The Story of the Bible (Hebrews-Jude)

As we finished up the letters of Paul and saw their significance in the storyline of the Bible, we are now going to move into other letters written by people other than Paul. These would be Hebrews, James, 1 and 2 Peter, 1, 2, and 3 John, and Jude. All of these letters help further…

The Story of the Bible (The Letters of Paul)

So far in our series, we have covered the entire Old Testament and a good chunk of the New as well. Jesus has come and the Spirit has been sent out into the believer’s to continue sharing this good news that Jesus brings salvation. Now we have reached a section of the Bible that is…

The Story of the Bible (Acts)

We have now covered the story of Jesus and his life here on earth. We have discovered that Jesus is the Messiah figure we have been waiting for all this time. He was the “snake-crusher” we have been waiting for to finally conquer evil and restore the people to their original state of being one…

Thankfulness

Around this time every year, families will gather around large tables in warm homes and enjoy a feast like no other. There will be folks playing football in the backyard and others watching the Thanksgiving Day parade and football game. Still, others will be making plans for the hustle and bustle of the next day’s…

The Story of the Bible (The Gospels of Jesus Christ)

So far in the story of the Bible, we have covered the entire Old Testament. We have discussed Genesis to Malachi and have fit each book into their respective places in the history of the Bible and literary type. The big main storyline is this character who will crush the head of the serpent. The…

The Story of the Bible (Ezra-Esther)

At the end of the last article on prophets, we concluded with the last prophet Malachi and the end of the old testament books. However, there are 3 we have not gone over yet that seem to be out of place, at least, chronologically with where they are located in the old testament. Ezra, Nehemiah,…

The Story of the Bible (The Wisdom Literature)

As we continue our series in exploring the narrative of the Bible, we will eventually come to a set of books best known as the “Wisdom Literature”. Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, and Job are all part of the Jewish wisdom literature of the Bible. Even though there is much to learn in these books…

If God Loves Us, Why Do We Suffer?

Why do bad things happen? Why does it seem that good people are always being attacked and suffering has plagued their lives? Why do bad things happen in your life? You may be wondering why there is suffering in your life and why terrible things are happening. Maybe it’s a financial situation, maybe you are…