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All articles & reviews tagged with apostle-paul

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November 2018
Articles > Biblical/theological > Scientific (including creation)

Paul’s use of Genesis 1-3 in Romans 1

What the apostle Paul teaches in Romans 1:18-32 is central to an apologetic argument for the existence of God; and central to understanding why people reject God’s existence, and the consequences that flow from that rejection. We can see Paul working out Genesis 1-3 in Romans 1 in three specific areas — creation, spirituality…

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Colossians & Philemon: Christ All-Sufficient

I well remember as a very young believer trying to use my first commentary on Colossians. It was like paddling through treacle. It wasn’t the author’s fault; at that point he was just far too advanced for me. What I needed was Christ All-Sufficient by Phil Arthur, a recent addition to the Welwyn series…

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Reviews > Book

A Bird’s-Eye View of Paul: The man, his mission and his message

Dr Bird describes himself as ‘a redhead Reformed Baptist with an Australian accent and a Pauline view of the law’. He is lecturer in New Testament at Highland Theological College and his bibliography indicates his engagement with modern scholarship on the Apostle Paul. Interestingly, most references are from the works of J. D. G.…

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February 1998
Articles > Biblical/theological

The gentleness of Christ

In 2 Corinthians 10:1, Paul speaks of his attitude towards his readers. 'Now I, Paul, am pleading with you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ,' he declares. The apostle has been reasoning with them and exhorting them, particularly in connection with gifts they had promised over a year ago for the needy churches…

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January 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Paul – the man of God

A treasured piece of Scripture (Acts 20:17-38) provides us with a vivid portrait of history's greatest Christian, both as a man and also as a missionary and pastor. With a few deft strokes on the canvas, in the centre of which stands Christ for whom the apostle Paul lived and died (Philippians 1:21), the…

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