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Dr. John Oakes will be teaching a class on the Book of Isaiah for the San Diego Church of Christ and for the Bakersfield Church of Christ on five consecutive Sundays beginning Sun. 3/7 at 9:00 Pacific time on zoom at 342 225 5971 pw 857096   The class is open for all and is free.  […]

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   See you there. 3/7  Hosea I God’s Unrelenting Love Notes  Hosea I Unrelenting PPT  Hosea I Unrelenting Love Audio 3/3  One Another II Notes  […]

Dr. John Oakes, Dr. Gregg Marutzky and Dr. Steve Kinnard are teaching a class on the twelve “Minor Prophets” of the Old Testament Feb4,5,11,12 for the Los Angeles School of Ministry and Missions.  The notes and power point and audio from Dr. Oakes are here.   The Minor Prophets Notes LASMM    Minor Prophets LASMM PPT […]

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Question: I have run across arguments by atheists that say that the universe is not fine-tuned for life, but life is fine tuned to the universe and they describe this in the “puddle” analogy. Basically they say it only appears the world is fine-tuned for life, but in actuality life was able to adapt to […]

Question: Since the early church father Clement who wrote 1st Clement was born in 35 A. D, why did he not talk about personally meeting the 12 apostles or meeting Paul? It is very obvious that Clement will have been a mature adult around 50s.   During 50s , St. Paul was still alive plus all […]

Question: We see an incident in the Bible where Jesus says follow me and let the dead bury their own dead when a disciple tells that he should stay to bury his father. Why is Jesus, who is known for compassion, being rude and insensitive here? Answer: This is a good question.  I certainly cannot […]

Dr. John Oakes is giving a series of lessons for the Lifeway Church of Christ (part of the Los Angeles Church of Christ) on two successive Wednesdays 12/2 and 12/9 on being In Christ.  These lessons come from a book titled In Christ ( Notes, power point and audio are available here:  In-Christ Notes    […]

Dr. John Oakes gave a series of 16 sermons from the Gospel of John Nov-Feb, 2020/2021 for the Bakersfield Church of Christ.  The notes, power point and audio are provided here:  John Whole Series Notes  John Whole Series PPT   John I Woman in Adultery audio    John II Meet Jesus Audio  John III Jesus in […]

Dr. John Oakes gave a lesson on the Book of Ephesians for the San Diego Church of Christ.      Ephesians Coming Home Devo Notes    Ephesians Home Devo Audio                               You May Also Like: Sermon: Ephesians 6 The Christian Armor Class...

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