Tag Archives: Applied Theology

The Section Concludes

1 Corinthians 7:32-40 I think it’s fair to say that Paul makes it very clear that he is expressing his personal opinion in these verses (7:25-40). I also think that it is fair to say that if everyone had taken … Continue reading

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A Word on the Discipline of Theology

In the last post I wrote on the book of Acts, I got into a bit of theology, but it might have been theology that didn’t seem like theology, so I thought I might say a few words on the … Continue reading

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Where the guns fell silent

I originally posted this last May, but since today is April 9, I thought it would be appropriate to post it again… This was the home of Wilmer McLean and his family on that fateful in April of 1865. I … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

Yesterday, something wonderful happened, we had a guest join our Sunday morning small group; a guest who was thousands of miles away in a different country with a different accent in a different culture. This part made the day novel, … Continue reading

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Nakedness as a Metaphor in Scripture: An introduction

Nakedness in Scripture is actually a fascinating study that very few undertake these days, because it may sound to many like something that appeals to some sort of prurient interest. I can recall vividly the way undergrads reacted when I … Continue reading

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The Image of God and Repentance

If you’ve been with us on this journey of exploration from the beginning, then you will recall that I mentioned that I thought our having been created in God’s image might well have implications that run throughout our Christian experience, … Continue reading

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The Image of God and Tradition

The New Testament says a fair amount about the traditions of men, but never in a positive light, for the traditions of men tend to distract us away from God’s purposes, and often lead us astray. Churches have traditions too, … Continue reading

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