#Marginalia Weekly Round-Up #5 [3/24-30/14]


Marginalia is a section of this blog dedicated to (mostly) short reflections, meditations, questions, and difficulties I have while going through my Bible reading plan. I’m still trying to figure out the best pace at which to post these, so be patient with me. To aid in helping people engage with these posts, every weekend I post a round-up of all of Marginalia posts that appeared during that week. This list is in biblical canonical order.

Genesis

History, Theology, & Wrestling with God | Genesis 32.24-32

When morning came, it was Leah | Genesis 33.10

How Christians can read Old Testament horror  | Genesis 34.25-31

Exodus

God’s Sovereignty, Moses’ Will | Exodus 3.4

Our infinitely compassionate (and delegating) God | Exodus 3.7-8

The Proof that God’s Right? When He Is.  | Exodus 3.11-12

Who God is When We’ve Forgotten Who He is | Exodus 3.13-15


Esther

The King’s Authority: more Christian lessons from Esther | Esther 8.7-8

Some emotional outbursts at Esther. I don’t like this book. | Esther 9

Let’s just finish Esther already (On Purim & History) | Esther 9 & 10

Job

God & Job | Job 1.8

God & Job (pt. 2) | Job 2.11-13

Matthew

Jesus: Rabbi or Lord? (Again, Evangelicals over-simplify) | Matthew 26.20-25

Why does Peter always get the shaft? | Matthew 26.33-35

 Matthew & Judas’ Repentance?! | Matthew 27.20-23

Mark

The Useless Details of Mark | selections from Mark

The Joy of Mark & the Looming Cross | Mark 2.1-2

Ancient Miracles, Skepticism, & Historicity | Mark 2.12

Luke

Where on Earth is Jesus’ Bethlehem? | Luke 2.1-5

Acts

Our Exile is for the world’s salvation | Acts 7.6-7

Responding to Prophets: The Holy Spirit Changes Everything | Acts 11:27-30

We worship Christ and…. the Resurrection? | Acts 17 & 24

Romans

A Random Romans Miscellany | vignettes from Romans 2

When & How to Criticize Other People’s Pastors | 1 Corinthians 4.2-5

On alcohol, abstinence, & the “weak in faith” | Romans 14:1-4

1 Corinthians

Paul: Diverse Theology, Singular Mission | 1 Corinthians 1.10-11

For the times you want to be strong, but aren’t | 1 Corinthians 1.27-31

Really. What is this “Mystery” Paul is talking about? | 1 Corinthians 2.6-8

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See other Marginalia here. Read more about the series here.

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