A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE BIBLE
The fascinating story of how we got the Bible in its present form actually starts thousands of years ago
THE ORIGIN AND HISTORY OF THE BIBLE
A detailed seven part article
OVERVIEW OF THE BIBLE
A one page overview of both new and old Testaments.
SURVEYING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS
A detailed look at the entire Bible from Genesis to Revelation. From Abraham, through Christ, to the close of the apostolic age
A REMARKABLE BOOK
What makes the Bible the only book we can accept as divinely inspired since it does not glow in the dark, levitate or exhibit any physical qualities that might be seen as supernatural. How can we know beyond a shadow of doubt that the Bible is and always was the only Word of God? How is it possible to determine the validity and the authenticity of the claims made by these Scriptures. (Several Articles)
DIFFERENCES AND DISCREPANCIES IN THE
OLD TESTAMENT / NEW TESTAMENT
Does the Bible contradict itself? That charge is frequently made by skeptics. A careful consideration of the "law of contradiction" will however, demonstrate otherwise.
BIBLE STUDY - WHAT TO DO AND WHAT NOT TO DO
USEFUL (AND VERY IMPORTANT) GUIDELINES
Helpful Hints and Golden Rules. Things you should do and what to avoid like the plague
CONTEXT IS CRUCIAL
No Biblical author simply strung together a number of lofty sounding phrases disconnected from one another. Since each verse is an integral part of a particular point the author was trying to make, no one should read, much less base their beliefs on stand alone verses. The reader can only be accurately informed by God's Word the way it is written… in its context. Understanding what the author meant comes not only from the words he wrote, but also by what the overall message of the chapter is intended to convey
NEVER READ A BIBLE VERSE
The numbers in front of the sentences give the illusion the verses stand alone in their meaning. They were not in the originals but added hundreds of years later. Chapter and verse breaks sometimes pop up in unfortunate places, separating relevant material that should be grouped together.
RIGHTLY DIVIDING THE WORD OF TRUTH
A Few Commonly Misused or Misunderstood Verses.
ESOTERICISM AND BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION
If esotericists are correct in their approach to Scripture, then orthodox Christians have woefully misrepresented the true meaning of Scripture for almost two full millennia. We must therefore address the question, Is the esoteric method of interpreting Scripture a legitimate method?
USING BIBLE COMMENTARIES
A Word of Caution
HOW TO CHOOSE A STUDY BIBLE
Overwhelmed by the number of choices in today’s glutted study Bible market? Let an expert on the subject guide you through the maze. The designation "study Bible" can refer to two things. In some contexts it refers to the translation itself, to a version of the Bible suitable for study. More often, however, it refers to a translation plus a set of features designed to help one read and study the text.
EXPOSITION MUST HAVE APPLICATION
Theology is a set of facts concerning God, man and the world. These facts are valueless in themselves. Biblical teaching is not only supposed to make believers better Bible students, but to help them apply God's precepts and lessons to their lives. Christian teachers do not function as classroom professors but as shepherds who are supposed to unpack the text so that fellow pilgrims can understand what God would have us do with the knowledge