Forgiveness by Proxy

One of the more sordid tales of the church in the apostolic era (that we would barely think about twice today) comes out of Corinth. A man (presumably widowed or divorced) shacked up with his mother-in-law and the church was okay with this arrangement. Paul, on the other hand, was not, and in 1 Corinthians …

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An Exploration of How Paul Knew what he Knew

Saul (that is, the Apostle Paul before Jesus Christ gave him his Christian name on the road to Damascus) was a rather remarkable and faithful Hebrew who, in other circumstances, we would probably want to emulate. He described himself as a “Hebrew born of Hebrews: as to the law, a Pharisee, as to zeal, a …

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