Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Story of Stuff

Have you ever owned a piece of the past? I am sure you have. Well our home has several. My wife has wondered about some of the history we have in our home—the antique quilt from Aunt Hick Cook, the … Continue reading

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Archaeology and Bible Study

Does Archaeology Help? That’s the topic for the week from Paul Little’s book Know Why You Believe. Does archaeology help us to believe the Bible? Does archaeology help us to confirm Bible happenings?  What does he mean by titling his … Continue reading

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Those Books that Did Not “Make The Cut”

I have a son. He was married on July 3, 2010. He was married by an Episcopal Rector. My daughter-in-law’s mom is a devout Catholic and she was ok with that.  My aunt [an Episcopal Rector] was supposed to preside … Continue reading

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New Testament Doubt

Apostolicity… Remember a couple of posts back, the word canonicity? Well here is another new word for me…apostolicity. What does that mean and why is it important? “Of, relating to, or contemporary with the 12 Apostles. Of, relating to, or … Continue reading

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Understanding The Significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls…

In Paul Little’s book Know Why You Believe, he spends a lot of time discussing the Dead Sea Scrolls as a way to prove the reliability of the Bible. Because I studied history in college, I have always heard about … Continue reading

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Canonicity.

Of course the picture of a cannon is a joke… Canonicity. Is that a word you use? Well Paul Little has written a book about attacks on Christianity and a common attack comes from folks who question the canon. Maybe … Continue reading

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Translations, Translations…How can The All be Accurate?

In yesterday’s post we used the King James Version as an example of how Bible translation got standardized. In fact, King James was so serious about producing a standardized Bible that he did indeed “set the standard” for Bible translation. … Continue reading

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An Example of How We Got the Bible…The King James Version

Ok, let’s say you have spent a lot of time thinking about the Bible. Maybe you have had a class or two in college where you were introduced to textual history or textual criticism and you have wondered about the … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit and The Word of God

We know that so many people today doubt the Bible, people who could believe it is the Word of God but they have no belief.  They don’t believe in any book.  They do not have faith in anything. We also … Continue reading

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Prophecy Proof…

“Harold Camping predicted that Jesus Christ would return to Earth on May 21, 2011, whereupon the saved would be taken up to heaven in the rapture, and that there would follow five months of fire, brimstone and plagues on Earth, … Continue reading

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