We asked, in our previous post in this series, whether we could detect a shift in the second temple literature away from the pervasive Old…
Recent blog posts
- The gospel and fatherhood (Ephesians 6:4)December 11, 2019Fathers: Do you sometimes wish your children were born with an instruction manual? Being a dad is a big responsibility. Paul here provides valuable direction.
- Paul the Apostle does children’s ministry (Ephesians 6:1–3)December 4, 2019Children’s ministry is important. Paul’s short instruction to children is deeply soaked in theology, biblical theology, and the gospel of Jesus Christ.
- The gospel and marriage part 2: Husbands (Ephesians 5:25–33)November 27, 2019The gospel of Jesus Christ teaches husbands to take initiative to love and give themselves to their wives. This radical teaching involves both actions and attitudes.
- The gospel and marriage part 1: Wives (Ephesians 5:22–24)November 20, 2019What Paul says in Ephesians about Christian wives and submission only makes sense in light of what he’s already said about the gospel of Jesus Christ.
- My SBL 2019 Paper on Ephesians 2:19–22November 13, 2019I’ll be presenting a paper on Ephesians 2:19–22 at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting on 23 November 2019: Lionel Windsor, “Plural Constructions and Post-supersessionist
- Submitting to one another (Ephesians 5:21)November 13, 2019In Ephesians, the Apostle Paul says to “submit to one another through respect for Christ”. What does he mean? What does he not mean? And how can we do it?
- Christian singing: Why and how? (Ephesians 5:19–20)November 6, 2019Why do Christians sing together? How should we do it? Christian singing should involve several dimensions: horizontal, personal, and vertical.
- What’s wrong with drunkenness? (Ephesians 5:18)October 30, 2019Believers in Christ have a profound reason to avoid drunkenness. That’s because believers in Christ have a reason to live, hope, and act wisely.
- Watch how you walk (Ephesians 5:15–17)October 23, 2019It’s good to have ambitious goals for our Christian lives. But we mustn’t be naïve or unprepared. We need to be deliberate and careful about how we walk.
- Living light (Ephesians 5:11–14)October 16, 2019How should Christians relate to the world around us? Should we withdraw, or should we engage? How do we know which action to do when?
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