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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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Week 2 reflections on Proverbs 1- 4 & Dell and Murphy’s readings.

One of the striking things that appeared to me in reading chapters 1-4 is how the themes of the 10 Commandments – fear God, honour your parents, don’t kill, steal, covet, commit adultery (both spiritual and physical), don’t bear false … Continue reading

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Weekly Reflection; Nahum

The prophetic book of Nahum is interesting for a number of reasons. 1. Its structure is more poetic than the others. 2. Its intent seems to one of gloating and glee over the misfortune and total destruction of Nineveh. I … Continue reading

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Oh the irony in Micah 6:3-7

I have read the book of Micah several times over the years. Today while reading and reflecting on this book for a weekly class assignment it appeared to me that some real gross irony was happening from verse 3-7 “Mic … Continue reading

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Weekly Reflection: Jonah

Jonah is the 5th book of the Minor Prophets and is deemed to have been written in 450BC. There is some dispute as to its genre. Reasons for it being Historical Jonah is a known established prophet from the book … Continue reading

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Weekly Reflection: Obadiah.

Obadiah is the shortest book out of the collection of the Minor Prophets, comprising 21 verses. There are a number of points of interest that I want to reflect on. 1) The story of Jacob and Esau In Genesis we … Continue reading

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Weekly Reflection…Amos chapter 5

Israel is called to an upward, inward and outward transformation. Upward being real worship towards God with an abandonment of religious and moral error. This is measured outwardly by the destruction of idols, the looking to God instead of other … Continue reading

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Weekly reflection “Joel”

There are four areas that I am reflecting on. Having a rural background I appreciate the imagery of the locust plague being like an invading army, continually advancing, reproducing and destroying the current and future growth and the hopelessness it … Continue reading

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