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?

I guess some of you sensed this post was coming right on the heels of the previous  one about how to do responsible exegesis, huh? In Romans 1, the Apostle Paul mentions male and female behavior that he expects his readers to disapprove.  But … Continue reading

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Exegesis: Not for the Faint in Heart

“Alex, I don’t agree with you and 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 … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Being Called a Homophobe

[The following is edited from an essay by Dr. Roy Clements.  For 20 years, Dr. Clements was senior pastor of one of Cambridge, England’s leading evangelical churches.  A much sought after conference speaker and widely read read author, he established a ministry … 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

Alex, thank you for posting your letter to Dr. Carl Trueman of  Westminster Theological Seminary, regarding his article on gay marriage. I think what you had to say is very accurate. Too bad that you did not receive a response. Why … Continue reading

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