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Archive for November, 2006

"What Jesus Demands from the World" -Demand #1: You Must Be Born Again

Saturday, November 25th, 2006

A continuing series reflecting on the book: "What Jesus Demands from the World", By John Piper  (Wheaton, Ill: Crossway Books, 2006, 400 pgs.) Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” -John 3:3;  Jesus answered, …" Do not marvel that I said to you, […]

“The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot” -Part 2: Judas in Later Gospel Traditions

Saturday, November 18th, 2006

By Bart D. Ehrman (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2006, pgs. 198) Chapter Three:  Judas in Later Gospel Traditions In surveying all the early traditions about Judas, it is the contention of Dr. Ehrman that oral traditions about Judas circulated for a number of years and resulted in some very different and conflicting presentations about […]

"What Jesus Demands from the World" -Intro

Thursday, November 16th, 2006

By John Piper (Wheaton, Ill: Crossway Books, 2006, 400 pgs.) John Piper has some incredible thoughts in his newest book, on the teaching of Jesus.  I say incredible, because we are so use to preachers and teachers presenting and emphasizing only the barest minimum requirements for salvation as normative Christianity.  Dr. Piper goes way beyond […]

Serial Review: “The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: A New Look at Betrayer and Betrayed”-Part 1

Sunday, November 5th, 2006

By Bart D. Ehrman (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2006, pgs. 198)   This is probably destined to be the definitive book on the subject.  Written by the very able scholar from Chapel Hill.  One may disagree with his conclusions, but Dr. Ehrman is never to be ignored.  I plan to review his book in […]