But... So Grace & Truth did not exist before Jesus came to Earth?
But... John 1:17 (NKJV) For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. Notice how the New King James Version inserts a “but” in italics, thus linguistically pitting the first half of the sentence against the latter half. This would render the understanding...Moses gave us the law, but the law is done with, because now we have grace and truth. First, let’s take care of the “but.” There is no “but” in the Greek. In the original Greek manuscr