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October 24, 2019

Background Briefing: Why did Jesus turn over the tables of the money-changers?

To understand why Jesus took such violent action in the Temple  precincts, we have to take a look at a bit of background first. At the time, the Temple of Jerusalem stood in a commanding position on the top of Mount Moriah and dominated the rest of the city . Previously, in about 20 B.C. […]
September 13, 2019

Historical Details Included in the Bible

There are many events in the Bible which Christians and Jews alike believe to be true. From the Creation in Genesis 1 to Noah and the flood in Genesis 6, these events help many individuals shape an understanding of the world from their earliest days in Bible study. Yet, in addition to the events which […]
September 13, 2019

How to Embrace Different Interpretations of the Bible

Why Explore Different Interpretations of the Bible? The history of interpretations of the Bible are nearly as rich and complex as religion itself. From symbolic to literal interpretations and everything in between, there are countless views on the most sacred text in history. Even among a congregation of like-minded community members, you’re bound to encounter […]
September 7, 2019

How Listening to Audio Bible Stories Allows Your Imagination to Provide More Insight

How Listening to Audio Bible Stories Allows Your Imagination to Provide More Insight When we read, our brains are tasked with some important jobs. After all, our minds must process symbols on a page, make sense of them, and work out key details to help us understand what we’re reading. Listening to stories, on the […]
September 7, 2019

Can We Learn History from Studying the Bible

Can We Learn History from Studying the Bible? People turn to the Bible for countless reasons. From gaining an understanding of the greater meaning of life, to seeking peace during a challenging time, there are many factors which might drive someone to the sacred text at any stage of life. Yet, one practical but often […]