December 4, 2019

Michelangelo’s statue of Moses on display in Vincoli, Rome, in the Basilica of St. Peter in Chains, depicts Moses with two horns on his head.

December 4, 2019

The first occurrence of speaking in tongues occurred on the day of Pentecost in Acts 2:1-4. The apostles went out and shared the gospel with the crowds,

December 3, 2019

For centuries, people have wondered about the identity of this enticing fruit that caused so much trouble. The Hebrew word for “fruit” in this passage is peri, which is a generic term used for “produce,” “results,” or “reward.” Nowhere is the identity of the forbidden...

December 2, 2019

The Old Testament is divided into five sections: the Pentateuch (Genesis through Deuteronomy), the historical books (Joshua through Esther), the poetic books..

November 27, 2019

The Bible is the story of human history and God’s work in it. The most significant event in human history is the death and resurrection of Jesus the Christ.

November 25, 2019

Each of the many names of God describes a different aspect of His many-faceted character. Here are some of the better-known names of God in the Bible:

EL, ELOAH [el, el-oh-ah]: God "mighty, strong, prominent" (Nehemiah 9:17; Psalm 139:19) – etymologically, El means “pow...

November 25, 2019

Pontius Pilate was the Roman governor of Judea from A.D. 26-36, serving under Emperor Tiberius..

November 21, 2019

The Book of Judges does not specifically name its author. The tradition is that the Prophet Samuel was the author of Judges.

November 20, 2019

The Dome of the Rock is a Muslim shrine that was built on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem in AD 691. The Dome of the Rock is part of a larger Muslim holy area that takes up a significant portion of what is also known as Mount Moriah in the heart of Jerusalem.

November 19, 2019

Probably the most notable judge for Israel was the 12th judge, Samson, who came to lead the Israelites after a 40-year captivity under the rule of the ruthless Philistines. Samson led God’s people to victory over the Philistines where he lost his own life after 20 year...

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