Does Matthew quote the wrong prophet? Bart Ehrman on Jeremiah and Zechariah

Why does Matthew quote the wrong prophet? When Matthew indicates that Judas betrayed Jesus for thirty pieces of silver, he notes (as by now we expect of him) that this was in fulfillment of Scripture: “Then was fulfilled what had been spoken through the prophet Jeremiah, ‘And they took the thirty pieces of silver…and they…

God’s Word and Contradictions: Sworn Enemies, Part 3

    Scriptures: Romans 16:25-27 1 Corinthians 15:3-19 2 Timothy 3:14-17 James 2:18-24 James 4:1-6 2 Peter 1:16-21 2 Peter 3:14-16 Service Music Opening Selection: “Speak To My Heart” (artist: Donnie McClurkin) “Word of God Speak” by Mercy Me “Word of Life” by Jeremy Camp Intermediate Selection: “Ancient Words” by Michael W. Smith Inspirational Selection:…

God’s Word and Contradictions: Sworn Enemies, Part 2

  Scriptures: John 17:14-17 Acts 1:15-22 Acts 17:10-11 Acts 18:24-28 Romans 15:1-4 Service Music Opening Selection: “Speak To My Heart” (artist: Donnie McClurkin) “Word of God Speak” by Mercy Me “Word of Life” by Jeremy Camp Intermediate Selection: “Ancient Words” by Michael W. Smith Inspirational Selection: “Speak, O Lord” by Keith & Kristyn Getty Closing…

God’s Word and Contradictions: Sworn Enemies, Part 1

Audio Message:   Scriptures:  Matthew 26:47-56; Mark 12:18-27; Luke 4:16-21 Luke 24:44-48; John 7:38-42; John 10:34-36; John 13:18-19; John 17:9-17 Service Music Opening Selection: “Speak To My Heart” (artist: Donnie McClurkin) “Word of God Speak” by Mercy Me “Word of Life” by Jeremy Camp Intermediate Selection: “Ancient Words” by Michael W. Smith Inspirational Selection: “Speak,…

Defending the Gospels of Matthew and Luke: A Response to Richard Dawkins

When the gospels were written, many years after Jesus’ death, nobody knew where he was born. But an Old Testament prophecy (Micah 5:2) had led Jews to expect that the long-awaited Messiah would be born in Bethlehem. In the light of this prophecy, John’s gospel specifically remarks that his followers were surprised that he was…