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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 […]

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