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Lesson 2: The Origin and Nature of the Bible (Deuteronomy 18, 2 Peter 1, Hebrews 11, John 17) — How we approach studying the Bible is critical to a correct understanding of it. Take our last study on Daniel as an example. In Daniel 2 we found him interpreting a vision revealing the basic outline of the whole sweep of history - including the end of the world! Many recent commentators assert that Daniel did not write this during the time of the Babylonian empire, but rather during the time of the Roman empire. While I'm no expert on their reasons, they acknowledge that Daniel accurately describes history up to the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes, and therefore they argue the book must have been written then. This makes two assumptions. Daniel's account is a fabrication, and God would not (or could not) reveal the future. This is based on a disbelief in the Bible and the power of God. Let's dive into our study of a different approach to the Bible! More...



Recent Bible Studies on Biblical Interpretation

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Emotional Intelligence

Can the Bible help you get promoted at work? Can the Bible increase your pay? Can the Bible help you keep your job? Improve your marriage? The answer is "Yes!" The Bible teaches principles of "emotional intelligence" that can actually help you to be smarter and get along better. Bruce Cameron, the writer of these Bible studies and a law professor, has published a paper written for lawyers which presents 17 Bible-based rules of emotional intelligence which God gave us to improve our lives. Best of all, Professor Cameron's paper is free and you do not have to be a lawyer to understand it. To get your free copy, first click on this link. Second, when you see the title of the paper (EI, EI, Oh What an Employee), click on the "One-Click Download" and the paper will download to your computer as a PDF. If you have friends who want to read the paper, have them go to the website and download it as well.