A lot of people think of the Bible as a rule book. They read it from their perspective and time period. It's a supernatural book that should be approached on its own terms.
I've become quite a fan of Michael S. Heiser's work. Some books are heavily footnoted theological tomes that make my head hurt. Others are like a series of essays or articles, like the one I'll review today. It answers the challenge that the Bible is boring.
With everything slowed down, I find myself well ahead in my class preparation for Sunday School. In this time, I've felt like I should reread the Old Testament. Pastor Randy tells us to put ourselves in the story, and it's led to a mix of deep thoughts, questions, and strange observations...and I'm still in Genesis.
To paraphrase Pastor Maury, the Bible isn't boring if its read right.
You spend 13 weeks walking with and getting to know a group a people in a class. The last day arrives and you feel the bittersweetness in your heart. It was the end of another cycle of GriefShare and there was food and surprise gifts. The group signed a book and gave it to Daisy … Continue reading What The Heck Is Bible Journaling?