Immersed in Christ: Examining the Role of Baptism in the New Testament

Introduction Within Christian circles, confusion often arises over the purpose, mode, and practice of baptism, often materializing in impassioned disagreement regarding infant baptism. Analyzing the longstanding debate between paedobaptists and credobaptists against the backdrop of Scripture, it becomes evident that … Continued

The Rebellious Prophet: An Exegetical Commentary on Jonah

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Introduction Background Determining date and authorship of Jonah remains problematic, as explicit references do not exist within the narrative. Consequently, scholars must consider linguistic and historical factors to approximate such information. Traditionally, many ascribe authorship to Jonah son of Amittai … Continued

Legalism or Cheap Grace? An Exegetical Examination of Romans 7:7-25

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Introduction Profusely permeating the Christian church in America, biblical illiteracy and poor hermeneutical techniques actively subvert sound Scriptural doctrines. Accordingly, Christians must become proficient in proper exegetical methodologies, diligently examining the Scriptures and actively seeking to apply the tenets faithfully. … Continued

New Testament Figures: A Biographical Study of Pontius Pilate

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Introduction Unfortunately, casual readers often overlook minor biblical characters, yet the manner in which these individuals are depicted can often provide valuable insight into appropriate Christian conduct, ethics, and morality. Seeking to underscore this point, this biographical study will examine … Continued

The Importance of Community: An Exegetical Examination of Ephesians 4:7-16

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Introduction Rampantly pervading the Christian church, biblical illiteracy and poor hermeneutical methodologies actively undermine the sound teachings of Scripture. Accordingly, the Christian must become proficient in exegetical techniques, diligently studying the Scriptures and seeking to apply the doctrines faithfully. Serving … Continued

Short Answers: What about those who have never heard the gospel?

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Summary: God will make sure those who would repent, will have the opportunity. It is essential to understand that no one receives punishment for not believing in Jesus; instead, everyone stands condemned for his or her moral depravity (cf., John … Continued

Freedom from the Law: Examining the Applicability of the Old Testament Law for Contemporary Christians

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Introduction Church leaders have long sought to define the relationship between the Old Testament Law and the gospel while seeking to determine the applicability of Old Testament laws for Christian believers. Unfortunately, a consensus among modern theologians remains unattainable, producing … Continued

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