Explains the importance of Matthew’s beginning his Gospel with a genealogy.
Discusses what Jesus meant in Matthew 7:6 when he said, “Do not throw your pearls before the swine.”
Explores what Jesus means in the Beatitudes when he says, “Blessed are the pure in heart.”
Discusses “forbearing” with one another as taught in Philippians 4:4-7.
Explores the meaning of the phrase “do not lead us into temptation” in Matthew 6.
Explains Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 5:48.
Elucidates the meaning of “Rachel weeping” in Jeremiah 31:15.
Describes the first coming of Jesus and the account of Jesus and Mary at Cana to exhort us to be ready for Jesus' second coming.
Discusses the value of the Septuagint (Greek translation of the Hebrew Scriptures) in relation to the Masoretic text (Hebrew).
Discusses what Jesus considered the greatest sign of his messiahship.
Comments on the relationship between Jews and Gentiles by telling the story of a gentile woman who asks Jesus to heal her daughter.
Finds encouragement in John the Baptist's questioning whether Jesus is the Messiah.
Tells the Christmas story as the Bible, rather than traditional Christianity, presents it.
(2 Peter 2-3) Explores the story of Balaam to explain Peter’s teaching on false teachers.
Compares Jesus’ teaching with rabbinic teaching of the same time period.
(Matthew 13) Explores the picture of the coming Kingdom of God that emerges in Jesus' "Kingdom parables."
Conjectures about what Jesus might have been reading during his forty days in the desert.
Looks at several Bible passages to discuss the past and present significance of Jesus being God’s Messiah.
(Matthew 13) Discusses one of Jesus’ kingdom parables.
Elucidates the opening lines of the Lord’s Prayer.