Tag Archives: Craig Blomberg

Craig Blomberg on Church Discipline

Church discipline is a widely neglected practice in our evangelical churches. Craig Blomberg has some excellent observations on what the key passage (Matt. 18:15–17) means. Because Blomberg always begins with the biblical text, he finds things that others miss entirely. … Continue reading

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New Testament Manuscripts: Craig Blomberg evaluates variants

Craig Blomberg has addressed an issue that worries a lot of Christians: the claims by some people (e.g., Bart Ehrman) that the New Testament cannot be trusted because hundreds of thousands of variant readings exist among the manuscripts we have. … Continue reading

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Exposition of Revelation: Revelation 6:12–15

Revelation 6:12–15 Then I looked when the Lamb opened the sixth seal, and a huge earthquake took place; the sun became as black as sackcloth made of hair, and the full moon became blood red; 13 and the stars in … Continue reading

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NIV 2011: Craig Blomberg analyzes Philippians 2:4

Craig Blomberg, a noted New Testament scholar at Denver Seminary, has produced another fine analysis that compares NIV 2011 — which Craig calls the “updated NIV” — with other major English translations. This time his focus is on Philippians 2:4, which … Continue reading

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NIV 2011 is defended by Craig Blomberg

All who want to know more about the updated NIV (“NIV 2011″ in this blog) should be sure to read the recent post by Craig Blomberg of Denver Seminary. Craig presents a discussion of 1 Timothy 3:11, which says, “In the … Continue reading

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Sermon on the Mount: Matthew 5:48

Matthew 5:48 “So then, be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” (NET Bible) Note: any Bible reference containing only a chapter number and verse number is understood to be in the Gospel of Matthew. From misunderstanding to understanding In … Continue reading

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Ross Douthat talks about Hell; Craig Blomberg does too

Seems like the conservative voices on the New York Times op-ed pages are talking theology these days; go figure! This time Ross Douthat briefly and intelligently discusses the reluctance of Americans to believe in Hell. Not only does Douthat’s analysis … Continue reading

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