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  • The Valuable Bible  PRO

    Contributed by Eric Ferguson on May 12, 2008
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    The Valuable Bible A story was told of a man who loved old books. He met an acquaintance who had just thrown away a Bible that had been stored in the attic of his ancestral home for generations. “I couldn’t read it,” the friend explained. “Somebody named Guten-something had printed ...read more

  • Washing In The Bible

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Sep 23, 2008
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    Washing in the Bible A worship station is set up. There are two but they are the same thing. Water is a powerful cleansing agent and symbol. In the temple, the priests washed their hands and their feet every time they led worship to symbolize their initial baptism when they were set apart for ...read more

  • The Pitcairn Bible  PRO

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Oct 25, 2008
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    The Pitcairn Bible The story of the Mutiny on the Bounty has been told many times and has been made glamourised by the 1962 film starring Trevor Howard and Marlon Brando in the lead roles. But the one part of the story that is not so well known is the transformation on Pitcairn Island of the ...read more

  • Archaeology And The Bible

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Dec 6, 2008
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    ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE BIBLE John McRay wrote the handbook on Biblical archaeology. He studied at Hebrew University, Vanderbilt University of Divinity and University of Chicago. He now is a professor of N.T. archaeology at Wheaton Collage. In His masterpiece "Archaeology and the New Testament," he ...read more

  • Bible By The Numbers

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Feb 9, 2009
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    BIBLE BY THE NUMBERS The number 40 is an important spiritual symbol in the Bible. Noah’s flood -- 40 days and nights Moses on the mountain -- 40 days and nights Elijah in the wilderness headed for Sinai/Horeb to hear the still, small voice -- 40 days Jesus tempted in the wilderness for 40 ...read more

  • Bible Literate

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 13, 2009
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    BIBLE LITERATE Americans are among the world’s most ’Bible-literate’ people with Spaniards, French and Italians among the least, claims a Catholic Biblical Federation study. The 9-country poll (U.S., Britain, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Russia, Italy, Spain and Poland) found Americans are ...read more

  • Augustine And The Bible  PRO

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Mar 3, 2009
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    AUGUSTINE AND THE BIBLE For 2,000 years the Bible, often unaided by any human intervention, has transformed the lives of those who read it, many times dramatically so. St. Augustine is a good example. For most of his life he was a famed academic in the Roman Empire. He was very successful in ...read more

  • The Bible Leaf

    Contributed by Rev Dr Randall M Deal Sr on Mar 29, 2009
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    THE BIBLE LEAF A little boy opened the big family Bible at home. He was fascinated as he fingered through the old pages. Suddenly something fell out of the Bible. He picked up the object and looked at it closely. What he saw was an old leaf that had been pressed in between the pages. ...read more

  • Bible Illiteracy

    Contributed by Don Jones on Apr 1, 2009
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    BIBLE ILLITERACY During my days in New England, I heard of a teacher who quizzed a group of college-bound high school juniors and seniors on the Bible. The quiz preceded a Bible-as-literature course he planned to teach at the Newton (Massachusetts) High School, generally considered one of the ...read more

  • The Bible As Holy  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 14, 2009
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    THE BIBLE AS HOLY The Bible is deemed a holy book by 84% of the U.S. public. Although 84% of Barna Research respondents described themselves as Christian, 7% did not consider the Bible to be sacred, while 38% of adults who do not consider themselves Christian categorized it as such. Most ...read more

  • The Bible Says,

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Apr 16, 2009
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    The Bible says, “…be joined with his wife.” (Genesis 2:24) “Joined” (dāḇaq) means to cling to and stay with. The application is something sticking together and when used in a marriage relationship it is a man clinging to his wife, no matter what life throws at them and she sticks with ...read more

  • A Boy And The Bible

    Contributed by Sean Harder on Jun 24, 2009
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    A BOY AND THE BIBLE A little boy opened the big old family Bible. He was fascinated as he fingered through the pages. Suddenly something fell out. It was an old leaf that had been pressed between the pages. He yelled ...read more

  • Bible Influence?

    Contributed by Sean Harder on Jul 8, 2009
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    BIBLE INFLUENCE? Emperor Menelik II was an African ruler who defeated the Italian army at Adwa in 1896 and established the nation of Ethiopia. He believed that the Bible had the power to cure illness, and he would eat a few pages of it anytime he got sick. He suffered a stroke in 1913, after ...read more

  • The Bible Challenge

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Jul 25, 2009
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    THE BIBLE CHALLENGE During a question and answer session at a recent speaking engagement, a university student asked, "Why do you believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God?" What is so special, so unique about the Bible that Christians believe it is literally the inspired word of ...read more

  • Generations And The Bible

    Contributed by Billy Nale on Oct 19, 2009
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    GENERATIONS AND THE BIBLE A new research report from the Barna Group examines recent nationwide studies on how different generations of American adults view and use the Bible. For the purposes of this research, the Mosaic generation refers to adults who are currently ages 18 to 25; Busters are ...read more

  • The Bible Is A Survivor

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 6, 2010
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    THE BIBLE IS A SURVIVOR The inspiration of the Bible is seen in its unique survival. All through history it has been a hated book for certain people because of its claim to be the word of the living God. But in spite of all attempts at times by emperors, dictators and totalitarian governments to ...read more

  • Prophecy In The Bible

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 15, 2010
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    PROPHECY IN THE BIBLE Hundreds of Bible prophecies have been fulfilled, specifically and meticulously, often long after the prophetic writer had passed away. For example, Daniel the prophet predicted in about 538 BC (Daniel 9:24-27) that Christ would come as Israel's promised Savior and Prince ...read more

  • Bible Statistics

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Nov 10, 2010
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    BIBLE STATISTICS Psalm 119 is the longest chapter in the Bible, and every verse in it, excepting two, Psalm 119:122 and Psalm 119:132, contains a reference to the Word of God. The shortest chapter is Psalm 117; shortest verse, John 11:35. In the New Testament, there are about 180 direct ...read more

  • Numbers In The Bible

    Contributed by Pastor Cosmos on Jan 13, 2011
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    NUMBERS IN THE BIBLE Remember to use these keys when dealing whith Bible Prophecy only Many of the numbers in the Bible have deeper prophetic or spiritual significance. Both in the Old and New Testaments, numbers reveal hidden concepts and meanings that commonly escape the casual reader. And ...read more

  • Bible Riddles  PRO

    Contributed by Noal Atkinson on Jan 17, 2011
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    BIBLE RIDDLES Q. What kind of man was Boaz before he married Ruth? A. Ruthless. Q. What do they call pastors in Germany? A. German Shepherds. Q. Who was the greatest financier in the Bible? A. Noah He was floating his stock while everyone else was in liquidation. Q. Who was the ...read more