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Were Adam and Eve real people? Or were they just literary devices and poetic images? This question of the historicity of Adam and Eve is important because it’s the foundation of the biblical story. Without a real Adam and Eve, the...

With Thanksgiving upon us, the time has come for kids to dress up like Pilgrims and the Charlie Brown television special to air once again. Though widely dismissed and despised, the Pilgrims (also known as the Puritans) remain one of...

I hope you know just how grateful I am for generous friends like you. Your support is the reason more people around the world are opening their Bibles to learn – connecting with God’s Word in genuine ways every day! I...

In Luke 11:1 the disciples say to Jesus, “Lord teach us to pray,” and Jesus responds in Luke 11:13, “If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly...

In Mark 14:36, Jesus prays, “Abba, Father, all things are possible for you. Remove this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.” This prayer shows us both Jesus’ relational intimacy with God (calling him “Abba,” which...

Prayer. Does just reading that word make you feel at least a little bit guilty? Talking about our prayer life often makes us feel scrutinized or nervous. We’re easily embarrassed to talk about it, or apologetic for it. Some of us don’t...

When a massive earthquake devastated Haiti some years ago, I was on the ground shortly thereafter as chaos reigned and decomposing bodies filled the streets. Driving around with two seminary professors with doctorates from very conservative American schools that don’t even much...

Now the Spirit of the LORD departed from Saul, and a harmful spirit from the LORD tormented him. And Saul's servants said to him, “Behold now, a harmful spirit from God is tormenting you. Let our lord now command your...

A woman in her twenties who is stuck in her Christian life came up to me recently and basically said, “Jesus was and is God. I am not God. So, how can I possibly live a life like Jesus?” This is...

“Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom.” Matthew 16:28 Salvation costs you nothing, but discipleship will cost you everything. Salvation occurs in...

“. . . in which he went and proclaimed to the spirits in prison.” 1 Peter 3:19 Considering there are nearly 180 different interpretations of 1 Peter 3:18–20, we can confidently say this passages is one of the most difficult in...