The doxological trajectory of Scripture: Introduction

Introduction The New Testament writers were men of the Book (i.e., our Old Testament). Though they wrote as those “moved by the Holy Spirit” (2 Pet. 1:21) as the writers of the Old Testament did, they wrote with the completed canon of the Old Testament as their revelatory-inscripturated assumption. And they did not write what […]

some thoughts on Mark 2 and the Sabbath

Mark 2:27-28   “And he said unto them, The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath: Therefore the Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath” (Mark 2:27-28). Note, first, that both man and the Sabbath are said to be made. The verb used (i.e., “was made”) means “to become” or […]

Jesus grew in wisdom and kept increasing in wisdom

Jesus grew in wisdom   Our Lord Jesus Christ “grew in wisdom” as a boy in such a way that shocked others. Wisdom is the skillful use of knowledge. Jesus grew in the skillful use of knowledge. Notice Luke 2:40 and 52. Luke 2:40 says, “The Child continued to grow and become strong, increasing in […]