Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Jewish/Gentile Issue, Part 3

This is the third and final installment of this post series, following Part 1 and Part 2. Studying Galatians has made me realize the pervasiveness and intensity of this debate in the early church. It has opened my eyes to … Continue reading

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The Jewish/Gentile Issue, Part 2

You can find my first post on the Jewish/Gentile issue here. The New Testament is chalk full of references to this Jew/Gentile issue, and it addresses it from many different angles. While it was certainly not the only issue the … Continue reading

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The Jewish/Gentile Issue

I’ve enjoyed my studies of Galatians so far in my Romans/Galatians class at school. In many ways it feels like a daunting challenge to tackle these books. Yet, understanding the books seems so fundamental and the issues in Romans and … Continue reading

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Fundamental Truths from John 3:16

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 is one of the most well-known and popular verses in the Bible. Some have … Continue reading

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Society of Biblical Literature

After failing to act on my intentions for some time, I finally became a member of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL). It looks to be a good way to stay engaged with scholarship for a broad range of biblical … Continue reading

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Natural Revelation

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For the last week, I have been in Phoenix, Arizona for training for work. It was my first trip to Arizona, and it was simply beautiful. The weather was great and the landscape was a sight to behold. On Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Counting the Cost

25 Now great crowds accompanied him, and he turned and said to them,  26 “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his … Continue reading

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When Necessary Use Words

Francis of Assisi is attributed with the following quote: Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words. The good news of salvation is certainly a message to be spread, but part of the good news is its … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Technology

Last year in my ethics class, I came across some readings on technology and ethics. It was an interesting topic and one I have continued to consider. In our technological age, it is imperative to consider the impact of technology … Continue reading

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