Dec 20, 2008

Preaching Messianic Prophecies

Claude Mariottini has posted on preaching messianic prophecies. I am not sure I agree in all ways with his understanding of fulfillment, but it is worth reading. You can access it

Dec 19, 2008

Blomberg on “Whoever Isn’t with Me is Against Me”

Craig Blomberg has posted on Jesus' statement “Whoever Isn’t with Me is Against Me” (Luke 9:49-50; 11:23). Read the post

Additions to Prophecy and Apocalyptic: An Annotated Bibliography

In 2007, Baker published Prophecy and Apocalyptic: An Annotated Bibliography by D. Brent Sandy and Daniel M. O'Hare. These authors have now made available a substantial free addition to this book available in html, Word, or PDF format at the Institute for Biblical Research website. You can access it

Dec 18, 2008

Dan Wallace on Harold Hoehner

Dan Wallace has an extensive post on the influence and impact that Harold Hoehner has had on his own life and ministry. Read it

2008's Top Ten Bible-Related Archaeological Discoveries

Claude Mariottini has listed his top ten Bible-related archaeological discoveries for 2008 with links. Check it out

Dec 17, 2008

Preaching Narrative: A Caution

Matt Waymeyer has posted a helpful caution regarding the preaching of narrative. Read it

Dec 16, 2008

Preaching from the Old Testament

Claude Mariottini has posted on preaching from the Old Testament. You can read it

Dec 15, 2008

Mounce on 2 Timothy 1:7

Bill Mounce has a post on 2 Timothy 1:7. In particular, Mounce asks and answers the question, "Was Timothy timid or fearful. In short, Mounce's answer is "no." Read the post here.

Wallace on Textual Criticism on DVD

Dan Wallace on the Reclaiming the Mind blog writes:

Friends, just a short note: Several have asked about getting a hold of my plenary lecture at the Evangelical Theological Society’s annual meeting; others have wanted to get my lecture given at apologetics conferences and in churches on whether our Bibles today essentially reflect the wording of the original text. Both of these are now available as a video DVD. The ordering information is available below.

“Is What We Have Now What They Wrote Then?”
A lecture at an apologetics conference in Providence, Rhode Island, 2008, about whether our printed New Testaments today accurately represent the original text.

“Challenges in New Testament Textual Criticism for the 21st Century”
A plenary lecture at the annual Evangelical Theological Society meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, 2008, on current issues in NT textual criticism.

The price of each video DVD is $10 plus $3 S&H. The price of both video DVDs together is $15 plus $3 S&H. Texas residents also will pay 8.25% sales tax. Allow two to four weeks for delivery.

To order, go here.

Mohler on Study Bibles

Albert Mohler has posted some suggestions on how to use study Bibles and his top three recommendations of the best study Bibles. You can read Mohler's article here.

Dec 14, 2008

The Traditional Tombs of Esther and Mordecai

Jim Davila has an interesting
post on the traditional tombs of Esther and Mordecai located in modern Iran. The post includes the following links.

Jewish shrine in Iran registered as national work

There are some pictures of the tomb, inside and outside, here. They start midway through the fourth column of photos. Note the Hebrew inscriptions. Some critical evaluation of the tradition is here.

Jan Pieter van de Giessen has posted more photos of the tomb, including close-ups of the Hebrew inscriptions, at his Aantekeningen bij de Bijbel blog.

Walton on Atonement (Kipper)

John Walton has a nice post on atonement (kipper). You can read it