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Is the Bible the word of God? Yes, it is, but mostly not from God, directly: it is a human endeavor to interpret the proper meaning of the Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek, and Latin words that the Bible was originally written in over the millennia. If you prefer to watch a
We all know there are 12 tribes of Israel, and that 2-1/2 tribes settled east of the Jordan, while the remaining 9-1/2 tribes settled in what was then Canaan. Later, under Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, the kingdom was split into two: Judah and Benjamin in the South (Judea) and
Collateral damage is what happens to the innocent bystanders when there is a conflict, and when God does things, such as the plagues of Egypt, the destruction of Shomron and Jerusalem (more than once), there were many righteous and innocent people who were killed. If you prefer to watch a
Most of the times I talk with Christians, they identify Yeshua (Jesus) as the one who is the Alpha and the Omega. This is based on Revelation 22:13, when Yeshua tells John, in his vision of the new earth and the new Jerusalem, that he is the Alpha and the
When Donna and I were Docents at the Philadelphia Zoo, we were told when asked why animals are the way they are, not to use the words creation or evolution, but to use the word adaptation. If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video.
For those of you who aren’t familiar with Yiddish, tsouris means troubles or problems. If you are old enough or competent enough to understand what I just wrote, then you know what tsouris is like because life is full of tsouris. If you prefer to watch a video, click on
You know the type- they tell you what you must believe, they have their own ideas formed by taking verses or phrases out of context and forming an entirely different tenet based on it, and they also insult you, your beliefs, and even go as far as to tell you
This seems silly, doesn’t it? To ask how God views sin; I mean, isn’t it obvious that God sees sin as anything we do that he doesn’t approve of. But what about the laws people make? Does God see doing 75 in a 45 mile per hour zone as a
In 1st Samuel 19, we are told that Mikhal, David’s wife and daughter of Saul, told David to hide from the assassins Saul had sent, and in verse 13 of that chapter we read that to fool the men sent to kill David, she took the household idol and placed
I read a little in my Bible every day. I start at Genesis and go through to Revelation, then I start all over again. Recently, going through the Book of Joshua, I have seen some very discomforting similarities between what happened in those days, and what is happening today. If