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Exegetical Brief: Philippians 4:13 - "As to every circumstance I am strong"
This exegetical brief conducts a quick overview of the common translation (and subsequent misunderstanding) of Philippians 4:13, “I can do everything through him who gives me strength.”
Exegetical Brief: Heaping Fiery Coals on Your Enemy’s Head (Romans 12:20)
How does Paul’s encouragement to “overcome evil with good” align with “heaping coals on someone’s head”? Professor Zell examines the evidence and the different interpretations for this passage in Romans and shows how it ...
Exegetical Brief: How has the Son of God been “made perfect”? (Hebrews 2:9-11; 5:9; 7:28)
In his exegetical brief, Professor Zell examines the translation “made perfect” when it is applied to Jesus in the book of Hebrews. He states that the word τελειῶσαι in these passages is best understood with the idea of ...
Michigan Lutheran Seminary: Past, Present, and Future
William Zeiger presents the history of Michigan Lutheran Seminary, from its roots and first founding in the late 1800’s, to its death and rebirth in the early 1900’s, and on to the present and its uncertain future.
Exegetical Brief: Romans 16:1,7 Phoebe, a Deacon? Junia, an Apostle?
In this exegetical brief Professor Zell examines Romans 16 and the context of the words “deacon” and “apostle.” He concludes with these words, “Whether Phoebe actually held the office of “deacon” remains uncertain. Including ...
Exegetical Brief on Mark 7:19 "Who or what makes all foods clean?"
Four words (καθαρίζων πάντα τὰ βρώματα) bring Mark 7:19 to a close and are the focus of this exegetical brief. A straightforward translation is “cleansing all foods,” but the challenging question is “Who or what is it that ...