Category Archives: Christian Life

The Heart of the Matter

John Walton has an interesting analysis of the question of women in ministry included in the Contemporary Significance section of his commentary on Genesis 2 (The NIV Application Commentary Genesis). This is worth some serious thought and discussion. Commitments. He … Continue reading

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And They Become One Flesh

With consideration of Genesis 2 the series of posts on Genesis intersects those on biblical womanhood. Genesis 2 provides a creation account both distinct from an complementary to the creation account of Genesis 1. In both accounts the culmination of … Continue reading

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The Great Reversal

Several weeks ago I started a series of posts looking at the question of biblical womanhood. You can find the earlier posts in the series here (1) Biblical Womanhood … Not What Many Think, (2) Biblical Womanhood … The New … Continue reading

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It Is Time to Rise to the Challenge

This is the last of a series of posts on Richard Middleton’s book A New Heaven and a New Earth. His argument thus far has been that Scripture teaches a holistic redemption of creation. The biblical Christian hope is not … Continue reading

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By Their Fruit You Will Know Them

I am in the middle of a series looking at the questions that surround both biblical womanhood and women in leadership roles. The first two posts in the series looked at the variety of things that women are described as … Continue reading

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All Authority in Heaven and on Earth

Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and … Continue reading

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Temporary Happy By-Products

It has been a Star Wars season for many. Although I haven’t seen the new movie (or, indeed, any other than the original three – which were fantastic) many friends and family members contributed to the first weekend success of … Continue reading

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