Daily Archives: January 18, 2011

COG Bachelor: Coming Soon To A Webcast Near You?

Imagine, if you will, the following scene:  an eligible single man from the Church of God is surrounded by godly and respectable young ladies, each of whom is vying for a rose.  In order to obtain this rose, the young … Continue reading

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Genesis 14 And Ancient Coalition Warfare

The first account of the Bible of organized warfare as we would recognize it (in terms of campaigns and armies) takes place in Genesis 14, or what is often known as the War of the Four Against The Five.  This … Continue reading

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Examining The Source Material For Genesis

When biblical historians turn their attention to the source material of Genesis, one often reads a great deal of speculation (such as various ideas about the Documentary Hypothesis, where there are supposed to be four different strands of texts that … Continue reading

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