Tag Archives: Bible

The Pretribulational Rapture and the Millennium

I’m currently reading Evidence for the Rapture: A Biblical Case for Pretribulationalism.  I received a complimentary review copy of this book from Moody Press, but this is not my official review.  Rather, in this post, I want to wrestle with … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: David and Bathsheba, by Roberta Kells Dorr

Roberta Kells Dorr.  David and Bathsheba.  Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2013, 1990.  See here to buy the book. The story of David and Bathsheba is in the biblical book of II Samuel.  King David of Israel sees a beautiful woman bathing … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Jesus Behaving Badly, by Mark L. Strauss

Mark L. Strauss.  Jesus Behaving Badly: The Puzzling Paradoxes of the Man from Galilee.  Downers Grove: IVP Books, 2015.  See here to buy the book. Many Christians struggle with what is in the Old Testament, with its laws, wars, and … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: What the New Testament Authors Really Cared About (Second Edition)

Kenneth Berding and Matt Williams, ed.  What the New Testament Authors Really Cared About: A Survey of Their Writings.  Second edition.  Grand Rapids: Kregel Academic, 2015.  See here to purchase the book. What the New Testament Authors Really Cared About … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Partners in Christ, by John G. Stackhouse, Jr.

John G. Stackhouse, Jr.  Partners in Christ: A Conservative Case for Egalitarianism.  Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2015.  See here to purchase the book. Partners in Christ revises and expands on a 2005 book that John G. Stackhouse, Jr. wrote, Finally … Continue reading

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Mark’s Distinct Voice, and the Good News (Extremely Scattered Ramblings)

At church this morning, the pastor preached about Mark 1:9-15.  Allow me to post this passage in the King James Version (which is in the public domain): 9 And it came to pass in those days, that Jesus came from … Continue reading

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Ramblings on The Devil’s Advocate and Demons Being Unafraid of the Bible

I watched the 1997 movie, The Devil’s Advocate, on Saturday night.  In this movie, Keanu Reeves plays a hot-shot lawyer, Kevin Lomax, who moves from Florida with his wife to work at a New York City law firm.  The head … Continue reading

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