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Bible History

"And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up. You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes" (Deuteronomy 6:6-8).

The history of the Bible was intended to be preserved and passed down from generation to generation—as it has been. Learn more below.

  • by Mario Seiglie
We continue exploring the book of Genesis and the common questions asked about it. Here are the answers as we best understand them in light of the Bible.
  • by Graemme Marshall
A colored rope hanging from a window held great meaning for a woman in Jericho thousands of years ago. It also has special significance for us as Christians.
  • by Good News
In our culture that has been influenced by the Bible for centuries, it is a religious belief that people should tell the truth. Why?
  • by Good News
Today almost everyone identifies the name Israel with the Jews. Most people assume the Jewish people are the sole remaining descendants of the ancient nation of Israel. The assumption, however, is incorrect.
  • by Randy Stiver
Why would God give prophecies in the Bible about the nations and events leading to the second coming of Jesus Christ just ahead of us but not tell us who the key national "players" in those prophecies are? It wouldn't make any sense, would it? Why have prophecies–essentially news notices written centuries in advance–if they have no relevance to world events today?
  • by Mario Seiglie
What happens when key events of history have a connection to Bible prophecy? The result is a better appreciation for God's guiding hand in all of history.
  • by Good News
During His ministry Jesus Christ promised, "Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will by no means pass away" (Mark 13:31). Did He keep this promise in spite of the time interval between His spoken words and when they were actually recorded in writing?
  • by Larry Walker
Paul wrote to Timothy, "For the time is coming when people will not put up with sound doctrine, but having itching ears, they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own desires" (2 Timothy 4:3, NRSV). Judging from the recent trend to redefine and/or discredit important Bible truths, it would seem that this assessment is especially valid today in the Western world.
  • by Scott Ashley
In early April, news organizations breathlessly reported the "discovery" of a new Gospel—"the Gospel of Judas," as it is being called. Could this actually be a document authored by Judas, the disciple who infamously betrayed Jesus for 30 pieces of silver as recorded in the Bible? If not, what exactly is it?
  • by Good News
The Bible is unified by profound themes running through it. Although it contains a number of major themes, here are three of the most important.
  • by John Ross Schroeder
It would seem that, for those who claim to be Christians, much would depend on their faith in the accuracy and authority of the Bible. Yet many professing Christians today view the Scriptures as just another collection of human documents, innately fallible and often fallacious.