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Top Posts & Pages
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- The Seating Arrangement at the Last Supper
- Your Father Was an Amorite
- Genesis 4:13: Did Cain Repent?
- Is Dale Carnegie Biblical?; Compromise for God; Pagan Roots; Callimachus; Priests and Allegory; Israelite Welfare System; Lois Wilson
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Augustine, Aquinas, and Luther on the Sabbath
- Were the Maccabees Aaronides?
- Exodus 22:2-3 and Self-Defense
- Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age as a Background to Study of C.S. Lewis — A Pilgrim in Narnia
- The New American on Pro-Life Laws and Keri Lake
- Tucker’s 5/17/2022 Monologue
- The Z Man: The Party’s Over
- David Cole on the Absurdity of WaPo “Fact-Checking” and the Woke “Words Kill” Meme
- FAIR: What You Should Really Know About Ukraine
- NYMAG: Joe Biden’s Big Squeeze
- Book Write-Up: The Alchemy Thief, by R.A. Denny
- Book Write-Ups: The Servant of the Lord and His Servant People; Reformation Commentary on John 13-21; Every Leaf, Line, and Letter
- The New American: Celebrate! Columbus “Divided History” and Deserves to be Defended, Not Upended
- Morning Wire: China’s Socially Conservative Reasons for Banning Video Games
Category Archives: Luke
Misuse and Use of Luke 10:21
At Bible study last night, one verse that got quoted was Luke 10:21: “In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Church, Luke, Religion Tagged conservative evangelicals, heaven and earth, jesus day, Religion, theology, worldly wisdom 2 Comments
Jesus the Radical?
I went to my church’s Bible study last night. We’re going through the Gospel of Luke right now. The Bible study booklet was saying that Jesus was seeking to bring about radical change. Several years ago, I was in another … Continue reading
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Luke and Divine Inspiration
My church started a new Bible study last night. We’re going through Luke: Gospel of Reassurance, with Michael Card. The main theme last night was who Luke was and how that influenced his writing of his Gospel. Luke was a … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Church, Life, Luke, Religion, School Tagged apostle matthew, emperor augustus, jesus the pastor, mary the mother of jesus, Religion, theology 2 Comments
Coming INTO or IN His Kingdom?
For my blog post today about Bart Ehrman’s The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture, I have two items, both of which feature in Ehrman’s discussion about Luke 23:42-43. The setting for Luke 23:42-43 is Jesus’ crucifixion. It reads (in the KJV): … Continue reading
Luke the Maverick?
In The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture, Bart Ehrman argues that Luke-Acts does not believe that Jesus died to atone for people’s sins. Jesus’ death in Luke-Acts is significant in another way, according to Ehrman. Ehrman makes a variety of arguments … Continue reading
Applying Luke 7 (Jesus Raising the Widow’s Son from the Dead)
At church this morning, the pastor was preaching about a story in Luke 7, in which Jesus raises from the dead a widow’s only son, who died at a young age. This story has troubled me somewhat. V 13 says … Continue reading
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For my weekly quiet time this week, I’ll blog about Psalm 113. According to Psalm 113, God dwells above the nations and even above the heavens, yet God looks at what is going on below Him in heaven and on … Continue reading
Turning Stones into Bread: Why Was It Wrong?
At church this morning, the pastor in his sermon said that Jesus not once thought about himself. Rather, my pastor said, Jesus served others. The pastor referred to Jesus healing the sick, and also Jesus turning water into wine at … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Church, Luke, Matthew, Religion Tagged loaves and fishes, Religion, theology, turning stones, water into wine, wedding couple 6 Comments
Nate of the blog “Finding Truth” had a post a while back, Missing the Point. In the course of the discussion in the comments-section, the topic of the genealogies of Jesus in Matthew and Luke came up. Many contend that … Continue reading
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Hermeneutical Questions After Last Night’s Bible Study
My church started its Fall Bible study yesterday. We’re going through A Fragile Stone, Peter: Jesus’ Friend. I’m having a hard time writing today. Maybe it’s because I’m tired after seeing Barack Obama do so poorly in last night’s debate. … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Candidates, Church, Esther, Leviticus, Luke, Politics, Religion, Television Tagged biblical contradictions, book of leviticus, guilt offering, mark driscoll, Religion, theology Comments Off on Hermeneutical Questions After Last Night’s Bible Study