Psalm 91: Treading Upon the Lion and Serpent

Early Christianity recognized the allusion to Christ in Ps. 91. The impetus for this understanding undoubtedly comes from the account in the Gospels where Christ is tempted by Satan. The devil took Jesus to the pinnacle of the Temple and and challenged Him to throw Himself down since, He will command his angels concerning you, and they will lift you up in their hands, so that you … Continue reading Psalm 91: Treading Upon the Lion and Serpent

II Cor. 3.2: On “Our” Hearts or On “Your” Hearts?

The reading of many editions of The New Testament is probably wrong in 2 Cor. 3.2. The reading “our” for what was written on hearts has to be the Corinthian hearts since it couldn’t be read on Paul’s heart by everyone. The key conceptual proof is “Known and read by everyone.” If Paul wrote to his own heart people could not read his heart. He … Continue reading II Cor. 3.2: On “Our” Hearts or On “Your” Hearts?

Edward Fudge Video

Here is the late Edward Fudge in a video from 2011. He argues effectively for the consuming of the wicked (after requisite punishment) at God’s judgment. Though I should have read his book by now, I’ve never. I hold to his position concerning the outcome of unredeemed sinners from my own studies and snippets from others’ positions whom I investigated using exegetical resources. The bible … Continue reading Edward Fudge Video

“Scribal Harmonization”: A New Study — Larry Hurtado’s Blog

I commend a newly-published study of what is called “harmonization” of texts of the Gospels: Cambry G. Pardee, Scribal Harmonization in the Synoptic Gospels, NTTSD, 60 (Leiden: Brill, 2019). I have just completed a larger review for Review of Biblical Literature which won’t appear till November this year, but the book deserves to be noticed […] via “Scribal Harmonization”: A New Study — Larry Hurtado’s Blog Continue reading “Scribal Harmonization”: A New Study — Larry Hurtado’s Blog