Recently, a friend who is a minister in a Christian church was approached by a few members of his church to sign a request for a religious exemption from getting the vaccination for the Coronavirus. He asked me to express my opinion about whether he ought to grant such a request. Below is an edited […]
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 1:00 at www.bakersfieldchurchofchrist.com. 10/17 Revelation VI Notes They Overcame Revelation VI PPT Rev VI Audio Testimony 10/14 Coming Home Light and Darkness Notes First Principles […]
Dr, John Oakes has a new book, just published by Illumination Publishers. The title is Speaking of God. It is now available at https://www.ipibooks.com/collections/all/products/speaking-of-god The book is a how-to on leading group Bible studies, as well as seventy ready-to-go group Bible study outlines. It is available today. Tell a friend. You May Also Like: “In […]
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Question: How can I be sure of life after death when we don’t see it nor we don’t have people who return and tell. So is life after death only a fanciful creation of believers for sake of not being afraid of death or is it for sure that it exists? Besides, Stephen Hawking said […]
Question: I want to ask you about John 6:57. What do you think Jesus meant by the words “I live because of Father”? Answer: This is an interesting question. To be honest, I had never looked carefully at this verse. It is an interesting statement by Jesus that he lives because of the Father. Jesus […]
Question: Recently Dr. William Lane Craig published his book called ‘In Quest of the Historical Adam’ he also mentioned you in his podcast https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5ibHVicnJ5LmNvbS9mZWVkcy9yZWFzb25hYmxlX2ZhaXRoLnhtbA/episode/aHR0cDovL3d3dy5ibHVicnJ5LmNvbS9yZWFzb25hYmxlX2ZhaXRoLzgxNjMzMTkyL3JlYWN0aW9ucy1iZWdpbi1vbi1oaXN0b3JpY2FsLWFkYW0tYm9vay8 What do you think of his thoughts and what he said there? Answer: I love this article and am glad you found a reference to myself by Dr. Craig. This was […]
Dr. John Oakes gave a number of sermons on the Book of Isaiah for the Bakersfield Church of Christ. I am attaching the combined powerpoint and combined notes for the eight sermons, as well as the audio. Isaiah Sermons combined Notes Isaiah Sermons Combined PPT Isaiah Sermon I Audio Isaiah Sermon II […]
Dr. John Oakes is teaching a six-part class on the Book of Isaiah for the Church of Christ in Sao Paulo, Brazil September and October, 2021. The classes will be live on zoom Wednesdays at 4:00 Pacific Time address http://www.icisp.org.br/estudoBiblia Power point and audio recordings are here: Isaías – Brazil PPT Isaiah Sao Paulo Audio I […]
Dr. John Oakes is doing a four-part series on the Book of Revelation in Spanish for Iglesia de Cristo de Guadelajara. Power point and autio are being posted here Apocalypsis ESPAÑOL PPT Apocalypsis Guadalajara Audio 1 Apocalypsis Guad II Apocalypsis III Dr. John Oakes is doing a six-part series of classes on […]
- Is a Christian religious exemption from taking the Coronavirus vaccine justifiable?
- John Oakes Sermons in Bakersfield Revelation VI They Overcame by the Word of Their Testimony
- William Lane Craig mentions you (John Oakes) in a recent podcast about his new book. What do you think about the podcast and the comment?
- Did Moses lie to Pharaoh when he said that Israel would only go into the desert for three days and then come back? Did God participate in this lie?
- How can I reconcile God’s foreknowledge and man’s free will?
- What does Jesus mean in John 6:57 when he says, “I live because of the Father?” (does it imply Jesus is created?)
- How can I be sure of life after death when we don’t see it, nor do we have people who return and tell us it is true?