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Why I Read the Bible

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There are so many uncertainties and causes for worry in the world today. We all make goals and plans for the future, but the future is uncertain and when we pause to consider this it can’t help but make us a little uneasy. This is part of the reason why I read the Bible. The […]

Why I Believe the Bible

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We live in a world that has advanced in many domains such as medicine, science, knowledge, technology, communication and information to name a few. Today, everything is questioned and there is a pressure for more information in order to make a decision.  The Bible claims that it is the source of truth. Jesus said this […]

How the Bible Came to Be: Bible Translations

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If you were looking for an English version of the Bible 400 years ago there was only one option available. Today there are a variety of Bible translations to choose from and the sheer number of translations can make the task seem daunting. Because the Bible was originally written in Hebrew and Greek, it needed […]

How the Bible Came to Be: Dead Sea Scrolls

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In a world filled with an overwhelming amount of information at one’s fingertips, many philosophies, ideologies, ways of thinking and opposing points of view, as well as an increasing amount of misinformation, for knowledge about the purpose of life and the future of the earth, there is one book that we can rely on. The […]

How the Bible Came to Be: Original Bible Languages

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Today we are fortunate to be able to read and learn from the Bible for ourselves in our own language.  It is probably the one book that has been translated into the most languages in the world!  This is an amazing feat, considering the fact that there are currently over 6000 living languages in the […]

How the Bible Came to Be: Bible Manuscripts

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Could a book written over a period of a more than a millennium, by many different authors, two thousand and more years ago, be a reliable source of information? And what are the chances of something like this surviving intact over that length of time? In fact, there are good reasons to believe that the […]

How the Bible Came to Be: Bible Authors

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The Bible as we know it today is divided into two parts – the Old and New Testaments. The Old reflects the historic roots of Christianity in Judaism, for it is the Hebrew Bible; and the New reflects what has been written since the time of Jesus, and is recognised by the main Catholic and […]

Mini History: Jesus

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Sometimes we may ask ourselves how we can feel close or even identify with Jesus. After all, the Bible tells us that Jesus was the Son of God who possessed abilities and powers that we do not. He offered himself as a sacrifice to provide salvation for us sinners. How can we possible identify with […]

Mini History: Solomon to the Exile

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Solomon was the son of David and Bathsheba. He became king towards the end of his father David’s life. He started out well and God provided him with renowned wisdom, as well as riches and honour. Many of the Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon are attributed to Solomon and he built a magnificent temple for God. However, […]

Mini History: Abraham to David (Why God loves unconventional people)

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“For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:18 “For the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.” 1 Corinthians 1:25 If you are considering becoming […]