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The NET Bible: A Great Free Resource for Serious Study

There are many study Bibles available and many of them are very good. I have a few that I like to recommend to people who are wanting to gain a better understanding of Scripture. 145 more words

Tim Farley

How I Study the Bible

The Bible study method below is more precisely outlined on the page linked above: A Bible Study Method.

I’ve mentioned before that I meet with a friend for accountability, fellowship, and Bible study. 801 more words

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Helpful little paragraph on parables from thr NET Bible note on Matthew 13:2

Though parables can contain a variety of figures of speech (cf. the remainder of chapter 13), many times they are simply stories that attempt to teach spiritual truth (which is unknown to the hearers) by using a comparison with something known to the hearers.

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What to do with John 8.1-11

We are on to John 8.  Yay!! Progress.

We are confronted with a major textual problem in John 8.1-11, the well known story of the meeting between Jesus, the scribes and Pharisees, and an unnamed woman (but not man) who has been caught in the act of adultery.  346 more words

Gospel Of John

The Skeptics Annotated Bible - the newest addition to my collection

Behold, the newest addition to my collection of bibles (sadly I only own one copy of the Koran). This is the Skeptics Annotated Bible and it’s fairly new to the market (I believe it was originally an internet project and is still available for free… 151 more words

Christianity

The gender of sin

As it turns out “sin” is firmly feminine and that could make the whole house of cards fall down.

The argument goes like this. We don’t know exactly what it means when in Gen. 624 more words

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