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Ecclesiastes 1-3

Ecclesiastes 1-3…There is nothing new.

Ecclesiastes has had a bit of a contentious role in history, largely because it seems very pessimistic, at least on the surface. 273 more words

Old Testament

Bite-Sized Exegesis - Proverbs 10:19

“When using lots of words one never fails to offend, but the one who restrains his lips is wise.”


בְּרֺב דְּבָרִים לֹא יֶחְדַּל־פָּשַׁע וְחֺשֵׂךְ שְׂפָתָיו מַשְׂכִּיל׃ 663 more words

Old Testament

3 tips for Bible college if you're heading to Africa

We’re coming up to 18 months here in Tanzania which is giving us cause for reflection on some of the preparation we did before leaving Australia. 553 more words

Written By Tamie

Knowing: Stephan A Hoeller's Gnosticism: New Light on the Ancient Tradition of Inner Knowing.

Hoeller, Stephan A. Gnosticism:  New Light on the Ancient Tradition of Inner Knowing. Wheaton, IL: Quest Books, 2002.

In his Preface, Stephan A. Hoeller offers his readers a book that“is a concise and sympathetic presentation of the teachings and spiritual ambience of the Gnostic tradition” (vii). 652 more words

Book Review

Eating Up Ecclesiastes

For those working their way through the Bible utilizing the Chronological Reading Plan, you have now made your way to the book of Ecclesiastes. This is one of my favorite books in the Bible. 496 more words

Eloquent Wisdom: No Harm

No Harm

Proverbs 4:14-15

Do not enter the path of the wicked and do not proceed in the way of evil men.  Avoid it, do not pass by it; turn away from it and pass on. 174 more words