Monthly Archives: January 2017

Book Write-Up: 90 Days in John 14-17, Romans, James, by Timothy Keller and Sam Allberry

Timothy Keller and Sam Allberry.  90 Days in John 14-17, Romans, James.  The Good Book Company, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. Timothy Keller and Sam Allberry are pastors.  As the title indicates, this book goes through John 14-17, … Continue reading

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Not Exactly a “Prosperity Gospel” Church

I visited another church last Sunday.  I got up early, and I figured that I might as well attend the church’s early service, since I had a lot to do that day and I wanted to free up more time … Continue reading

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Book Review: Forgive & Forget

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Forgive & Forget:  Healing The Hurts We Don’t Deserve, by Lewis B. Smedes Right from the beginning, this author makes it clear that he knows his reading audience:  “Somebody hurt you, maybe yesterday, maybe…

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Book Write-Up: Interpreting Apocalyptic Literature, by Richard A. Taylor

Richard A. Taylor.  Interpreting Apocalyptic Literature: An Exegetical Handbook.  Grand Rapids: Kregel Academic, 2016.  See here to purchase the book. Richard A. Taylor teaches Old Testament at Dallas Theological Seminary. Apocalyptic literature can include such features as visions, a human … Continue reading

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Using Rabbinic Literature for the Study of the Second Temple Period

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
In a previous post I included rabbinic literature as a possible source for the study of the Second Temple period. I hesitated to include this on my list and placed it last intentionally. I was…

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On The Awkwardness Of Apologies

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Recently a friend of mine with whom I am very active in the musical aspects of our local congregation posted a sermon given by a minister within our denomination about the subject of apologies.…

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Book Write-Up: Bible Studies on Mark, by William Boekestein

William Boekestein.  Bible Studies on Mark.  Reformed Fellowship, 2016.  See here to purchase the book. William Boekestein pastors the Immanuel Fellowship Church, which is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  His book, Bible Studies on Mark, goes through the Gospel of Mark, … Continue reading

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