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
11:20-24 Why will Sodom and Gomorrah be present on the day of God’s judgment against Israel? 20 Aug 2020
11:20-24 What will happen to the lost sheep who take offence at being found? 24 Aug 2020
12:15-21 The Holy Spirit 4: The Spirit given to the servant of YHWH 4 Mar 2012
12:15-16 Did Jesus believe that Gentiles would be included in the renewed people of God? 17 Oct 2017
12:21 What does the New Testament teach us about hope? 1 Feb 2021
12:29 Who binds the strong man? And why? And when? And how? 17 Aug 2016
12:43-45 Seven spirits worse than the first 24 Apr 2007
13:14-15 Why didn’t Jesus just come out and say it: God is going to punish you with violent destruction? 8 May 2018
13:31-32 Reading the parable of the mustard seed after Christendom 12 Nov 2012
13:34-35 The parables: Jesus was just being obtuse 11 Jan 2013
13:35 Why didn’t Jesus just come out and say it: God is going to punish you with violent destruction? 8 May 2018
13:36-43 The parable of the weeds and the question of hell 14 Mar 2011
13:41-42 Why traditional eschatology is a failure of nerve 1 Jan 2019
13:43 When Jesus goes off message: the righteous will shine like the sun 1 Apr 2019
13:52 Blessed are the narrative-historical interpreters: preaching the Beatitudes 23 May 2016
15:21-28 Why did Jesus instruct his disciples not to preach the kingdom of God to Gentiles and Samaritans? 18 May 2015
15:21-28 Why was Jesus so polite to the centurion and so rude to the Canaanite woman? 21 Jan 2019
16:13-16 Who do men say that the Son of man is? 24 Apr 2007
16:17-18 The gates of Hades will not prevail against it 24 Apr 2007
16:19 The keys to the kingdom of heaven 9 Feb 2012
16:27-28 Some standing here will not taste death... 18 Jun 2014
16:28 Thom Stark on the coming of the Son of Man: the Bible gets it right, Jesus gets it wrong? 16 Aug 2021
18:5-6 Does Jesus have anything to say about homosexuality? Simple answer, no. 8 Apr 2015
18:8-9 Response to Ben Witherington on Gehenna 25 Sep 2011
18:23-35 So also my heavenly Father will do to every one of you: the parable of the unforgiving slave 29 Aug 2020
19:10-12 Does Jesus have anything to say about homosexuality? Simple answer, no. 8 Apr 2015
19:16 What must I do to inherit eternal life? 11 Apr 2011
19:16 Eternal life and the story of Israel 13 Feb 2013
19:21 What it means to be perfect 24 Apr 2007
19:28 The throne of Jesus and the throne of God 6 May 2021