Misgoded reading continued
22. Luke 1:15, 1:41, 1:67, 2:25 and John 7:39 – the “Holy Ghost/Spirit” given
Luke 1:15: He (John the Baptist) will also be filled with the Holy
Spirit, even from his mother’s womb.
Luke 1:41: And it happened, when Elizabeth heard the greeting of
Mary, that the babe leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the
Luke 1:67: Now his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy
Luke 2:25: And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name
was Simeon, and this man was just and devout, waiting for the Consolation
of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
John 7:39: But this he spoke concerning the Spirit, whom those
believing in him would receive; for the Holy Spirit was not yet given,
because Jesus was not yet glorified.
23. Luke 2:1014 and Luke 12:4953 – a prophet announced by angels as
heralding peace on earth, good will to men, or one who brings fire and
Luke 2:1014: Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for
behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people.
For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ
the Lord. And this will be the sign to you: you will find a babe wrapped in swaddling cloths, lying in a manger.” And suddenly there was with the
angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying: “Glory to
God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men!”
Luke 12:4953: “I (Jesus Christ) came to send fire on the earth, and
how I wish it were already kindled! But I have a baptism to be baptized
with, and how distressed I am till it is accomplished! Do you suppose that I
came to give peace on earth? I tell you, not at all, but rather division. For
from now on five in one house will be divided: three against two, and two
against three. Father will be divided against son and son against father,
mother against daughter and daughter against mother, motherinlaw
against her daughterinlaw and daughterinlaw against her motherin
24. Luke 23:3940 and Mark 15:3132 – One thief defended Jesus or not?
Luke 23:3940: Then one of the criminals who were hanged
blasphemed him, saying, “If you are the Christ, save yourself and us.” But
the other, answering, rebuked him, saying, “Do you not even fear God,
seeing you are under the same condemnation?
Mark 15:3132: Likewise the chief priests also, mocking among
themselves with the scribes, said, “He saved others; himself he cannot save.
Let the Christ, the King of Israel, descend now from the cross, that we may
see and believe.” Even those who were crucified with him reviled him.
25. Luke 14:26 and 1 John 3:15 – To hate one’s brother or not?
Luke 14:26: “If anyone comes to me (Jesus Christ) and does not
hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and
his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.”
1 John 3:15: Whoever hates his brother is a murderer, and you
know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him.
26. Luke 23:26, Matthew 27:32, Mark 15:21 vs. John 19:17 – Who carried
the cross, Simon or Jesus?
Luke 23:26: Now as they led him away, they laid hold of a certain
man, Simon a Cyrenian, who was coming from the country, and on him
they laid the cross that he might bear it after Jesus. Matthew 27:32: Now as they came out, they found a man of
Cyrene, Simon by name. Him they compelled to bear his (Jesus Christ)
cross. Mark 15:21: Then they compelled a certain man, Simon a Cyrenian,
the father of Alexander and Rufus, as he was coming out of the country and
passing by, to bear his (Jesus Christ) cross.
John 19:17: And he (Jesus Christ), bearing his cross, went out to a
place called the Place of a Skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha …
27. Luke 23:43 and John 20:17 – Ascended or not?
Luke 23:43: And Jesus said to him, “Assuredly, I say to you, today
you will be with me in Paradise.” (Stated to one of the other two crucified
on the evening of his own crucifixion, predicting ascension that very same
John 20:17: Jesus said to her, “Do not cling to me, for I have not yet
ascended to my Father.” (Stated to Mary Magdalene two days after the
28. Luke 23:46 vs. John 19:30 – Were the last words of Jesus “Father, into
Your hands I commit my spirit” or were they “It is finished”?
Luke 23:46: And when Jesus had cried out with a loud voice, he
said, “Father, ‘into Your hands I commit my spirit.’” Having said this, he
breathed his last.
John 19:30: So when Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It
is finished!” And bowing his head, he gave up his spirit.
29. John 1:18, 1 John 4:12, 1 Timothy 6:16 (God cannot be seen) vs. Genesis
12:7, 17:1, 18:1, 26:2, 32:30; Exodus 3:16, 6:23, 24:9, 33:11, 33:23, Numbers
14:14, Amos 9:1 (God seen).
For example, John 1:18 and 1 John 4:12 both read: “No one has
seen God at any time.”
Genesis 12:7: Then the Lord appeared to Abram and said …
Genesis 32:30: So Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: “For I
have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.”
Exodus 6:23: And God spoke to Moses and said to him: “I am the
LORD. I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, as God Almighty,
but by My name LORD …
30. John 5:31 and John 8:14 – Was Jesus’ record true or not?
John 5:31: “If I (Jesus) bear witness of myself, my witness is not
John 8:14: Jesus answered and said to them, “Even if I bear witness
of myself, my witness is true, for I know where I came from and where I
am going …”
31. Acts 9:7 and Acts 22:9 – Fellow travelers heard a voice or not?
Acts 9:7: And the men who journeyed with him stood speechless,
hearing a voice but seeing no one.
Acts 22:9: “And those who were with me indeed saw the light and
were afraid, but they did not hear the voice of him who spoke to me.”
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