The Great Paradox of the Book of Esther and its Significance Today

I started a series on the book of Esther this past Sunday with my jr. high students. Karen Jobes, in her NIV Application Commentary on Esther, insightfully captures the Christian significance of the fact that God is never mentioned in the book: “The great paradox of Esther is that God is omnipotently present even where God […]

A Biblical Argument for the Inerrancy of Scripture from G.K. Beale

Many conservative scholars deny the doctrine of the inerrancy of Scripture. They do so on the grounds that it was a fundamentalist invention to fight liberalism – evolution in particular – in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. These conservatives are perfectly willing to affirm the doctrine of inspiration, because it can be clearly developed […]