Overview of the Bible – Part 3

The final section of our overview of Scripture is the culmination of God’s plan – the most exciting part of the story! The Bible timeline has covered more than two thousand years, but these final five sections begin to accelerate God’s story following the exile of the Jews to Babylon.   The Bible’s Storyline Comes to a Conclusion… 11. The Restoration: When the king of Persia defeated Babylon, he allowed the Jews to return home (539 BC), just as God had said. Many stayed behind, but those who went back rebuilt the temple and tried to follow God. They were a tiny fraction […]

Learn the Bible (in a YEAR!)

Bibles For The World launches new initiative to promote Bible knowledge. “People who READ the Bible have a greater appreciation of the power of God’s Word to transform lives overseas,” says John Pudaite, president of Bibles For The World.  While the ministry focuses the vast majority of its activity across regions of the world where God’s Word is scarce, Pudaite is concerned about the growing level of Bible illiteracy in the United States. “Because of our focus on the power of God’s Word to transform lives we have a unique opportunity to help foster a new appreciation for the Bible […]