Tag Archives: Jeremiah

Oak Hill School of Theology 2011 – session 1 notes

It was a good day at Oak Hill School of Theology yesterday.  Former college principal, David Peterson, traced the biblical theological threads of Jeremiah 31:31-34 (new covenant, new heart, law written on the heart, knowledge of God and definitive forgiveness … Continue reading

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Why did Jesus call fishermen to follow him?

Why did Jesus call fishermen as the first disciples? Why not another trade? I believe the answer lies in Jeremiah 16. At the beginning of chapter 16, God reveals his intention to scatter the people of Israel for their wilful … Continue reading

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môt Tämût as execution by royal decree

It’s no wonder Adam tried to hide from God in the garden as Adam expected to be executed as soon as his guilt was established. I first found this understanding of death as execution in Hamilton’s commentary on Genesis 2:17 … Continue reading

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