What Does The Title “Son of Man” Mean?

Jesus at the right hand of the Father

I’ve heard a number of good and bad explanations for the title “Son of Man” over the years and I’ve largely tried to avoid getting into the weeds on this matter because I have primarily focused on studying the early parts of the Old Testament, however, there this term is used so often in the … Read more

Does the Bible Support a Flat Earth?

Babylonian Flat Earth map

  Flat Earth Bible Verses With Notes It might be hard to tell by just reading a few isolated Bible passages but the cosmological view was that the earth was surrounded by water on all sides and that the boundaries of the habitable zone was the ground and the firmament. Springs in the ground and … Read more

Acts Devotional Commentary [Acts 13:4-12] Barnabas and Saul On Cyprus

Paul and Barnabas Holding the Church at Cyprus

Saul and Barnabas On Cyprus Acts 13:4-12 4 The two of them [Saul & Barnabas], sent on their way by the Holy Spirit, went down to Seleucia and sailed from there to Cyprus. 5 When they arrived at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the Jewish synagogues. John was with them as their … Read more

Acts Devotional Commentary [Acts 12:20-24] Herod’s Death

Arundel, Christ before Pilate and Herod, c. 1310

Herod’s Death Acts 12:20-24 Then Herod went from Judea to Caesarea and stayed there. 20 He had been quarreling with the people of Tyre and Sidon; they now joined together and sought an audience with him. After securing the support of Blastus, a trusted personal servant of the king, they asked for peace, because they depended on the king’s … Read more

Acts Devotional Commentary [Acts 11:18-30] The Church In Antioch

Expulsion of the Jews in the Reign of the Emperor Hadrian CE 135

The Church In Antioch Acts 11:18-30 (NRSV) 19 Now those who were scattered because of the persecution that took place over Stephen [had] traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, and they spoke the word to no one except Jews. 20 But among them were some men of Cyprus and Cyrene who, on coming to Antioch, … Read more

Acts Devotional Commentary [Acts 11:1-18] Peter’s Report to the Church at Jerusalem

The Circumcision of Isaac

Peter’s Report to the Church at Jerusalem Acts 11:1-18 (NRSV) Now the apostles and the believers who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also accepted the word of God. 2 So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him, 3 saying, “Why did you go to uncircumcised men and eat … Read more