Posts I Like
Top Posts & Pages
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- Michael Kok, "The Gospel on the Margins: The Reception of Mark in the Second Century"
- Genesis 4:13: Did Cain Repent?
- Book Write-Up: Unapologetic Theology, by William Placher
- Carson on Agape and Some Word Fallacies
- Bernie Sanders Is (Sort of) Right about Europe Being a Role Model for the United States
- Carson on Zane Hodges
- "Of Our Spiritual Strivings"
- Boswell on Malakos and Arsenokoites in I Corinthians 6:9
- The Dialogues in the Testament of Job
- Review: The Evangelical Universalist
- Michael Kok, “The Gospel on the Margins: The Reception of Mark in the Second Century”
- Who were the first human beings?
- Book Write-Up: The Hindus, by Wendy Doniger
- I don’t believe in ‘good people,’ but I believe in goodness
- NCPA: Occupational Licensing and Health Spending
- Vridar’s Notes on Gullotta-Fitzgerald Discussion about Jesus’ Historicity
- II Baruch, “Soon” Eschatology, and Grace and Works
- GTA, Mary Magdalene, and the Last Temptation of Christ
Monthly Archives: July 2011
At church this morning, the topic of the sermon was growth. The text was Genesis 32:22-32, in which Jacob wrestles with a supernatural being and receives a blessing. The pastor said that we, too, receive a blessing as we grow … Continue reading
For my write-up today of Brevard Childs’ commentary on the Book of Exodus, I will be a little more general than I usually am in my write-ups, since I am a little tired right now. (Although this post will appear … Continue reading
For my weekly quiet time this week, I will blog about Psalm 35 and its interpreters. Here are three items: 1. Psalm 35:15 says (in my translation), “And in my stumbling they rejoiced, and they gathered together; nuchim gathered together … Continue reading
In my reading today of Brevard Childs’ commentary on the Book of Exodus, the topics were Sinai and the Decalogue. Something that I appreciated as I read Childs’ comments on the Sinai story in Exodus 19-20 was how difficult the … Continue reading
In my reading today of Brevard Childs’ commentary on the Book of Exodus, I read forty pages, plus I reread Childs’ “Preface” and “Introduction”. Childs expresses many of the problems I have with the historical-critical method (and I include under … Continue reading
For my write-up today of Brevard Childs’ commentary on the Book of Exodus, I will talk some about his treatment of two topics: the Red Sea event in Exodus 14, and the manna. In Childs’ discussion of these topics, he … Continue reading