Resources

Bible Reading Plans
Two year Bible Reading Plan
90 Day Bible Reading Plan



Life of Jesus and the Synoptic Gospels
Class Notes:
Class One: Introduction and the Synoptic Problem

Class Two: Matthew Part 1

Class Three: Matthew Part 2

Class Four: Matthew Part 3


Recommended Books:
The Challenge of Jesus

How to Read the Bible Book by Book: A Guided Tour

How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth

The Jesus I Never Knew

Word Biblical Commentary Vol. 33a, Matthew 1-13 (hagner), 483pp

Word Biblical Commentary Vol. 33b, Matthew 14-28 (hagner), 568pp

Word Biblical Commentary Vol. 34a, Mark 1-8:26 (guelich), 498pp

Word Biblical Commentary Vol. 34b, Mark 8:27-16:20 (evans)

Word Biblical Commentary Vol. 35a, Luke 1:1-9:20

Word Biblical Commentary Vol. 35b, Luke 9:21-18:34 (nolland), 501pp

Word Biblical Commentary Vol. 35c, Luke 18:35-24:53 (nolland), 460pp

Recommended Websites and Articles:
NIV Bible Introductions: Matthew, Mark, and Luke

ESV Study Bible: Matthew, Mark, and Luke

The Shape of the Gospel Story

The Gospels and the Synoptic Problem

The Jesus We'll Never Know by Scot McKnight

We Do Need History by NT Wright

Jesus Studies Matter by Craig Keener

Abandon Studying the Historical Jesus? No, We Need Context by Darrell Bock

Herod the Great; Jesus the Fit


Church History

Recommended Books:
The Story of Christianity, Volume 1: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation (Story of Christianity)

The Story of Christianity: Volume Two - The Reformation to the Present Day

A History of Christianity, Volume 1: Beginnings to 1500 (Revised)

A History of Christianity: Reformation to the Present (Volume 2: AD 1500 - AD 1975)

Recommended Websites:
Church History Timeline

Philip Schaff's Works

Early Christian Writings

Early Church Fathers