[sword-devel] Marketing the Holy Spirit (was: GNU)

Leon Brooks sword-devel@crosswire.org
Thu, 13 Dec 2001 17:17:02 +0800

On Wednesday 12 December 2001 02:01 am, you wrote:
> If the
> Holy Spirit gives a translation should it be marketed?

The conversation runs like this:

A: So, was the Holy Spirit involved in this translation?

B: Why, yes, of course!

A: Oh? Then how much of the success of the translation would you reckon was 
due to the Holy Spirit?

B: All of it. Naturally!

A: One hundred percent?

B: One hundred percent!

A: So... are you giving Him His share of the royalties?

B: Uhhhh... what?

A: Are you giving Him His share of the royalties? If the Holy Spirit is 100% 
responsible for the successof your translation, surely 100% of the royalties 
from it are His, and going to Him, aren't they? Not a mere ten percent or 

B [who hasn't yet considered tithing the royalties]: Ummm... Ahh...