In this short post I look at what Paul meant by “A wife/husband does not have authority of her/his body” in 1 Corinthians 7:4, a verse that has been terribly misapplied. Continue reading»
In this article I tackle another of the “difficult passages” about women. 1 Corinthians 11:2-16 is a hard passage to understand, but it makes more sense when read as a chiasm. What are Paul’s concerns and instructions here? Continue reading»
Ephesians 5:22-33 is written as a chiasm with the main point in the centre of the passage. We misinterpret Ephesians 5:22-33 if we miss Paul’s main point. Continue reading»
The creed, or hymn, which Paul quotes in Philippians 2:6-11, expresses the depths of humiliation, degradation and alienation that Christ suffered while fulfilling his earthly mission of redemption.
It also expresses the ultimate exaltation of Jesus Christ which results in glorious cosmic and universal worship.
This is an amazing passage of scripture! Even more so because we are called to follow Christ’s example Continue reading»