about the community expectations of the oldest son in the Prodigal Son Parable and Christ’s own pressures from Nazareth
The Talmud’s teachings on demons contrasted with the New Testament and Christ’s teachings and how that applies to us today
Click picture to enlarge Last week I endeavored to give quotations for you to glimpse the challenges in determining who...
Comparing Essenes with John the Baptist and first century Judaism’s Messianic expectations reveals reasons and lessons
How new year celebrations were for Jews in Bible times and about their 2 calendars
New insights since cultural differences affect the interpretation of the Christmas story
The Ethiopian Eunuch in Acts 8:26-39 was an outcast. Today’s blog is about him, his hunger and his hope. This...
The Kingdom of God was a common concept in first century Judaism and Satan wasn’t that evil. So Christ’s teachings reflect this background.
Click picture to enlarge a little Today I’d like to cover music and singing in the Bible, for both the...
Click picture to enlarge a little In my first blog, I covered cultural differences preventing our appreciation of the Bible’s...
Changes for my website
Praise the Lord! My students finished helping me with the latest technology and now I’ll be busy all summer with improving my presentations and organizing my material to significantly improve your experience here. If you want to keep tabs on the latest edits, check out the bottom of my blog index.
- Putting out a Fleece, Casting Lots, and Choosing that Hill to Die on February 24, 2020
- False Humility in the NT, Apocrypha, and Pseudepigrapha, Part 3 of 3 February 17, 2020
- False Humility in the NT, Apocrypha, and Pseudepigrapha, Part 2 of 3 February 10, 2020
- False Humility in the NT, Apocrypha, and Pseudepigrapha, Part 1 of 3 February 3, 2020
- Christ’s Temptation as our Inspiration January 26, 2020
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My Plans for Blogging
My story of forgiveness and healing is quite unrelated to envisioning the Bible world. But since our world is sin and pain infested, I suspect many will want to hear more about my personal experience. I anticipate writing a couple of blogs about this, but mostly I’ll focus on envisioning the Bible world.
Heather, Christmas 2021
Plans for Improved Website:
The following documentary links are gradually going to disappear from here this summer, appearing instead under the menu option “Tour Israel.” There, I’ll cover more introduction and pictures to the areas these links cover.