Daily Archives: October 17, 2015

Truly a great alternative

I’m reblogging too much today, but this post was too good to pass up!

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A Report of Immorality (1 Corinthians 5:1-5)

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
Paul has a kind of zero-tolerance policy for divisions in the church, the issue covered in the first four chapters 1 Corinthians. In chapters 5-6 he deals with a series of related issues which cannot…

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Bobby Grow on Barth and Natural Theology

I found this post useful because I am about to review Archie Spencer’s The Analogy of Faith, which addresses some of the same issues. https://growrag.wordpress.com/2015/10/16/the-three-forms-of-natural-theology-for-the-post-reformed-orthodox-and-even-evangelicals/

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Sex, Sin and the Wealthy in the Church (1 Corinthians 5)

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
Paul states clearly the sin in the church at Corinth is so bad even the Romans would consider it wrong. Why is the immoral man committing a sin like this? Most scholars thinks money is…

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Book Review: Barth’s Interpretation of the Virgin Birth

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Drive Out the Sinner! (1 Corinthians 5:4-5)

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
Paul’s solution is simple: expel/purge the sinful man from the congregation (5:4-5). As far as Paul is concerned, the man already stands condemned. Don Garland points out the perfect tense verb (κέκρικα) implies Paul has…

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Book Write-Up: On This Foundation, by Lynn Austin

Lynn Austin.  On This Foundation.  Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, 2015.  See here to buy the book. On This Foundation is the third novel of Lynn Austin’s Restoration Chronicles, which is about Israel after the exile.  One can read, understand, and … Continue reading

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