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Lesson 10: The Bible as History (1 Samuel 17, Hebrews 11) — In many situations we need context to properly understand something. The Bible provides a historical context for our world-view. We know that problems exist for two reasons: Satan, and our decision to choose him over God. We know that God will, because of His love and unselfishness, end sin, death, and sorrow. We know that God works with His followers to bring great victories over evil. We know that those who forget history are bound to repeat the errors of the past. Let's dig into our study of history in the Bible so we will have a historical context for the problems we face today! A note to readers. I've decided, after some consideration, to change from the NIV to the English Standard Version (ESV) of the Bible. More...



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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.