Theology

Roger Olsen

by Dave October 28, 2010

I have been reading that blog of Roger Olsen lately and have been quite impressed.  I suggest you add him to your RSS feeds.  I have added his blog to my links at the right. Dave

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The Kingdom of David

by Dave October 23, 2010

On John Byron’s blog, The Biblical World, there is a video series about the kingdom of David and I thought it looked good enough to provide links to the videos here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 I have only watched Part 1 so far, but it looks quite good.  Each episode [...]

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What is the gospel?

by Dave September 17, 2010

As I have written here before, I think Christianity has largely missed the point about what to teach people about Jesus.  In my last church (WHC) they would sing about how he is a great god and he loves them so much.  That is the subject of a new book out call Almost Christian: What the [...]

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Interim Post

by Dave August 15, 2010

I will be continuing my posting series about the book of Romans soon, and I am mostly done with the post but want to read it again before I post. There have been so many things going on.  First, I have been absolutely engrossed by the idea that we can not find it within our [...]

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Romans Part 1 – Revisited

by Dave July 23, 2010

I was recently reading an interview of Bishop Tom Wright regarding the new perspectives on Paul and it brought to light an angle that I have not covered in my earlier post on the beginning of Romans. One of the key elements to consider in the so called new perspective on Paul is that Paul [...]

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Rational Religion

by Dave July 16, 2010

I know that it seems like an oxymoron, but I believe that there needs to be a rationality with which we approach religion or all of religion risks being relegated to irrational people with political agendas and cult like followings.  I am specifically following up to my previous post, Are the Southern Baptists a Cult?.  [...]

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Romans Part 6 – Righteousness of God

by Dave July 11, 2010

Today I start to get to some of the key concepts that are often misinterpreted in Paul’s letters.  First, the scripture, Romans 1:16 and 17 16I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile. 17For [...]

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Romans Part 5 – Greeting

by Dave July 2, 2010

Having gone quite slowly through the beginning of Romans, I am going to go quickly through this next section. 8First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world. 9God, whom I serve with my whole heart in preaching the gospel of his [...]

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The Lost Codex – Version 2

by Dave June 30, 2010

I have spent some time in looking at the V1.o of the Lost Codex and realize a couple things I would like to correct.  First, here is the existing LC. Everyone!  As your fathers and the prophets have promised, I have come make everything right between you and God.  I have come to tell you of [...]

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Who Thinks this Strange Way?

by Dave June 28, 2010

I was asked, by my Father, if I am coming up with this stuff on my own.  I want to assure him that I am not alone in trying to recover this lost meaning from the scriptures.  Actually, I am very much an amateur in this pursuit and am writing this blog as an outlet [...]

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