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Monthly Archives: April 2019
William Carter, Jr. Eat Your Ps. Crosslink, 2018. See here to buy the book. William Carter, Jr. is a pastor and has worked in the Christian music industry. This book discusses seven “P”s of the Christian life: praises, purging, prayers, … Continue reading
Here are some items from today’s church activities: A. The main text was John 21, which contains the story of Doubting Thomas. The youth pastor said that, when we doubt God, that is a good time to come to church, … Continue reading
Two very different posts about Papias have recently appeared online. On Bart Ehrman’s blog, Papias and the Writers of the New Testament: Guest Post by Stephen Carlson. 31 more words via Papias — Vridar
Two traditional prooftexts for the fall of Lucifer are Isa 14 and Ezk 28. Although Isa 14 isn’t directly about the fall of Lucifer, it employs civil war in heaven imagery. 338 more words via The fall of Lucifer — Triablogue
In the past I’ve explored the possibility that the talking donkey episode (Num12) is a vision: http://triablogue.blogspot.com/2014/07/balaams-vision.html That interpretation goes back to Maimonides. As I think about it, there’s an additional argument for that interpretation. 80 more words via Balaam the … Continue reading
But now you raise a quite different objection aimed specifically at (3). “Before God sticks Fred in second century Tibet wouldn’t He have to ascertain that Fred would freely reject the Gospel in all circumstances, not just some of them?” … Continue reading
As I often say, I think a useful interpretive step when we read historical narratives of Scripture is to imagine what the scene looks like. What did the narrator intend the reader to see in his mind’s eye? 687 more words … Continue reading
Todd Lewis. The Revelation Mandate: The Foundations of the Priesthood of Every Believer. WestBow, 2012. See here to purchase the book. This book mixes preterist and idealist approaches to the Book of Revelation. The book is preterist in that it … Continue reading
1. A perennial issue in Christian theology is how to preach Christ from the OT. There’s no consensus among evangelical scholars in that regard, viz.http://equip.sbts.edu/category/publications/journals/journal-of-theology/sbjt-223-fall-2018/One of the dangers, or perceived dangers, is that we’re shoehorning OT passages into a preconceived … Continue reading
In his Easter Sunday sermon, the pastor shared a conclusion that he drew during his personal morning devotional time. In Genesis 2:1-3, God rests on the seventh day after creating the heavens and the earth. The seventh day is the … Continue reading