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Old Testament

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Old Testament

Wanting to learn more about the Old Testament? Here are some posts on topics, scholarly questions, and more on Old Testament passages. Some are our own thoughts and some are the thoughts of prominent Christian scholars.

Judges can be a difficult book to read and retain. It’s incredibly full of people, places, and events. Then, some of these people, places, and events are given paragraphs of attention… and others? A single verse. In Judges 3:31, we meet Shamgar. The entirety of chapter three is spent telling…

Malachi

When you think of Old Testament books, Malachi probably doesn’t make the top five. Yet, this minor prophet book touches on important subjects, like divorce. Since it’s lesser-known book, we’ve pulled introductory material, notes, and articles from the newly revised NIV Study Bible. Join us for a quick dive into…

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Psalm 25

The Psalms are full of wisdom and encouragement. In this post, we’ll unpack Psalm 25 with the NKJV Spirit-Filled Life Bible. It comes with all kinds of helpful notes to make sure you don’t miss anything important while reading! The following content is from the NKJV Spirit-Filled Life Bible, 3rd…

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So, it seems you’re curious about Nephilim in the Bible. You very easily could have ended up on a site with not-so-reliable information (we’re looking at you, Wikipedia!). But, here you are! And you’ll be better off for it because you won’t just learn reliable information on the Nephilim. We’re…

fear not affecting faith of bridge over water

Fear diminishes our quality of life, our ability to love, and keeps us from the freedom we gain in Christ. But how does fear affect faith? How can we move from fear to faith? Below is an excerpt from Max Lucado’s Encouraging Word Bible. Max gives you notes, short articles,…

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Commentary on Ezra 7

The Hand of God is a section of commentary on Ezra from the Holman Commentary. But it isn’t just commentary. The Holman Series goes more in-depth with background and application, in a very easy -to-follow way—more than most commentaries. Check out this excerpt to see what we’re talking about! Almost…

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The Bible Knowledge Commentary is a two set collection covering the entirety of the Bible. Inside, we found a good amount of commentary on the ten commandments and decided to share the excerpt with you! Read about what Roy B. Zuck and John Walvoord have to share on Exodus 20.…

book of esther

Maybe you’ve noticed it, maybe you haven’t… but God isn’t mentioned in the book of Esther. Shocking, right? Why is Esther in the Bible? Is it really the inspired Word of God if it makes no mention of Him? These questions are answered (and more) in the article below, shared…

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Moses and the Law of Sacrifice in Leadership

There is undeniably sacrifice in leadership. You’re constantly called to put others before yourself! John Maxwell, Christian leadership expert, put together a study Bible that teaches you biblical leadership principles. This excerpt comes from that study Bible, and delves into the sacrifices Moses made while being in leadership. Here’s the…

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Genesis 11:4 , and the story of the Tower of Babel, comes to life as we understand the deeper cultural contexts. Then they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves; otherwise we…