Friday Favorites (17 JAN 20)

by | Jan 17, 2020 | Friday Favorites

Findings From Around The Web to Butter Your Grits

Ever wonder if there’s a better way to learn Greek? Here’s a thread over at B-Greek: The Biblical Greek Forum on the weaknesses of the standard “grammar translation method.” 

Who is Melchizedek? Peter Goeman gives some good answers in this blog post

Rob Plummer has just started working through the Gospel of John verse by verse in his Daily Dose of Greek. It’s not too late to subscribe and catch up. 

Well Said

Health, unhappily, is not contagious, but disease is. It is far more easy to catch a chill than to impart a glow; and to make each other’s religion dwindle away, than grow and prosper. 

J. C. Ryle, Thoughts for Young Men (Carlisle: Banner of Truth Trust, 2015), 51.

Book Recommendation

Advances in the Study of Greek: New Insights for Reading the New Testament by Constantine R. Campbell 

Don’t allow your knowledge of Greek to stagnate. This extremely readable book covers the history of Greek studies, linguistics, lexicography, deponency, verbal aspect, and more. 

My Posts this Week

Book Review: A Little Book for New Preachers 

John: A Canonical Discipleship Manual

Brent Niedergall

Pastor, Grammarian, Runner

Brent Niedergall, MDiv, is Chief Editor at Positive Action for Christ in Whitakers, North Carolina. He’s gone to war in Afghanistan, felled towering trees, and parsed Greek verbs.


Brent Niedergall