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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           […]

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