discourage thee, for God hath not given us – That is, the spirit which God hath given us Christians, is not the spirit of fear – Or cowardice. But of power – Banishing fear. And love and sobriety – These animate us in our duties to God, our brethren, and ourselves. Power and sobriety are two good extremes. Love is between, the tie and temperament of both; preventing the two bad extremes of fearfulness and rashness. More is said concerning power, 1Tim 1:8; concerning love, 2Tim 2:14, and c.; concerning sobriety, 2Tim 3:1, and c.

    Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary
    7. For, &c.-implying that Timothy needed the exhortation “to stir up the gift of God in him,” being constitutionally “timid”: “For God did not give us (so the Greek, namely, at our ordination or consecration) the spirit of fear.” The spirit which He gave us, was not the spirit of timidity (literally, “cowardice,” which is weakness), but of “power” (exhibited in a fearless “testimony” for Christ, 2Ti 1:8). “Power is the invariable accompaniment of the gift of the Holy Ghost. Lu 24:49; Ac 1:8; compare Ac 6:6, “full of faith and of the Holy Ghost,” with 2Ti 1:8, “full of faith and power.” Fear is the result of “the spirit of bondage” (Ro 8:15). Fear within exaggerates the causes of fear without. “The spirit of power” is the spirit of man dwelt in by the Spirit of God imparting power; this power “casteth out fear” from ourselves, and stimulates us to try to cast it out of others (1Jo 4:18).

    love-which moves the believer while “speaking the truth” with power, when giving his testimony for Christ (2Ti 1:8), at the same time to do so “in love” (Eph 4:15).

    a sound mind-The Greek, is rather, “the bringing of men to a sound mind” [Wahl]. Bengel supports English Version, “a sound mind,” or “sober-mindedness”; a duty to which a young man like Timothy especially needed to be exhorted (2Ti 2:22; 1Ti 4:12; Tit 2:4, 6). So Paul urges him, in 2Ti 2:4, to give up worldly entanglements, which as thorns (Lu 8:14) choke the word. These three gifts are preferable to any miraculous powers whatever.

    Matthew Henry’s Concise Commentary
    1:6-14 God has not given us the spirit of fear, but the spirit of power, of courage and resolution, to meet difficulties and dangers; the spirit of love to him, which will carry us through opposition. And the spirit of a sound mind, quietness of mind. The Holy Spirit is not the author of a timid or cowardly disposition, or of slavish fears. We are likely to bear afflictions well, when we have strength and power from God to enable us to bear them. As is usual with Paul, when he mentions Christ and his redemption, he enlarges upon them; so full was he of that which is all our salvation, and ought to be all our desire. The call of the gospel is a holy call, making holy. Salvation is of free grace. This is said to be given us before the world began, that is, in the purpose of God from all eternity; in Christ Jesus, for all the gifts that come from God to sinful man, come in and through Christ Jesus alone. And as there is so clear a prospect of eternal happiness by faith in Him, who is the Resurrection and the Life, let us give more diligence in making his salvation sure to our souls. Those who cleave to the gospel, need not be ashamed, the cause will bear them out; but those who oppose it, shall be ashamed. The apostle had trusted his life, his soul, and eternal interests, to the Lord Jesus. No one else could deliver and secure his soul through the trials of life and death. There is a day coming, when our souls will be inquired after. Thou hadst a soul committed to thee; how was it employed? in the service of sin, or in the service of Christ? The hope of the lowest real Christian rests on the same foundation as that of the great apostle. He also has learned the value and the danger of his soul; he also has believed in Christ; and the change wrought in his soul, convinces the believer that the Lord Jesus will keep him to his heavenly kingdom. Paul exhorts Timothy to hold fast the Holy Scriptures, the substance of solid gospel truth in them. It is not enough to assent to the sound words, but we must love them. The Christian doctrine is a trust committed to us; it is of unspeakable value in itself, and will be of unspeakable advantage to us. It is committed to us, to be preserved pure and entire, yet we must not think to keep it by our own strength, but by the power of the Holy Spirit dwelling in us; and it will not be gained by those who trust in their own hearts, and lean to their own understandings.

    • he’s looking for something so he’s finding it. ever watched 23?

      i was born on the 7th day of a month. ergo, i am god. coincidence?

  30. we are on the 21st century is 7×3. number 23 movie is not based on true story, it’s not even close to what Ivan Panin have discovered. i’m not posting this to insult anybody here i’m letting you guys know what are the things that was never mentioned in any mainstream news. Since Philippines is full of Bloggers but far less Journalist.

  31. Gad is the seventh son of Jacob. You’re not from the the descent of Israel so your date of birth is insignificant in the Bible.

  32. coincidentally again 7-eleven is the largest franchise operator for convenience store in the world surpassing McDonald’s record in 2007. Not to mentioned we find 7-eleven store in every major cities and provinces in Philippines.

    We have 7 days in every week. The sabbath is every 7th day.
    (We have 364 days not 365 because the extra one is equinox to mark the first day, this is not pagan by the way because pagan follows lunar calendar not solar. The modern calendar that we follow today is lunar that’s why dates jump too much.)
    Days of every year is divisible by 7 fiftytwo times.
    We have a total of 4 seasons every year lasted 91 days each that is divisible by 7 thirteen times.

    If Darwin, and Richard Dawkins is right about the random mutation theory and everything in our world is random therefore God is not true then why seconds, minutes, hours, days, months, years, leap year, lunar and solar eclipse did not changed?
    Based on hebrew and greek bible chronology we are now in the 7th thousand year.

    The meaning of the word evolution is to turn a page of a book. Darwin mentioned the word evolution one time only in his book the Origins of Species. It wasn’t Darwin who invented the word evolution i forgot the name of the Scientist but it’s not Darwin.

  33. coincidentally again 7-eleven is the largest franchise operator for convenience store in the world surpassing McDonald’s record in 2007. Not to mentioned we find 7-eleven store in every major cities and provinces in Philippines.

    We have 7 days in every week. The sabbath is every 7th day.
    (We have 364 days not 365 because the extra one is equinox to mark the first day, this is not pagan by the way because pagan follows lunar calendar not solar. The modern calendar that we follow today is lunar that’s why dates jump too much.)
    Days of every year is divisible by 7 fiftytwo times.
    We have a total of 4 seasons every year lasted 91 days each that is divisible by 7 thirteen times.

    If Darwin, and Richard Dawkins is right about the random mutation theory and everything in our world is random therefore God is not true then why seconds, minutes, hours, days, months, years, leap year, lunar and solar eclipse did not changed?
    Based on hebrew and greek bible chronology we are now in the 7th thousand year.

    The meaning of the word evolution is to turn a page of a book. Darwin mentioned the word evolution one time only in his book the Origins of Species. It wasn’t Darwin who invented the word evolution i forgot the name of the Scientist but it’s not Darwin.

    “he’s looking for something so he’s finding it” is true in the Bible also.
    “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you; For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.” Matthew 7:7-8

  34. Great skeptic you are. But not really worth anything cause it does not prove that he did not die and cannot be proven cause he’s body cannot be found. Since it’s just your opinion and you aren’t trying to disprove anything, I won’t argue with you. But maybe you can think about this…

    Only the people then can say what happened. And history knows how the apostles after the Crucifixion and the said resurrection preached about the Church that lives up to this day and died for it, died for worship and love of Christ. Maybe you should also ponder on the other events. Think how the previously coward apostles suddenly got courage and 3000 people suddenly believed and got baptized. Remember that days before, they actually persecuted Christ. It is all against human behavior…unless something great happened, and that may just be the resurrection. This alone is not solid proof the resurrection, but if it did happen, the behavior of the people is justified.

    Remember also that to resurrect is first to die and then live again. But that’s not the point. The point is, if he had died, and had risen and had been seen alive (again) by people, there may come the notion that he simply survived the intense torture, the persecution, the morbid death penalty. This may be the source of his “survival” story. But the drastic change in behavior of the apostles, I cannot think of a way to explain.

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