"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God." - John 1:1 Jesus was the Word - focus on the capital "W" used which makes it a proper noun (ie Jesus) - and when He took on a physical form that enveloped His ...
Category: Bible Basics
November 13, 2013editor
Matthew 8:23-27 When He got into the boat, His disciples followed Him. And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being covered with the waves; but Jesus Himself was asleep. And they came to Him and woke Him, saying, “Save us, Lord; we are ...
May 22, 2013editor
Every wondered how that Bible of yours got translated into English? Well, worry no more! Follow the link to see a timeline of how it all went down. http://www.greatsite.com/timeline-english-bible-history/
May 10, 2013editor
"All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness;" - 2 Timothy 3:16 "Theopneustos" is the Greek transliteration of "θεόπνευστος" from which "God breathed" or "inspired by God" is derived in English. Does not the former seem more divine than the latter? God breathing seems better ...
May 3, 2012editor
Author: Possibly Samuel, but also Nathan and GadWritten during the time of the last judge, SamuelThe two priests in Shiloh were Hophni and Phinehas, sons of Eli, who was the high priest.“Lord of Heaven’s Armies” was used when speaking of God.Samuel was born to Elkanah and Hannah, whom she prayed ...
April 18, 2012editor
Author: possibly Samuel, though some evidence says it was written after he died.Written sometime after the period of Judges from 1375 – 1050 B.C.Ruth’s story occurred during the time of Judges, so her's is a parallel telling of those dark times.Naomi was from Bethlehem in Judah and was married to ...
April 18, 2012editor
Author: Samuel (possibly)The Book of Judges covers a span of over 325 years. It was considered the “dark age” of Israel.King Adoni-bezek, an enemy of the Israelites, was flushed out after he escaped as his army was killed. He was captured and his thumbs and big toes were cut off, ...
April 17, 2012editor
Author: Joshua, and maybe Phinehas the High Priest at the endI thought meditation was some taboo, eastern new age philosophy thing, perhaps tied into Buddhism. However, God tells Joshua to meditate on Moses’ “Book of Instruction” (which is Deuteronomy I believe, or maybe all the previous books). So, as long ...
April 16, 2012editor
Author: Moses and Joshua (final summary), written 1407-1406 B.C.The Israelites spent 40 years on a trip through the desert that would normally take 11 days. This was due to the older generations failure to trust God and go into the Promised Land. For their failure to have faith, they were ...
April 12, 2012editor
Author: Moses, written 1450-1410 B.C.During the first inventory of fighting men at the base of Mt. Sinai as Moses and the rest were about to set out towards the Promised Land, the count of men 20 years old and up – from the twelve tribes – was 603,550. Not counting ...
April 10, 2012editor