They called these meals “Love Feasts,” in honor of Jesus Who loved them, and Who told them everyone would know they were His disciples by their own love for Him and each other.
Pandora’s story comes down to us through Theogeny, an epic poem written by Hesiod in the 8th century BC, that’s nearly three thousand years ago, even older that the oldest fragments we have of the Bible itself.
Paul wanted everyone, all believers, to have seminary courses, and to become fully equipped, fully mature, lacking in nothing, when it came to handling the scriptures. Interestingly, not everyone in Paul’s day felt they needed that—for example, people who already thought they had all the necessary training and learning. (I’ll get to that in about three weeks, stay tuned, that’s Dr. A. Nyland’s compelling work on this chapter.)
Summary of a This is a 36-page paper, exhaustively studying 80 of the 329 instances this word has been seen, so far, in the ancient record. The 80 instances she chose to study occur within the timeframe of Paul’s letter to 1 Timothy, therefore offer the most accurate renderings known to Paul, and used in his day.
In order to make room for Monday Musings, The Acts Wednesday series has been moved to another location. If you’re curious how it all turns out, please visit Grace and Peace.
There are four important points to consider before wading into a Bible passage in order to try to understand what it’s saying and what it means, let alone to try and figure out how to live it out.
Having integrity means living what you truly believe, even if what you believe isn’t very popular.
As the second Adam, Jesus gave both teaching and leadership back to women, who had, since Genesis 3:16 been suffering under the curse of men’s rule.
The Genesis series has been moved to GraceandPeace.blog to make room for Monday Musings
Trouble came pounding, they prayed, and God answered powerfully with a fresh infilling of His Spirit.