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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.

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

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…

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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…

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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…

fig tree Jesus curse

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…

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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 John volume of the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary. We guarantee you’ll learn something new! The Sanhedrin: A Ruling Council A high priest acting…

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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…

Story of God Bible Commentary Philippians 1

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…

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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,…

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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…