Skip Moen on the Hebraic Perspective

“But immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.  And then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and then all […]

Ephesians 1 and Ransom

In Him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, which he lavished upon us, in all wisdom and insight making known to us the mystery of his will, according to his purpose, which he set forth in Christ as a plan for the fullness […]

Some Sadducees and Pharisees Believed

While Acts 2 demonstrates that the Jewish people – assembling in Jerusalem from the Diaspora during the festival of Shavuot – were the first recipients of the New Covenant, what about the Jewish leadership? The Gospels present the Sanhedrin, made up of mostly Sadducees and Pharisees, as engaging in debate with and seemingly opposing Jesus’ […]

Marvin Wilson on Scripture vs Theology

Marvin Wilson, in Exploring Our Hebraic Heritage, shares some profound insight into the distinction between scripture and theology and why theological pursuits must remain firmly grounded in the text, and the text must remain firmly grounded in its historical and grammatical context: Scripture is divine revelation, uniquely inspired by God’s spirit. As the Word of God, […]