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Sabbath Rest

What exactly is the Lord’s rest spoken of in Hebrews 3-4?

Sabbath Rest

What exactly is the Lord’s rest spoken of in Hebrews 3-4?

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In Hebrews 3-4 the writer’s overarching theme is entering the Lord’s rest, which he makes mention of several times. But just what exactly is the theological definition of the Lord’s rest according to Hebrews? The unidentified author builds his theology using other key scriptures. As a matter of fact, we
Flying Saucers & Spaghetti Monsters

A quick crackdown on New Atheism, Scientism, Naturalism, and the usual suspects.

Flying Saucers & Spaghetti Monsters

A quick crackdown on New Atheism, Scientism, Naturalism, and the usual suspects.

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Over recent decades, New Atheism evolved from a small elite group of militant anti-theists known as the Four Horsemen of Atheism – Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, Richard Dawkins – into a broad sweeping social attitude, a spirit even, characterized by its “reasonable” rebellion against religion, its claim to
David & Friends

What do we know about the obscure contributors of the Psalms?

David & Friends

What do we know about the obscure contributors of the Psalms?

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Although David is the principal writer of the Psaltery with 75 out of the 150 Psalms attributed to him,[1] other contributors include the Sons of Korah, Asaph, Solomon, Heman, Ethan, and even Moses. While David, Solomon, and Moses are all well known figures, a little bit more obscure are Asaph,
The Cave Psalm

The Cave Psalm

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Israel has been home to a vast system of wadis from the most ancient of times. Wadis are dried waterways that experience seasonal flooding. They can vastly range in size from shallow to very deep, and narrow to very wide. They are beautiful, mysterious, and dangerous, even today. In the
Ancient Music

A quick history of music from Scripture, archaeology and ancient literature

Ancient Music

A quick history of music from Scripture, archaeology and ancient literature

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The Bible, like the ancient cultures that it represents, is full of music! As far back as historians can see, music has been a part of human life: From the rock gongs (lithophones) of pre-history to the intricate bull lyres of Ur, mankind is musical. The Bible’s first mention of
Singer-Songwriters of the Psalms

Who were the writers for all 150 Psalms?

Singer-Songwriters of the Psalms

Who were the writers for all 150 Psalms?

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The English title for the biblical book of Psalms comes from the Greek title meaning “Songs of Praise”, while in Hebrew it is just “Praise”. This simply sweet title sums up the book’s internal contents very well; made up of various worship songs, representing vast circumstances in human life, and