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Works of the Flesh (Part 1)

This treats the works of the flesh that can be classified as forbidden sexual practices.

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“Flesh” versus “Spirit”

This blog introduces the background to Paul’s lists of works of the flesh and fruit of the Spirit. Lists like these can be found in Jewish background, elsewhere in the New Testament, and then in early Christian literature.

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Deletions from & Coming Additions to My Blog

Housekeeping on my blog: I’ve just deleted some very long blogs on the works of the flesh vs. the fruit of the Spirit, and on the gifts of the Spirit. The content will be coming back on shorter blog at a time for the next couple months. And I’ve done more reflecting on all of the material since I first posted.

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Posted in Biblical Theology Hymns Old Testament

Spring up, O well!

A meditation on the Israelites’ celebration, “Spring up, O well!” (Num 21:10-18)

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Posted in Biblical Theology Historical Theology New Testament Pneumatology Theology Uncategorized

Trinitarian Spirit: Trinitarian Formulas

This blog on Trinitarian Formulas is one of a series on the Trinity. And the series is itself a section on a series on “The Person and Work of the Spirit.”

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Trinitarian Spirit: Inner-Trinitarian Relations

A blog in a series on the Trinity,
this one showing how the Scriptures depict the communion between Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. And the series is itself a section on a series on “The Person and Work of the Spirit.”

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Trinitarian Spirit: New Testament

Treating the how the New Testament shows the person of the Spirit. It’s in a series of posts on the Trinity. And that series is itself a section on a series on “The Person and Work of the Spirit.”

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Posted in Biblical Theology Chilasm

Chiliasm (Part 1): Introduction

Introduction to a 9-part series on early Chiliasm.

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Isaac

Isaac and the Covenant Covenantal Offspring Isaac, the beloved son of Abraham, went to the altar as a sacrifice (Gen 22) at the apparent cost…

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Posted in Biblical Theology Messiah Uncategorized

Adam, Eve, and Seed of the Woman

First and Final Adam Adam was God’s created “image and likeness” (Gen 1:26–28) who foreshadowed Jesus Christ “the exact likeness of God” (2 Cor 4:4)…

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