Craig Blomberg

What are the things you least want to read but most need to hear?

Questions have poured in from around the globe for this week’s #LentChallenge reading. Download a free guide here.

People are wondering:

Who is the son of man? What's with all the demons?

Each week during the #LentChallenge, we’re collecting YOUR questions to send to our oh-so-brilliant New Testament scholar and professor, Dr. Craig Blomberg. 

Soak up his wisdom and insight today.

(Stumped by a passage or verse as you’re reading? Leave your question for Dr. Blomberg as a comment to this blog post).  Continue Reading...

What Happened to Your Ache for the Holy Spirit?

Where has your joy gone? Who has stolen your joy?

These spiritual check-up questions need to be asked on a regular basis. But they must always be followed up by another question:  Continue Reading...

What If Jesus Does Not Come Back?

Are we in the end times? What are the signs of the end of the age? When is Jesus' return?

These questions capture headlines, imaginations, and intense Biblical debate. Over the years, I’ve seen heated arguments as well as relationships turned icy as people wrestle with these questions.

Some time ago, a national publication asked me if I thought we were in the end times. My response: Continue Reading...

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The #LentChallenge asks you to read Matthew, Mark, Luke and John in preparation for Easter. To drink in the fullness of the story of Jesus, to immerse yourself in His teaching, miracles, arrest and resurrection.

But the challenge is to not read the familiar, but ask God to awaken you to the unfamiliar.

What are the things you least want to read but most need to hear?

Questions have poured in from around the globe for this week’s reading. Download a free guide here:

People Wondering…

Has the Unforgiveable Sin Gotten the Best of Me?
Why Won’t God Answer My Prayers?
Will I Ever Be Holy Enough?
Why Does Jesus Tell His Followers to Keep Secrets?

And many more.

We asked our friend, New Testament Bible Scholar, Dr. Craig Blomberg, to weigh in your questions.

Read on. This scholar has a lot to teach us all.

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What is Disobedience Really Costing You?

We experience moments when The Holy nudges us to do something or leave something undone.

Yet we resist. By…

Ignoring the prod to pick up the phone and apologize.

Resisting the urge to give.

Uttering the unkind word though we know we should keep silent.

Breaking the confidence we promised to keep.

The Holy prompts us toward that which rings with righteousness, that which illuminates us as children of God.

The feeling often comes on strong like a gushing wind lunging forward from within. But if we resist, the gust reduces to a breeze then stills to a calm. We miss the moment.

Can the cost of disobedience be quantified? Continue Reading...