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“The Servant Motif and Moses in Hebrews 3” by Kyle D. Rapinchuk

The Servant Motif and Moses in Hebrews 3 By Kyle D. Rapinchuk (Click for PDF) Abstract: This paper explores the way in which Moses is servant in Hebrews 3:1-6. The paper concludes that Moses’ role as servant is as the prophet who testifies to the greater prophet to come, Jesus Christ. The paper was presented at … Continue reading “The Servant Motif and Moses in Hebrews 3” by Kyle D. Rapinchuk

“Abraham: The Man of Faith, or a Man of The Faith? A Second Quest for the Historical Abraham” by Kyle D. Rapinchuk

Abraham: The Man of Faith, or a Man of the Faith? A Second Quest for the Historical Abraham By Kyle D. Rapinchuk (click for PDF) Abstract: In the past two centuries, many scholars have challenged the historicity of certain biblical narratives traditionally understood as actual events. Among these challenges is a denial of the historicity of … Continue reading “Abraham: The Man of Faith, or a Man of The Faith? A Second Quest for the Historical Abraham” by Kyle D. Rapinchuk

Sex, Marriage, and Singleness: A Devotional on 1 Corinthians 7

  Devotional/Reflection: In a culture dominated by sexuality, torn apart by divorce, and confused in so many other ways, biblical teaching on sex, marriage, and singleness is as important now as ever. But within the church, these are topics that are all too often avoided. Why? Is it because we are afraid to promote a biblical worldview … Continue reading Sex, Marriage, and Singleness: A Devotional on 1 Corinthians 7

You are Not Your Own, Christian: A Devotional on 1 Corinthians 6.1-20

Devotional/Reflection: It is a common thing in our culture to claim that we define the boundaries of our own life. It is also common to find our identity in something artificial, like our job, our status, or our sexuality. But Paul, along with the rest of Scripture, makes clear that we are not our own. Not … Continue reading You are Not Your Own, Christian: A Devotional on 1 Corinthians 6.1-20

Purge the Evil from Your Midst: A Devotional on 1 Corinthians 5.1-13

  Devotional/Reflection: Discipline is quite unpopular in our culture. Many view any form of discipline, even disciplining our children, as unloving. Many misunderstand discipline as punitive, cold-hearted, and judgmental. For these reasons and surely many others, the church, too, has failed to enact discipline with a redemptive and instructive purpose. In 1 Corinthians 5 Paul addresses … Continue reading Purge the Evil from Your Midst: A Devotional on 1 Corinthians 5.1-13