Dr. John Oakes is giving a three-part series of classes on the biblical Book of Daniel for the Greater Houston Church of Christ. Notes, Power Point and audio are available here. Daniel Notes Daniel PPT Daniel Audio 1 […]
The most important scientist today, Francis Collins and the most important Christian theologian of the day N. T. Wright have done their own rendition of Yesterday by the Beatles. You will love it, I think. https://biologos.org/resources/n-t-wright-and-francis-collins-sing-genesis You May […]
John Oakes is now preaching regularly for the Bakersfield Church of Christ. We will be posting all of his sermons here. Services are now live streamed Sundays at 10:30 at www.bakersfieldchurchofchrist.com See you there. 7/15 History Archaeology and the Bible PPT History Archaeology and the Bible Audio 7/12 Matthew XII Kingdom Relationships Matthew XII PPT […]
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Question: How can we reconcile the account of Jesus’ anointing at Bethany near the end of his life? Where, when and by whom was Jesus anointed?Was is at a Pharisee’s house as said by Luke, at the house of Simon the leaper, as said by Matthew and Mark, or was it at the house of […]
Question: How can I keep my faith strong when people of great faith are walking away from my faith? And if we have historical evidences for Jesus outside the Bible that are more convincing than any other religion, why is it that people who are Christians convert into other religions like Hinduism or Islam? If […]
Question: As for Acts 8:37 none of the most ancient manuscripts include this material. The King James Version is the one which got it wrong. You are telling here here that the King James Version of the Bible is wrong. So how can we trust the other versions of the Bible because KJV is the […]
Dr. John Oakes taught a class on Christian theology. The class covered topics such as Trinity, the qualities of God, the problems of evil and suffering, theodicy, predestination, heaven and more. The class is now completed. Here are the notes, PPT, audio and link to the video. God: Christian Theology PPT God–Christian […]
Dr. John Oakes is teaching an Old Testament Survey class in Bakersfield the next few weeks. PPT, Notes and audio are attached. Old-Testament-Survey-PPT OT-Survey-Notes OT Survey I OT Survey II OT Survey III OT Survey IV OT Survey V OT Survey VI OT Survey VII For a video version of the […]
Dr. John Oakes taught a class on the Book of Revelation beginning this Saturday 4/18. Revelation notes Revelation PPT Video of the first class Revelation Audio 1 Revelation II Audio Revelation Audio III Revelation Audio IV Revelation Audio V Videos are here: https://www.youtube.com/user/bakersfieldcoc/videos […]
- How do I connect with God emotionally, not just intellectually?
- Will there be a New World Order government in the end times?
- In Acts 22:9 it says that Paul's companions did not hear the voice, but in Acts 9:7 it says that they did. Can you help to resolve this problem?
- John Oakes Sermons in Bakersfield: Matthew Part XII Relationships in the Kingdom of Heaven
- Do you think that the killing and eating of animals is ethical?
- Why would God create someone, knowing the he or she would separate themselves from Him?
- The Westar Institute claim that Jesus was an exceptional man but not the Son of God. What do you think about their methodology?
- How do you reconcile the contradictory accounts of Peter's denial of Jesus? What about other unresolvable contradictions?
- How can we trust the Bible? What are the historical records of Jesus outside the Bible? What about the fact that Jesus went to India?
- If the evidence for the Bible is so strong, then why to Christians convert to Hinduism, Islam or Buddhism?