Mark Lanier, lawyer and founder of the Lanier Theological Library, considers idou, often translated “Behold,” and its frequent use in Matthew. “Bam” (Emeril Lagasse) or “Look it!” (Lubbock, TX) may be better translations. Here is the URL: http://exegeticallyspeaking.libsyn.com/emeril-lagasse-idou-and-the-gospel-of-matthew Or click here.
The first generation of Christ followers gathered regularly in house churches for instruction, encouragement and worship. A central part of these gatherings was the chanting and singing of hymns. Explicit reference to the use of hymns in the Christian church is found in Paul’s admonition to sing psalms (psalmoi), hymns (humnoi) and spirituals songs (ōdē)…Read more »
On this edition of the podcast, “Exegetically Speaking,” Dr. Ed Stetzer, dean of the School of Mission, Ministry and Leadership at Wheaton College, discusses the Great Commission (Matt 28.19-20) and what Jesus meant when he sent his disciples to “all nations.” Our phrase “all nations” may not adequately capture the Greek phrase panta ta ethne. Give us…Read more »
Here is a recent edition of “Exegetically Speaking,” a podcast of the friends and faculty of Wheaton College, Wheaton IL. Michael Graves (PhD), Armerding Professor of Biblical Studies at Wheaton College, discusses the role of parallelism in Hebrew poetry. It reflects not only the beauty but the artistry of the original. He takes as a…Read more »
On this edition of “Exegetically Speaking,” Mark Lanier, lawyer and founder of the Lanier Theological Library, describes the history and mission of the library he and his wife, Becky, started in 2010. It is an amazing resource tucked away in northwest Houston. Take a look at their website: https://www.laniertheologicallibrary.org/ Four to five times a year they…Read more »