I offer some brief comments on the book Ancient Wine and the Bible by David Brumbelow and how it has helped me in thinking through the issues around abstience. It shows that we should not assume that wine in the Bible is always alcoholic, but that rather we should let the historical context and the Biblical context inform how we understand references to wine.
Over the last 3 months or so my wife and I have been doing a challenge to read the whole Bible in 100 days, and we have been reading the New Testament for the last few weeks. As i have been reading, it has proved to present me fresh with the challenges we face in … Continue reading Book Review: How Does the New Testament Use the Old Testament?: A Survey of the Major Views by Michael J. Vlach
The concept of the Day of the Lord is a crucial one with reference to the overall prophetic program of the Bible. I have read that some have observed that . To this end, before I have finished my study and exposition of 1 Thess. 5:1-11, I have been trying to work through some literature … Continue reading Resources on the Day of the Lord