It is my understanding that Brevard Childs's so-called canonical (or canon) criticism places an emphasis on looking at the Bible as a complete work. This reminds me of the concept of a Gesamtbiblische ...
This question was spurred on by my interaction with another related question on BHSE It appears as though two different names being called upon for Salvation; yet, there is only one whereby we may ...
I was looking at the following passage and have a question about a reference in the text: (emphasis mine) Leviticus 24:5-8 (HCSB) 5 “Take fine flour and bake it into 12 loaves; each loaf ...
Does the New Testament use of Abba to address God signify a more intimate relationship than found in the Tanakh?
Yesterday's sermon at the church we visited was about Father's Day and referenced this passage: And [Jesus] said, “Abba, Father, all things are possible for you. Remove this cup from me. Yet not ...
Jesus seems to be misunderstood pretty consistently throughout the Gospel According to John: John 2:19-20 Jesus answered them, “Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days.” ...
Can I read a Bible passage and personalize it? Meaning, does it apply to me? How do I know when it is for me or for someone else ? For example, Isaiah 54:4: “Do not be afraid; you will not be put ...
Does the “fear of death” in Hebrews 2:15 refer to the dread of physically dying, or to something else?
In the Christian New Testament, we find the following: Hebrews 2:14-15 (NASB) 14Therefore, since the children share in flesh and blood, He Himself likewise also partook of the same, that through ...
1 Corinthians 1:25 says: Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men. Has God ever been weak? What does it mean to say that God has weakness? ...
John 6:37: All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never cast out. You might see my question about John 12:32 and can probably guess where I am going with ...