Bible Study Archives - Seedbed

But to effectively serve Christ in the world, we must not merely be called holy; we must actually be holy. In today's article, Timothy Tennent helpfully explains how the pouring out of the Spirit at Pentecost provides the church with this needed holiness.

Since starting Seedbed, we've accrued many resources on one of the most influential books of all time. The letter to the Romans is worth studying and knowing well. Here we've gathered together videos from 3 of the world's leading New Testament scholars who all address different aspects of this rich word of God.
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In this Seven Minute Seminary, Craig Keener helps situate the Tabernacle in its ancient context, noting both its similarities and contrasts with other temples in the region.

When it comes to biblical interpretation, Christians must do their best to leave their biases aside and be open to how the text might...

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Certainly the most-debated verses in all of Romans 8 are these, and here careful attention must be paid not only to what is said, but also what is not said.
Seedbed - Seven Minute Seminary

It is said that you can make the Bible say almost anything you want it to say. In this series of Seven Minute Seminary videos, Dr. Craig Keener walks us through a number of biblical passages that are often ripped out of context and forced to say something the Bible never intended to say. He then illuminates their meaning by simply paying careful attention to the context.
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In this Seven Minute Seminary, Craig Keener reminds us that salvation, even in the Old Testament, was always by grace through faith.

Bible promise cards, memorizing verses, and KJV translations have all led us to mistakenly believe that every verse is independent from the rest. In this primer on reading the Bible in context, Timothy J. Jenney reminds us that the paragraph, not the verse, is the fundamental unit of interpretation in the Bible.
Seedbed - Seven Minute Seminary

Have you ever stopped to notice some of the elements consisting of the perfect number seven in the Gospel of John? In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Ben Witherington III shares how recognizing the seven signs are key to understanding our fourth Gospel.