When Paul journeyed to Athens, he employed two pagan citations in Acts 17:28 that were respectively from Epimenides and Aratus. He quoted from Epimenides not only in Athens but also in his letter to Titus (1:12). The line used in Acts 17, however, would go on to support his argument against idols since … Continue reading Uninspired Sources Used in the Bible

Uninspired Sources Used in the Bible

  Source Material Bible: While not specific, a couple passages and their interpretations by Second Temple Jews and early Christians will help us see the matter as they would have. These particular views of the relevant passages were prevalent during the first centuries BC and AD, and up until about the fifth century AD. Apocrypha: … Continue reading On Satan’s Envy, Pride, and Fall (Outline)

On Satan’s Envy, Pride, and Fall (Outline)