Tags » Apostle Paul

Chapter Seven

Resurrection and Reconciliation: Corinth

Autobiography: First and Second Corinthians BIOGRAPHY: ACTS 18:1-26

Acts.18 After this Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. He found a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, lately come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Emperor Claudius had commanded all the Jews to leave Rome. 23,024 more words

The Early Jesus Movement

Circumcision, you say? Why not go one further and cut your whole **** off!

A Defense of Shocking Satire

“No dark sarcasm in the classroom!” – Pink Floyd

Within the community of believers (I shun the term “Christianity” because of its vast connotations), I’ve noticed a crippling and unwarranted dread of satire. 1,653 more words


Eflatunpinar — Did Paul Stop Here Four (!) Times?

The Hittites are mentioned 61! times in the Hebrew Bible.  Eflatunpinar is a mysterious, out-of-the-way Hittite site that is located about 50 mi. due west of Konya (classical and biblical Iconium; Acts 13:51; 14; 16:2; 2 Tim 3:11). 311 more words

Places In Turkey

Cancer – the body

A number of weeks ago I wrote about being furious with God. Some have wondered how an ordained minister of the gospel can feel this way. 363 more words

The greatest is love

1 Corinthians 13:1-13

As the old camp song says; they will know we are Christians by our love. Who will know? Why, those who have little use for the Church of Jesus Christ. 264 more words


Prayer Challenge Thirty

Devotional: “And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent…” ~ Philippians 1:9-10a, ESV. 115 more words


2 Corinthians Chapter 7

1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. 1,569 more words