Two Kinds of a Love Story

     “Love means never having to say you’re sorry” is certainly one of the most memorable movie lines that has come out of Hollywood.  This was spoken twice in the 1970s film Love Story and was adapted and parodied numerous times in the following decades.  Those who have seen the movie know that it … Continue reading Two Kinds of a Love Story

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God Hates Bloodshed

GRANT Graeco-Roman Antiquities & the NewTestament There are things you can tell about an entire ocean even if you have only one cup of water from it.  Naturally a scientist would like to have as many cups and as broad a sampling as possible, but even a single cup is of some help.  The same is true … Continue reading God Hates Bloodshed

Would Jesus Go to Church?

It has been around for centuries, this idea of devotion for Christ  and apathy for his church.  Dan Kimball, for example, wrote a book a few years back entitled They like Jesus but Not the Church.  This dislike for the local congregation but interest in Christ is certainly widespread today.  From a perspective that is … Continue reading Would Jesus Go to Church?

gods everywhere

GRANT Graeco-Roman Antiquities & the New Testament There are things you can tell about an entire ocean even if you have only one cup of water from it.  Naturally a scientist would like to have as many cups and as broad a sampling as possible, but even a single cup is of some help.  The … Continue reading gods everywhere

Preventing the Purpose of God: Lessons from Jezebel

There has been a lot of ink used on topics such as God’s will, the sovereignty of God, predestination, free will, etc.  The episode about Jezebel at the congregation in the city of Thyatira can shed some light on conversations and discussions about these topics.  This woman’s true name is not known to us since … Continue reading Preventing the Purpose of God: Lessons from Jezebel

Graeco-Roman Antiquities & the New Testament

GRANT Graeco-Roman Antiquities & the New Testament There are things you can tell about an entire ocean even if you have only one cup of water from it.  Naturally a scientist would like to have as many cups and as broad a sampling as possible, but even a single cup is of some help.  The … Continue reading Graeco-Roman Antiquities & the New Testament