ARTICLES & ESSAYS
“Deponency in Koine Greek: The Grammatical Question and the Lexicographical Dilemma,” Trinity Journal 24 (NS) (Spring 2003), 55-76
“ ‘Heaven’ and ‘Heavens’ in the LXX: Exploring the Relationship Between [shamayim] and [ouranos],” Bulletin of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies 36 (2003), 39-59
“Dualism in OT Cosmology: Weltbild and Weltanschauung,” Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament, 18/2 (2004), 260-277
Articles on “Heaven,” “Earth,” “Kingdom,” et al. (total of 35 different articles) in Mounce’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words (Zondervan, 2006)
James in the Guidelines devotional series (BRF, Oxford), 2006
Matthew in the Guidelines devotional series (36,000 word serial devotional commentary) (BRF, Oxford), 2007-2009
“The Kingdom of Heaven in the Gospel of Matthew,” SBJT 12/1 (2008), 44-51.
“Heaven, Earth, and a New Genesis: Theological Cosmology in Matthew,” in Pennington and McDonough, eds., Cosmology and New Testament Theology
“Refractions of Daniel in the Gospel of Matthew,” in Craig Evans and H. Daniel Zacharias, eds., Early Christian Literature and Intertextuality, Vol. 1 (London: Continuum, 2009)
“Setting Aside ‘Deponency’ and Rediscovering the Middle Voice for New Testament Studies,” in Stanley Porter and Matthew Brook O’Donnell, eds., The Linguist as Pedagogue: Trends in the Teaching and Linguistic Analysis of the Greek New Testament (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2009)
“Matthew 13 and the Function of the Parables in the First Gospel,” SBJT 13/3 (2009), 12-21.
“Christian Psychology and the Gospel of Matthew,” Edification: The Journal of the Society of Christian Psychology, 3.2 (2009): 39-48.
“Matthew and Work: A Theology of Work in the Gospel of Matthew,” TheologyofWork.org
“The Lord’s Last Supper in the Fourfold Witness of the Gospels,” in Tom Schreiner and Matthew Crawford, eds., The Lord’s Supper (Nashville: B&H, 2010): 31-67.
“Sermon on the Mount” article for the Oxford Bibliographies Online (Oxford University Press, 2011).
“Luke” in the ESV Gospel Application Bible, ed., Bryan Chapell (Crossway, 2013).
“The Gospels as the Archway into the Canon,” Southern Seminary Magazine (Louisville, 2013).
“You Asked: What is the Unforgivable Sin?” TGC website (August 13, 2013)
“Heaven in the Synoptic Gospels and Acts,” in Chris Morgan and Robert Peterson, eds., Heaven (Wheaton: Crossway, 2014).
“A Biblical Theology of Human Flourishing,” Institute for Faith, Economics, and Work (2014).
“Sermon on the Mount,” in the Holman International Bible Dictionary (Broadman & Holman, 2015).
“Reading the Gospels Smithly: Thinking Upon and Loving the Gospels in Dialogue with James K. A. Smith’s Desiring the Kingdom and Imagining the Kingdom,” Southeastern Theological Review 6.1 (Summer 2015): 45-62.
“Theological Commentary,” with Mark Gignilliat, in the Craig Bartholomew and Heath Thomas, eds., Theological Interpretation of Scripture: A Manifesto (Baker Academic, 2016)
“Sell All Your Possessions: A Theological Reflection on Jesus’ Teaching Regarding Personal Wealth and Charity,” Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics (2016)
“Reward, Recompense, and Pay in the Gospels: What Do These Metaphors Say about Christians and Money in the 21st Century?,” Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics (2016)
“Richard J. Bauckham: Christian Historian,” in In the Fullness of Time: Essays on Christoogy, Creation, and Eschatology in Honor of Richard Bauckham (Eerdmans, 2016)
“Resourcing a Christian Positive Psychology from the Sermon on the Mount,” with Charles Hackney, The Journal of Positive Psychology 12.5 (2017)
“Atonement in Mark and Matthew,” in Adam Johnson, ed., The T&T Clark Companion to the Atonement (T&T Clark, 2017)
“Biblical Theology,” in the Evangelical Dictionary of Theology (Baker, 2017)
“Born from God” and “Simon Peter and the Kurios Click,” in Paul Jackson, ed., Devotions on the Greek New Testament, Vol. 2 (Zondervan, 2017)
“The Parables of Enoch and Mark 13:1-37: Apocalyptic Eschatology and the Coming Son of Man,” in Ben Blackwell, John Goodrich, and Jason Matson, eds., Reading Mark in Context: Mark and Second Temple Judaism (Zondervan, 2018)
“Kingdom of God, Kingdom of Heaven,” Bible Odyssey (SBL, 2018)
“On Mountains, In Valleys,” InTouch Magazine April 19, 2018
“When Marriage Falls Short of the Christian Ideal,” with Eric Johnson, in Eric Johnson, Curt Hamner, John Trent, eds., Theology of Marriage (Moody Press, 2018)
“Revelatory Epistemology in the Gospel According to Matthew in Dialogue with Francis Watson’s ‘Canonical Perspective’,” in Joel Willits and Catherine Sider, eds., Francis Watson’s Gospel Writing: Scholarly Perspectives (LNTS; T&T Clark, 2019)
“Why Did Jesus Need to be Baptized?” TGC website (April 2019)
“Sermon on the Mount: A Study Journal” SBTS Press (Louisville, 2019)
“Cognitive Linguistics and Greek Prepositions: A New Testament Perspective,” in Steve Runge and Will Ross, eds., Cognitive Linguistics and Greek Prepositions (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)
“The Gospel of Matthew” Study Notes for Third Millennium Study Bible