1 Corinthians 13

By: A.C. Ling             Love, is one of the most intricate words in the English language. It describes an action, a feeling, a mental state, and relationships. N. T. Wright says: “The very word ‘love’ causes us all sorts of problems in the English language. Our vocabulary has become impoverished. Where Greek has four words,…

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The “I Am” Saying of John 8:58

By: A.G. Martin In studying the Gospel of John, there are certain statements that jump out begging for attention. After further review it is clear that these are statements that have always fascinated theologians. I am referring to the “I Am” statements of Jesus. Leon Morris says of these statements, “A significant feature of the…

Paul and The Law

By: A.G. Martin Introduction  You do not have to read far in the writings of Paul to come to the realization that at the center of his theology resides the cross of Christ. Yet, we arrive at a crossroads. Or so it would appear. In a time where all the information we could ever want lies literally…

Matthew’s Use of the Pentateuch to Show Jesus’s Authority.

By: A.D. Roberson One method that Matthew employs to communicate his Gospel message is multiple quotations to the Pentateuch throughout the book bearing his name. Matthew references each of the five book of the Pentateuch in his Gospel, and he does so with purpose. Matthew quotes the Pentateuch to portray Jesus as one having superior…

The 70 Weeks Prophecy

By: A.G. Martin We all have our perception of the end times. If you’ve been a Christian for any period of time you have thought about what will take place, and asked “what do the scriptures say about this?” All over the place there are book being written and movies produced about the “rapture,” and…

An Exegesis of Jesus’s Parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man.

By: A.D. RobersonThe tale of Lazarus and the rich man in Luke 16:19-31 is one Jesus’s many parables. Through it, Jesus communicates several important points. The parable urges the wealthy to refrain from callously ignoring the poor, and to instead be compassionate and generous.[1] It warns that callous self-indulgence in this life leads to judgment…

Justification By Faith

By: A.G. Martin Theology and Doctrine are looked at today as “irrelevant” or rather “unimportant” subjects to discuss. Reason being, is because people view these terms as “taking the focus off of the moving of the Holy Spirit” as I have been told personally in one way or another. These terms have become more associated…