John 8:1-9:12 #eebc2018

The first thing we need to address are those awkward brackets/italics/footnotes involving 7:53-8:11 in most newer Bible translations. What does it mean when it says that “The earliest mss do not include” these verse? Why does anybody tinker with the Bible? To wrestle with this takes a minute or two, so bear with me. As […]

Genesis 19 #eebc2018

There are certain parts of the Scripture that have made their way into the public consciousness even among those who do not care for the Word of God. The Good Samaritan, David and Goliath, even Samson and Delilah show up in commercials, movies, politics, and more…but I don’t know that any of those match Sodom […]

Genesis 17-18

Note to the reader: Well, I’m way late. I’ve got excuses but they won’t benefit you. As such, I’ve got apologies. I’m going ahead and writing/catching up so that it’s here for future reference. Growing up, one of the TV shows we watched fairly regularly was Dragnet. If you know the show, you’re familiar with […]

Genesis 14 #eebc2018

Genesis 14 gives us two major events to consider. The first is Abram’s rescue of Lot. You should remember that in the last chapter, Lot and Abram had gone their separate ways. Lot had gone toward the cities and the wealth of the region. Abram had gone the other direction. Now, that wealth comes back […]