Category Archives: New Testament

Just a few more…

This morning I was fortunate and blessed to be able to visit Koorong and add a few books to my library. Brueggemann, Walter. Theology of the Old Testament – with CD-Rom. Lasor, Hubbard, Bush. Old Testament Survey. IVP. Dictionary of … Continue reading

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God has given us the spirit of love!

2Ti 1:7  for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and sound mind. The love of God is a wonderful gift. For love grants us power, love and sound mind. Fear is the opposite … Continue reading

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We need to grow bigger.

Dave Black writes an stinging critique of the American church and says that bigger isn’t better, when talking about the enormity of the buildings. Friday, March 18 6:30 PM Why are we so easily deceived into thinking that bigger is … Continue reading

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There are times when you read a blog post and go wow!

  Justin has started a blog which he calls blogosasarkos which in of its self is a great name. His recent post on “Hell” is well worth the read in how he engages with the passage in Mathew 25:31-46. Then … Continue reading

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The Drama of Ephesians…Timothy G. Gombis

I visited our local Christian book store on Friday with the intention to purchase a required text for Wisdom literature. Unfortunately they were sold out and they would have to get it in for me; with a $6.00 price rise…I … Continue reading

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Is 2 Peter a key to understanding Paul?

This passage of Scripture stood out to me in my morning reading. 14 So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him. 15 Bear in … Continue reading

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Eugene Peterson nearly gets it…the parable of the rascal.

I have been reading and pondering Luke 15 for the last few weeks. The story of the 99 sheep in the field and the one lost sheep which the shepherd goes and finds. This is followed by the story of … Continue reading

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