The account in Acts Ch. 20 of Paul’s visit to Troas on his way to Jerusalem includes the remarkable events involving a young man, Eutychus, who, falling into a deep sleep falls from a window on the third floor and… Read More ›
Peter’s Sermon in Acts 3:11-26: Structure and Exegesis – Part 5
Here are the remaining chapters from “The Restoration of All Things in Acts 3:21 – a Structural Analysis of Peter’s Sermon in Acts 3:11-26”. I hope that you are finding these chapters from my forthcoming book interesting, and I look… Read More ›
Peter’s Sermon in Acts 3:11-26: Structure and Exegesis – Part 4
I have been posting chapters from my forthcoming book “The Restoration of All Things in Acts 3:21 – a Structural Analysis of Peter’s Sermon in Acts 3:11-26”. The chapters in the previous post were quite “technical” and detailed, so I… Read More ›
Peter’s Sermon in Acts 3:11-26: Structure and Exegesis – Part 3
Here are the next chapters from “The Restoration of All Things in Acts 3:21 – a Structural Analysis of Peter’s Sermon in Acts 3:11-26”. There are a lot of chiasms here!
Peter’s Sermon in Acts 3:11-26: Structure and Exegesis – Part 1
I have recently completed a book on Peter’s Sermon in Acts 3:11-26 in which I propose an interpretation of the expression “the restoration of all things” (in v. 21) which is somewhat at variance with the views put forward in… Read More ›
A Chiastic Analysis of Acts 1:9-11. Is the Angelic Promise of v. 11 Past or Future?
Acts 1:11 is widely interpreted as referring specifically to a still future return of Jesus Christ at the end of history, or a return which inaugurates a series of eschatological events still in the future. In this article, the view… Read More ›
Jesus’ Sea Voyages in the Gospel of Mark
In this article, I attempt to show that there is a pattern or structure to Jesus’ six sea journeys across the Sea of Galilee recorded in Mark’s Gospel. This pattern includes not just the geographical aspects of the journeys themselves,… Read More ›
“From You Sounded Forth the Word of the Lord” – Is 1 Thessalonians 1:8 About Evangelism?
1 Thessalonians 1:8 is described by the majority of Evangelical commentators and exegetes as referring to an evangelistic mission or other evangelism carried out by the recently-converted Thessalonians – evangelistic activity which covered the two Roman provinces of Macedonia (in… Read More ›
Christ in Genesis Chs. 1-2 and John 1:1-2:11
A recent video by Alastair Roberts looks at the likelihood of a “creation week” at the start of John’s Gospel which “tracks” the creation week at the start of Genesis, and thus links the new creation in Christ with the… Read More ›
Some Chiastic Structures in Luke Ch. 4 – Part 5 (Conclusion).
In this final article on chiastic structures in Luke Ch. 4, I offer a few further suggestions for how the events here can be seen as linked together within the chapter as well as suggesting links between the events in… Read More ›