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A Healthy Theology of Healing by Phil Moore

Widely found on the internet is the wonderful PDF by Phil Moore on a Healthy Theology of Healing. As this PDF has many scripture references, I have copied the material here so that my Bible Reference Tagger will show the scriptures. All copyright goes to the original author. There may be some issues with Greek […]

Expanded study on the “Healed” of Isaiah 53:5

Preamble: The following study focuses on the word “healed” from Isaiah 53. This is the Hebrew word Rapha’. The following is not an exhaustive study on healing, in and of itself. The focus is Isaiah’s prophecy and how that prophecy should be viewed in the light of scripture. Healing is one of those topics that […]

Who is (or isn’t) Wisdom in Proverbs 8

Proverbs chapters 1-9 discuss the Lady Wisdom. From her calling out in the market place in chapter one to her building her house and inviting people to her banquet in chapter nine, Wisdom is seen as a lovely female personality. The proverbs are written in a poetic literary style, and as personification is often used […]

Jesus May Call Us His Friend, but We are Still His Servants

A short while ago I was having a conversation with someone regarding the topic of the Western Church increasing in removing “sin” from its vocabulary and in removing the fullness of the Gospel from its teachings. At some point in this conversation I mentioned that after we find salvation we are to be slaves to […]

The Gospel and Evangelism

First, inspiration for this entry goes to a podcast series from Radical with David Platt. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it means to share the Gospel of Christ and what it means to be a Christian. The more I’ve grown in my metanoia, the more I realize just how far the western […]