Christian Home & Family Podcast: 30 Day Bible Saturation

From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor:About a year and a half ago, my oldest daughter came back from college, telling me about this Bible study method that one of her professors taught her. I wouldn’t call it exactly a Bible Study method, I would call it like a, devotional method. It really makes sense to me, and what it is is this-  I call it The 30 Day Bible Study Saturation.You take 30 days, of reading the same Bible book, from front to end, the entire book, for … [Read more...]

Ouxano 69: Key Things To Consider Regarding Old Testament History

[display_podcast]The stories of the early nation of Israel begin in the first book of the Old Testament, Genesis, and continues through the Book of Esther, with portions of Jonah and Daniel as well. In order to get you into the feel of what it’s like to be in the ancient times that these books took place, we’re going to go through some general guidelines that will help you understand the text much easier as you read. Remember, some of these people lived up to 4,000 years ago. That is a long t … [Read more...]

Ouxano 67: Simple, Basic Rules to Follow When Reading the Bible

[display_podcast] This week, we’re going to be talking about some general rules for Biblical interpretation. These rules apply to any part of scripture you may be reading, no matter how long you have been studying the Bible or if this is your first time unfolding its pages. Now, it’s safe to say that when you crack open the Bible, you’ll be reading from one of the 66 books of the Bible. Now, each book is a separate section of literature that is contained within itself. But one thing that a lot o … [Read more...]

Ouxano: Some General Rules About Biblical Interpretation

Some General Rules about Biblical Interpretation. These rules apply no matter what section of the Bible you may be reading at the time. But before we get to these rules, we need to establish which divisions are from God and which aren’t. While each book was Divinely breathed, the chapters and verses within each book were not added until around 1200 A.D. with the onset of the printing press. The exception is the Book of Psalms. Each chapter is a separate Psalm, each inspired by G … [Read more...]

Ouxano: How To Study the Bible, Part 1: Biblical Format

What is the Bible and how did it get put together?The Bible has over 40 authors, over 66 different books, on three different continents: North Africa, Europe and the Middle East Asia. It was written between the years 1500 B.C. – 70 A.D.The Old Testament - Written from around 1500 BC to 400 BC.The Old Testament has four primary types of literature: History - Covers the history of the Jewish people. Law/Teaching - Covers the law God gave them. Wisdom/Poetry - Speaks truth about life … [Read more...]