Category Archives: Bible

Martyrdom In Ignatius Of Antioch’s Epistle To The Romans

In our previous discussion of the Ignatius of Antioch’s Epistle to the Romans [1], we briefly noted that this letter standards apart from the other six letters from the author on two grounds.  For one, this letter is the only … Continue reading

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Book Review: Overcoming Addiction

Overcoming Addiction:  A Biblical Path Towards Freedom, by Elizabeth A. Shartle [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is a book that definitely lives up to its name.  … Continue reading

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The Citation And Reference To Sources Within The Epistle Of Polycarp To The Philippians

As we have previously noted, Polycarp was not particularly known as an original writer.  He did, of course, write a fateful letter to the Bishop of Rome [1] and he is well known for his martyrdom in Smyrna as well … Continue reading

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An Introduction To Compendia: A Collection

[Note:  Some time ago I wrote five [1] texts that I thought to collect together as a unified work, and so I would like to share it with you all.  The whole work can be found here:  Compendia.] How does one … Continue reading

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Booklet Review: A Tribute To William Tyndale

A Tribute To William Tyndale, by Fred Coulter Before starting my current blog, I read a great many books by and about William Tyndale, and may even reread them so that I can give them a proper and public review.  … Continue reading

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Booklet Review: Is The Ministry God’s Government?

Is The Ministry God’s Government?, by Fred Coulter, with The Nicoliatans of Revelation 2 by J.H. Allen Although I have in the past been rather critical of the author [1] and found his works difficult to read and enjoy, this … Continue reading

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Remez: Knowing The Text So We Can Play

[Note:  This is the prepared text for a sermonette given to the United Church of God congregation in Portland, Oregon on April 7, 2018.] On July 14, 2012, Mr. Scott Ashley gave the first of at least three sermons that … Continue reading

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The Relationship Between Pietism And Leaving Egypt

Having just finished the Days of Unleavened Bread, I was struck by how many of our messages related to the idea of leaving Egypt and its implications in our lives [1].  Of particular personal interest as a student in the … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Jerry Bowyer’s Essay On The Panic of 33AD

Recently I came across an article by a fellow I do not know named Jerry Bowyer and I thought the article was interesting enough to comment at some length about.  I would like to state at the outset that I … Continue reading

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The Issue Of Identity And Pseudonymity In The Epistle Of Barnabas

Would the Epistle of Barnabas be known or cared about at all aside from those who like obscure ancient literature if its reputed author did not have the same name as one of the Bible’s most beloved apostles?  Although the … Continue reading

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