This word study guide complements the discussion of word studies in Chapter 9 of The Gift of Reading — Part 1: Reading the Bible in Submission to God.
Though studies in biblical theology have great promise, From Chaos to Cosmos flounders because the theme is seeks to expound is not present in Scripture.
Was God's wrath poured out on Jesus Christ? In light of the recent dialogue between Paul Carter and Bruxy Cavey on TGCC, I take a deeper look at this question.
It is often said that biblical interpretation requires one to understand a passage's historical context. However, this raises several important problems.
Why does the author of the Letter to the Hebrews, in the midst of his rigorous argument regarding the New and Old Covenants (diatheke), introduce the rough analogy of a will (diatheke) or does he? The common interpretation understands Hebrews 9:15-22 as an analogy made between a biblical covenant and a will; I briefly contend here that better sense is made of the text if we read diatheke as a covenant between God and man—not a will.