In 2 Corinthians 10:3-5 Paul makes a contrast between spiritual warfare and war "according to human standards": Indeed, we live as human beings, but we do not wage war according to human ...
I want to preface this by saying I don't believe Paul was a false Apostle. I must either view his Apostleship as authentic, or throw away everything I believe. Removing Paul's writings and influence ...
1 Corinthians 5:5 (NIV) 5 hand this man over to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, so that his spirit may be saved on the day of the Lord. Here we have Paul referring to a man that was ...
Several times in the New Testament, we are told not to make oaths but to make simple statements of affirmation or denial. For example... Matthew 5:33-37 (NIV) 33 “Again, ...
In Paul's letter to the Galatians, he talks about (among other things) how God's promise to Abraham was fulfilled in Christ. Galatians 3:16 reads (in the NRSV; other translations may say "seed", ...
The authorship of the Epistle to the Hebrews is an open question. The common scholarly opinion is that the author certainly wasn't Paul. Most modern Bible translations make no mention of the author, ...
In the Bible Paul says that women must be silent in churches and ask questions to their husband when they get home. This is completely ignored in the modern day churches, with many women being ...
I've heard it said that Paul wrote other letters that didn't make it into the Bible, including at least one more letter to the church at Corinth, and a letter to the church at Laodicea. What is the ...
1 Corinthians 14:22-25 confuses me. Verse 22 states: Tongues, then, are a sign, not for believers but for unbelievers; prophecy, however, is not for unbelievers but for believers. So, tongues is ...