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How We Got Our Bible: Translation

At the heart of the Christian faith is the belief that the God of the universe desires to make Himself known to humans and has ultimately done that through sending Jesus Christ, the Son of God, not just to suffer and die for our sins and live a perfect life for us to have righteousness but also...

How We Got Our Bible: Transmission

We have looked at how the books of the Bible were composed and then how they were collected and compiled into the Old and New Testaments. Now we are going to turn to think about how it is that we do not just have a list of books but actual words that we can read by looking at how the Bible was...

How We Got Our Bible: Collection (Old Testament)

The previous posting looked at how we got the New Testament, but it is just as important to know how the Old Testament was gathered together. Because the Old Testament is, well, older, we have even less data in terms of how it came together, but we still have enough to understand the process and...

How We Got Our Bible: Collection (New Testament)

In the last post, we were concerned with looking at how the individual books of the Bible were written – as they come from different authors in different places, with God speaking through these writers who were often writing for specific, normal reasons. But how did these various...

Multigenerational Discipleship

This picture says a lot. Don, Mike and Scott VanDerZee: three men of faith, sincere servants, loving husbands and disciples for Jesus Christ – father, son and whole son. They are a picture of God’s faithfulness, generation after generation. They are a picture of faithfulness to be...

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