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Literature

On the style and structure of Scripture –– literary forms, devices, techniques, genres, narratives, themes, word studies, and artistry of the Biblical authors in historical and theological context.

The Refiner’s Fire

What does Malachi mean when he compares the Messiah to a refiner’s fire and a fuller’s soap?

The Refiner’s Fire

What does Malachi mean when he compares the Messiah to a refiner’s fire and a fuller’s soap?

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Throughout the Old Testament Jesus Christ is referred to by many names and titles. And each one of them reveals something about Him. Two of these names appear in one of the final chapters of the Old Testament. Malachi declares of Him: “But who can
Isaiah: A Mini Bible?

Examining if the 66 chapters of Isaiah parallel the 66 books of the Bible.

Isaiah: A Mini Bible?

Examining if the 66 chapters of Isaiah parallel the 66 books of the Bible.

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Isaiah is the first of the major prophets of the Bible. His book is also the longest of the prophetic books as it is composed of sixty-six chapters.[1] Notably, chapters 1-39 have quite a different style and tone than chapters 40-66 do. While the first
Leviticus: Literal and Typological

How Leviticus posed challenges to first century Jews and Christians.

Leviticus: Literal and Typological

How Leviticus posed challenges to first century Jews and Christians.

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Though central to the law,[1] Leviticus posed a number of challenges for first century Jews and Christians alike. For one thing, after the sacking of Jerusalem and the destruction of the Jewish temple in AD 70 by the Romans, how on earth were Jews possibly