In Acts 8:14-17 we see people from Samaria who “had only been baptized into the name of the Lord Jesus,” and after “the laying on of hands” these Samaritans “received the Holy Spirit.” Likewise in Acts 19:5-6 we’re told about people who were first “baptized into the name of the…
In her excellent book The Eye of the Beholder, Lydia McGrew makes an interesting argument for the reliability of the dialogue recorded in the Gospels…
Recall that in Revelation 20, it’s “an angel” who binds the gates of Hades during the millennium. While the word “angel” takes on a number of meanings…
As Peter Leithart argues, there definitely seems to be a connection between the Olivet Discourse in Matthew 24, and the book of Revelation. Even aside…
It seems that prophet Isaiah made extensive use of Psalm 51 while writing his prophecy. This is a short list of parallels between the two texts, which I…
David Bradshaw's paper "Patristic Views on Why There Is No Repentance after Death" is very interesting. He explains how St. Maximus follows St…
Water into blood, water into wine, wine into blood.
It's incredibly beautiful how Genesis ends by telling us that Joseph was placed "in a coffin (בָּאָר֖וֹן) in Egypt" (Genesis 50:26). The word used for…
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