Month: March 2012

“Take A Stand For Jesus”: Thoughts on Acts 12

I was reading in Acts 12 this morning and noticed something particularly “arresting,” if you’ll pardon the pun (this chapter shows Peter under arrest). Herod had just arrested James and had him gruesomely executed by sawing him in two. He arrested Peter likely with intentions to do the same. Peter was delivered miraculously; James was…

Learning The Biblical Languages: Peril and Profit

LEARNING THE BIBLICAL LANGUAGES: PERIL AND PROFIT ┬áCAUTION: ┬áLearning the Biblical Languages Can Be Hazardous to Your Health! As Professor of Greek and New Testament at a Christian university, I naturally champion the study of Biblical languages. ┬áThat I would even hint of hazards, let alone showcase them in the title of this article may…