Tag Archives: Bible History

Theology and Practice — Odds and Ends

(This is the last in the series before I turn it into a book. You can always ask questions anytime, but if you want any additional issues covered in the book, you need to shoot me the questions in the … Continue reading

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Radix Fidem Curriculum 03

4. From Conquest to Collapse The Nation of Israel had a mission from God. They were chosen to live in such a way as to reveal that what God was offering was the best we can hope for in this … Continue reading

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Radix Fidem Curriculum 02

3. Abraham through Moses Ask the Hebrew people and their primary ancestor is Abraham, so we’ll start there. We know he first appears as a resident of Ur. His ethnic identity is unknown, but we do know something about his … Continue reading

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Theology and Practice: Worship

In English, His proper name is Jehovah. He still answers to a lot of other things, but the business of worship is “calling on the name of the Lord.” That is a very ancient phrase that refers to celebrating the … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — John 7:25-53

We know that Luke managed to ferret out the details of Jesus’ birth and some outline of His early years. His gospel reflects this dramatic tale of birth in His ancestral home of Bethlehem, as a descendent of King David. … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — John 4:27-42

Continuing the same scene from our previous lesson, the Twelve came back out to Jacob’s Well while Jesus was still speaking with the woman. While they wondered about this highly unlikely scene, they kept their silence. She left her water … Continue reading

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Treasures in a Far Country

Ancient Israel was an agrarian tribal society living in what we now call the Levant. The Law of Moses was specifically suited to that people, that time, that place. The New Testament pointedly says we are not obliged to copy … Continue reading

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