Category Archives: Bible Study

“there is a grimness and grubbiness to a lot of Scripture”

“There’s a grimness and grubbiness to a lot of Scripture because there’s a grimness and grubbiness to a lot of life.”  Steve Hays “Devotional Bible Reading” by Steve Hays Because we ordinarily limit our Bible reading to the most overtly … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study, God's Sovereignty, Mystery | 2 Comments

Israel Is the New Egypt in Matthew 2:15

Originally posted on Unto Him:
The citation of Hosea 11:1 in Matthew 2:15 is a well-known example of a New Testament text using an Old Testament text, and the explanations for this particular case are multiple. For the record, I…

Posted in Apologetics, Bible Study

Answer for Matthew 2:23

23 and came and lived in a city called Nazareth. This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophets: “He shall be called a Nazarene.” (Matthew 2:23, NASB) Muslims ask about Matthew 2:23 – “where is it written in the prophets that Messiah would … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Bible Study, OT Prophecies | 5 Comments

Hebrew Refresh

One of my regrets is that after learning Hebrew and Aramaic in my last year in seminary in 1987-1988 (Columbia International University, Columbia, SC), I did not keep up with it as I should have and I forgot a lot … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study, Hebrew, OT Hebrew, Relationship with Jesus Christ, Suffering and God's Sovereignty | 3 Comments

Six Attitudes we need when Studying the Bible

https://www.crossway.org/articles/6-attitudes-we-need-when-studying-the-bible/

Posted in Bible Study, Prayer, Relationship with Jesus Christ, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth, worship

The book of Leviticus and Isaiah 53

    See how Isaiah 53 is a continuation/ development of the teaching and theology of substitutionary atonement for sin and how a Rabbi admitted that the Day of Atonement is parallel with Jesus of Nazareth, the Messiah.  I would … Continue reading

Posted in Atonement for sin, Bible Study, Leviticus, Old Testament book study, Substitutionary Atonement, The Atonement of Christ, Theology

An excellent overview of Genesis and translation into Farsi

  Translation of the above video into Farsi. (by Face to Face Ministries, Mani Mohammadi)

Posted in Bible Study, Genesis, Original sin, Truth

Reliability of the New Testament, by Craig Blomberg

http://exegeticaltools.com/2016/11/07/craig-blombergs-comprehensive-study-reliability-new-testament/  

Posted in Bible is not corrupted, Bible Study, Historical reliability of the Bible

The New Testament claims to be revelation from God

Paul Williams, a convert to Islam, who claims to be a former Christian, which means he is an apostate (see Hebrews 3:12) wrote this: The evidence is simple: the New Testament does not claim to be Revelation from God. The … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Bible Study, Canon of Scripture, Sola Scriptura, Truth | 12 Comments

Study the Scriptures in Original Languages

https://www.blueletterbible.org/

Posted in Bible Study, Greek, Hebrew