Historical Study

THE SURPRISING REASON YOU ARE WHERE YOU ARE

https://hutchcraft.com/a-word-with-you/your-mission/the-surprising-reason-you-are-where-you-are-8093 By: Ron Hutchcraft Some years ago, we took a delegation of teenagers to a youth conference at the Jersey Shore, and one of our volunteers was one of the counselors. One evening she left the meeting early to check on one of the kids from our group. She started walking down the Boardwalk. Suddenly […]

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ANSWERING CLAIMS THE BIBLE CONTAINS ERRORS, AND WHY IT MATTERS THAT IT DOESN’T

 www.epm.org/blog/2017/Dec/13/claims-bible-contains-errors By Randy Alcorn I’m reminded of what the Huguenots said of the Bible and its critics: “Hammer away ye hostile hands; your hammers break, God’s Anvil stands.” Scripture: 2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:21  When people say they believe the Bible contains errors, it’s a good practice to ask them to name those errors so you can […]

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ATHANASIUS LISTED WRITINGS WITH POWER TO HELP

www.christianity.com/church/church-history/timeline/301-600/athanasius-listed-writings-with-power-to-help By: DAN GRAVES, MSL When you open a Bible, you see at once that it is made up of many shorter books. Do you ever wonder how people decided which books should be included in the Bible? It was important for Christians to know what was true scripture. For one thing, they needed to know what teachings […]

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JESUS’ MOTHER: MARY’S EMOTIONAL SWINGS

By: Frank Tunstall Life’s journey can have wide emotional swings of all kinds, going left and right, up and down. This had to be true with Mary, the mother of Jesus. Without trying to be exhaustive, this article will look at some of her experiences that lifted her to the highest pinnacles of joy, and […]

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MY TRIBUTE TO THE BABE OF BETHLEHEM

By: Frank Tunstall All was ready; the time had come for the prophecies to be fulfilled. Even Caesar Augustus had done his part. The Christ-child was born. No parties heralded the birth of Israel’s King. None of the pomp and circumstance of such a momentous occasion was present. No one was there to sing, or […]

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CAN THERE BE ONE RIGHT RELIGION?

http://seanmcdowell.org/blog/can-there-be-one-right-religion; Posted November 14, 2017   By: Sean McDowell Recently I was in a conversation with a friend, and he asked how I could say that Jesus is the only way. I simply responded, “I’m not saying it. Jesus said it. Take it up with him.” He certainly didn’t expect that response. And I didn’t […]

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HOW WE GOT OUR BIBLE: CHRISTIAN HISTORY TIMELINE

 http://www.christianitytoday.com/history/issues/issue-43/how-we-got-our-bible-christian-history-timeline.html Have you ever wondered how the Bible has developed through the centuries, so that we today have the Bible in English? Dr. Phillip Comfort does a good job tracing the development of the Bible in this chronology, up to the publication of the King James Bible in 1611. One of the major points of contention that […]

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JOHN HUS, BURNED AT THE STAKE

By: Frank Tunstall Richard II of England married Anne of Bohemia [modern Czechcloslavokia] in 1382, and the marriage opened the door for Bohemian students to study in Oxford in England. These students took the teaching of John Wycliffe back to Prague, where Wycliffe’s writing greatly influenced John Hus, the rector (lead priest) of the University […]

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A THUNDERSTORM HELPED LAUNCH THE REFORMATION

A series on the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation Martin Luther was the son of German parents, Hans and Margareta Luder (Luther).  He was born at Eisleben in Saxony, on November 10, 1483 [D. 1546]. Luther’s grandparents had peasant roots, and His dad worked hard to elevate the family status. Luther’s father was a […]

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