New Testament

“Jesus, Contradicted” – a new book by Mike Licona

Posted: June 4, 2024

Well, it’s done! The new book was released last Tuesday (May 28). As I’m writing this, it’s the #1 New Release in Christian Hermeneutics for Kindle and #1 New Release… Read More

Philip & the Nubian Official (Mark Wilson)

Posted: February 2, 2024

For a (surprising?) re-interpretation of Acts 8:26-40, the account of the conversion of the “Ethiopian Eunuch,” see N.T. scholar Mark Wilson’s compelling re-evaluation. Philip and the Nubian Official Wilson 2024

Joseph the Just

Posted: December 26, 2022

Stepping into the Jordan Joseph the Just Rob Kranz Dec 24 In keeping with the Christmas season, our church held a Christmas pageant put on by the kids. It was… Read More

Luke 2:14—”Peace, Good Will Towards Men”?

Posted: December 20, 2022

To hear the Christmas reflection (16 mins) on Luke 2:14, click the arrow.   Luke 2:1-7 (4-7) And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to… Read More

The Life of Jesus (Pt. I and Pt. II)

Posted: September 14, 2018

Cape Town, South Africa, 9 Sept 2018 In this session (consisting of two parts) Douglas Jacoby paints an outstanding picture as to the life and context of Jesus as a… Read More

The New Testament – Historically Speaking, by Brian Felushko

Posted: July 17, 2018

Understanding the New Testament Historically Do you ever struggle with any of the content in the New Testament (NT) books? Do you ever wonder how their messages, now 2000 years… Read More

Review of Paul: Apostle of Christ

Posted: June 27, 2018

A friend recently suggested I watch the film Paul: Apostle of Christ. I am glad I did. Here is my take, for what it’s worth. General Acting: superb. Not sappy, as with some… Read More

An online trove of Biblical manuscripts

Posted: September 26, 2017

An extraordinary collection of 68 New Testament and other Biblical manuscripts dating from the fourth to the twentieth centuries has been digitized and made available for study online. Continue reading… Read More


Posted: April 9, 2017

Sermon given on April 9, 2017 at the North River Church of Christ by Douglas. Click HERE for the notes accompanying the sermon.

Risen (Joseph Fiennes)

Posted: August 23, 2016

For a podcast (42 mins) on the 2016 film Risen, click on the arrow below. Great lines: “The gods are angry” [Lucius]. — “One of them is [Clavius].” “Did he… Read More

An Introduction to the Gospels

Posted: March 7, 2016

by Daniel C. Berk Click here for the article.

Q&A 1422 – How can we prove Jesus is the Messiah from the O.T.?

Posted: August 25, 2015

I am from a Jewish background. Would you please explain how Jesus Christ can be the Messiah, using the Hebrew Bible? Thanks. A fair question — and especially when you’ve… Read More

Romans S (11:1-32)

Posted: January 19, 2015

This is Romans S, the 19th study in the series Romans A-Z. In this podcast (25 minutes) we will almost finish our study of Romans 11. (Romans T will cover Paul’s… Read More

The Fall of Rome—And Why We Should Take Notice

Posted: November 26, 2014

Why did Rome (753 BC—AD 476) fall?  Was it due to external circumstances (barbarian invasion, famine, plague, etc), or to internal ones? We in the West ought to take notice…. Read More

NT Archaeology

Posted: May 14, 2012

Here is a lesson on New Testament Archaeology (47 minutes).   LCU students: You are not responsible for all the information in this lesson. Do, however, listen carefully and try… Read More

The Structure of the New Testament

Posted: April 15, 2012

Here is a lesson and notes on The Structure of the New Testament (51 minutes). 1. Process The NT is a library more than it is a single book. The library… Read More

Hebrews: Bridge between the Testaments

Posted: April 15, 2012

Here are a lesson and notes on Hebrews: Bridge between the Testaments (50 minutes). Bridging books There are several books in the NT that intimate connect with the OT, like… Read More

Becoming familiar with New Testament Greek

Posted: August 9, 2006

http://www.biblegreekvpod.com Become familiar with the Greek of the New Testament. Download the file into your ipod!

Book Names of the Bible

Posted: July 16, 2006

In weekly LINGUISTICS spot during 2003, we explored the etymologies of names of the books of the Bible. Download the file below to see all 66. Available Downloads: Download File… Read More

Greek exam

Posted: June 24, 2006

Do you consider yourself proficient in New Testament Greek? If so, why not take an exam? This short diagnostic will reveal easily whether you are as good as you think…. Read More

Building a Basic Bible Study Library, by Joey Harris

Posted: February 28, 2006

Building A Basic Bible Study Library Joey Harris Augusta, Georgia June 22, 2005 The best way to get to understand the Bible is simply to read it and to read… Read More

Jesus Papyrus Review, by James Greig

Posted: July 17, 2003

Jesus Papyrus Review Emily and I moved to Oxford to start the new millennium, and one thing I was eager to see was the controversial “Jesus Papyrus” a.k.a. P64, a… Read More

Apocryphal and Pseudepigraphal Dates

Posted: July 17, 2003

I. Canonical Old Testament (all dates approximate) 1000-400 B.C. II. Catholic Apocrypha (non-Catholic apocrypha in italics) A. Pre-165 1. Tobit (400-200) 2. Sirach (190) B. Hasmonean (165-63) 1. Greek additions… Read More