Dr. John Oakes is now leading a new church planting in Merced, California. Please join us 11:00 Sundays at 500 Buena Vista Ave., Merced or on zoom at 342-225-5971 pw 857096. Also, join us for midweek classes Wed. 7:30 at UC Merced Rm GLCR 130 or the same zoom. We will be posting notes, PPTs […]
Dr. John Oakes gave two lessons at a singles conference in San Diego 10/12-15/2023. The first was a lesson about the role of the Holy Spirit in the lives of Christians. Holy Spirit Notes Holy Spirit PPT Holy Spirit Audio I Holy Spirit II Audio Chariot Ride Notes Chariot Ride […]
Dr. John Oakes is teaching an Old Testament Survey course for the West Coast School of Ministry this Fall. He will be posting notes, power point and audio here. Old-Testament-Survey-Notes Old-Testament-Survey PPT OT Survey I Audio OT Survey II Audio OT Survey Audio III OT Survey Audio IV OT Survey […]
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Editor’s Note: The list of questions is long enough that I have interspersed the questions and the answers. Questions and Answers: 1. Are there any early church fathers preferably from 1st mid-century to the 2nd century who discussed the virgin birth of Jesus in their letters or literature? Yes, definitely. Ignatius in his Letter to […]
Question: Is there any messianic prophecy in Torah? Answer: I assume you are referring to the first five books of the Hebrew Bible. If so, then yes, definitely. I suppose some would argue that there is a greater proportion of messianic prophecies in the Psalms and the Prophets, but there are plenty of messianic prophecies […]
Question: Muslims say that Jews & Christians were commanded only to worship God and to practice regular prayer but Isaiah, Jeremiah, and others excluded such commandments. What’s your response? Answer: First of all, I cannot speak for Muslims, but Christians teach a LOT more than just worshipping God and practicing regular prayer. It also teaches […]
Dr. John Oakes just completed a ten-part sermon series from the Minor Prophets (Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi) for the Merced Christian Church. The ppt, notes and audio are available here: RRRR I-X Notes RRRR I-X PPT Part I RRRR I-X PPT Part II RRRR I Audio RRRR II Audio […]
Dr. John Oakes taught a ten-part class on the Book of Romans Spring, 2023 in Merced. Power point, notes and audio are attached here: Romans Notes Romans PPT Romans Audio I Romans Audio II Romans Audio III Romans Audio IV Romans Audio V Romans Audio VI Biblical Predestination […]
Dr. John Oakes is giving a series of sermons from the Book of Mark in Merced, CA. The notes, PPT and audio are attached. Mark I Notes Mark I PPT Mark Audio I Mark II Notes Kingdom Parables Mark II PPT Mark IIa Audio Mark IIb Audio Mark […]
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- Muslims say that Christians and Jews are only commanded to worship God and to pray, but Isaiah and Jeremiah exclude such commandments. Response?
- What does Matthew 6:22-23 mean (the eye is the lamp of the body…)
- What is the evidence that the very early church believed in the virgin birth of Mary?
- Are there any messianic prophecies in the Torah?