Monthly Archives: January 2011

Rhetorical Nature of the Epistles

Another interesting aspect that I picked up from Wall’s introduction to the NT Epistles is the rhetorical nature of the biblical letters (“Introduction to the Epistolary Literature,” by Robert W. Wall in The New Interpreter’s Bible, Vol. X.). A simple definition … Continue reading

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Canon Logic

I was recently reading the article on an introduction to the epistles (“Introduction to the Epistolary Literature,” by Robert W. Wall in The New Interpreter’s Bible, Vol. X.), and he made some interesting observations about the epistles that I had … Continue reading

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The Story of the Bible

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The majority of Scripture is narrative, and when taken together, it provides an overarching story. First and foremost, the Bible is about God and his activity in the world among sinful humanity. It is this story that provides unity and cohesion to … Continue reading

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All Scripture

16 All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,  17 that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work (2 Tim. 3:16-17). All Scripture … Continue reading

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Church Themes

Broadmoor has loosely used a “theme” the last few years, and I believe these have been very helpful. The elders have chosen a biblical topic, and the church has focused on this theme throughout the year with regular Bible readings, … Continue reading

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I Am Not A Racist

When charged with being a racist or a bigot, I have never heard someone admit to being a racist. Everyone I have ever heard has stated that they am not a racist. Sadly, however, racism still exists. It is a … Continue reading

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The Dream of a King

If you haven’t already taken the time, it would be worth your while to watch MLK’s “I have a dream” speech. The transcribed text from the audio of the speech can be found here and the final part of the … Continue reading

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