Does the Bible tell us what the future will be like? Most Christians believe it does, but differ widely as to what the Bible’s promises and prophecies mean. In the following paragraphs we will look at what the Bible actually says about the future. After all, until we know what the Bible actually says about … Continue reading What the Bible Actually Says About the Future
This is only an introduction to the complete article, which can be found here. A Brief History of Biblical Cosmology One of the very interesting areas of biblical studies is creation. This didn’t used to be a hot topic, but in modern history several things have happened to bring this issue to the forefront. Years … Continue reading What the Bible Actually Says About The Origin of the Universe
This post is only a summary. To view the complete article click here. The key to understanding the prophecy of Daniel's 70 weeks is to properly calculate the end-point of the 69th week. We should first notice that the prophetic data is given in integers (whole numbers). Although the 7 years/week x 69 weeks x … Continue reading Calculating the Prophecy of Daniel’s 70 Weeks
Sudoku has become popular in the last few years. Almost everyone has seen people sitting in coffee shops or fast food restaurants penciling in the numbers. Since I am an early riser, and since I usually take my breakfast at a local restaurant, I have become an avid “Sudoku spectator.” I say “spectator” because I … Continue reading John Calvin and a Lesson from Sudoku
The Bible is a unique book, even though it’s not uncommon to find religious writers, even theologians, who minimize the uniqueness of the Bible by placing it on an equal plane with the literature of other religions. So, is the Bible just another “holy book"? Let’s take a look. There are essentially five major groups … Continue reading Part 1: How Do We Know the Bible Is the Word of God?
If God gave you the assignment of marrying someone you knew would be unfaithful, what would you think? What would you do? This actually happened to the Old Testament prophet Hosea. Of course there’s some background we need to understand to appreciate his story, and I’m only going to give you the abbreviated version. Ready? … Continue reading Hosea: The Story of God’s Unfailing Love