Category Archives: Bible

On the Purpose of Hebrews

From HEBREW CHRISTIAN VS. MESSIANIC JEW: DOES THE LETTER TO THE HEBREWS TEACH THAT THE NEW COVENANT HAS MADE TORAH OBEDIENCE OBSOLETE?: Anderson states later that Hebrews is dealing with different questions than those arising in the context of modern … Continue reading

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Legends of Melchizedek

Melchizedek is a character found in Genesis. Abraham gains spoils of war, and then he meets a mysterious priest of the “most high” God. To this priest, Abraham tithes. This priest is named Melchizedek: Gen 14:17 After his return from … Continue reading

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refuting acts 9 dispensationalism

This article is meant to discuss the Acts 9 dispensationalist position, and discuss ways in which it is falsifiable. The most likely Acts 9 dispensationalist position (the one most in agreeance with secular scholarship) is as follows: 1. Jesus taught … Continue reading

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freedom from the law under paul

Pauline theology champions freedom from the law. To Paul, the law brought death, but the spirit gave life (2Co 3:6). To Paul, those who are under the law are under a curse (Gal 3:10). To Paul, the law was a … Continue reading

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Judas in Paul

From Bart Ehrman’s The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: and it is here that Paul may, in the opinion of some readers, make a reference to Judas Iscariot. Paul begins his recollection with the following (this is how the passage … Continue reading

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making sense of the Bible

Don Boudreaux observes that theories are narratives that we tell to make sense of the data. This is true for any discipline: Each semester I teach my freshman students that theories are simply stories that we tell in order to … Continue reading

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The Biblical Standard of Marriage

In the book of Matthew, Jesus is approached by the Pharisees. The Pharisees present Jesus with one of the contentious issues of the day: divorce. Jesus questions their fundamental understanding of marriage. To Jesus, when people are joined, they are … Continue reading

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