Category Archives: New Testament Studies

Why do we have the books we have as the Bible? – 4 Videos on the Canon of the Bible

How can we trust the Canon created by the early Church?   Why did certain texts make it into the Canon?   How did the New Testament canon develop?   How did the Early Christians pick out which books were … Continue reading

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Blessings and Benedictions in the New Testament Letters

I wrote some reflections and observations on this list, but I’ll save those for another post when I can write out my thoughts on it more completely and clearly. All verses are in the ESV. Romans 16:25 Now to him who … Continue reading

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3 New D.A. Carson lectures on 3 passages in Hebrews (use of OT in NT)

Post audio links corrected (5/1) D.A. Carson spoke at Union University this month on the use of the Old Testament in the New Testament by taking three passages in Hebrews in three lectures. Plenary 1: Psalm 2:7 and 2 Samuel … Continue reading

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What year was Jesus born and what year did he die and rise?

Andreas Kostenberger believes Jesus was born 5BC and died AD33. I reproduce his post here in full (because I go back to it often and want to make sure its available), but you should look at it on his site … Continue reading

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