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[24 Aug 2009 | 2 Comments | 782 views]

The surviving pages of the world’s oldest Christian Bible have been reunited online. The early work, known as the Codex Sinaiticus (“the book from Sinai”), has been housed in four separate locations around the world for more than 150 years. As of last week, it is now available for anyone to peruse at the Web site www.codexsinaiticus.org, allowing scholars and other readers to get a closer look at this unique treasure. The only other Bible that rivals Codex Sinaiticus in age is Codex Vaticanus, which was written around the same …

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[31 Jul 2009 | No Comment | 404 views]

Some day some simple soul is going to pick up the Bible and read it and believe it, and then the rest of us are going to be embarrassed.

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[13 May 2009 | No Comment | 384 views]

The Bible is for the Government of the People, by the People, and for the People.

Ministry Development »

[14 Mar 2009 | No Comment | 585 views]

This plan was suggested by the late B. E. Echols
Monday –   OT History: 7 Chapters in Gen-Nehemiah
Tuesday   – NT Gospels: 4 Chapters in Matt.-Luke
Wednesday – OT Poetry : 4 Chapters in Esther- Song Of Solomon
Thursday : 4 Chapters in John, Acts and Revelation
Friday – OT Prophecy: 4 Chapters …

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[15 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 390 views]

The Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from the Bible.

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[5 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 7,253 views]
Biblical Hermeneutics

By Ron Wofford
I. Introduction
A. This course is designed to give the student a brief, yet basic and intelligent method of interpreting the Bible.
B. The scientific term for this discipline is hermeneutics.
1. It is sometimes listed as Hermeneutica Sacra.
2. This is done to distinguish it from the interpretation of secular materials.
C. The Greek words hermeneuo or hermeneia are found in the New Testament 19 …

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[4 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 1,263 views]

“Some people say, God said it, I believe it, and that settles it.”
“No…… God said it. That settles it! and I believe it.”

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[2 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 431 views]

9 times out of 9 the Bible is right!

Illustrations and Research »

[30 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 7,928 views]

The system of chapters was introduced in A.D. 1238 by Cardinal Hugo de S. Caro, while the verse notations were added in 1551 by Robertus Stephanus, after the advent of printing.
A Bible in the University of Gottingen is written on 2,470 palm leaves.
According to statistics from Wycliffe International, the Society of Gideons, and the International Bible Society, the number of new Bibles that are sold, given away, or otherwise distributed in the United States is about 168,000 per day.
The Bible can be read aloud in 70 hours.
There are 8,674 …

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[2 Dec 2008 | 4 Comments | 3,561 views]
Bible Reading Plan for Ministry

By John Carroll, pastor of Calvary Apostolic Church in Salina, KS.
The following is a plan of Bible reading and study that I have developed for my own personal use.
I hope it is a blessing to you, should you choose to implement it in your own life.
I begin my study each day by reading a chapter of Proverbs. If you start at the beginning of the month and read a chapter each day, you will read through the book every month. On the few months that have 30 days, and in …