Monthly Archives: May 2019

Book Announcement: How the Spirit Became God — Kyle R. Hughes

I’m excited to share with you readers that I am under contract and currently in the process of writing a new book, provisionally titled How the Spirit Became God: Biblical Interpretation and the Birth of Pneumatology. In this book, I … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Luke 24-Acts 1

Wednesday this week marked the last Bible study at church for the summer. We will reconvene in late August or early September. This Wednesday, we studied Luke 24 and Acts 1. Here are some items: A. Scholars debate whether Luke … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Christ’s Call to Reform the Church, by John MacArthur

John MacArthur. Christ’s Call to Reform the Church: Timeless Demands from the Lord to His People. Moody, 2018. See here to buy the book. In Christ’s Call to Reform the Church, pastor John MacArthur goes through Christ’s instruction to the … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Discerning God’s Call

At church last Sunday morning, the pastor preached about Paul’s call to go to Macedonia instead of Bithynia in Acts 16. Paul was somehow prevented by the Spirit to go to Bithynia. The pastor speculated that Paul may have been … Continue reading

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Double Church Write-Up: God’s Wife; Acts 16

I have been moving this week, so I lacked access to the Internet until now. Consequently, I did not write my customary Church Write-Ups for Sunday and Wednesday. That one post that appeared on Monday was scheduled several weeks in … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Creature from Jekyll Island, by G. Edward Griffin

G. Edward Griffin. The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve. 5th edition. American Media, 2010. See here to purchase the book. G. Edward Griffin enrolled in the College of Financial Planning in Denver and received … Continue reading

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Margaret Barker-drawing outside the lines

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
Margaret Barker, a fiercely independent British Methodist scholar, has a theory about Solomon’s temple and the religion that was practiced there. She has taken up a quest to rediscover the worship that took place in that…

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the doctrine of revelation and henotheism

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
One of the blind spots in the academic study of religion has to do with revelation. Actual religious people believe that God has revealed or disclosed some of the meaning of existence and divinity. But titles…

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Church Write-Up: I Corinthians 15:1-11

At Bible study this week, the text was I Corinthians 15:1-11. Here are some items. This is what the pastor said, but I will make clear where I am adding my own thoughts. A. Paul cites what appears to have … Continue reading

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The 8 Biggest Blogging Mistakes (And How to Fix Them)

The Art of Blogging Anyone can blog. I do believe though that blogging is way more difficult than it seems. As a matter of fact, I think blogging is one of those things that seem so easy, so effortless… But … Continue reading

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