September 18, 2021

Tag: exegesis

The Lost World: Is your Reading of Genesis Wrong? 
apologetics, exegesis

The Lost World: Is your Reading of Genesis Wrong? 

Have you been reading Genesis wrong all your life? One Wheaton College professor would have you think so. Specializing in the Ancient Near East (ANE) literature, especially the biblical Old Testament, Dr. John Walton provides colorful and controversial views on the ancient story of the beginning. He wrote them down in book series that have […]

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Christmas: When God Became Man | iApologia
apologetics

Christmas: When God Became Man | iApologia

We all know that Jesus of Nazareth was a singular person who had a singular mission, a singular message and singular deeds. Two of the most epic, however, are the unnatural events that bracketed his life: when he entered this world and when he exited this world. Let’s just slide over and carefully examine his […]

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Reading Someone Else’s Mail
Bible, Christian, church, exegesis, traditions

Reading Someone Else’s Mail

We already talked about description vs. prescription. I want to give you a good example of this thinking in process. It is the story, “description”, in Jeremiah 35 about the Rechabites. Rechabites. This group of people obeyed their “father” by living in tents, not drinking wine and not planting crops. God blesses them because of […]

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Descriptions vs. Prescriptions
Bible, Christian, church, exegesis

Descriptions vs. Prescriptions

In a previous post I talk about some very important techniques when one is trying to exegesis Scripture. One of the most important tools at our disposal is something that is often overlooked. It is so important I want it to have its own post. It is the distinction between prescription and description. Description, means […]

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