Category Archives: Bible

The Complete Hebrew – Greek Bible

Hendrickson have just published this new volume: Hendrickson’s The Complete Hebrew-Greek Bible combines under one cover the complete text of the Hebrew Bible and the Greek New Testament. Ideal for pastors, students, scholars, and anyone else who has studied both … Continue reading

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What is Brotherly Love…

I could tell you my view but here’s Phil Long on the question.

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The New Covenant is not A Book

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What Lessons Are Disasters Supposed to Teach Us?

“At that time, some people came and reported to Him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices. And He responded to them, “Do you think that these Galileans were more sinful than all Galileans because they … Continue reading

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Get The Commentary That Even a Lawyer Loves!

The ‘Person in the Pew’ commentary series is the only series of Commentaries written by a single person on the entire Bible and aimed at layfolk in modern history. The books can be obtained now only in PDF format for a mere $199 … Continue reading

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On This Day, in the Year 70 CE, in Jerusalem

Julius Wellhausen writes No attack [by the Romans] had as yet been directed against this quarter [i.e., the upper city]; but famine was working terrible ravages among the crowded population. Those in command, however, refused to capitulate unless freedom to … Continue reading

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The 1531 Zürcher Bibel Online

It’s one of the most beautiful editions of the Bible ever produced. It is the result of the work of a team of translators led by Zwingli and Jud and it is lavishly illustrated. You’ll love it. You can read … Continue reading

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Black and Slave: The Origins and History of the Curse of Ham

Studies of the Curse of Ham, the belief that the Bible consigned blacks to everlasting servitude, confuse and conflate two separate origins stories (etiologies), one of black skin and the other of black slavery. This work unravels the etiologies and … Continue reading

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Why Are Mega-Church Pastors so ‘Successful’ And Have Such Large Audiences?

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers; and they will turn their ears away from the truth, and … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Τεκνία, μὴ ἀγαπῶμεν λόγῳ μηδὲ τῇ γλώσσῃ, ἀλλὰ ἐν ἔργῳ καὶ ἀληθείᾳ. (1 Jn. 3:18)

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Commentary Sale

From now through midnight Eastern Time on 29 August you can get the Commentary for 50% off in celebration of my birthday.  It’s my gift to you. The ‘Person in the Pew’ commentary series is the only series of Commentaries written … Continue reading

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Remember…

Ὅταν δὲ ἔλθῃ ὁ υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου ἐν τῇ δόξῃ αὐτοῦ καὶ πάντες οἱ ἄγγελοι μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ, τότε καθίσει ἐπὶ θρόνου δόξης αὐτοῦ.  καὶ συναχθήσονται ἔμπροσθεν αὐτοῦ πάντα τὰ ἔθνη, καὶ ἀφορίσει αὐτοὺς ἀπ᾽ ἀλλήλων, ὥσπερ ὁ ποιμὴν ἀφορίζει τὰ πρόβατα … Continue reading

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Die Bibel – Einheitsübersetzung 2017

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A Word to All the Hand Wringers Worried About ‘Millennials’ Leaving the Church

“They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not … Continue reading

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Reading Jesus’s Bible: How the New Testament Helps Us Understand the Old Testament

For Jesus and his contemporaries, what we now know as the Old Testament was simply the Scriptures—and it was the fundamental basis of how people understood their relationship with God. In this book John Goldingay uncovers five major ways in … Continue reading

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Today With Bullinger

In Sacrosanctum Jesu Christi Domini nostri Evangelium secundum Matthæum Commentariorum libri XII. fol. Tig. 1542, was translated by Frisius into German, with the title, “The Hope of the Faithful,” and published August 18, 1544. The preface to the volume is … Continue reading

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Let the Reader Understand…

“So I went to the angel and said to him, “Give me the little book.” And he said to me, “Take and eat it; and it will make your stomach bitter, but it will be as sweet as honey in … Continue reading

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Here’s What You Can Get me For My Impending Birthday

World launch of the Calov Bible facsimile from Lydia Vroegindeweij on Vimeo. More info here.

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Christians and The Other

“You shall neither mistreat a stranger nor oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. (Exod. 22:21) “Also you shall not oppress a stranger, for you know the heart of a stranger, because you were strangers in … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Athalya Brenner on the Commentary

Athalya has been nice enough to read one of the commentaries and sends along these remarks: Jim West is a man of very decided opinions. However, and this is much to his credit, in the Commentary I’ve read he does not … Continue reading

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