Bible index

Use this page to search for posts that deal at some length with particular Bible passages. New Testament books are listed first. Currently it’s not possible to exclude books from the list that have no references, so occasionally you may come up with nothing.
Matthew
5:43-48 Should we still love our enemies? 21 Jun 2012
6:9-13 Learning from Daniel’s prayer of confession 30 Jul 2019
6:9-13 The Lord’s prayer and its eschatological context 23 Apr 2007
6:9-13 How would Jesus teach the church to pray today? 15 Feb 2018
6:9-13 Why the Lord’s Prayer should be banned in cinemas 23 Nov 2015
6:13 Lead us not into temptation 3 Nov 2015
6:13 Do not lead us into temptation: a mistranslation according to the Pope 8 Dec 2017
6:33 Kingdom texts that don’t fit the paradigm? 10 Sep 2014
7:13-14 The way of life and the way of death 23 Apr 2007
7:21-23 Not all who say, “Lord, Lord”, know what they’re talking about 22 Aug 2017
7:24-27 The parable of the two houses and the apocalyptic storm 17 Jan 2012
7:24-27 Blessed are the narrative-historical interpreters: preaching the Beatitudes 23 May 2016
8:5-13 Why was Jesus so polite to the centurion and so rude to the Canaanite woman? 21 Jan 2019
8:5-13 Did Jesus heal the centurion’s male sexual partner? 11 Jun 2015
8:5-13 Who will recline at table with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven? 1 Feb 2019
8:10-12 Did Jesus believe that Gentiles would be included in the renewed people of God? 17 Oct 2017
8:11-12 Jesus and the restoration of Israel according to Matthew 9 Oct 2017
8:11-12 Why did Jesus instruct his disciples not to preach the kingdom of God to Gentiles and Samaritans? 18 May 2015
8:23-27 Who calmed the storm and why? 22 Jan 2020
8:23-27 Did Jesus act as though he thought he were God? 29 Jun 2010
9:1-8 Jesus and the authority to forgive sins 15 May 2011
9:10-13 The sick need a physician 23 Apr 2007
9:16-17 Jesus and the restoration of Israel according to Matthew 9 Oct 2017
9:37-38 What makes us so sure that the harvest is plentiful? 4 Feb 2016
10:5-15 Why did Jesus instruct his disciples not to preach the kingdom of God to Gentiles and Samaritans? 18 May 2015
10:15 Why will Sodom and Gomorrah be present on the day of God’s judgment against Israel? 20 Aug 2020
10:28 The destruction of body and soul in gehenna 24 Apr 2007
10:34-37 Not peace but a sword 4 Oct 2007
11:8 Does Jesus have anything to say about homosexuality? Simple answer, no. 8 Apr 2015
11:12-14 The kingdom of heaven and the men of violence 22 Jul 2012