Four Branches – September 2021

Jump to: ExegeticalSystematicHistoricalPractical Exegetical Theology: Historical Gaps – Where is the surprise? Our historical-grammatical hermeneutic requires bridging gaps. Studying the original language bridges the grammatical gap.  Over the next months, we will look at examples ...

“Changes” Hebrews 13:1-6

So, how many changes have you seen over the course of your life? As I think about my lifetime, I can’t help but think, “Wow! There have been so many changes!”    The reality is, ...

Mark 8:27-35

“Get behind me, Satan!” (Mark 8:33) Can you imagine how Peter would have felt when Jesus directed those words at him? Wow! If I’d been Peter, I would have wanted to crawl under a rock! ...

When was Jesus Really Born?

Bibliographical Information: When Was Jesus Really Born? Early Christianity, the Calendar, and the Life of Jesus, by Steven L. Ware. St. Louis, Missouri: Concordia Publishing House, 2013. 281 pages. Credentials: Steven L. Ware, PhD, is ...

Four Branches – August 2021

Jump to: ExegeticalSystematicHistoricalPractical Exegetical theology: Preaching on Numbers 12:1-15 Logos Bible Study Software lists the “best” commentaries on every book of the Bible. I don’t know their algorithm, but two of their top three commentaries ...