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Reading and Understanding the Bible

BY AMY EKEH Let’s face it, as much as we may want to read the Bible, it can be an intimidating book! The Bible’s size alone may give us pause, not to mention the ancient nature of its texts and the variety of content within its pages. But…

5 major themes of the Bible

by Amy Ekeh Within the many pages of the Bible, we find a dazzling variety of stories, perspectives, and ideas. But there are some unifying themes that can give us a helpful framework for reading and understanding Scripture. Here are five…

Five basic Bible facts

by Amy Ekeh Fall means the beginning of a new school year, and even if you’re no longer a student, it’s always a good time to get back to basics! So let’s explore a few facts that will give you some knowledge and confidence when it comes to…

5 penetrating questions Jesus asks

by Amy Ekeh Jesus was a master teacher. But he certainly was not the kind of teacher who dished out pat answers. In fact, according to those who have counted, Jesus was asked 183 questions in the Gospels, and he only directly answered three…

5 proverbs to live by

The Book of Proverbs — a collection of wise sayings — is classified as “wisdom literature.” This means it is primarily focused on how to live a good, faithful, meaningful life. Wisdom literature relies on human experience and an awareness…

Five Bible verses for Lent

Lent is a beautiful season in our Church’s liturgical calendar. It is not a time of gloom, doom, or self-loathing. Rather, Lent is a time when we try to live and think and pray differently. It is a time when we ask God to heal us with his…

5 Scripture verses about waiting

The word Advent means “to arrive” or “to come.” We all know how hard it can be to wait for the arrival of something good. And of course, during Advent we are waiting for the best thing of all: the birth of Jesus into our world and our…