Monthly Archives: August 2011

Romans 2: Paul’s Bait and Switch

Have you ever noticed that Romans 1 was not legislation?  Romans 1 contained no advice for the church in the city of Rome or any other.  Romans 1 was a rhetorical device.  That is to say, enlisting the disproval of a … Continue reading

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Romans 1: What Was Paul Ranting About?

In Romans 1, the Apostle Paul mentions male and female behavior that he expects his readers to disapprove.  But what was the sin he was ranting  about?  Read the whole passage and track it back.  In Romans 1, Paul ridicules Gentile religious rebellion … Continue reading

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Exegesis: Not for the Faint in Heart

Someone wrote: “I think you may need to go study more about exegesis.  The true author of Scripture though written down by man is the Holy Spirit.  Something written by man is fallible.” I receive a lot more email since launching … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Being Called a Homophobe

[The following is excerpted from an essay by Dr. Roy Clements.  Dr. Clements was senior pastor of one of Cambridge, England’s leading evangelical churches.  He was a much sought after conference speaker, widely read author and he established a ministry that … Continue reading

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Jewish Roots, Jewish Savior

I received an email this week from a gay Messianic Jewish man in England who was asked to leave his synagogue after he confessed to his Rabbi his belief that Jesus is the promised Messiah of Israel. Some of us are ostracized by our churches … Continue reading

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When Truth is Too Costly

Someone wrote: Thank you for posting your letter to Dr. Carl Trueman of  Westminster Theological Seminary regarding his blog post on gay marriage. I think what you said is accurate. Too bad he did not respond. Why do you suppose that … Continue reading

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