A Review of D. A. Carson’s Exegetical Fallacies, 2nd Edition

Book Information Carson, D. A., Exegetical Fallacies, 2nd Ed.Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Books, 1996. 146 pp. $16.99. Paperback. ISBN 978-0-8010-2086-5 https://smile.amazon.com/Exegetical-Fallacies-D-Carson/dp/0801020867/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?dchild=1&keywords=exegetical+fallacies%2C+second+edition+d.a.+carson&qid=1608433501&sr=8-1-fkmr1 Biographical Sketch of the Author D. A. Carson is emeritus professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Carson holds the Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University, the Master of Divinity degree … Continue reading A Review of D. A. Carson’s Exegetical Fallacies, 2nd Edition

Romans 1:1-4: The Calling of Christ

“Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God—  which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures— concerning his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who was a descendant of David according to the flesh and was appointed to be the powerful Son of … Continue reading Romans 1:1-4: The Calling of Christ

The Triumph of the Wicked? Thoughts on Psalm 73

“Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled, my steps had nearly slipped. For I was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked. For they have no pangs until death; their bodies are fat and sleek. … Continue reading The Triumph of the Wicked? Thoughts on Psalm 73

The Blessing of Forgiveness

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com “Be gracious to me, God, according to your faithful love; according to your abundant compassion, blot out my rebellion.” - Psalm 51:1 (CSB) When you think of the sweetest, most precious word in the English language, what word comes to your mind? That’s likely not an easy question for you … Continue reading The Blessing of Forgiveness

Dealing with Rejection: Luke 8:40

“When Jesus returned, the crowd welcomed him, for they were all expecting him.” -Luke 8:40 (CSB) Rejection. Such a dark word and such a painful experience. Rejection can make us feel ugly, unwanted, unappreciated, and alone. And yet, in spite of the loneliness which often accompanies it, rejection is an experience almost universal to humanity. … Continue reading Dealing with Rejection: Luke 8:40

The Extraordinary Ordinary: Thoughts on Luke 5:1-11

The Lord has an astounding ability to turn every day, ordinary circumstances into extraordinary moments. We expect God to work mightily in the unique, special, and critical moments of life – weddings, funerals, births, graduation ceremonies, illnesses, family crises (and sometimes combinations of these) just to name a few. However, it sometimes feels hard to … Continue reading The Extraordinary Ordinary: Thoughts on Luke 5:1-11