Author Archives: Mike Gantt

Notes on Early New Testament Manuscripts

Related posts: Notes on Early Christian Churches Notes on Population in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity From Encountering the Manuscripts: An Introduction to New Testament Paleography & New Testament by Philip W. Comfort (see Annotated Bibliography on New Testament … Continue reading

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Notes on Early Christian Churches

Related posts: Notes on Early New Testament Manuscripts Notes on Population in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity From Encountering the Manuscripts: An Introduction to New Testament Paleography & New Testament by Philip W. Comfort (see Annotated Bibliography on New … Continue reading

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The Historicity of Jesus’ Resurrection | William Lane Craig

This video last 34:05 and is William Lane Craig’s standard presentation on the historicity of the resurrection.  He gave the talk in April 2016 at Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria, Illinois.  Craig was originally from Peoria.

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Where There Is Faith – 4Him

The lyrics are not included in the video, but the words are enunciated very clearly by the singers and quite distinct above the music. The quartet 4Him was an outgrowth of the group Truth, directed by Roger Breland.

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A Man You Would Write About – 4Him

The lyrics are included in the video. From the 4Him album “Face the Nation” (1991).  4Him was a quartet formed from individuals who had performed together as part of the much larger group Truth, which was directed by Roger Breland.

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New Evidence on When Bible Was Written: Ancient Shopping Lists 

Excerpt: …a new analysis of the handwriting suggests that literacy may have been far more widespread than previously known in the Holy Land around 600 B.C., toward the end of the First Temple period. The findings, according to the researchers … Continue reading

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Did the Apostles Die as Martyrs? – A short video from Sean McDowell

The video lasts only 2:37.

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An Illustrated Introduction to Leviticus

This video clip (length: 8:16) gives an overview of the third book of Moses:  Leviticus. Source:  The Bible Project

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Posts on the Means of Determining Authorship of Ancient Texts

The following posts give information on how the authorship of New Testament texts was originally determined…and that it is the same method by which authorship is determined for all ancient texts. Notes on Tregelles re: Authorship of the New Testament Books … Continue reading

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Notes on Archibald Alexander re: Authorship of the New Testament Books

Alexander, Archibald (1772-1851).  The Canon of the Old and New Testaments Ascertained; or, The Bible, Complete, without the Apocrypha and Unwritten Traditions.  Presbyterian Board of Education, 1851.  Alexander was one of the founders, and the first principal, of Princeton Theological Seminary. … Continue reading

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