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Were the Gospels in Chronological Order? And lots of other interesting questions with Jonathan Pennington




Do the Gospels ever seem inconsistent or confusing? Do they raise a lot of questions? Get some answers in this guest interview with New Testament scholar, pastor, and teacher (Dr. Jonathan Pennington). Interested in more content like this? Scroll down for more resources and related episodes, including Dr. Pennington's (website) and (books). Also, make sure to check out (How to Become a Christian) and our interview with Sandra Richter on (What Does Saving the Environment Have to Do with Salvation?). Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too. To learn more, visit our (website) and follow us on (Facebook), (Instagram), and (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO.   Outline 0:15 - Questions about the Gospels 0:50 - (Jonathan Pennington) 3:50 - Can we trust the Gospels? Why does Jesus sound different in different places? 6:30 - Selection and de-selection when documenting history 9:15 - How did the authors decide what to include in the Gospels? 11:40 - What is the Kingdom of God? 14:40 - What about the personal relationship with God? 15:15 - (How to Become a Christian) 16:30 - The Cross vs. The Kingdom 18:00 - New Testament Christians: Unhitching the New Testament from the Old Testament? 22:15 - (The Kingdom of God): Dr. Jonathan Pennington's lecture at {The Village Church Institute) 23:00 - First steps for a deeper reading of the Gospels 25:45 - More from Jonathan Pennington 10:00 - Subscribe. Rate. Share.   Social Facebook: ( Instagram: ( Twitter: (   References Jonathan Pennington: ( The Kingdom of God: Dr. Jonathan Pennington's lecture at {The Village Church Institute): ( Jonathan Pennington books: ( Reading the Gospels Wisely: ( The Sermon on the Mount and Human Flourishing: ( Jesus the Great Philosopher: ( Cars, Coffee, and Theology: (   Related What Does Saving the Environment Have to Do with Salvation?: ( How to Become a Christian:... Support this podcast