Signpost for Sunday November 20, 2016: Jeremiah 23:1-6; For Psalm Luke 1:68-79; Colossians 1 11-20; Luke 23:33-43.
The image of sheep and shepherds is common throughout the Bible. 446 more words
The intent of the following article is to dig a little bit deeper into Jewish burial customs of the 1st Century.
I realized that understanding these customs in a proper manner will also clarify our understanding of the reports of the Gospels. 1,916 more words
Great summary statement by Sanders about his view of Paul’s soteriology in Paul and Palestinian Judaism:
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Pressed by opponents on on various sides, he expounded the significance of the present state of the Christian life in such a way that the simple theology of future expectation and present possession of spiritual gifts was greatly deepened.
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54 When this perishable body puts on imperishability, and this mortal body puts on immortality, then the saying that is written will be fulfilled:
“Death has been swallowed up in victory.”