Thursday, March 1, 2018

Psalm 8:5 - a little lower than God?

Some do it right (Green, Young, Schlachter) but the most popular translations have it flat wrong. What does it mean to be "a little lower than God"?

Entire theologies have been derived from the notion that man is a little lower than God, but the essence of the statement fails the essence of Scriptures, namely that man has fallen and is fully separated from God, and through Jesus Christ man is forgiven, and returns to God.

It's a principle of binary simplicity: yea or nay, you're in or you're out. There's no half way, no almost there.

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A principle of binary simplicity

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