Category Archives: NT Use of the OT

9 Things You Should Know About the Bible – The Gospel Coalition Blog

Here’s one of the nine: All the books of the Old Testament except Esther, Ecclesiastes and the Song of Solomon are quoted or referenced in the New Testament. Jesus quoted or made references from Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Psalms, … Continue reading

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Notes from “Messianic Exegesis” by Donald Juel

The following is a collection of unorganized notes taken from reading Donald Juel’s Messianic Exegesis: Christological Interpretation of the Old Testament in Early Christianity (1988). I wrote a review of the book, which can be found here. I also wrote … Continue reading

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Q: What Old Testament passages prophesied the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus?

This answer first appeared here, in a dialogue with Nate and others. The Old Testament prophecies of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection do not show up in explicit form.  That is, there is no verse that says, “The Messiah shall be … Continue reading

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Revelation: An Introduction with Ian Paul

At about the 3:00 mark, the speaker is talking about genre generally and apocalyptic specifically. He points out that Mark 13:24-27 is apocalyptic language – a way of speaking that Jesus’ contemporaries would have recognized. It is a good way … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Luke: An Introduction by Paula Gooder (St. John’s Nottingham)

Paula Gooder is a UK-based freelance writer and lecturer in Biblical studies.  Here’s a breakdown of the video: 4:40 When was the Gospel of Luke written?  (60’s-90’s AD) 7:47 Luke-Acts 13:08 Imitating the Old Testament 16:05 The mortar between the … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Prophecy of Isaiah 53, Part III: The Mystery of the Sacrifice

A video (25:30) from Day of Discovery (publishers of Our Daily Bread) featuring these scholars: Michael Rydelnik Michael Brown Darrell Bock Walter Kaiser There are over 200 other viewable programs on this site as well.  [Editorial note as of April … Continue reading

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Jesus’ use of Scripture (video)

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12 Primary Ways the New Testament Uses the Old Testament | Andy Naselli

The below list comes from an excellent new handbook: G. K. Beale. Handbook on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament: Exegesis and Interpretation. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2012. xviii + 173 pp. via 12 Primary Ways the New Testament … Continue reading

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How did Jesus view the Bible? « Ratio Christi-At The Ohio State University

How did Jesus view the Bible? « Ratio Christi-At The Ohio State University.

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The Importance of the Old Testament to the Subject of Human Afterlife

The first 15-20 years of Christianity’s spread – the most formative years – apparently took place without benefit of a single one of the New Testament documents we now possess. If the apostles’ message about afterlife could not be substantiated … Continue reading

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