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The Septuagint and the Original Old Testament?

“I noticed sometimes the quotes of the Old Testament passages in [the Book of] Hebrews do not exactly match the wording when I go back and look up the verses in the Old Testament. I am just wondering what is going on.” This was a question sent to our pastors for our summer Bible study […]

Irresistible, by Andy Stanley, A Review

A little backstory, as to why I decided to read this challenging book: I am not really the type of guy who would be naturally drawn to a pastor like Andy Stanley. At least, that is what I thought a few years ago. Andy Stanley is the son of the well-known Atlanta pastor, Charles Stanley, […]

Assorted “Best of Summer 2018” Blog Posts

As we end out the summer, I am just running through a list of blog posts that have come out over the past few months that I found interesting.  Some are insightful. Some are more heady. You might find some of them of interest, too: Crossway Publishers put out a survey among evangelicals regarding “How […]

What is the Apocrypha? (In Six Minutes)

Why are Protestant Bibles shorter than Roman Catholic Bibles? Bible scholar Bill Mounce explains why in less than six minutes. I have to note one small correction to Dr. Mounce in the video, in that while much of the Apocrypha was written in Greek, not all of it was. Some books of the Apocrypha were […]

Does the Prophet Amos Predict a Literal Rebuilding of the Temple in Jerusalem?

When Donald Trump was running for the office of President of the United States, one of his campaign promises was to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Such a symbolic act would have huge geopolitical ramifications, but why? It all boils down to how you read the Bible. Look at […]