Tag Archives: Persecution / Martyrdom

Seeing Jesus Changes Everything: Word Pictures in Revelation’s Prologue

THEOLOGICAL REFLECTIONS ON IMAGES OF JESUS IN REVELATION 1:1-20 Submitted to Dr. Dana Harris in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the course NT 6253 Interpreting Johannine Literature at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Introduction The last book of the Bible is “the … Continue reading

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Seen Another Way

A Scripture Vignette on Acts 8:1-4 Saul approved of [Stephen’s] execution. And there arose on that day a great persecution against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles. Devout men buried … Continue reading

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Back to a Better Church?

In a recent assignment for my Church History class, I was confronted with the following question that I found extremely interesting and thought provoking. Other than having to respond to it with pen and paper (confirming forever the reality of … Continue reading

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Difficult Confidence

It’s Wednesday morning, Barack Obama is president elect, and the democrats have significantly advanced their majority positions in both houses of congress. I predicted this outcome almost a year ago, but it is certainly not the outcome I hoped or … Continue reading

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