Craig Blomberg's Blog: New Testament Musings
Feb 02, 2009 by Craig Blomberg | 0 Comments
"For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God" (1 Cor. 1:18).
It is an amazing story. Before the fall of the iron curtain, only twenty years ago, there were no known Christians of any kind--Protestant, Catholic or ... [More]
Jan 20, 2009 by Craig Blomberg | 1 Comments
"There is a sin that leads to death. I am not saying that you should pray about that" (TNIV).
I continue to think a lot about apostasy. No, not as an option for me (!), but trying to make sense of the experiences and decisions of others. I also recently finished Robert Yarbrough's new Baker ... [More]
Jan 06, 2009 by Craig Blomberg | 7 Comments
"They went out from us, but they did not really belong to us. For if they belonged to us, they would have remained with us; but their going showed that none of them belonged to us" (1 John 2:19 [T]NIV).
One of my most memorable assignments in seminary was to write a paper discussing Calvinist and ... [More]
Dec 17, 2008 by Craig Blomberg | 1 Comments
If the following appear in Scripture (in the original languages of course), answer true. If not, answer false.
The magi were wise men.
The magi were kings.
There were three magi.
The magi came from the Orient.
The magi found Jesus and his parents in a stable.
A manger was a crib for a ... [More]
Dec 08, 2008 by Craig Blomberg | 1 Comments
I knew I was in trouble when I saw the Scripture chosen for the header at the top of this pastor's blog: "But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach a gospel other than the one we preached to you, let that person be anathema" (Gal. 1:8). Without reading a single post, I accurately ... [More]