Theology Archive

Obed Edom: Another Simple Word Study in the Old Testament

In my past two posts, I have demonstrated how we can do word studies in the New Testament. I used the word “hypsoo” and the words “logos” and “rhema” as the case studies. We can do the

Logos and Rhema – Another example of word study in the Bible

In a previous post, I posted a word study on “lifted up” or “hypsoo.” I do realise that doing word studies can clarify some of the terminologies we use in church. Another example would be the use

“Lifted up” – An example of word study in the Bible

Some time back, I had a conversation with a friend. She told me that when Christians sing “God I lift you up,” they are actually singing “crucify Jesus” without realising it. Therefore, she held a suspicion towards

Importance of History in Christianity: Eight Reasons

History is easily one of the most misunderstood disciplines, especially in Singapore. Here in Singapore, students often have the impression that history is a subject to memorise. And they spend time memorising their textbooks that they fail

Why Christianity is not just a relationship with God

I am sure that a lot of Christians out there have heard of this:  Christianity is not religion but a relationship with God. This is a statement that we have heard many times. And this is the

A reflection on the creation of dichotomy

Recently in my apologetics class, my students asked me about the issue of false dichotomy. It so happens that I saw a friend sharing a Facebook post that seems to make a lot of sense: What if…

Biblical Hospitality – A Reflection of A Much Needed Concept in Ministry

Recently I attended a course on biblical hospitality in my bible college. When we talked about the concept in class, we mentioned that this is a very much needed concept in our Christian communities today. By itself,

The beginning of the story of Huanyangelina

On this post, I will share the story of Huanyangelina, or how our love story begins. We believe that it is important for us to share our story. Here, we will share where we started off and

The theological reality of married life

Recently, I was talking to a someone who was having issue with his own married life. This is something that most married couples can identified with. The couple married but ended up struggling with their differences in

The Dichotomy of Faith and Reason – or is there one in the first place?

One of the first book I read as a young believer is Case for Christ by Lee Strobel. As I read that book and other books, I was amazed at the people who came to know Christ