Re: John 8:58 & commentators

Rod Decker (
Thu, 22 Aug 1996 07:37:53 -0400

>From: Carl William Conrad <>
>Date: Wed, 21 Aug 1996 19:04:42 -0500 (CDT)
>Subject: Re: John 8:58 & commentators
>Speaking only for myself, I think this exchange over John 8:58 has ceased
>to be illuminating; it appears more than anything else an exercise in
>demonstrating the correctness of one's doctrinal position by citing one's
>own preferred set of authorities. For a while this was interesting, but it
>is now becoming an exchange of "I say it is!"--"No it isn't!"--"Yes it
>Anybody else feel this way?


I quit reading the thread some time ago (& the only reason I noted Carl's
comment is that the subject line got changed). As often, Carl has phrased
it very "politely"!


Rodney J. Decker, Asst. Prof./NT Baptist Bible Seminary Clarks Summit, PA