Tag = ‘paul’
In Jeremiah, there’s a lot of judgement, of Israel and the surrounding nations. The final few chapters basically comprise a long series of judgements on the surrounding nations. So I was surprised whe..
I read James 2 this morning, the almost infamous passage which apparently contradicts Paul’s theology that we are saved only by faith, that there is nothing we can do to earn our salvation. I don’t th..
I am currently reading through Romans with a friend at college, and we are up to Romans 7. One of the things we mentioned was how easy it is to mis-read Paul and interpret what he says as gnostic. For..
This topic has been mulling over in my mind for a long time. Since the ‘rediscovery’ of charismatic gifts and the phenomenal growth of the Pentecostal church, I suppose it has been a hot topic for the..
This was originally published as a comment on another blog (edit: since closed down) on 27 April 2006. The author asked: ‘How, though, can the Bible be used to help towards ethical understanding?’ As ..