Stuff That Makes You Say, “What!?!”

2 Timothy 2:13-17 While doing research for a paper regarding Baptism I viewed a video of a local denominational preacher speaking on the subject, and two things amazed me. First, I was astounded that some of what the gentleman was saying was right on target. He said that Peter instructed those at Pentecost to be … Continue reading Stuff That Makes You Say, “What!?!”

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The Dark Night of the Soul: A Brief Exegetical Examination of Job 28

For a brief time, the life of Job was touched with the type of despair that no man or woman ever wants to face. As a business man he witnessed the loss of all the material things that point to wealth and prosperity. As a parent he endured the devastating emotional upheaval the loss of … Continue reading The Dark Night of the Soul: A Brief Exegetical Examination of Job 28

Old Testament Wisdom Literature

            Old Testament Wisdom Literature: A Theological Introduction is a collaborative work by Craig G. Bartholomew and Ryan P. O’Dowd printed in 2011, examining and discussing the genre of wisdom literature with specific concentration on Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes. The work begins with a discussion of wisdom literature in the Ancient Near East and the … Continue reading Old Testament Wisdom Literature

Old Testament Ethics for the People of God

Christopher J. H. Wright has produced in Old Testament Ethics for the People of God a work that helps the Christian gain a better understanding of the Old Testament (OT) by addressing the OT from the influencing factors of theology, sociology, and economics. By using these three parameters as the matrix, Wright skillfully examines many … Continue reading Old Testament Ethics for the People of God