9 Feb 2017

2/9/17 DBTS Chapel: Dr. Sam Dawson

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May we never be guilty of ministering in the name of Jesus without having a genuine love for Jesus. Dr. Dawson preaches from Revelation 2:1-7, the letter to the church of Ephesus, and implores us to never leave our first love. Download and subscribe to our Podcasts here
8 Feb 2017

2/8/17 DBTS Chapel: Dr. Mark Snoeberger

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The story of Cain in Genesis 4 extends far beyond the “Cain and Abel” episode. It speaks of the grace of God in a godless, depraved society. Dr. Snoeberger presents a thoughtful treatment of the life and lineage of Cain. Download and subscribe to our Podcasts here
3 Feb 2017

Intertextuality: What Is It and Is It Helpful?

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Recent weeks have found me immersed in the study of intertextuality, a trendy and cherished buzzword in academe. Defining intertextuality has proved notoriously difficult, with nearly as many definitions as interpreters. Nevertheless, since its coinage in the late 1960’s, intertextuality has come to dominate certain segments of literary studies by offering an air of sophistication...
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2 Feb 2017

2/2/17 DBTS Chapel: Dr. Bruce Compton-Part 4

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Dr. Compton continues his series on the qualifications for the ministry from 1 Timothy 3:1-7. In this session, he discusses the qualifications found in verse 3: “not a drunkard, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money.” Download and subscribe to our Podcasts here You can listen to the parts 1-3 of...
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1 Feb 2017

2/1/17 DBTS Chapel: Dr. William Combs

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In a world that promotes–even demands–conformity, Christians are called to present themselves as living sacrifices. Dr. Combs preaches on Romans 12:1-2, presenting a biblical view of sanctification. Download and subscribe to our Podcasts here
31 Jan 2017

Christians and the Immigration Crisis: A Few Thoughts

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Donald Trump’s stay on admitting certain immigrants has brought out a raft of evangelical critics, especially those who see everything as an immediate gospel issue. Arguing from the facts that (1) God says nice things about foreigners in the Bible (e.g., Lev 19:33–34) and that (2) we have to be nice to foreigners or we’ll never...
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26 Jan 2017

1/26/17 DBTS Chapel: Dr. John Aloisi

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Dr. Aloisi offers an insightful exegesis of Ephesians 6:1-4, addressing the familial responsibilities of both children and parents. Download and subscribe to our Podcasts here
26 Jan 2017

The Septuagint and Modern Translations

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I have recently been interested in the relationship between the Septuagint (LXX, the Greek translation of the Hebrew Old Testament) and the New Testament. Most commentators recognize that NT authors cite from the LXX more frequently than from the Hebrew. I believe the implications of this fact are significant for the way we view translations...
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20 Jan 2017

1/19/17 DBTS Chapel: Dr. Tim Miller

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In the first chapel message of the Spring Semester, Dr. Tim Miller explains how the perceived tension between religion and science is actually due to the tension between religion and naturalism. Download and subscribe to our Podcasts here
10 Jan 2017

What Happened to the Biblical Generalist?

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Each successful doctoral completion in biblical studies results in a niche scholar; that is, a scholar who knows massive amounts about a small corner of the biblical marketplace.[1] For instance, I completed my dissertation on John Frame and Vern Poythress’s Trinitarian theological method. Few could speak with me deeply about that topic, and even fewer...
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