Have you ever asked God for a sign? Throughout Scripture, God gave signs to his people, whether mighty acts during the exodus or miracles through Elijah and Elisha. Jesus was also asked for a sign. Yet despite giving seven remarkable signs, his people refused to believe him. In Signs of the Messiah, Andreas J. Köstenberger–veteran New… Read More
Abstract: The present article explores John’s distinct use of “signs” as part of his “theological transposition” of the Synoptic Gospels by which John transforms the Synoptic concept of “miracle” into that of “signs” pointing to Jesus’s messianic identity. The article proposes that Isaiah was the source for John’s signs theology by demonstrating significant links between… Read More
Part 4: John’s Gospel Throughout this series of blogs, we’ve been investigating Jesus’ teaching about the future in the Gospels. In Part 1 and Part 2, we focused our attention on Jesus’ primary teaching about the future in the Olivet Discourse. In Part 3, we explored his other teachings about the future throughout the Synoptic… Read More
About the Course Welcome to Holy Week. In this course, each day will include a video, Scripture reading, and reflection leading up to Easter Sunday. A concluding section will recap the week and give the learner time to consider other applications of Christ’s death and resurrection.
Recently, I was privileged to join Dr. Jason K. Allen, president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, on his podcast Preaching and Preachers to discuss preaching through the Gospel of John. Dr. Allen’s team has included some highlights of our discussion, which we’ve included below. Why preachers should preach through the Gospel of John The existential bite… Read More