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Signs of the Second Coming

“And what I say unto you, I say unto all, Watch.” (Mark 13:32-37)

The Lord Jesus rebuked the Pharisees and Sadducees for failing to recognize the signs of His… 103 more words

Biblical Studies

Why is the Ethiopian Eunuch so important?

I’ve been reading Alan J. Thompson’s latest volume in the NSBT series titled The Acts of the Risen Lord Jesus. In chapter 3, Israel and the Gentiles: the kingdom and God’s promises of restoration, he points out that Acts 1.6-8 says a lot about how the book of Acts will play out. 666 more words

Biblical Studies

Surat Roma: Tujuan Penulisan (4)

Topik mengenai tujuan penulisan surat Roma merupakan salah satu hal yang paling diperdebatkan. Secara umum, para sarjana terpecah menjadi dua dalam menentukan fokus tujuan penulisan surat Roma: 235 more words

Stefanus Kristianto

A Poor Use of Good Hyssop

There is a very helpful biblical resource called a “harmony of the gospels.” The idea is that the accounts given by the different gospels can be “harmonized.” It is clear, in fact, that the gospel accounts are not always harmonious. 1,165 more words

Biblical Studies

Recommended Reading: August 22-28

If you read one article this week, look at Catacomb Time? by George Weigel.

For those of you with additional reading time this weekend, check out the following suggestions from around the blogging world. 184 more words


Surat Roma: Penerima (3)

Teks menunjukkan dengan jelas bahwa penerima surat ini ialah “kamu sekalian yang tinggal di Roma, yang dikasihi Allah, yang dipanggil dan dijadikan orang-orang kudus” (1:7a; cf. 814 more words

Stefanus Kristianto

Does the book of Esther mention God at all? Depends on the version you read.

In my Ph.D. seminar last week we began talking about the theology of the book of Esther. It seems odd to speak of the theology of a book that doesn’t mention the name of God.  204 more words