May 2, 2020

The Scapegoat Ritual and Ancient Near Eastern Parallels

A very interesting article here on the scapegoat ritual of Leviticus 16 and its ancient Near Eastern parallels.My particular favorite in the article was the Neo-Assyrian frog ritual.

May 1, 2020

Free Logos Book for May: Isaiah 40–66: A Commentary (ECC)

The free Logos Book for the Month" for May is Shalom Paul's Isaiah 40-66 commentary in the Eerdman's Critical Commentary series. You can also purchase Minor Prophets, Part 2 (FOTL) by Michael Floyd, Exodus (ECC) by Thomas Dozeman, and 1 Samuel (FOTL) by Antony campbell for $2.99, $5.99 and $9.99 respectively. While you are at it, you can register for a chance to win the 26-volume Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament and New Testament Bundle. For all these offers, go to the Logos' Free Book of Month page here.

Apr 30, 2020

Free Expository Preaching Course

The Master's Seminary is offering their MDiv course on expository preaching taught by Drs. John MacArthur and Steven Lawson for free here.

Apr 29, 2020

Derek Thomas on the Book of Job

Ligonier is offering free streaming on Derek Thomas' series on the Book of Job. You can also download a free copy of the study guide. You can access these resources here.

Apr 28, 2020

New Holy Land Visual Resource

Here is a great and free new resource for pictures and videos related to the Holy Land. The pictures that I looked at were outstanding.

The Coming Storm for Christian Higher Education?

Thomas Kidd has some important and helpful thoughts here.

Apr 27, 2020

More Resources for Studying the Background of the New Testament

Yesterday, I posted a list of books recommended by Nijay Gupta related to studying the background of the New Testament. Today, I want to share a list here by Brad Cooper. Cooper's list is different in that he provides a mixture of books and other online resources.

Apr 26, 2020

The Best Resources for Studying New Testament Backgrounds and Context

Nijay Gupta discusses here what he considers to be the best resources for studying New Testament backgrounds and context.