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How to Study the Bible

How to Study the Bible There are a number of good books on the subject of hermeneutics (the science of Bible interpretation). Some of these works present some very valuable tools in successfully studying the greatest book of all, the Bible. I shall herein attempt, however, to present relatively simple material regarding studying the Bible. Approach the Bible with the…

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How the Bible Came to be

How the Bible came to be is a fascinating story, albeit complicated. I shall herein attempt to present the facts of the origin and development of the Greatest Book of all as simply and briefly as possible. The Bible did not just simply happen nor has it been preserved by accident or without effort. A complete study of our topic…

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How And Who Decided Which Books Belonged In The Bible?

If Scripture is to be our sole authority, on what authority do we know which books belong in the Bible – since the Bible does not state which books should be in the Bible? This is a very important question, because a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. In the chain of communication from God to humanity,…

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How Do We Know God Exists?

Man has the basic dilemma of either believing there is a God, the Supreme Creator, or that man just happened (organic evolution). The design implies a designer.  David declared,”The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament showeth his handiwork” ( Ps.19 :1).  Truly, God has not left himself without witness (Acts 14: 17).  As the scientist Sir Isaac…

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How do I study the Bible?

The casual reader of Bible Questions is aware of the emphasis we place on Bible authority. Hence, the question about how to study the Bible. It is evident from all the religious confusion and division that the Bible is greatly misunderstood. Must approach the Bible with the right attitude and correct study approach. We must study the Bible to determine…

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How can I have a good marriage?

There are many answers to our question. Some would say marry someone who shares common interests and goals, someone with the same educational background, same religion, etc. The fact is: Recognize God’s authority. When two people contemplate marriage, they must recognize some source of authority, whether it is a human philosophy or God Himself. Beloved, God is the author of…

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Has the Bible changed and become corrupted over time?

Some people have the idea that the New Testament has been translated “so many times” that it has become corrupted through stages of translating. If the translations were being made from other translations, they would have a case. But translations are actually made directly from original Greek, Hebrew and Aramaic source texts based on thousands of ancient manuscripts. For instance,…

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The Theory Of The Bible

Some consider the Bible as nebulous and a book concerning which you cannot be sure. As a result of this basic view, they expect the Bible to be presented not as a matter of fact but loosely, with a great deal of room for diversity of opinion and compromise. “After all, we cannot be sure what the Bible teaches on…

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Timeline Of The Old And New Testament

BOOK DATE AUTHOR Job Unknown Anonymous Genesis 1445-1405 B.C. Moses Exodus 1445-1405 B.C. Moses Leviticus 1445-1405 B.C. Moses Numbers 1445-1405 B.C. Moses Deuteronomy 1445-1405 B.C. Moses Psalms 1410-450 B.C. Multiple Joshua 1405-1385 B.C. Joshua Judges 1043 B.C. Samuel Ruth 1030-1010 B.C. Samuel Song of Solomon 931-722 B.C. Anonymous Obadiah 850-840 B.C. Obadiah Joel 835-796 B.C. Joel Jonah 775 B.C. Jonah…

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The Definition Of Atheism

What is the definition of atheism? How do atheists define atheism? How do dictionaries, standard and online, define atheism? There is some disagreement about the definition of atheism and it is interesting to note that most of that disagreement comes from theists – atheists themselves tend to agree on what atheism means. Christians in particular dispute the definition used by…

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