Category: Biblical Studies

Recommended Commentaries on the Book of Acts

Having just launched a months-long sermon series on the book of Acts (called “Acts and the Early Church”), the pastoral staff at University Assembly would like to encourage its congregants not only to read along as the series unfolds, but also to use a good commentary or two to help shed light on this gripping ...

Does Illicit Sex Exclude One from Heaven?

Guest post by Dr. Craig L. Blomberg Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor men who have sex with men nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom ...

The “All or Nothing” Syndrome with Biblical Imprecision

Guest post by Dr. Craig L. Blomberg In the late 1970s, the “battle for the Bible” pitted inerrantists against others with a high view of Scripture but who stopped just short of belief in inerrancy. A common argument in this debate featured “the slippery slope.” Give up inerrancy, it was alleged, and at first you ...