The Gospel According to Matthew How to know the Heart of Jesus? Bruce Marchiano shows us how he comes to know the Heart of Jesus by playing the role of Jesus in “The Gospel According to Matthew.” The heart cry of Jesus is to show each one of us and to transform each of us … Continue reading The Gospel According to Matthew
WHY SO Many ENGLISH BIBLE TRANSLATIONS? A) EARLY TRANSLATIONS OF THE SCRIPTURES. 1. The Septuagint (LXX) translation of the Old Testament from Hebrew into Greek. Begun about 250 B.C. 2. Translations of portions of the Old Testament into Greek by Aquila and Theodotian, 2nd century A.D. 3. The Targums, free translations of the Old Testament into the popular language, the Aramaic, … Continue reading WHY SO Many ENGLISH BIBLE TRANSLATIONS?
What about the Dead Sea Scrolls by John Young with David Wilkinson? The passages below are taken from John Young with David Wilkinson’s book “The Case Against Christ” first published in 1986. This edition is 2006 by Hodder & Stoughton. If one will go through any of the historic statements of Christian faith he will find nothing … Continue reading What about the Dead Sea Scrolls by John Young with David Wilkinson?
Three New Testament Serendipities by J B Phillips All the passages below are taken from the book, “Spiritual Classics,” edited by Richard J. Foster and Emile Griffin and published in 2000. J. B. Phillips (1906-1982) John Bertram Phillips was an Anglican clergyman best known for his contemporary translation of the New … Continue reading Three New Testament Serendipities by J B Phillips
THE WORD OF GOD GIVES LIFE Prepared by the Regional Biblical Commission---Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei (CatholicNews---Sunday July 20, 2008) The power of the Word of God “The WORD OF God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing until it divides soul from spirit, joints from marrow; it is able to judge the thoughts and intentions … Continue reading THE WORD OF GOD GIVES LIFE
The Right Way to Read the Bible by Martyn Lloyd Jones All the passages below are taken from Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ book “Expository Sermons on 2 Peter.” The sermons were preached at Westminister Chapel, London, from October 1946 to March 1947. It was originally printed in 1948-1950. The current publication is in 1999. What then is the right … Continue reading The Right Way to Read the Bible by Martyn Lloyd Jones
THE NEW TESTAMENT DOCUMENTS Are They Reliable By F F BRUCE? http://www.ncbible.info/MoodRes/Transmission/NTDocuments-Reliable-Bruce.pdf · PREFACE TO THE FIFTH EDITION · DOES IT MATTER · THE NEW TESTAMENT DOCUMENTS:THEIR DATE AND ATTESTATION · THE CANON OF THE NEW TESTAMENT · THE GOSPELS · THE GOSPEL MIRACLES · THE IMPORTANCE OF PAUL'S EVIDENCE · THE WRITINGS OF LUKE · MORE ARCHAEOLOGICAL EVIDENCE · THE EVIDENCE OF EARLY JEWISH … Continue reading THE NEW TESTAMENT DOCUMENTS Are They Reliable By F F BRUCE?
Reading and Studying of the Holy Scriptures by Harvey Newcomb (Harvey Newcomb, "The Young Lady's Guide to the Harmonious Development of Christian Character" 1843) To a true child of God, nothing is so precious as the volume of inspiration. It is like a mine of all sorts of metals and precious stones, overlaid with gold … Continue reading Reading and Studying of the Holy Scriptures by Harvey Newcomb
Read, Obey and Witness to God’s Word by Charles Stanley The following quotations are from Charles Stanley’s book, “The Reason for my Hope,” published in 1997 by Thomas Nelson Publishers. Where Will God Lead? I don’t know all the details about where God will lead you. Only God knows that, and He rarely gives … Continue reading Read, Obey and Witness to God’s Word by Charles Stanley
Read the Bible as a single story with a single theme by J I Packer All the following passages are from J. I. Packer’s book, “God’s Plans for you,” published in 2001. God made life, and God alone can tell us its meaning. If we are to make sense of life in this world, then, … Continue reading Read the Bible as a single story with a single theme by J I Packer
Pauls Prison Epistles and his Theology Paul's Prison Epistles - Lesson 1: Paul's Imprisonment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3S5pvp4sUmM Paul's Prison Epistles - Forum 1: Paul's Imprisonment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfN443g3H_c Paul's Prison Epistles - Lesson 2: Paul and the Colossians https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWv_d6XvIP4 Paul's Prison Epistles - Forum 2: Paul and the Colossians https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quOAE1ItoiA Paul's Prison Epistles - Lesson 3: Paul and the … Continue reading Pauls Prison Epistles and his Theology
On reading difficult passages in scripture By Father Ronald Rolheiser (CatholicNews---Sunday March 7,2016) www.catholic.org.sg A PRIEST colleague of mine shares this story: Recently, after presiding at a Eucharist, a woman from the congregation came up to him with this comment: "What a horrible scripture reading today! If that's the kind of God we're worshipping, then I … Continue reading On reading difficult passages in scripture By Father Ronald Rolheiser
New Discoveries and New Bible Translations in 20th Century by Philip Wesley Comfort All the passages below are taken from the book, “The Origin of the Bible,” edited by Philip Wesley Comfort and published in 1992. THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: NEW DISCOVERIES AND NEW TRANSLATIONS The nineteenth century was a fruitful era for the Greek New … Continue reading New Discoveries and New Bible Translations in 20th Century by Philip Wesley Comfort
Movies on Paul the Apostle in YouTube 1. The Life Of Apostle Paul Bible Movie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0bioTf7b4U 2. Apostle Paul - Classic Collection - 8062 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bC1xa6H78EQ 3. Paul the Apostle Full Movie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7OjeETKtuQ 4. PBS Empires : Peter & Paul Full Documentary - 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwEVEfK80Ig 5. Saul becomes Paul https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boLxrGM_hTs 6. Life of St. Paul https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7Blas88cL4 7. … Continue reading Movies on Paul the Apostle in YouTube
Movies on Jesus Christ in YouTube Jesus of Nazareth (Part One) by Franco Zeffirellihttps://youtu.be/JU_FzYoolsw Jesus of Nazareth (Part Two)https://youtu.be/FgFu9w_iV_I "Jesus of Nazareth" by Franco Zeffirelli (1977) - remastered and recut to one movie!https://youtu.be/w9iSnF7ER0I The Gospel According to Matthew - Full Movie | Bruce Marchiano, Richard Kiley, Gerrit Schoonhovenhttps://youtu.be/yf9jWonGL74 The Life of Jesus according to John … Continue reading Movies on Jesus Christ in YouTube
Meditate on the Word of God by Charles Stanley The passages below are taken from Charles Stanley’s book, “Walking Wisely,” published in 2002. How many times have you found yourself saying at the end of a day, “When I got up this morning, I certainly didn’t think I was going to have to face that … Continue reading Meditate on the Word of God by Charles Stanley
Listen to God through reading the Bible by Max Lucado The passages below are taken from Max Lucado’s book “Just Like Jesus,” published in 1998 by Word Publishing. “Let he who has ears to hear, use them. More than once Jesus said these words. Eight times in the Gospels and eight times in the … Continue reading Listen to God through reading the Bible by Max Lucado
Is the Bible Trustworthy by Tremper Longman III? The passages below are taken from Tremper Longman III’s book “Reading the Bible with Heart and Mind,” published in 1997 by NavPress Publications. “I thought there was nothing new under the sun!” The comment rang out in the locker room as I rested briefly after … Continue reading Is the Bible Trustworthy by Tremper Longman III?
Is Simon Greenleaf Still Relevant By Robert R. Edwards? By Robert R. Edwards, B.A., B.S., J.D. http://www.creationstudies.org/Education/simon_greenleaf.html Part I SIMON GREENLEAF DIED October 6, 1853. Born on December 5, 1783, Greenleaf was an agnostic, some say atheist, who believed the resurrection of Jesus Christ was either a hoax or a myth. No stranger to truth, and to the … Continue reading Is Simon Greenleaf Still Relevant By Robert R. Edwards?
Interpreting and Applying Proverbs by Michael A Zigarelli Proverbs will help us apply religion where it counts---in the family, in work and business, in care of our health, and in our relationship with others and with God. Proverbs is a philosophical book that seeks to answer the eternal question: How should we live? Proverbs presents to us … Continue reading Interpreting and Applying Proverbs by Michael A Zigarelli