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Within our modern church context, what are the pastoral implications of 1 Cor 13:13.

Part 1 Abstract In this essay I look at the pastoral implications of 1 Cor 13:13 and why it is that love is considered greater than faith and hope. I did this this by reflecting on the history and background … Continue reading

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Back to study: Witherington 1 & 2 Corinthians

I have resumed studies once again this semester. I am studying 1 & 2 Corinthians and because of time and available subject restrictions, I am taking this class via distance learning. This is not my favourite studying format… as I … Continue reading

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My Ecclesiastes assignment has been marked

My assignment on Ecclesiastes has been marked. I was surprised how quickly it was done as it was only handed in last Friday. I did well with it. I also enjoy reading this particular markers comments, for they are always … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 Exegesis assignment.

Introduction The passage I have chosen to exegete is Ecclesiastes 1:1-11. This passage has some unique and subtle elements to it; therefore I will briefly look at how the introductory term “Hebel” has a unique translation meaning as well as … Continue reading

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Week 3 reflections on Proverbs 5-9 & Dell and Murphy’s readings.

One of the striking things that appeared to me in reading chapters 1-9 is how the themes of the 10 Commandments – are all covered within the guidance given within these proverbs as well as the curses of following Wisdom … Continue reading

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Wisdom Literature: Week 2

Poetry in the Old TestamentThis week we have discussed poetic techniques within the OT in class. Now it is your turn to have a go at replicating Hebrew poetry techniques for our contemporary context.For this forum: Write a modern day … Continue reading

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Was the Book of Malachi a Hymnal?

Malachi is an interesting book for scholars are not sure if Malachi is the name of an actual prophet, or means the “Messenger or Message” For the purpose of this refection I would like to run with the later suggestion. … Continue reading

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A contemporary prophecy

We had to write a contemporary prophecy as part of our major assignment within the Minor Prophets subject unit. Minor prophet’s major assignment part 2. This prophecy has a parallel structure that loosely alternates between two and three points. Its … Continue reading

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A possible journal article

This morning I received my results for the exegetical assignment on Micah 1-8, and I was very happy with the result. The marking comments and criticisms are well received;  for they will help me improve in future research and dialogue. In my … Continue reading

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Micah 6:1-8 exegetical assignment part 2

This is the continuation of this essay of which the first part was posted here An overview 6:1-2 The prophet summons the mountains / creation as witnesses in a lawsuit. The nation of Israel is called to bear witness as … Continue reading

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