The gospel and marriage part 2: Husbands (Ephesians 5:25–33)
The 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)
What 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 2:19–22
I’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 Possibilities in Ephesians 2:19–22” Abstract The final sentence of Ephesians 2 (vv. 19–22), which describes gentile inclusion using an extended construction metaphor, is awash with interrelated exegetical issues. These […]
Christian singing: Why and how? (Ephesians 5:19–20)
Why do Christians sing together? How should we do it? Christian singing should involve several dimensions: horizontal, personal, and vertical.