Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div)


Exegetical Theology

First Advisor

Victor Bartling

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

Romans 8:19-22; 1 Corinthians 1:17; 2 Corinthians 5:17; 2 Peter 3:4; Colossians 1:15; Galatians 6:15; Hebrews 4:13; Hebrews 9:11; Mark 10:6; Mark 13:19; Mark 16:15; Philippians 1:20; Philippians 3:20; Revelation 3:14; Romans 1:20; Romans 1:25; Romans 3:39; Romans 8:19-26; Romans 8:2; Romans 8:28, 31-39;


It is not the purpose of this study to review and evaluate either the past or the present systematic discussions of this passage, but to offer a critical exegesis of the text. Such an exegesis, of course, will have a direct bearing upon the past and present dogmatic debates. These implications will be pointed out where appropriate.

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