In Hebrews 2 the author quotes portions of Psalm 8? To what man does Psalm 8 historically refer? To whom does Psalm 8 refer prophetically? How does the author of Hebrews use this passage prophetically? What does the author mean that not all things are presently subjected to Jesus? When you think of your own … More How Hebrews uses Psalm 8
The life of a Christian is not static. Often people both in and out of the church want to view making Christians as a simple yes/no position. Is the person saved? No. Get them saved. Are they saved? Yes. The work is done, move on to the next person. This tends to be the attitude … More The Stages of Discipleship
Author: Paul: Pretty much everyone knows who Paul is, but for anyone here that does know, here is a shortened version of Paul’s life story: Paul, formerly Saul was a leading Jew, he rose above his peers and persecuted the early church. On the road to Damascus to capture more Christians, he saw God in … More Introduction to 1 Corinthians (1 Corinthians 1:1-3)
In Walton’s Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament, he writes, “With no revelation . . . there was no way to know what pleased and what angered . . . This is the plight of those who live in a world without revelation. In the end, for all of their conscientious ritual, they did … More Why is Revelation from God important?
Introduction In the course of human history, there have been several main movements of religion. From the start of history, mankind has thrown away their relationship with God in the Garden of Eden and then again after Noah when humans built the Tower of Babel. Since then, mankind replaced the “glory of the incorruptible God … More Rise of Islam
Identify 3 major changes that resulted from the Second Great Awakening and discuss the impact to the United the States. How was this Awakening different from the First Great Awakening? When looking at the Second Great Awakening, Justo Gonzalaz covers three main implications and a few ways it was different than the First … More Implications of the Second Great Awakening
Introduction to The Synoptic Problem With the rise of scholarly research regarding the New Testament Canon there has been a general trend toward criticizing and playing down the historical traditions that have been associated with the New Testament. “The adjective ‘synoptic’ has been used since the time of J.J. Griesbach (ca. 1790) to describe the … More Synoptic Problem