Cunningly Devised Fables

Read 2 Peter 1:12-18 … A question was recently raised about the Old Testament: “Is it absolutely necessary to believe that individuals such as Abraham, Ruth, or David were concrete historic individuals?” It almost sounds reasonable since those individuals are lost to the annals of time. Of the three mentioned, David may have gained ground … Continue reading Cunningly Devised Fables

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Worship and Assembly

Read John 4:21-24 … Ferguson’s book on the Church of Christ wouldn’t have been complete without a section dealing with worship and assembly. Indeed, both worship and assembly are so ingrained in one’s understanding of church that often those are the only avenues ever considered while contemplating what it means to “do church.” In view … Continue reading Worship and Assembly

New Testament Theology: Basic Issues in the Current Debate

Professor Gerhard F. Hasel has produced New Testament Theology: Basic Issues in the Current Debate; of course, being written and published in 1978, the idea of “current” may not apply without further considerations of the debated topics of 2018. Even with that consideration, Hasel has given us an overview of the issues in New Testament … Continue reading New Testament Theology: Basic Issues in the Current Debate