Category Selected: Theology



Quite some time ago (1990) I taught a somewhat extended series of sessions on what I called The Parables of John. Now most Bible readers know that one distinctive of John’s Gospel is that he does not have any of the parables as seen in the three synoptic gospels. This title was a “hook” to promote interest in the series. See below for the explanation.

DoctorG15 on November 8, 2022

I have come to realize that most teachers on spiritual gifts have a mistaken understanding of what the New Testament actually teaches about spiritual gifts. Let me explain….

DoctorG15 on May 11, 2021

This is a follow-up to an article I wrote previously. Hopefully this will make clearer my interpretation of 2 Cor, 5:21, and I offer a paraphrase of this difficult verse.

DoctorG15 on January 15, 2021

The identity of The Two Witnesses of Revelation Chapter 11 has been discussed by Bible scholars for centuries. This topic has been a particular interest of mine, so I finally have written a somewhat detailed analysis of my own on the subject.

DoctorG15 on July 27, 2020

the tendency toward literalism that seems characteristic of what is termed “Western theology” is often incongruent with the nature of Scripture itself. This becomes a serious impediment for understanding many Old Testament Scriptures and New Testament books such as The Revelation of John, and it also becomes problematic in many New Testament passages.

DoctorG15 on September 25, 2018

I Am The Bread of Life. Here at the same time is one of the greatest claims and one of the greatest offers of Jesus Christ. What does it mean?

DoctorG15 on September 25, 2018

Many scholars interpret 2 Corinthians 5:21 quite literally and conclude that Christ literally became sin when He was crucified. Unfortunately, this is a serious mistake, in my opinion. Let me explain why. In this verse, Paul uses antithetical parallelism to contrast our sin and His righteousness.