The 500 of 1 Corinthians 15 and the Gospel of Nicodemus

1 Corinthians 15

I love receiving comments on my blog (as long as they are respectful). Sometimes I discover things that I had never heard about before. Here is an example, a reply to blog post I did on […]

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You Shouldn’t Use Apologetics

Brett Kunkle of Stand to Reason responds to the common misconception that Paul teaches Christians in 1 Corinthians to not get involved in apologetics-related activity.

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Devotions: 1 Corinthians

A devotion based on 1 Corinthians 15:17. In this chapter, Paul is providing an extended treatment on the resurrection, both of Jesus and of believers at the return of Jesus. The reason for this is […]

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What Does “Unequally Yoked” Mean?

Apologetics and Theology

We should interpret the Bible by what we read. However, 2 Corinthians 6:14-18 is an example of a passage that others have interpreted for us before we ever read open the Bible. “Do not be […]

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The Most Important Passage for Doing Apologetics

Apologetics and Theology

Please note that I am not saying that this is the most important passage for apologists (1 Peter 3:15 is arguably that). I am arguing that this is the most important passage for doing apologetics. […]

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Cessationism and Hebrews 1:1-2

Whenever the topic of cessationism comes up, I am used to 1 Corinthians 13:8-10 coming up. “Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, […]

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Will There Be a Rapture?

With claims a number of months ago about a predicted rapture and the hugely popular Left Behind series from a few years back, the concept of the rapture has hit the mainstream.  What are we […]

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Body Building

Body

“The body is a unit, though it is made up of many parts; and though all its parts are many, they form one body. So it is with Christ. For we were all baptized by […]

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Tearing Down Stumbling Blocks

“Now about food sacrificed to idols: We know that we all possess knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up. The man who thinks he knows something does not yet know as he ought to […]

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What About Sin?

“It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that does not occur even among pagans: A man has his father’s wife. And you are proud! Shouldn’t you rather […]

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Five Hundred Witnesses

Apologetics and Theology

One of the most important passages for demonstrating the resurrection of Jesus is the first part of 1 Corinthians 15.  There is one part of this that some people have questioned: Then he appeared to […]

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1 Corinthians

I recently taught a course on 1 Corinthians at Tyndale University College as a part of their modular program.  You can find the podcasts of my lectures at www.stephenjbedard.podbean.com.  It was a great experience and […]

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Leon Morris on Preaching

I am currently teaching a course on 1 Corinthians at Tyndale University College.  One of the texts we are using is Leon Morris’ 1 Corinthians from the Tyndale series.  I liked the comment that Morris […]

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The Cross and Christian Ministry

Cross and Christian Ministry

I recently read D.A. Carson’s The Cross and Christian Ministry.  I picked up this book as a potential text book for a course I am teaching in the summer on 1 Corinthians at Tyndale.  I […]

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The Resurrection and 1 Corinthians

I just had an article published in the American Journal of Biblical Theology.  It is a detailed look at the resurrection message in 1 Corinthians 15.  You can find the article here.  Although it is […]

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