On Sunday mornings at Alameda, I am preaching a series that addresses frequently asked questions about the Bible. The most recent sermon considered the question, "How did we get our Bible?" Due to the time constraints of one sermon, I was only able to give a simplified sketch of how we got the Bible; so, … Continue reading How Did We Get Our Bible?
Today I reveal the remaining passages on the list of "Top 10 Bible Passages to Read" that I gave to a woman with whom I studied the Bible several years ago. This woman was brand new to the Bible, so these passages were chosen in order to give her a baseline of Bible knowledge that … Continue reading Top 10 Bible Passages (Part 3)
In my last post, I shared the first three Bible passages that I gave to a woman who knew nothing about the Bible. You may have noticed that I did not begin with the Creation narrative from Genesis, and I thought I should explain its omission. The woman I was studying with did know that … Continue reading Top 10 Bible Passages (Part 2)
A few years ago a woman visiting our church asked if I would study the Bible with her. This woman did not grow up in church and did not know much of anything about the Bible. She was unfamiliar with the most famous Bible stories that even non-church attenders seem to know and the Bible … Continue reading Top 10 Bible Passages (Part 1)