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1 Corinthians 14:33b-37 (Presentations at Pepperdine on the Role of Women)

Randy Elliot’s presentation has, at long last, been posted as a podcast. Randy participated in the discussion here a few days before Pepperdine regarding the interpretation of 1 Cor 14:33b-37, which was the subject of his PBL talk. (It’s number … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me!

Time to bring back a classic: Many deeply felt thanks for the Facebook, text, email, snail mail, and other messages. Made for a very nice day.

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1 Corinthians 14:33b-37 (from the comments: The grammar of submission)

Longtime reader Alan (he’s been commenting almost as long as I’ve been blogging) asked, Jay, the apostle Paul wrote through inspiration that the Law requires that a woman be in submission. So I accept that as true. [I agree.] It … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 15:12-16 (But if there is no resurrection of the dead …)

Paul next turns to the topic that will consume the rest of the chapter: the resurrection of Jesus and its implications for the resurrection of Christians — (1Co 15:12-16 ESV) Now if Christ is proclaimed as raised from the dead, … Continue reading

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Reflections on Mothers Fathers Day

If your church is likely nearly every other church, yesterday morning, your preacher spoke about mothers — in highly laudatory terms. Women may have been asked to stand for applause. Perhaps they were even each given a gift. In my … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 14:33b-37 (a discussion of Junia(s) in Rom 16:7 from the comments)

The subseries on 1 Cor 14:33b-37 hasn’t produced the most comments of any series, but I think it’s produced the most interesting discussion. Rather than rehashing well-worn debating points from 100 years ago, the readers have delved deeply into the … Continue reading

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2015 Pepperdine Bible Lectureship iTunes Downloads

I know many readers are interested in listening to the presentations made at the Pepperdine Bible Lectureship just completed. Even if you were fortunate enough to attend, there were so many excellent presentations going on simultaneously, you may want to … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 15:1-11 (the gospel I preached to you)

This is a chapter I’ve been wanting to exegete for a long time. I’ve covered much of 1 Corinthians in previous posts over the years, but only bits and pieces of 1 Cor 15 — and it’s a chapter I … Continue reading

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BibleWorks 10 released

Longtime readers know that I’m a fan of the Bible research software BibleWorks. They just came out with a major upgrade, BibleWorks 10. And I was so excited about it, I bought the upgrade myself — rather than begging for … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 14:33b-37 (thoughts from the comments)

Before moving to chapter 15, which is a dramatic change in subject, I thought I’d post some thoughts I wrote in the comments for the benefit of those who don’t read the comments (although everyone really should, as the readers … Continue reading

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