Contributed on Apr 18, 2010
The "begats" are thought to be the most boring parts of the Bible. But are they? What can we learn from what God tells us in these "tedious" lists?
OPEN: The story’s told of an old Scottish minister who was reading from the opening chapter of Matthew. He started reading, "Abraham begat Isaac, and Isaac begat Jacob, and Jacob begat Judah…" Then it suddenly occurred to him how long this list was and, not certain he wanted to read all of that, ...read more
Contributed on May 5, 2010
Leviticus is probably the most "boring" book of the Bible (even Jesus doesn’t quote from it), but in it’s pages are some of the powerful stories of forgiveness you’ll read.
(This is the 2nd in a series dedicated to the most boring Scriptures in the Bible. At least… the things many people regard as boring) For some people, there’s nothing more boring than the tedious, almost unending regulations that God gave His people in Leviticus. In fact, when most people ...read more