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.
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.
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.”
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.”
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.”
Relevant New Testament Texts Outside the book of Revelation, there are few New Testament references to a possible messianic interregnum. First Corinthians 15:23–28 (cf. Col…