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Mar
14
Thayer Thursday – The Rejected Stone

Thayer Thursday – The Rejected Stone

“Whenever you read an Old Testament quote in the New Testament, the first thing you should do is read that section of scripture in its Old Testament Context. Why?”

Feb
18
Thayer Thursdays (yeah, I know it’s not Thursday!)

Thayer Thursdays (yeah, I know it’s not Thursday!)

“Since I was busy last week discussing penis-grabbing & palm-cutting (yes, you read that correctly!), I didn’t have time to post a Thayer’s Thought for the week.”

Feb
13
Grabbing a guy’s package = Off with her hand?? (Part 2)

Grabbing a guy’s package = Off with her hand?? (Part 2)

“This is CRUCIAL for anyone, Christian or otherwise, to understand. Despite cliche’ claims that being God’s word, Scripture must be plain, clear, and easy for anyone to understand, that’s simply NOT true.”

Feb
7
Grabbing a guy’s package = Off with her hand?? (Part 1)

Grabbing a guy’s package = Off with her hand?? (Part 1)

“This passage, while often ignored or overlooked by Christians, is readily seized upon by skeptics and those hostile to the Abrahamic religions in order to show that the Bible is really an evil, twisted, bloodthirsty book written by savages who knew nothing but violence and superstition.”

Jan
31
Thayer Thursdays – the meaning of ‘Hallelujah’

Thayer Thursdays – the meaning of ‘Hallelujah’

“When God began to gather His people back from the exile, the only fitting response was “Hallelujah!” The only fitting response was for the community of people to shout to each other and for each other: “Praise Yahweh!”

Jan
24
Thayer Thursdays – “Is it too small a thing…?”

Thayer Thursdays – “Is it too small a thing…?”

“She had been ransacked by Assyria and Babylon and scattered throughout the nations. She was caught in the mire of her own sin and rejection of God. To restore Israel was nothing short of a miraculous act.”

Jan
17
Thayer Thursdays – servants or slaves?

Thayer Thursdays – servants or slaves?

“Each of these translations highlights something important about the text. It’s a judgment call for the translator(s) to make. Translation is not an easy procedure. The men and women who do it work extremely hard to make sure that we have an accurate reflection of what the writers of the Bible gave to us.”

Jan
10
Thayer Thursdays: The Sermon on the Mount

Thayer Thursdays: The Sermon on the Mount

“Many Christians have (rightfully) looked to the Sermon on the Mount to understand God’s desires for them, how he would have them live and act. Unfortunately, however, it is often taken out of its historical context: dulling its teaching and causing much of it to be misunderstood entirely.”

Jan
9
Debating a world famous scholar on Israel

Debating a world famous scholar on Israel

“However, despite our friendship and unity in faith, when it comes to the issue of how we should view the modern Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the historical events surrounding it, Dr. Brown and I have some pronounced areas of disagreement.”

Dec
20
Thayer Thursdays – Five centuries of waiting

Thayer Thursdays – Five centuries of waiting

“Welcome to our 2nd installment of “Thayer Thursdays” here in the back-online-and-virus-free-on-a-new-host-server-Dojo!”

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