Recently, my website tag line has read ὁ γὰρ καιρὸς ἐγγύς. I chose this knowing full well that it would be understood by hardly anyone. It is the last words of Revelation 1:3, “because (γὰρ) the time ( ὁ καιρὸς) …Continue reading →
Irony: a literary technique, originally used in Greek tragedy, by which the full significance of a character’s words or actions are clear to the audience or reader although unknown to the character. ORIGIN: early 16th century (also denoting Socratic irony): …Continue reading →
As I was reading Romans 6 today, this verse struck me as somehow particularly contemporary.
“Don’t you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey —whether you are slaves to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience, which leads to righteousness?”