Tag Archives: Bible interpretation

Out of the Frying Pan…

…and into the fire. We figured out what was going on in verses 1-4 with some detective work, and now we must grab our sleuth garb once more as we continue into these verses: Do you not remember that while I … Continue reading

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Let’s Try This Again

OK, let’s have another run at our passage, 2Thessalonians 2:1-4. We’re in much better shape now that we have done some investigating; we’ll apply what we learned. To do this, I’ll switch from the NIV to the NASB for this … Continue reading

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There is a Problem Here!

Earlier, we took a look at 2 Thessalonians 2:1-4, and ended up with a couple of ideas, and a bunch of questions. The next step is to have a closer look at the text itself. Since the ideas we came … Continue reading

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Bonus Post: The Pharisees

The Pharisees were the largest group of “teachers of the Law” in the first century which is to say that they were teachers of the Law, but not all teachers of the Law were Pharisee. There were several other groups, … Continue reading

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A Word About the Author of Hebrews

I’m sure that you have noticed that as we continue through the book of Hebrews, I haven’t mentioned the name of the author, instead, I’ve just said “the author.”  This is because his name is never mentioned in the text. … Continue reading

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Nakedness as a Metaphor in Scripture: Word Study… “ervah”

In the last post on nakedness as a Biblical metaphor, we reviewed the Hebrew words arowm and eyrom. We found that both of these words mean nakedness, a state being in the absence of clothing. Both words we found to … 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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