Skip to comments.Some new Bible study resources on the Internet
Posted on 01/22/2005 9:59:11 AM PST by sionnsar
Here are some new Bible study resources I've found on the Internet. (Some of these really are "new" and others are simply new to me.) They may indeed be helpful to anyone who is looking for additional resources to help in his or her study of the Word of God.
First, somewhat to my pleasant surprise, Intervarsity Press (IVP) has made available these modern New Testament commentaries online. As you may realize, I don't necessarily equate "modern" with "good"; indeed, I'd be inclined to shun modern commentaries in favor of older ones. But these appear to be at least somewhat conservative, and include works on Matthew (Craig S. Keener); Luke (Darrell L. Bock); John (Rodney A. Whitacre); Acts (William J. Larkin); 2 Corinthians (Linda L. Belleville); Galatians (G. Walter Hansen); Philippians (Gordon D. Fee); Colossians (Robert W. Wall); 1 Timothy (Philip H. Towner); Philemon (Robert W. Wall); Titus (Philip H. Towner); James (George M. Stulac); 1,2, and 3 John (Marianne Meye Thompson); and Revelation (J. Ramsey Michaels). I'm familiar with works by Keener and Fee, and generally they're OK--so this collection is worth a look.
Next, I think you may find Vincent's New Testament Word Studies to be helpful for indepth studies--particularly if you wish to do a "word study". This work dates to 1886 and I think it is sound theologically.
And--I think anyone may find Read the Greek New Testament by Peter Misselbrooks to be quite interesting. This site gives an ambitious reading plan that combines conservative commentary notes with Scripture texts in Greek and explanation of those texts. As the site says:
This Web Site contains notes designed to encourage those who want to read through the Greek New Testament. The notes are arranged for daily reading covering 5 years (1250 days of notes designed for five days a week and 50 weeks a year). You can download them either as 250 sets of weekly notes in Word (generally Word 2000) format, or as whole New Testament books in PDF format. You need to be aware that some of the PDF files are quite large (as large as 2 Mb).
The notes are designed for those who have an elementary knowledge of New Testament Greek. Help is provided with grammar and vocabulary and with comprehension and interpretation of the text.
Thank you.I have been looking for a good commontary.
REF - Survive
Bible books originally written on parchment or skins.
Gutenberg put them into print.
Technology has now put it on the web.
To make a version that will last millenia, hasn't technology made it possible to etch one into metal? To survive the unthinkable.
The most indelible media for Scripture is the inculcation of Bible doctrine into the soul for processing by the Holy Spirit as spiritual knowledge in our heart.
Great links for the beginnnings of worship. It's been said the most beautiful music in God's ears is the bristling of Bible pages by students of His Word. Today we are fortunate for the percussion of keyboard clatter and ballet of mouse motions to further that devoted display.
Oh I agree - the greatest engraving is in our hearts.
I was just ruminating - the ancients left records to perpetuate the word (plus the oral tradition). I was just doing a "what if" scenario - shouldn't there be some indelible Rosetta Stone-like object for generations yet unborn.
For example, much of the film and video records of the 1950's are unplayable - Just try finding the machines on which to play them.
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