Category: Doctrine

A Summary of 1 & 2 Peter

Harry Adams, writing in The AMG Concise Bible Survey states “An old chorus says, ‘This world is not my home; I’m just a-passin’ through.’ Our passage is made difficult by opposition from the world and deception in the church. Peter’s two brief letters encourage us to remain steadfast to the end.” The theme of 1 Peter is persecution, and it […]

Mark 16:9-20

 Mark 16:9-20 is considered a “controversial passage” in that there is a debate as to whether they belong to the Canon of Scripture. Michael Marlowe says it “… has been called a later addition … by most New Testament scholars in the past century. The main reason for doubting the authenticity of the ending is […]

Was Mary a Virgin or Just a Young Woman?

 Was Mary a virgin, or just a young woman? Is. 7:14 states “Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” The debate is over the meaning of the word “virgin.” The Holman Treasury of Key Bible Words points out […]