Category: Bible

Why is upside-down good news?

The opposite of yours fears is true. The rich and powerful don’t get away with it. When things fall apart, that isn’t the end. Death is really something else all together. You don’t get to the goal by “so much winning” but by being at a loss. “Who am I?” isn’t answered by how good…

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Revelation 5–6

John is so engulfed in what he sees that he actually begins to cry when there is no one found worthy to open the scroll (5:3). I’ve always found that striking. Whatever he sees, it’s a scene of immense tension and apparently sadness. He watches and cries. The first words of comfort: “The lion has…

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How to Reread a Text

Rereading is your single most important tool, but instructors rarely take the time to show others how. It’s self-explanatory, right? Just reread. Well, what I’ve learned is there are different ways to reread a text and people benefit from a bit of an introduction. I want to point out Luke Ranieri’s technique. If language acquisition…

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Logos 9

Faithlife is releasing Logos 9 today, and in this post I will highlight a few of the new features and resources I find most significant: Dark mode for the desktop apps Improved guide aesthetics and functionality for the desktop apps Factbook on mobile New Lexham Reference Lexicons for the Hebrew Bible, Aramaic portions of the…

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