Category Archives: Matthew

Video: Beatitudes and Woes

Today’s question: “In your video on the Sermon on the Mount you mentioned a parallel between the Beatitudes and the Woes of Matthew 23. Could you elaborate on this?” To read more about the parallel between Beatitudes and Woes, see … Continue reading

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Video: Did Jesus Address the Multitude or His Disciples in the Sermon on the Mount?

Today’s question: “Did Jesus preach the Sermon on the Mount to his disciples (Matt 5:1) or to the large crowd (Matt 7:28)?” If you have any questions for me, please leave them on my Curious Cat account. If you have found … Continue reading

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Video: Moving Mountains

Today’s question: What is your interpretation of Jesus’ sayings about the prayers of believers “moving mountains”? Within my discussion, I reference N.T. Wright’s interpretation from Jesus and the Victory of God. If you have any questions for me, please leave them … Continue reading

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Video: Was Jesus a Fruitful Eunuch?

Today’s question: “Some have described Christ as a sort of “fruitful eunuch.” Others have pointed out that he in fact has a bride. While these would be mutually exclusive in a literal sense, does the Bible require us to choose … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Weirdness of Matthew 27:51-54

In the latest episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek, Andrew, and I discuss one of the very weird passages of the New Testament, Matthew 27:51-54, where bodies raised from the grave appear in Jerusalem following Christ’s resurrection. Having only chosen the topic a … Continue reading

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Video: How Do We Reconcile the Differing Accounts of Judas’ Death?

Today’s question: How do you deal with the seemingly contrasted accounts of how Judas dies? If you have any questions for me, please leave them on my Curious Cat account. If you would like to support these videos, you can do … Continue reading

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Video: The Meaning of Rachel’s Tears in Matthew 2

Today’s question: What does the conception of Issachar have to do with Matthew 2:16-18? Within it, I summarize Rabbi David Fohrman’s reading of Jeremiah 31:15-17. You can see his videos on that passage here. If you have any questions for … Continue reading

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