Monthly Archives: January 2013

Word Study: To Disobey (ἀπειθέω)

“Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.” (John 3:36, ESV) There is a fascinating little word in the very last verse … Continue reading

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The Friend of the Bridegroom…Rejoices!

“You yourselves bear me witness, that I said, ‘I am not the Christ, but I have been sent before him.’ The one who has the bride is the bridegroom. The friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices … Continue reading

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How To Drive a Theologian Insane…But Keep Him/Her Employed

“Now a discussion arose between some of John’s disciples and a Jew over purification.” (John 3:25, ESV) I’m into the last section of John 3  (John 3.22-36) and one of the things that strikes me as I initially study it … Continue reading

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Light and Darkness

“And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil. For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to … Continue reading

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Speaking of Reality Shows…

I have not yet found a reality show that I couldn’t absolutely despise, [except for “Buying Alaska,” that one is kind of cool].  You name it; I hate it:  The Bachelor [never watch]; the Bachelorette [dittos]; The Kardashians [are you … Continue reading

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What is Eternal Life?

 “And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, that whoever believes in him may have eternal life.” (John 3:14–15, ESV) Eternal life.  Strange words, these.  An expression that John … Continue reading

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“So Must the Son of Man Be Lifted Up”

““I saw in the night visions, and behold, with the clouds of heaven there came one like a son of man, and he came to the Ancient of Days and was presented before him. And to him was given dominion … Continue reading

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