Category Archives: Matthew

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

Posted in Acts, Audio, Bible, Hermeneutics, Isaiah, Matthew, NT, NT Theology, OT, Podcasts, Questions and Answers, Sex and Sexuality, Theological, Video | 4 Comments

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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Video: Is Peter the Rock on which the Church is Built?

In the following video, I discuss a recent article from the Calvinist International by Joe Minich, trying to discern the relevant background for Jesus’s teaching in Matthew 16:13-23. See the rest of my videos (and subscribe) here.

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Two Recent Talks

Video from two recent lectures of mine has just been posted on Facebook. From Gutenberg to YouVersion: The Word of God and the Technology of the Word Exodus as New Birth

Posted in Bible, Church History, Culture, Exodus, Hermeneutics, John, Lectures, Luke, Matthew, NT, NT Theology, OT, OT Theology, Scripture, Theological, Video | 1 Comment

Podcast: The Virgin Birth

In our final podcast of 2017, the entire cast is on the show to discuss the Virgin Birth. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to past episodes on Soundcloud and on this page on my blog.

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Twin Nativities

A piece of mine has just been posted over on the Theopolis Institute’s blog. Within it, I argue that the story of the gospels is the story of two births, that the nativity narratives should be read in parallel with … Continue reading

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The Politics of the Vineyard of Israel

I have just posted a reflection on Isaiah 5, Psalm 80, and Matthew 21 over on Political Theology Today. Within it I explore the significance of the prophetic vine parables and the vantage point that they can provide us upon … Continue reading

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