Category Archives: Biblical Studies

OT, NT, Biblical Theology, Biblical Interpretation, Biblical Backgrounds, Textual Criticism, Christian Origins, Biblical Languages, etc.

The Offensive Pastor

It’s a great thing social media didn’t exist when the Apostle Paul was preaching. I bet a whole lot of people would have been offended. Can you imagine a preacher saying “you’re stupid!” in a blog post, and yet, Paul … Continue reading

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Is Christmas Christian? Cultural Appropriation

Is it okay for a Christian to celebrate a holiday that has pagan roots? Yes. We can see a very similar principle in Romans 14 as well as Colossians 2. Paul was dealing with a church that was divided along … Continue reading

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Is God Male or Female? (Matt 23)

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing! … Continue reading

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Jesus The Young Man

Way to go! We’re one week (and a day, leap year you know) into our New Testament reading plan!* If you have not started, you’ve got plenty of time to catch-up. That’s one reason we don’t have any readings on … Continue reading

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The Bible Is Always Pro-Life

In America today we have a very highly charged political climate. We have politicized every issue under the sun. One such issue is that of abortion. I’m of the view that the Bible makes a strong case for Christians having … Continue reading

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