Category Archives: Jesus

The Four Gospels are Remarkable Biographies

In the past, when I wanted to learn more about the life of Jesus of Nazareth, I would grab a book I had purchased–off my shelf.  For some reason, I had reasoned that I’d learn more from them than the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament by Chris Wright

Paperback: 267 pages Publisher: IVP Academic (March 8, 1995) Language: English ISBN-10: 0830816933 Amazon.com WTS Books A Summary According to the Preface, Knowing Jesus grew out of the the sad reality that many Christians who love Jesus knew little about “who he thought he was … Continue reading

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John MacArthur on Rob Bell: “a Brother to Embrace or a Wolf to Avoid?”

This is the question that John MacArthur seeks to answer in a post on his Grace to You blog: The post begins: If Christopher Hitchens or Deepak Chopra penned a book that scoffed at the biblical teaching on hell, we … Continue reading

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Did you know?

“Tamar and Rahab were Canaanites (Gen. 38, Josh. 2); Ruth was a Moabitess (Ruth 1); Bathseba was the wife of a Uriah, a Hittite, so probably a Hittite herself (2 Sam. 1).  The implication of Jesus being the heir of … Continue reading

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Perhaps I should read “The King’s Cross: The Story of the World in the Life of Jesus”

Every now and then I enjoy a lively and non-technical book on the life of Jesus.  Perhaps Tim Keller’s The King’s Cross: The Story of the World in the Life of Jesus—might be it. Scot McKnight seems to be working … Continue reading

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