Some were not interested in losing their power and corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
Compassion should always be our over-riding motivation, and we should always offer people a way out of their situation; otherwise our words are only condemnation.
The Old Testament links the health of the body with the health of the soul.
Joseph could have become a spoiled success, an adolescent who dreams of power, receives power, and remains adolescent.
Who are the people who have made a positive difference to our lives along the way? And have we remembered them?
For a long time, archaeologists doubted the historicity of Solomon and the horses which, according to the Bible, he possessed, as at that time supposedly only camels were used.
A defence of the Spirit's personhood from the Old Testament.
God wants us to tell him our desires and dialogue with us over them; but most of all he wants us to delight ourselves in him.
A closer look at 2 Samuel 1:26.
The ancient town is mentioned in the books of Joshua and 1 Samuel. Excavations start in August.
The captain of Pharaoh’s guard, was a person who benefitted from the blessing of God on his household through the presence of a believer.
The show's producers hope that the play will give Chinese people a biblical perspective to improve family relationships, a big challenge in China.
Do you have the courage now to ask your teenage children, your spouse or a trusted friend if you have any double standards?
Tamar knew what it was to be blamed for something that was not at all her fault; and that blame determined the course of her whole life.
God did not look at the arrogant young Joseph and say, ‘That’s it. He’s blown it. I can’t do anything with him.’ Not at all.
‘This is the place where the Messiah chose to come, die and... return’. A video produced by Alto Concept.
The Bible is not like our Western society. It does not glorify sex. But it certainly does not avoid it.
Simeon and Levi are lessons to us when we are tempted to use violence - physical or verbal – to bring about what we desire (or, worse still, what we think God desires).
According to archaeologist Douglas Petrovich, inscriptions in stone slabs from Egypt contain an early form of Hebrew, with references to figures from the Bible.
Sexual immorality really does open a doorway for the devil, not only in one’s own life, but in the whole community.
National greatness in God’s eyes is outward focused, and rather than being the object of God’s blessing, any material prosperity was to be seen as an outworking of their obedience to God’s ways.
How many people have I seen over the years whose faith has been diluted, even extinguished, say, by a spouse who was not a believer, or by a business partner who did not share the same Christian values.
He will ensure that ultimately justice is done; for he is a God of justice.
Morning always comes. We live in darkness, but we live with hope. And our hope is God Himself.
Ever since Adam and Eve fell and God told her in the Garden of Eden, “Your desire will be for your husband and he will rule over you”, far too many men throughout history have used this as an opportunity to dominate, exploit and use the bodies of women.
Other objects were also found. “Everything connects in a wonderful way to the Bible”, an archaeologist said.