I thought this would be the perfect place to begin a Bible study group, using the NET Bible and associated resources as a text. Since posts on this site automatically link to the NET Bible, it makes it very easy to discuss Bible passages, using examples from a common Bible translation. Of course, we could also compare the NET Bible's renderings of certain passages with other translations available online. But it would be good to have some common ground to begin with.
I figure we could start easily by examining a short passage for a week, or maybe two, and then, if people are interested, we could branch out into more challenging passages, that could take a little longer to discuss.
"He has told you, O man, what is good, and what the Lord really wants from you: He wants you to promote justice, to be faithful, and to live obediently before your God." Micah 6:8
"What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but does not have works? Can this kind of faith save him?" James 2:14
"But to all who have received him – those who believe in his name – he has given the right to become God’s children– children not born by human parents or by human desire or a husband’s decision, but by God."
I thought 2 Tim. 3:16-17 would be a perfect place to begin a Bible study, with this well known (and often debated) passage about inspiration. The text describes "every scripture" as "inspired by God," which is how the NET Bible chooses to translate the Greek word theopneustos (lit. "God-breathed"). A few questions I would like to consider are: