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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…

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 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…

Five Bible facts for Advent

Advent is the perfect time to learn more about the Gospel stories of Jesus’ conception, birth, and infancy. We call these stories the “infancy narratives.” We are already quite familiar with these stories, but you may find something new or…

Bible alone?

Is the Bible alone sufficient for communicating all that we need to be saved? Sola scriptura (“by Scripture alone”) is among the most enduring teachings of the now 500-year-old Protestant Reformation. Since half of Americans identify…