Today I would like to recommend three tools that will assist busy pastors and students when it comes to learning and retaining useful knowledge of New Testament Greek. The value of these books surely exceeds their posted prices. The first was recently published in 2012. But commendation of this first book prompts me to mention…

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The Gospel | FBC Norco | 2012 from Scott McCollum Productions on Vimeo. Scripture Quotations are From the ESV Bible, Copyright 2001 by Crossway Inspired by and Adapted from Austin Stone Community Church’s “History of Redemption”

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By Matthew Barrett–   What an excellent year this has been for Credo Magazine! How blessed we have been to hear back from so many of you as to how you have benefited from different issues of the magazine. In 2013 we plan to continue providing you with a free, digital magazine. And we have…

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The Christian publishing world continues to pump out hundreds of books each year. And many of them are excellent, providing Christians with biblically-grounded, theologically-rooted, historically-driven works. Picking your favorite book of the year is tough. Nonetheless, we asked some of our contributors what their favorite book was for 2012. We hope that you benefit from…

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By Thomas Schreiner– The message communicated at Christmas is often sentimental. How nice for Joseph and Mary to have a baby boy. And singing Christmas carols and drinking hot chocolate can be comforting. For many, however, such a message is disconnected from the real world. What does Christmas have to do with war that tears…

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By Matthew Barrett–   My two little girls are excited about Christmas, very excited. Christmas is truly overwhelming for them. Grandma is coming into town, along with uncles and aunts. There are presents under the tree just waiting to be opened. Mom seems to be an endless source of baked goods. And Dad even cut…

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By Fred Zaspel– [photo source] Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield (1851-1921) is well known as the great polemic theologian of Old Princeton Seminary. He is also well known as the great exponent of the inspiration and authority of Scripture. Accurate as these pieces of biographical data are, however, neither captures the heart of this great Princetonian. Professionally,…

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Do we have the original manuscripts? Can we trust the copies passed down to us? How accurate is our New Testament today? These questions and more were discussed by two top-tier NT scholars. Both Dr. Ehrman and Dr. Wallace presented their respective positions before opening the floor for a time of Q&A.

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By Francis Schaeffer– Does inerrancy make a difference? Overwhelmingly; the difference is that with the Bible being what it is, God’s Word and so absolute, God’s objective truth, we do not need to be, and we should not be, caught in the ever-changing fallen cultures which surround us. Those who do not hold the inerrancy…

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Over at TGC the question has been asked: Did Jesus Assume a Fallen Human Nature? Luke Stamps, Credo blogger and Assistant Professor at California Baptist University (OPS), has answered. Here is just a portion of his response (you can read the whole thing here): So what should we make of this FHN position? There is…

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By Thomas Schreiner–   [This is a series of posts in preparation for Christmas. Read Part 1 and Part 2.] Our Christmas theme today is joy, and yet Psalm 88 is a psalm that is totally lacking in joy. Many struggle during Christmas with discouragement and depression, especially because they have lost loved ones. Certainly…

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Thomas Schreiner– [This is a series of posts in preparation for Christmas. Read Part 1 here.] What is one of the defining characteristics of our age? Boredom. Many people, including many young people, are no longer enchanted by anything. They think they have seen and done it all. If Christmas excited them once, it doesn’t…

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