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There are tools that are needed to mine the depths of the biblical texts. There are also many perspectives that enrich our study, like the perspective of first century Judaism. This site is one of those rare resources that provides both tools and perspective for the serious student of Scripture.

– Dr. Allen Mawhinney, A Retired Academic Dean, Reformed Theological Seminary

Jerusalem And Rome: Together Or Instead?

Mission Not Accomplished Yet This is my last post on the book of Acts. When I started this series, almost a year ago, I wrote:  “For a very long time, I have…

From Jerusalem To Rome: Jerusalem Again

My dear readers, we continue reading the book of Acts. We are now in chapter 23, again in Jerusalem, and therefore there are a lot of details in this chapter that require…

From Jerusalem To Rome: Paul And Judaism

The Third Meal and Paul’s Meeting at Troas My dear readers, together we continue to move through the book of Acts. Acts 20 describes a dramatic incident at Troas. As local believers…

From Jerusalem To Rome: Jews And Gentiles

My dear readers, finally, we can go back to the series that was paused – to the comments on the book of Acts.  I would like to remind you why I have…

Difficult Questions (2)

I would like to remind you, my dear readers, that we haven’t finished our discussion of Paul’s allegory from Galatians. First of all, let us read Paul’s text again: 22 For it is…