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Examples and Warnings

These things happened to them as examples and were written down as warnings for us, on whom the fulfillment of the ages has come. 1 Corinthians 10:11 (NIV84) Melinda Penner has a poignant observation on the Stand to Reason blog this morning, about a recent post by Rachael Slick—the daughter of apologist Matt Slick, the […]

Kaqexeß

Pronounced “Kath-ex-ACE”, it’s the Greek word Luke used in Luke 1:3 to describe the orderly account of his Gospel.  The word just means orderly, in an orderly sequence, or in succession.  Now you know a little Greek. The posts in this blog are topical; whatever we find interesting gets posted, whenever.  Please use this page to […]

Did the Apostle Peter Really Write 2 Peter?

Here is a thorny question that Christians seldom consider, but it is pretty important: How do we know if the Apostle Peter actually wrote 2 Peter? Let us take a deep dive into exploring the answer. Christians have long believed that there is an authoritative New Testament “canon”, or rule, by which the teachings of […]

Did the Apostle Paul Condone Slavery?

Did the Apostle Paul condone slavery? Yes and no. A fuller answer requires a bit of unpacking. In short, the Apostle Paul never comes out to explicitly condemn slavery. On the other hand, Paul deftly and implicitly undercuts the whole basis for why a person should remain a slave, or can become a slave in […]

The Unseen Realm: Rediscovering the Supernatural World with Michael Heiser

Why did I wait so long to read this book? Every now and then a book comes along that just revolutionizes your thinking. After having this book on my “to-be-read” list for at least five years, I finally got around to reading Dr. Michael S. Heiser’s The Unseen Realm.  Talk about a revolution. I will […]