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Why I am uncomfortable using “emptying” language with regard to Christ’s Incarnation

In discussions of the relationship between Christ’s human and divine natures one often hears kenotic language, that is, the language of “emptying. Kenotic language “focuses on the person of Christ in terms of some form of self-limitation by the pre-existent … Continue reading

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N. T. Wright Interview About the Importance of Knowing the Biblical Languages

If you’re going to be a competent minister of God’s Word you really should familiarize yourself with the biblical languages. As Wright says in this interview, “Trying to study the Bible without knowing the original languages is like trying to … Continue reading

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Using Greek and Hebrew in the Pulpit

How much do you use the Greek and Hebrew that you learned? How do you handle these things when preaching? These are questions that are often asked in seminary classes and asked back and forth among pastors. The danger on … Continue reading

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