Israeli Professor: New Testament is a Jewish Text

The Bible is  Jewish book, Old Testament and New.  As Jesus said, salvation is from the Jews (John 4:22).

(1 min read; 251 words)

Israeli Professor: New Testament is a Jewish Text | THINKAPOLOGETICS.COM.

Joe Carter Tell Us Nine Things We Should Know About the Bible

Here are the nine things Joe Carter tells us.  To see what he says, click on the link to the full article below.

  1. Origin of the word “Bible”
  2. Meaning of the words “Old Testament” and “New Testament”
  3. Origin of the chapter and verse divisions
  4. Dissemination of Bibles in the Western Hemisphere
  5. Origin of “red-letter” Bibles
  6. The number of Bibles produced annually
  7. The most popular English translations of the Bible
  8. The common approaches to Bible translation
  9. Books of the Old Testament quoted in the New Testament

(3 min read; 652 words)

TGC | The Gospel Coalition.

(HT: The Poached Egg from Ratio Christi)

The Book of Genesis Understood in Animated Form

Here’s an interesting way of looking at the book of Genesis.  It’s part of a project to animate the Bible.  For more, see The Bible Project.

This post was first published on Current Events in Light of the Kingdom of God.

Craig Evans Rebuts Bart Ehrman

Craig Evans and others have written the book How God Became Jesus: The Real Origins of Belief in Jesus’ Divine Nature—A Response to Bart Ehrman in order to refute Bart Ehrman’s most recent book How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee.  In this video clip, Craig Evans is interviewed about the two books by Jerry Johnston of 100 Huntley Street.

(ht: Michael Bird, one of Evans’ co-authors)

 

If Jesus Fulfilled Prophecy, Why Did The Jews Reject Him?

The Bible is a Jewish book – Old Testament and New Testament.  Yes, some Jews rejected Him, but the ones who accepted Him produced the New Testament.

(3 min read; 600 words)

via If Jesus Fulfilled Prophecy, Why Did The Jews Reject Him? | Thomistic Bent.

HT The Poached Egg (Ratio Christi)

Something’s Always Lost in Translation

Dan Wallace explains how word plays in the original language can fail to make it into the new language.  Therefore, when reading the Bible in English we don’t always catch everything that the original audience would.  We should not, however, let this discourage us from reading the Bible in English if we don’t know Greek or Hebrew.  There is still so much to be gained!

Yes, something is lost in translation, but very little in comparison to what’s not lost.

(3 min read; 668 words)

via Something’s Always Lost in Translation | Daniel B. Wallace.

HT The Poached Egg (Ratio Christi)

The Jewishness of the New Testament

This post explain just how the New Testament is as Jewish as the Old Testament (10 min read; 2,273 words).

bethinking.org – Bible + Jesus – The Jewishness of the New Testament.

HT The Poached Egg (Ratio Christi)