“I’m really looking forward to pouring burning coals on my enemy’s head. “That’s what Romans 12 says I’m going to do. (It’s in the New Testament, you know.) Even after he’s been oppressing me, if he’s hungry I’m going to feed him, and if he’s thirsty I’m going to give him a drink, because the Bible … More Pouring burning coals on my enemy’s head!
One of the things I’ve been attempting for 2015 is the Bible in one year. I made an elaborate table and everything to mark off when I’d completed books, and additional columns for reading commentaries and completing study processes on each book. Well, reading the thing in one year has nearly happened successfully (naturally I’ve … More My quirky New Testament reading plan
Listening to the Unbelievable podcast, hosted by Justin Brierley, is often an exercise in patience. He’s currently running an excellent three week series on “Was Jesus just a…?” and the first show asked the question, “Was Jesus just a zealot?” (Click to listen.) The focus of discussion was a book published in July 2013 by … More Was Jesus just a zealot?
The Bible is full of hidden gems. I find that you uncover them by pausing to ask questions. Too often we read over a passage, maybe even spot something that seems cool, say “huh, that’s cool” and move on without really asking what it means. In 1 Corinthians 16:22, Paul writes (almost as an afterthought): … More Paul’s Palindrome (almost)
First of all, welcome to the new look site. Of course, it’s just another theme from WordPress. I like ’em. Secondly, I have a final exam tomorrow for New Testament Greek, which I have been learning for a year. It is incredible, fascinating, illuminating, to even discover some of the basics of the language and … More I’ve encountered the Original Greek, but he just helped me continue the journey