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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.

Want to shake up your daily Bible reading? In this post, we’ve included an excerpt from the Story of God Bible Commentary on Philippians 1:12-18. We love this series because of its commitment to revealing the narrative of Scripture. Then, it always shows how it applies to our lives. We…

The Sureness of the Resurrection

In 2018, Thomas Schreiner’s Tyndale commentary on 1 Corinthians was published. We’ve taken an excerpt out of Shriner’s work to share with you here on the blog. Below you’ll find an overview on Corinthians 15:1-58 and verse-by-verse commentary on verses 1-5. In it, you’ll find a response to the question,…

Lessons Transfiguration

In this excerpt, Warren Wiersbe shares some lessons from Christ’s transfiguration. At the end, you’ll find more information about the recently released Wiersbe Study Bible. Matthew 17, The Transfiguration After six days Jesus took with him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up a high…

We are called to imitate God—to be holy like him. It can seem like a daunting amount of growth. But just like in our other deep relationships, time together will cause you to grow together. Here is an encouraging article on this growth from the Couple’s Devotional Bible. But just…

Paul has a lot to say about not being conceited. It can be really easy to elevate ourselves above others—especially when we are called to bear one another’s burdens. Before you go patting yourself on the back, read this excerpt from the Mentor Commentary Series. TRANSLATION The Mentor Commentary Series:…

gospel of matthew popular

The Gospel of Matthew was widely popular in the second and third centuries. In fact, it was much more popular than the other Gospels, earning its place at the front of the canon. The Bible Speaks Today series addresses this topic well. We took an excerpt from the introduction on…

In a world where there is so much to divide us, how do we remain united as Christians? Paul provides direction on being of one mind in his letter to the Philippians. And, the ESV Expository Commentary Set has great insight on this passage. Here are Paul’s remarks, followed by…

Romans 12 Love Douglas Moo

In Romans 12, Paul gives us a lengthy list of haphazard commands. If read too quickly, you might be convinced you read a passage out of Proverbs. What is the connection between all these bits of wisdom? Is there a main motif or pattern? Douglas Moo, author of the New…

Virgin Birth of Jesus

We are currently in the advent season, anxiously awaiting Christ’s coming. But how exactly did Jesus come to earth? You’ve most likely heard about the virgin birth, but let’s take it a step further. Read these excerpts from the CSB Baker Illustrated Study Bible to learn more about the incarnation.…

Wanting to know more about Acts? Learn who wrote Acts, when it was written, where, why, and all sorts of interesting information. This entire post is taken directly from the NIV Study Bible Notes, a fantastic resource for any reader of God’s Word. WHO WROTE ACTS? Although the author does…

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