Hebrews

2 Peter 1

Introduction No New Testament book was more disputed by the Early Church regarding authorship and authenticity than 2 Peter. The similarities between chapter two and Jude’s letter have caused scholars to question whether Peter borrowed from Jude, Jude from Peter, or if they both borrowed from another common source. There are at least three strong …

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Isaiah 6

Chapter six records what most people consider as Isaiah’s commissioning by God. “The year of King Uzziah’s death” was 740 B.C. In his vision, Isaiah saw the Lord on the throne in the heavenly temple (Isaiah 6:1-8). Seraphim means “fiery or burning ones”; they are a class of angelic beings that serve in God’s presence. …

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Colossians 1

Introduction Colossians was one of Paul’s “prison epistles,” written while he was under house arrest in Rome, at the same time as Ephesians and Philemon and carried to Colossae by Tychicus (Colossians 4:7; Ephesians 6:21). There is a great deal of overlap and repetition between Colossians and Ephesians, leading (along with other things) to the …

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