Jesus replied to His critics by saying “You are in error because you don’t know the scriptures, (Matt.22:29).” And many Christians believe that His reply is a summary statement that reminds us that all we don’t know, how we ought to live today and forever, can be found when we get to know the Bible. Getting to know the Bible is a foundational task of a disciple of Jesus. [Read more…]
The Old Testament makes up a large section of our Bibles, but though many people are familiar with the first part of it with the stories of Creation and the early characters in Biblical history, many people stop there.
Unfortunately also is the idea many people have of the Old Testament is that it is a collection of ancient stories and fables and not something based on true history that can be objectively verified. [Read more…]