Category Archives: Bible History

Two Generations, Two Numberings, Two Recons

There are two major numberings of the children of Israel, which occur during their time in the wilderness.  The first occurs in Numbers chapter one.  The time is the first day of the second month in the second year (Numbers … Continue reading

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The Apocrypha

The Bible which I use contains 66 books.  These books can be divided into 39 Old Testament books and 27 New Testament books. The Bible that Catholics use contains 73 books.  These books can be divided into 46 Old Testament … Continue reading

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Tolerating Evil to Our Own Destruction

Friends and brethren, I ask you, “are we too comfortable in this world?” Have we still the discomfort of Lot who was “tormented” (“vexed” KJV) by the wickedness of the land (2 Peter 2:7-8)? Or, have we become more like those … Continue reading

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Three Dispensations

God has had three arrangements for governing man.  Every Bible student should know this.  Failure to understand this, and to be able to distinguish between the three arrangements leads to all sorts of confusion.  Let’s review the three dispensations. 1.  … Continue reading

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Hebrew/Israelite/Jew

The usage of these three terms at times confuse the Bible reader.  Do these words in their strict sense refer to exactly the same thing (or people)?  Perhaps, this brief writing will help a bit. Hebrew The word is thought … Continue reading

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Ethics: Race and Prejudice (Part 1)

An ideal world, justice would be blind. We should be judged by the content of our character, and not the color of our skin or our socio-economic level. However, life is not always idea. Racism exists around the globe. The … Continue reading

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Why I Believe – The Bible (Part 2)

If the Bible is from God, then one should be able to find unity and accuracy in the message. This is exactly what one does find. The unity and accuracy of the Bible is amazing. Unity “The Bible was written … Continue reading

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