Dennis E. Johnson
Dr. Dennis Johnson shows that there is often overlap in the wisdom of non-Christians and the wisdom revealed in Scripture, but God's wisdom prevails over all.
Like Israel, we need a mediator whose voice God has heard, and hears. We have that mediator in our Lord Jesus Christ.
God, in his providence, designed all the events of the first century Church so that various crises came up in churches when apostles couldn't get there soon enough, or in person. So they wrote letters.
When courtesy becomes cruelty.
God is our shield and our great reward.