Book Review: The Spirituality of Paul

Known for his previous release The Spirituality of Jesus, Leslie T. Hardin has provided another character survey titled The Spirituality of Paul. Published by Kregel, this book is an aid for students of the New Testament seeking better understanding of Paul’s spirituality. I have read several introduction books on the apostle Paul, and have grown … Continue reading Book Review: The Spirituality of Paul

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If being lukewarm is bad, what of hot and cold? Re-evaluating the misunderstood contrast taken from Revelation 3:15-16

            “I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either cold or hot! So because you are lukewarm, neither hot nor cold, I am about to vomit you out of my mouth!” Revelation 3:15-16 Most of us have heard this passage preached to professing Christians and living a different … Continue reading If being lukewarm is bad, what of hot and cold? Re-evaluating the misunderstood contrast taken from Revelation 3:15-16

Book Review- Urban Legends of the New Testament: 40 Common Misconceptions

More times than not I see many people misapplying scripture to aid them in their present context.  I've encountered several instances where a westernized reading of scripture has fogged the context of the Biblical author's intended understanding of the text which, unfortunately, consistently leads to misapplication. Optimistically speaking, (or as a pessimist would detest- unrealistically speaking) that the … Continue reading Book Review- Urban Legends of the New Testament: 40 Common Misconceptions