The doctrine of the Trinity is at stake in this verse. The issue of translational philosophy is at stake. This verse helps demonstrate the detrimental effects that result in adopting non-orthodox views of Scripture.
In this article, I will present a positive defense for the authenticity and, consequently the authority, of the Comma Johanneum by examining the extant MSS evidence, the historical evidence, and the internal evidence.
In this post, I will attempt to demonstrate how White’s arguments are not consistent with the historic, Reformed doctrine of Scripture; I will also show how his arguments, which are representative of the evangelical who holds to modern textual criticism, are founded on arbitrary assertions.
The purpose of this article is to provide a very brief overview of the data, and to demonstrate that a proper (i.e., confessional) analysis of that data leads to the indisputable fact that the last twelve verses of Mark are in fact inspired and authoritative.