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Book Review: Mastering The Basics: 1 Corinthians

Mastering The Basics:  1 Corinthians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace This particular volume is the biggest of the series [1], about 120 pages, twice as long as the other volumes in the series.  Bigger is not always better, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering The Basics: Philippians

Mastering The Basics:  Philippians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace The second [1] book of this series that I had the chance to read, this particular book deals with one of the more irenic of Paul’s epistles [2], to a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering The Basics: Ephesians

Mastering The Basics:  Ephesians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace As I have quite a strong interest in the book of Ephesians [1], I was interested in reading yet another biblical commentary that serves to encourage people to study the … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Life-Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of 1 Peter

A Life-Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of 1 Peter, by the Navigators As the third of this series I have read and reviewed [1], one certainly gets a sense of comfort about it.  To be sure, there … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Life Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of Nehemiah

A Life Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of Nehemiah, by The Navigators As the second [1] of the study commentaries from this series that I have read, I must admit that I found this book to be … Continue reading

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Maternal Lines: The Patriarchs (Part Two)

Having looked at the importance of endogamous marriages to the patriarchs [1], let us turn our attention to three of the most amusing stories in the Scriptures that deal with the patriarchs pretending that their wives are their sisters.  Let … Continue reading

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Maternal Lines: An Introduction To Relevant Literature

As someone who enjoys both reading and writing a great deal, one of the pleasures of writing a lengthy project is being able to do some focused reading on subjects.  This reading can take many forms.  Since we are discussing … Continue reading

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On The Restrictions Of Marriage For Female Heirs

So far in our study of the relevant biblical laws about maternal lines [1], most of the restrictions on marriage have been on the male side.  There exists one exception to the case where women were free to marry while … Continue reading

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An Introduction To The Maternal Lines Project

As is my fashion [1], I like to keep a page where all of my posts in a given project can be tied together.  Recently, a night of troubled sleep [2] led me to ponder a lengthy study on the … Continue reading

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Preliminary Notes On A Study Of The Importance Of The Maternal Line In Biblical History

As I laid awake in bed this morning from another bout of insomnia that kept me from even my usual modest achievement in sleep, I was determined not to let the insomnia go to waste, and I was led to … Continue reading

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