Have you ever heard the phrase, “Beware the sound of one hand clapping”? The idea is that if you only hear one side of something, you haven’t heard anything at all. Proverbs 18:17 agrees: “The first to present his case seems right, till another comes forward and questions him.” We should also beware of “one-verse [...]
Last week in class, we discussed how prevalent flood stories are across ancient cultures. Answers in Genesis has provided several charts and articles for further research into this question. Accuracy in Genesis has provided a more detailed chart. There are also several pages about Native American flood stories. Happy reading!
I hope you enjoyed our workshop as much as I did this weekend! Sid was a tremendous blessing to us. If you missed out, I hope you’ll take the time to download & listen to the recordings of the sessions. You will be blessed! This weekend, we’ve had a powerful study of what God wants [...]
Kids don’t always get the Bible stories exactly right. I got an email recently that shared some of the more interesting responses to a Bible test. Let me share a few with you: Samson slayed the Philistines with the axe of the Apostles. In Genesis, God got tired of creating the world, so he took [...]
The production of the famous Strong’s Concordance required the effort of more than 100 scholars. Alexander Cruden prepared his concordance in a single year—beginning daily at 7am and working until 1am. (Cruden ended up in asylum not long after, I might add!) Robert Young taught himself ancient languages and the skill of printing so he [...]
Next Sunday is the first Sunday of a new quarter in our education ministry. This past quarter has been a great one for our church family. We had two adult classes that involved four teachers and seven children’s classes involving about eleven teachers and helpers. (And that doesn’t even count Wednesdays, when we had another [...]
Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. John 8:32 Knowing and learning are the tools of the preacher. He must always be reading and studying to be sure that he speaks from the overflow and not drain the brain before he completes a lesson. The ministry of study is a [...]