Craig Blomberg's Blog: New Testament Musings
Jun 18, 2012 by Craig Blomberg | 2 Comments
“I saw thrones on which were seated those who had been given authority to judge. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony about Jesus and because of the word of God. They had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their ... [More]
May 29, 2012 by Craig Blomberg | 1 Comments
“Accept the one whose faith is weak, without quarreling over disputable matters. One person's faith allows them to eat anything, but another, whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables. The one who eats everything must not treat with contempt the one who does not, and the one who does not eat ... [More]
May 01, 2012 by Craig Blomberg | 2 Comments
“I tell you, use worldly wealth to gain friends for yourselves, so that when it is gone, you will be welcomed into eternal dwellings” (Luke 16:9 NIV).
My breakfast-time appointment stood me up yesterday, so I had the “pleasure” of listening to the conversation of two ... [More]
Apr 13, 2012 by Craig Blomberg | 1 Comments
When they came to the place called the Skull, they crucified him there, along with the criminals--one on his right, the other on his left. Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing." And they divided up his clothes by casting lots. (Luke 23:33-34 NIV)
I had ... [More]
Mar 27, 2012 by Craig Blomberg | 5 Comments
“He who is not with me is against me, and he who does not gather with me scatters” (Matt. 12:30).
“For whoever is not against us is for us” (Mark 9:40).
A superficial comparison of these two texts and you might imagine Jesus was bipolar! In the throes of depression, ... [More]