• I Am Not Ashamed of The Gospel of Christ

    I Am Not Ashamed of The Gospel of Christ

    The ecclesia in Rome, like that in Corinth, existed in an environment of great immorality, corruption and debauchery. Rome itself was legendary for its decadence and depravity. A book titled The Politics of Immorality in […]

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  • Paul’s Epic Journey to Rome

    Paul’s Epic Journey to Rome

    Paul’s journey to Rome by ship is a dramatic story. It is recorded in considerable detail by Luke, who shared this voyage with Paul. As an historian, Luke’s style tends to be rather brief and […]

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  • The “Gold of the Temple” and Financing the Colosseum1

    The “Gold of the Temple” and Financing the Colosseum1

    The Roman destruction of the Herodian Temple Mount was a tragedy that is still mourned today. On the 9th day of the Hebrew month Ab (usually in August), Jews worldwide remember the destruction of the […]

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  • Philippians – Part 4

    Warning against the Concision (v1-6) The epistle now shifts focus to warn the ecclesia against the threat of the Circumcision Group. Paul has spoken to them before about this danger but he continues to remind […]

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