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New Testament

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New Testament

Wanting to learn more about the New Testament? Here are some posts on topics, scholarly questions, and more on New Testament passages. Some are our own thoughts and some are the thoughts of prominent Christian scholars.

Bible outlines

Have you noticed that chapters in the Bible are a little less straightforward than the chapters in your favorite novels? And there are a good amount of the stories in the Old Testament or Gospels broken up nicely into sections. But once you get to the letters in the New…

James 3 with cross references

Ready to study wisdom in James 3 with cross references? If you haven’t read our studies on James 1 and 2 yet, check out the links below! One of the people I have always admired in Scripture is King Solomon. When he became king after his father David, he had…

We’ve put together a Bible study series on James for you! Going chapter by chapter, you can get some new ideas about Bible study, learn how to use new tools, and gain new insights on the book of James. In the first post, we completed a character study on James.…

Character Study

James is one of my favorite books in the Bible. I’ve read through it many times, heard it preached, studied it verse-by-verse, wrote a devotional commentary on it, and more. There is so much to explore and learn in this short letter. So, I’m excited that we’re exploring James’ epistle…

Paul Comfort in Corinth

Paul and the church in Corinth are at odds. What does he do? Paul comforts them! Go in-depth with the introduction to 2 Corinthians with this excerpt from the New American Commentary. 2 Corinthians 1:3-7 “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of…

When you think of Jesus, do you think of a man gently petting sheep? Do you think of a warrior on a white horse with a fire in his eyes? The truth about Jesus Christ is that he is all this and more. Learn about how dynamic and counter-culture Jesus…

Jesus curse the fig tree

Toward the beginning of Mark 11, Jesus goes to eat from a fig tree However, the fig tree has not bore any fruit and he curses it. Then, after clearing out the temple, Peter sees that the cursed fig tree is now withered. But why did Jesus curse the fig…

Sanhedrin

The Gospels and Acts mention the Sanhedrin quite a bit. But what do you know about them? Test your knowledge with this excerpt! It’s from the new John volume of the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary. We guarantee you’ll learn something new! The Sanhedrin: A Ruling Council A high priest…

Romans 8:28 is one of the best-known verses in Romans. And it is probably one of the best known verses in the whole Bible. Here is what it says: For God works all things together for good to those who love him and are called according to his purpose.” There’s…

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