Although I have had copies of the New American Bible (NAB) for many years, I only used them to occasionally look up passages when researching alternate ways they were translated. For passages in the Apocrypha, like the Hanukkah stories in … Continue reading →
The English Standard Version (ESV) has become one of the most highly regarded Bible translations for both it’s accuracy and readability. It was first published by Crossway in 2001, with subsequent updates in 2007, 2011, and 2016.Continue reading →
Back in the early days of the Jesus Movement, I remember one of the first bands I listened to was Love Song. Among those early recordings was a song from the first three verses of Psalm 5, straight out of the King James Version.Continue reading →
Joseph spent time in the pit – twice. King David wrote about being in a “pit,” though in his case more metaphorical than literal. Yeshua experienced the lowest pit possible – dead in the grave.Continue reading →
Here are the Gregorian dates for the Biblical Feasts in 2021.
Dates are based on the Jewish (Hillel) calendar.
All observances except Passover begin the prior evening.
The shelter of the Most High – what is it? Where is it? How do I get to the shelter of the Most High? “Tom” has a few thoughts on this I want to share.Continue reading →
In August of this year (2020) The Lockman Foundation, publishers of the New American Standard Bible, released an update to the text. It has been 25 years since the previous update, and whether or not older guys like me want to acknowledge it, the English language has changed.Continue reading →
How pure is pure? Sterling silver is 92.5% pure silver. Ivory Soap is “ninety-nine and forty-four one hundredths percent pure.” Those numbers, no matter how good they may sound, mean that each contains something regarded as impure.Continue reading →
As we are experiencing the joy of Sukkot I received another letter from my friend Tom that I would like to share.Continue reading →
In the past we have celebrated Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles, by pitching a tent with a group of other believers – something that seems to be unique to this modern movement. This year, we decided to stay home and build a sukkah on our back patio.Continue reading →