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.

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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...

Jimmy Dunn: one God, one Lord, and the shema During a lively dialogue with Larry Hurtado at the British New Testament Society conference this morning Jimmy Dunn put forward his well known view that there is a significant functional differentiation—even subordination—between Jesus and...
Matthew Montonini's review of The Future of the People of God I hope it’s not too immodest to draw attention to a review of my book The Future of the People of God by Matthew Montonini that begins: Many books one reads, especially in the area of biblical studies, are solid and sane, but very few...
Critical-realism and postmodernism The ‘emerging church’ project is an experiment in new forms of church. The question of what ‘church’ is, however, cannot be resolved sociologically or experimentally. Ultimately, a theological answer is required. This page was written to...