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Recitation of Philippians 1:1-18

I just finished memorizing the next section. Here’s the video of my memory work in Philippians to date. [Note: There are two mistakes in the video (I thought I was going to have it perfect this time . . . … Continue reading

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Unrealistic Resolution #1

My goal is to have all these books read and reviewed (or discussed on the blog) before the beginning of the new semester. Be on alert for a blaze of productivity . . . .

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On Memorizing Philippians

As some of you know, I have taken up the task of memorizing Philippians. Here are some reflections on my approach and some of the results. Approach I try and dedicate at least 30 mins of concerted effort a day … Continue reading

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Neal Windham’s New Testament Greek for Preachers and Teachers: A Review

You have learned some basics about New Testament Greek either out of desire or compulsion (a degree requirement). Now what? How does the Greek student apply that knowledge to his lesson/sermon? Neal Windham’s New Testament Greek for Preachers and Teachers … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guide to New Testament Exegesis: A Review

Richard  J. Erickson, A Beginner’s Guide to New Testament Exegesis (Downer’s Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2005); 239 pages, $20.00. Erickson’s A Beginner’s Guide to New Testament Exegesis is intended as a friendly and non-frightening approach to the exegetical method. Erickson reflects on … Continue reading

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Trenchard’s “The Complete Vocabulary Guide to the Greek New Testament”

Warren C. Trenchard, English Grammar to Ace New Testament Greek (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1998); 352 pages, $13.98. Building upon Bruce Metzger’s Lexical Aids for Students of New Testament Greek, Warren Trenchard provides his readers with a comprehensive guide to the vocabulary of … Continue reading

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Recent Acquisition: Greek Accents

Last week was another humbling experience. Again I learned how little I know when it comes to Greek. I sat in on one of this semester’s Septuagint classes. The assignment was to translate an English passage into Greek (and Hebrew). … Continue reading

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The Power of First Impressions

Last night I settled in for some reading. It was finally time to make some headway on my “Justin Martyr’s Exegesis of the Old Testament” paper. I was reading through the usual background sources when I came to Roger Olson’s The … Continue reading

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New News

Recently, I have been away from the blog and the blogging world.  Mary Beth and I have been in the process of doing some remodeling at home.  I was finally motivated to start the sheet rocking process for our new … Continue reading

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Grassman’s Law

Before I begin, I think it best to clarify that Grassman’s Law has nothing to do with landscaping or this weird dude covered in fescue.  As many of you know, I have been working through Metzger ἵνα προστιθῶ πρὸς μου θησαυρον “in … Continue reading

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