Scripture

Did Jesus Come to Bring Peace or a Sword?

We must beware of oversimplifying Jesus’ message. Many think that Jesus came to bring peace and harmony—and this is obviously true—but he also came to bring division. If our family members do not side with Jesus, we must decide whether we will stand with Jesus or with our families.

The Entire OT Storyline in 2,000 Words

The Scriptures open in Genesis with God as the sovereign King creating the world and everything in it.

Why Did Jesus’s Teaching Astonish His Hearers?

Jesus proved to be a masterful chess player. He simply refused to get caught in verbal or intellectual traps, and in fact always managed to turn the heat back on the one who posed the challenge in the first place.

Sola Scriptura Guards Us from Numerous Dangers

At the heart of Sola Scriptura, is the recognition that fallen humans are always looking to replace God’s authority with some other human/creaturely authority

Luther’s Dying Words are True: We are Beggars.

We’re beggars because the words of man will never fill our spiritual appetite. We need food from heaven. We need to hear from God.

Does God Still Speak through Dreams? (Part 1)

The answer requires nuance, a full look at Scripture, and especially attention to the changes between the old covenant and the new.

What Does the Bible Say about Itself and Why Is That So Important?

Either he speaks, or we guess.

Why we need faithful preaching—even when it doesn’t seem to apply to us

If you want to be trained, mature, and ready for the good works God’s prepared for you to do each day, learn his Word well—even when it feels like he’s talking to someone else.

The Council of Nicaea did not create the canon of Scripture

One idea that has yielded dangerous consequences is the notion that the Council of Nicaea (AD 325), under the authority of Roman emperor Constantine, established the Christian biblical canon.

Are there degrees of sin?

So, does Scripture teach there are degrees of sin? The answer is, yes, but in making such an affirmation one can never relativize the serious nature of all sin

Does pop culture fit into the cultural mandate?

God did not just make humans who could make culture. God specifically says that humans should make culture to reflect him as Creator.

The ministry goal no one talks about

I seriously doubt that I will ever see someone else complete the exposition of the New Testament in such a thorough way to one local church ever again. But I hope you’d consider making it your goal.

Author Interview: Timothy Paul Jones explains why the Bible is still trustworthy

A conversation with Timothy Paul Jones about his new book, “Why Should I Trust The Bible?”

Author Interview: Thomas R. Schreiner on Handbook on Acts and Paul’s Letters

Thomas R. Schreiner discusses his latest book “Handbook on Acts and Paul’s Letters”

Author Interview: R. Albert Mohler Jr. on “Acts 13-28 For You”

R. Albert Mohler Jr. discusses his newest book “Acts 13-28 For You” on mapping the explosive multiplying of the church

The Bible is the story of us

The Bible is a beautiful, unique text, and its story informs ours.

Expositors Summit

October 26-28, 2021