why the Kingdom of God or the Kingdom of Heaven meant so much to Christ’s audiences in the first century, and why it matters to us
Click picture to enlarge Last week I endeavored to give quotations for you to glimpse the challenges in determining who...
how and why we can conclude controversial things about the dead sea scrolls and why that might impact on us
why I changed my mind about who wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls and summarizing the history behind them
summarizing the interest of the Dead Sea Scrolls to the church
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
In ancient Jewish society, if you couldn’t prove your Jewish ancestry back many generations, you were in many ways a “nobody.”...
The Dead Sea Scrolls (DSS) mystified me a lot until recently. I wrote a little this past winter about the...
A low table set with food as it probably looked in New Testament times for the Passover When did the...
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.