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Corinth: Thought Model For Dealing With Church Problems

I’ve noticed when a church has problems (or more often before problems) they try to figure out what to do to make things better. Mind you, that might be fine. If a church has money issues, it might be a good idea to examine spending habits and prepare for the future. Thing is, some of…

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Paul on the Deity of Christ

Divorcing Paul’s message from the message of the Gospels is strange. Mark worked with Paul and Barnabas and there are some arguments that he actually records the testimony of Peter; Luke was a historian who traveled with Paul and compiled stories to present to Theophilus (Luke 1:1-4). Besides that, Paul actually gives us the earliest…

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Infographic on 1 Corinthians 2:2

I enjoy making graphics and every now and then I have some sort of chart or graphic that makes sense to me, though rarely I share them. One of my favorites is the one on Psalm 110. Here’s one I had made on 1 Cor 2:2 but without highlighting other verse connections. I should probably…

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Prayer Monday: Paul

Barring my faulty memory (and if I’m not lazy) I want to post prayers on Monday from all over Church History and then throughout the modern day, and then my own. This one comes from Paul (who surely added the amen to Epaphras): a compilation of his prayers to the Church of Ephesus and Colossae…

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Sy’s Literal Hermeneutic

“Wow, Saul really did Bad Stuff to David. Hunting him. Throwing a spear at him. Wanting to kill him.” “Yes, Sy: Saul was a bad king. A very jealous man.” “But at least, in the end he turned good and started telling everybody about Jesus.” “What? No, Saul never did that, Sy.” “But, Don’t you…

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