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There is also broad agreement that Paul, unlike John, does not treat “in Christ” as a two-way street: that Christ dwells in believers is something that Paul affirms, but not usually in terms of ἐν Χριστῷ.
Why is this book important? Primarily it is a protest against the misuse of Jesus’ parables.
The vision of God lies before those whose heart has been made pure. But No man has seen God at any time (John 1:18), as the great John declares.
Mignon Jacobs covers traditional questions while also highlighting themes that are especially relevant to contemporary concerns, such as hearing the prophetic word in the midst of social and political upheaval.
Scot McKnight is convinced Philemon and Colossians have powerful lessons for contemporary Christians. In this interview, McKnight takes a closer look at each book’s revolutionary message.
The opening verses of our discourse are akin to the “overture” of an opera. In it, the audience is introduced to and put in the mood for the whole opera. This happens especially through the choice of the characteristic themes and motifs which mark the opera.
For most of us, the word “hospitality” signals something that is domestic, safe, and performed amongst friends, rather than an action and a disposition that is risky and quite radical.
In The Book of Jeremiah, we see that commentators used a range of approaches, including historical, allegorical, and moral
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