(Archive) A few thoughts about John’s writings as weapons against heresy

David Skorupa shares some random observations from his study in the writings of John the Apostle.

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(Archive) A few thoughts about team writing, reading aloud and crafting letters in the time of the New Testament’s creation

One of the books I’m pouring over lately is Inspired Preaching: A Survey of Preaching found in the New Testament, by Richard C. Wells and A. Boyd Luter. I’m reminded of some ideas that may prove interesting to you today.   When we think of the writing of the Gospels and Epistles, all too often we … Continue reading (Archive) A few thoughts about team writing, reading aloud and crafting letters in the time of the New Testament’s creation

(Archive) Biblical Questions: Samuel’s Levitical Ancestry

Note: Our Associate Pastor’s wife (who was leading some of our church’s ladies in a chronologically based Bible Study) asked if I knew whether or not the Old Testament prophet Samuel was descended from the tribe of Levi, since 1 Samuel 1:1 implies his father was from a different tribe, that of Ephraim. The answer to this question … Continue reading (Archive) Biblical Questions: Samuel’s Levitical Ancestry