What do you make of the difficult areas in the Bible—those puzzling passages that make you stop and scratch your head? Includes Ancient Near East, Exodus, settlement of Canaan, prophets and exile, Paul’s journeys, Palestine in the time of Jesus, united monarchy, and OT/NT Jerusalem comparison. This could be assisted by certain Bible helps such as concordances or topical Bibles. You will also better understand the biblical context of the places that are in the news every day, like Syria, Lebanon and Macedonia.
NOTE: See the Commentaries tab in this LibGuide for another important class of Bible study tools. But they were committed to changing the world of computers and personal technology devices. “Make Your Happy Users Your Evangelists” – owners of Apple products often exhibit a zeal and even fanaticism scarcely seen in owners of any other company’s products. We have all heard the statistics that listeners retain a lot more of what we are saying if we can help them to do more than simply hear it.
Bringing together two books in one convenient volume, All the Men/All the Women of the Bible is a portrait gallery and reference library of over 3,400 named biblical characters. But if you decide to study the Bible more seriously, you may soon want to buy a new Bible. Features Fan Tab thumb index. 749 pages, softcover. Richly illustrated with photographs, artwork re-creations, and full-color maps, this is an illuminating and multifaceted one-volume introduction to early peoples and the world they created.
Use the words you remember to locate the text. For example, if you remember the word "begotten" from the verse "For God so loved the world He gave His only begotten Son,” you can look up the word “begotten" in the concordance. From the authors: “Our main purpose is to give beginning students of the Bible an overview of the constant teachings of the Catholic Church about Sacred Scripture. Again, this should not be your only sorce for the word of God. The ideas and facts are still from the person we see as the “author.” This information would enable you to understand the personality behind the writings better.
After 30 days you can return without charge or you will be sent an invoice for the item. A good study Bible, which includes a basic concordance, scripture reference, and commentary The above are very useful for basic Bible study. If you can afford a more comprehensive Bible atlas, this is one I’d recommend. In order for study to be beneficial, you must remain alert. Tracye Wilson White has taught children in Sunday School for many years. Some of the sections, such as that on climate, are the best among the atlases.
Handbooks usually are focused on a particular subject, while almanacs are broader in scope. This study investigated some of the benefits of understanding and experiencing Israel’s historical geography. Indices of authors, titles, places, religious bodies, names and subjects can be found at the end of the atlas. Please Note: The Apologetics Study Bible does not contain the Bible text, but includes the study notes, articles, and all of the other great features found in the equivalent print version.
Consider when you look up a word in the concordance that different versions of the Bible may not use the same word all of the time. The Oxford Companion to American Literature. Browse through the list below and click “Add to Cart” once you find what you want. Therefore, we can trust the message and teachings of the Bible and not necessarily direct quotes. You could say that I knew Matthew almost like the back of my hand.
It gives complete access to every word of the NIV text as well as to the Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek from which the NIV was translated. There are books on Jesus Christ, Paul, Creation, the parables of Jesus, the times of Jesus Christ, and many more. The Complete Word Study Dictionary, Old Testament includes a guide to transliteration, a translational reference index, and is written in an easy to read format.
This is a great atlas to read to get an introduction to the geography of the land. Some set aside time early in the morning. With an atlas, you can trace the route a patriarch traveled, follow Joshua’s Promised Land campaign, and see where Jesus preached and healed people. Each entry begins with a brief definition of the word followed by more detailed information. A number of other lexicons regularly appear in Bible software packages that are helpful but not really sufficient for your work: Newman's A Concise Greek-English Dictionary of the New Testament (also indicated as the UBS Dictionary) is helpful but provides little more than a gloss to the Greek.
Some literal translations are the King James Version, American Standard Version, New American Standard Bible, New King James Version, New Revised Standard Version, and Revised Standard Version. This is the third of IVP’s critically acclaimed series of dictionaries of the New Testament provides focused study on the often-neglected portions of the New Testament: Acts, Hebrews, the General Epistles and Revelation. For example some translations use the word love (NIV) in 1 Corinthians 13 and others use the word charity (KJV).