The Letters

Epistles/Letters are didactic New Testament letters that work out a theological idea or application.

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The Purpose and Plan of Ephesians

The purpose and plan of the Ephesian letter are inextricably interwoven. A delineation of the plan is impossible apart from an understanding of the purpose. However, the separation of these two basic interests and the resolving of the inherent difficulties int... Read More »

The Christian’s Warfare

An Exegetical Study of Ephesians Six (Ephesians 6:10-18) The doctrinal section of this epistle in chapters 1-3 has been followed with the practical conclusions which necessarily grow out of such truth (4:1-6:9). There is never to be any conflict or inconsisten... Read More »

SWBTS Chapel – Fred Swank (1963)

SWBTS Chapel sermon by Dr. Fred Swank. Read More »

SWBTS Chapel – Kenneth Chafin (1963)

SWBTS Chapel sermon by Dr. Kenneth Chafin. Read More »

SWBTS Chapel – L. D. Munn (1962)

SWBTS Chapel sermon by Dr. L. D. Munn. Read More »

SWBTS Chapel – Gordon Clinard (1962)

SWBTS Chapel sermon by Dr. Gordon Clinard. Read More »

SWBTS Chapel – T. W. Hunt (1962)

SWBTS Chapel sermon by Dr. T. W. Hunt. Read More »

SWBTS Chapel – Jesse Northcutt (1961)

SWBTS Chapel sermon by Dr. Jesse Northcutt. Read More »

The Motif of First Corinthians

Two wisdoms confront each other in First Corinthians: the “wisdom” of the world and the Wisdom of God. The one constitutes the basic problem at Corinth, the problem underlying all the problems. The other wisdom is God’s answer to the false wi... Read More »

Preaching Values in First Corinthians

The state of the times today calls for a number of ethical sermons every year. The time of year ought to depend on the minister’s program. Personally, I did such preaching during the months following Easter. In the harvest season (winter) we received mor... Read More »

The Theology of First Corinthians

Christian living is theology in action. The Christian life involves both belief and practice. The depth and sincerity of one’s doctrinal belief is revealed by the quality of his life. On the other hand, vital, dynamic Christian living will be rooted in a... Read More »

The Historical Background of First Corinthians

An understanding of historical background is essential in the interpretation of any document, biblical or otherwise. The degree of significance is determined by the extent to which the document deals with the specific problems of a particular situation. Conseq... Read More »