This is a list of posts that comment at some length on particular New Testament passages. There are also a few Old Testament passages listed at the end.

Matthew | Mark | Luke | John | Acts | Romans | 1 Corinthians | 2 Corinthians | Galatians | Ephesians | Philippians | Colossians | 1 Thessalonians | 2 Thessalonians | 1 Timothy | 2 Timothy | Titus | Philemon | Hebrews | James | 1 Peter | 2 Peter | 1 John | 2 John | 3 John | Jude | Revelation

Luke 1:46-55 The true meaning of Luke’s Christmas, part 3
Luke 1:46-55 Some women and the story of God’s people, and a brief obituary
Luke 1:67-79 The Benedictus of Zechariah
Luke 1:68-79 The true meaning of Luke’s Christmas, part 4
Luke 2:8-20 The true meaning of Luke’s Christmas, part 5
Luke 2:10-14 Good news for all the people
Luke 2:25-38 The true meaning of Luke’s Christmas, part 6
Luke 2:29-32 Simeon and the salvation of Israel before the eyes of the nations
Luke 2:29-32 A light for revelation to the Gentiles
Luke 2:29-32 Interpreters of the New Testament should show more respect for boundaries
Luke 3:16-17 The Holy Spirit 2: He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire
Luke 3:21-22 The Holy Spirit 3: This is my beloved Son
Luke 4:16-19 The Holy Spirit 4: The Spirit given to the servant of YHWH
Luke 4:16-21 The Holy Spirit 3: This is my beloved Son
Luke 12:4-5 Killed and thrown into Gehenna
Luke 12:49 I came to cast a fire on the earth
Luke 12:49-53 Simon Gathercole’s argument about pre-existence and divine identity in the Synoptics
Luke 13:1-5 The killing of the Galileans and the collapse of the tower in Siloam
Luke 13:18-19 Reading the parable of the mustard seed after Christendom
Luke 13:22-24 Are those being saved few?
Luke 15:11-32 The lost and the unlost in the parable of the prodigal son
Luke 15:11-32 Kester Brewin on the failed “mutiny” of the prodigal son
Luke 15:11-32 Who is the father in the parable of the prodigal son?
Luke 16:16 The kingdom of heaven and the men of violence
Luke 16:19-31 The rich man and Lazarus, and what the story tells us about hell
Luke 16:19-31 More on the rich man and Lazarus and the question of “hell”
Luke 17:20-21 The kingdom of God is in the midst of you. Or is it?
Luke 18:1-8 The widow’s prayer
Luke 18:18 Eternal life and the story of Israel
Luke 19:1-10 Discipleship means giving up everything to follow Jesus. Or does it?
Luke 19:8-10 Who is the father in the parable of the prodigal son?
Luke 19:11-27 Misreading the parable of the minas from the post-Christendom margins
Luke 20:34-36 Will there be gender inequality in the resurrection?
Luke 20:41-44 The Lord said to my lord...
Luke 22:35-38 Numbered with the transgressors
Luke 22:41-44 What did Jesus fear in Gethsemane?
John 1:1-18 The Word became flesh: John and the historical Jesus
John 3:1-15 What does it mean to be “born again”?
John 8:6-8 Why did Jesus write on the ground?
John 10:35 In what sense are we "bound to what the New Testament teaches"?


At random...

We do not know Jesus if we know him only as a personal saviour In his book Constructing Jesus: Memory, Imagination and History, Dale Allison puts forward a number of arguments in support of his view that Jesus is presented in the New Testament as an eschatological figure, whose identity and vocation...
Where’s the “wrath” in the announcement to Zechariah? In a comment on the first of my true-meaning-of-Luke’s-Christmas posts my old friend Rogier asks whether the argument about judgment has not been overstated: I raise this with you, because in so many of our conversations it seems like you...
Election, A radical New Perspective on Calvinism is right to highlight the biblical rhetoric of election, foreknowledge and predetermination. It is wrong, however, in its understanding of the narrative in which that rhetoric is deployed; it is wrong about the purpose of...