Three Historic Theologians on the Johannine Comma

It has become popular today for those who deny the authenticity of the Johannine Comma (1 John 5:7) to speak condescendingly of those who believe it is inspired by saying they went “Full Comma.” Just remember, when you mock those that believe it is inspired you may be condemning some of your heroes from the…

John Gill on Eternal Sonship

The following excerpt is from John Gill concerning the eternal Sonship of Christ. “The incarnation of Christ is not the reason of his being the Son of God, but the manifestation of him as such; he was not made, but manifested thereby to be the Son of God (1 John 1:12, 3:8). In the fulness…

John Gill on Romans 3:22

Excellent thoughts on Romans 3:22 from John Gill’s commentary of the Bible: “Even the righteousness of God, which is by faith of Jesus Christ, A further account is given of this righteousness: why it is called “the righteousness of God”, and in what sense revealed and manifested, see Gill on “Ro 1:17”; Here it is…

John Gill on the Johannine Comma

One of the more crucial passages at the core of the debate over which family of manuscripts should be the basis for any Bible translation in any language is 1 John 5:7, also called the Johannine Comma. While it’s true that the passage is absent from the two older, Alexandrian manuscripts (dating to the 4th…