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Professor battles bible illiteracy with new website

Here’s how the article begins: “Sing it, see it, study it,” is the key to Bible professor Kenneth Berding’s new program “Bible Fluency,” designed to combat biblical illiteracy. The website launched on Sept. 28 and received about 6,000 views as … Continue reading

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Christmas Story Timeline Visualization | Bible Gateway Blog

This chart helps sort out a chronology for the various events occurring in the early life of Jesus. Christmas Story Timeline Visualization | Bible Gateway Blog.

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Why I Love Strong’s Concordance

Strong’s Concordance is an index of every word in the English Bible.  That’s why you’ll often see it titled as “Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance.”  Originally compiled in the 19th Century for the King James Version, it has since been produced for … Continue reading

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The Apostolic Bible Polyglot – General Introduction

Charles Van der Pool says (starting at about 3:00 to 3:35): “One of the greatest advantages in using the Apostolic Bible is the wonderful correlation between the Greek Old and New Testament words, so you can look up a New … Continue reading

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Glossary of Terms Relating to First-Century Biblical Matters

The following short list is given only as an introduction to the terms.  You should rely on more substantial reference works for your understanding of these terms.  My purpose here is simply to sensitize you to their importance for understanding … Continue reading

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Video of Bedouin Shepherds – The Gate | SourceFlix | Living Hope

This 2:27 video clip depicts Bedouin shepherds, which gives a representation of Jesus as the gate of the sheep. The Gate | SourceFlix | Living Hope

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Infographic of Herod’s Temple (The Second Temple) | Near Emmaus

Here’s a graphical representation of the temple in Jerusalem that was destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD:  Herod’s Temple. | Near Emmaus.

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Why I Love the NASB

I love the New American Standard Bible (NASB) and believe it is the most useful of all English translations of the Bible.  Here are my reasons: 1. It is the most literal of all English translations.  For a native-English-speaker who … Continue reading

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