Posts Tagged: scripture
The Pentateuch, the first five books of the Old Testament, is a core text for three world religions and the foundation of the Christian Bible and the Jewish Scriptures. So it matters that the texts be viewed with authority. It is through these books, long believed to have been revealed by God and recorded by… Read more »
[Original post by Sean McDowell found here] Sean McDowell, Ph.D. is a professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, best-selling author, popular speaker, part-time high school teacher, and the Resident Scholar for Summit Ministries, California. Follow him on Twitter: @sean_mcdowell and his blog: seanmcdowell.org.
Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth Some people think the Bible is similar to the telephone game. Like the telephone game, it is believed that the Bible is different than it was thousands of years ago. The original copies of the Old Testament… Read more »
Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth When you ask some people about the Bible, some might say, “it’s pretty cool, there’s some good stuff in it, but some of it can’t be true.” You may ask a teacher about the Bible being a reliable historical… Read more »
Rukshona was born in a remote mountainous village. She had never left her village and grew up in a very conservative culture and strict religious environment. The conditions for life were very difficult. They had no running water, no bathrooms. One day a mudslide came down on the village. Most of the houses were damaged…. Read more »
By Craig T. Owens, originally posted here Have you ever been stumped by someone’s argument against Christianity or the Bible? Has anyone ever made fun of you because the Bible sounds like a fairy tale? Over 100 years ago Oswald Chambers described how our post-Christian world was beginning to treat Christianity and the Bible on… Read more »
Can we Believe What We Read in Scripture? The idea that “what’s true for you isn’t necessarily true for me” can lead a person to the conclusion that the moral truths from the Bible are all just a matter of opinion. But this conclusion simply reveals our confusion over the concepts of truth and belief. We are all… Read more »