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Assumptions, Biases and Misdirection. IVPNT: Acts Pt. 6

If it wasn’t so sad, it would be funny.  Some of the assumptions and biases in Dr. William J. Larkin’s IVP New Testament Commentary on Acts are so obvious and contrary to Scripture that it reveals the degree of ‘traditions … Continue reading

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Justifying Syncretism. IVPNT: Acts Pt. 5

Dr. William J. Larkin’s IVP New Testament Commentary on Acts is the ‘gift that keeps on giving.’  I seriously thought that three, or at most four, posts would cover the main fallacies within Christendom evidenced in his treatment of Acts…  … Continue reading

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Culinary Visions? IVPNT: Acts Pt. 3

Christendom’s rationale for unclean foods being made clean is usually Peter’s vision in Acts 10.  Dr. William J. Larkin’s IVPNT Commentary on Acts is no different.   Let’s take a look at some of his commentary and compare with other Scripture. … Continue reading

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The ‘yoke of the law?’ IVPNT: Acts Pt. 2

Continuing where we left off yesterday, let’s dig a little more into Dr. William J. Larkin’s (Ph.D.) treatment of Acts 15 in his IVP New Testament Series Commentary on Acts.  Yesterday we considered his use of ‘law-free gospel.’  Today, we … Continue reading

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