Category Archives: Biblical History

Book Review: Mastering The Basics: James

Mastering The Basics:  James, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace This is the only one of the entire series [1] I have read by the authors that was not about the epistles of Paul, and that alone gives this study … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering The Basics: 1 Corinthians

Mastering The Basics:  1 Corinthians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace This particular volume is the biggest of the series [1], about 120 pages, twice as long as the other volumes in the series.  Bigger is not always better, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering The Basics: Philippians

Mastering The Basics:  Philippians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace The second [1] book of this series that I had the chance to read, this particular book deals with one of the more irenic of Paul’s epistles [2], to a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering The Basics: Ephesians

Mastering The Basics:  Ephesians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace As I have quite a strong interest in the book of Ephesians [1], I was interested in reading yet another biblical commentary that serves to encourage people to study the … Continue reading

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Meeting In The Middle

One of my favorite country songs of all time–and admittedly there are many that I enjoy, especially from the late 1980s and early 1990s and even beyond–is the Diamond Rio song “Meet In The Middle.”  For those of us who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Desert And Shepherd In Our Biblical Heritage

Desert And Shepherd In Our Biblical Heritage, by Nogah Hareuveni This is almost the most Jewish book that I have read, and I read a lot of books that could be considered Jewish books [1], and that is both good … Continue reading

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An Introduction To Maternity Denied In Scripture

Although we have spent a great deal of time in this study looking at women whose children were famous and notable in the Bible, it is worthwhile as well to look at women who, for one reason or another, were … Continue reading

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Seeing Elisha Through The Eyes Of Children

Yesterday for my Sabbath School lesson [1], my lesson was on the miracles of Elisha.  Elisha, it should be noted, is one of the better known prophets of the Old Testament [2], and he is recorded to have done twice … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Life-Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of Acts

A Life-Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of Acts, by the Navigators As the fourth and final book that I read in relatively quick succession in this series [1], this book is unfortunately the worst of the series … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Life-Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of 1 Peter

A Life-Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of 1 Peter, by the Navigators As the third of this series I have read and reviewed [1], one certainly gets a sense of comfort about it.  To be sure, there … Continue reading

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