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Richard Charles Henry Lenski: The Exegetical Task
Prof. Geiger gives a brief overview of the life and work of R.C.H. Lenski, with particular emphasis on his exegetical work.
Exegetical Brief: Colossians 2:14 What Was Nailed to the Cross?
“In Colossians 2, Paul addresses an issue prominent in Scripture and surely prominent in the human heart universally, the inclination to view obedience to God’s law as meritorious and even salvific. In the process of ...
Exegetical Brief: Hebrews 10:14 'Tous Hagiazomenous' Justification or Sanctification?
Prof. Geiger examines the Greek of Hebrews 10:12 and whether it applies to our Justification or our Sanctification.
Philippians 2:12-13: Work Out Your Own Salvation with Fear and Trembling
The phrase, “work out your own salvation with fear and trembling,” often can confuse the believer who has known all their life that we are saved “by grace and not by works.” Professor Geiger clarifies the verse by showing ...
Exegetical Brief: Distinction In Terms—The Slave Trade In Imperial Rome
After reviewing the New Testament references to slavery, Professor Geiger examines the use of the word ἀνδραποδισταῖς which is commonly translated as “slave dealer.” Through use of contemporary sources such as Philo, he ...
Present Yourself for Death…and Breath
Professor Stephen Geiger preached this sermon on Revelation 11:1-13 on Call Day 2008 at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary and was published in volume 105/4 (Fall 2008) of the Wisconsin Lutheran Quarterly.
Exegetical Brief: Two Bad Words: Ρακά and Μωρέ in Matthew 5:22
What role do the two bad words, Raca and Fool, play in the lesson Jesus is teaching in Matthew 5:22? Is Raca a worse bad word than Fool, so that Jesus is ultimately emphasizing that even the smallest outbreak of anger—calling ...
Exegetical Brief: ἐπέχοντες in Philippians 2:14-16: What Makes Stars Shine?
Does the verb ἐπέχω in Philippians 2:16 mean “hold onto the word of life” or “hold forth the word of life”? Is the verse primarily about evangelism or holding onto to the life-giving word? Professor Geiger closely examines ...