Ephesians · Theology

‘What Does It Mean By “Submit”?’: A Question and a [Theological] Response

In the course of any given day, I may receive various questions regarding Scripture or theology. I personally love these as they are chances to reflect with others about what God has revealed and might be making known to and in us. I received the title of this blog post as an email subject line… Continue reading ‘What Does It Mean By “Submit”?’: A Question and a [Theological] Response

Colossians · Daniel · Deuteronomy · Ephesians · Exodus · Ezekiel · Ezra · Isaiah · Jeremiah · Jude · Leviticus · Luke · Psalms · Revelation

Daniel 10 – Prepared for the Final Vision

10:1 – The Time and General Content of the Vision.  The third year of Cyrus king of Persia would place this vision in approximately 536-535BC.  This would also suggest that the recently begun work on rebuilding the Temple of the LORD by the returning exiles under the supervision of Ezra had been stopped temporarily by… Continue reading Daniel 10 – Prepared for the Final Vision

1 Corinthians · Benedict XVI · Communion · Ephesians · Father · Holy Spirit · Jesus Christ · Trinity

Remember Me…

As I was reading Pope Benedict XVI’s Jesus of Nazareth (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2007) today I was struck by several comments made in regard to “remembering” (specifically in reference to John’s Gospel account) and how they might relate to the “remembering” of the Lord’s Supper. In light of the “remembering” concerning Christ that occurs… Continue reading Remember Me…

1 Kings · 1 Peter · 2 Chronicles · 2 Kings · 2 Samuel · Ahaz · Amos · Deuteronomy · Ephesians · Hosea · Hoshea · Immanuel · Isaiah · Jeremiah · Leviticus · Matthew · Psalms · Titus

2 Kings 16-17 — The LORD’s Presence—Promise and Threat

16:1 – Ahaz – son of Jotham. He reigned for (3 years as coregent then another) 16 years (735-715 BC) over Judah. He did evil in the eyes of the LORD unlike his father David and even acted like the kings of Israel (16:2; II Chron.28:1-2). He made idols and worshipped them (16:4; II Chron.28:2,… Continue reading 2 Kings 16-17 — The LORD’s Presence—Promise and Threat

1 Corinthians · Ephesians · Head · John Hobbins · Kephale · Paul · Source

When "Head" Doesn't Mean "Source"

A blogger I follow closely is John Hobbins.  He posted an intriguing (and controversial) blog post about the meaning of kephalē (κεφαλή, “head”) as used by Paul in 1 Cor. 11 and Eph. 5 on his blog Ancient Hebrew Poetry.  He calls (by citing the NIDB article by Max Turner) for a meaning of “head” instead… Continue reading When "Head" Doesn't Mean "Source"