An Exegetical look into Galatians 5:16-25

The book of Galatians provides the reader with a landscape of Pauline theology that guides the discussion of living according to the way of the Spirit. The Gospel is the central theme that surrounds much of what the apostle is explaining in addressing the social and even racial divisions that have developed in the church…

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The Pistis Christou Debate

The Pistis Christou debate has been a problematic phrase uttered in Pauline literature among scholars and continues to be the subject of immersing new interpretations. The two main exegetical arguments center on the genitive use of the phrase found in the third chapter of Romans and other epistles (Gal.2:16.20,3:22; Eph.3:12; Phil.3:9). The objective (anthropological) or faith in Christ’s…

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A Interpretative Review of Romans 3:21-31

Paul’s exposition of the Gospel has now reached its rhetorical peak and in some way, the heart of the epistle can be located within these verses that accentuates the saving work of Christ. The apostle has been arguing against any distinction from Jew and Gentile towards God’s judgment and wrath that involves a transition of…

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The Teleological Argument for God’s Existence

            The teleological argument has historically been one of the most widely cited and popular arguments concerning the existence of God. Also known as the “argument from design,” it states that an intelligent designer must exist since the universe and living things possess marks of a design according to their natural order and pattern. In recent…

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Book Review: The God Delusion

The New York Times bestseller, “The God Delusion” written by English biologist Richard Dawkins has currently over 3 million copies sold and is the literary centerpiece for the New Atheism movement. The sole aim of Dawkins’s exposition is to demonstrate the nonexistence of a transcendent being who’s just a delusion of religious dogmatism that is…

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An Exposition of Psalm 23

One of the most beloved and memorized from the entire Psalter includes the twenty-third psalm from the shepherd boy who becomes king, David. The great Baptist preacher, Charles Haddon Spurgeon, called it “the pearl of psalms,” probably for its metaphoric usage and elements of prayer language that can be studied from every line. The motif…

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Book Review: Rachel’s Cry

In the book, Rachel’s Cry, Kathleen Billman along with Daniel Migliore examine the lamented prayers as heard through the voice of Rachel’s inconsolable grief due to her children being taken away or put to death according to the prophet Jeremiah (Jer.31:15). The book takes the approach of rediscovering these prayers from a historical, experiential and…

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The Costliness of Grace

In Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s book, The Cost of Discipleship, he seeks to infuse the biblical concept of grace as a dichotomy between cheap and costly that becomes the fundamental anthesis of the Christians life. Born in Breslau to a family of professionals, Dietrich Bonhoeffer would begin his theological journey at the age of 13, deciding to choose…

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Top Ten Books of 2018

The end of 2018 is approaching and marks the beginning of a new reading calendar. In this post, I would like to highlight some of the most stimulating, challenging and thought-provoking books I’ve read this year. These books are a combination of theological, practical, social and devotional reads that have truly left an impression and…

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Proverbs 3:1-20 “True Wisdom for Living”

  The prologue to the book of Proverbs consists of 12 poems that address a father to the son and is followed by woman who is a personification of wisdom. The Lord has decreed promises in which the son is obligated to hold and is given instructions to live accordingly. This admonition from the father…

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The Study of Liberation Theology in Latin​ America

The Gospel of liberation, as it can be termed, originated in Latin America during a series of meetings in the 1960’s at the Second Vatican Council that focused on church unity and renewal. It wasn’t until the second Latin American Bishops’ conference held in Medellin, Colombia as a response to poverty and social injustice, that…

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