The Parable of the Seed: The Rest of the Story

What Is A Parable? A Parable is a story. Jesus told parables to help his followers understand various principles. A Parable is an illustration or comparison told to increase the listener’s understanding. In those cases, the stories usually symbolized something else. Jesus told the following parable or story about a farmer and the seeds that…

The Beginner’s Bible – Zondervan

The Beginner’s Bible – Zondervan Image Credit: Zondervan The Beginning ………………..pg. 7 Video Credit: Zondervan Adam and Eve ………………..pg.. 14 The Sneaky Snake ………….pg. 18 Noah’s Ark ………………………pg. 26 Video Credit: Zondervan The Tall Tower ………………..pg 34 Video Credit: Zondervan A New Home …………………pg. 39 The Visitors ………………….pg. 46 A Bride for Isaac ………….pg ….

The Primordial Deities and the Dynnasties of Ancient Greek Mythology

Primordial Deities of Ancient Greek Mythology Ancient Greek scholars disagree about which deities existed before Gaea and Uranus, but most agree that Chaos was there before anything else existed. Chaos was a dark emptiness. Like in the Biblical story of creation, this darkness existed before the emergence of Gaea, the first goddess. According to the…

Old Testament Bible Chronology – Approximate Dates

The following information was taken from: Chronology: Abraham to the Exodus Abraham was born sometime near the date of 2,000 BC 2031 – Abram’s son Ishmaél was born Abram’s son Ishmaél was born when Abram was 86 (Ge.16:16), around 2031 BC. 2017 – Abram’s son Isaac was born c. 2012 – Abram’s Promise from God “The…

Who Was Thutmose III & How Did He Figure in the Story of Baby Moses?

royal sculpture, dyn18, Thutmose III, Deir el-Bahari, NK “Thutmose III (variously also spelt Tuthmosis or Thothmes), sometimes called Thutmose the Great,[3] was the sixth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty. Officially, Thutmose III ruled Egypt for almost 54 years and his reign is usually dated from 28 April 1479 BC to 11 March 1425 BC, from the…

Hippos in the Old Testament of the Bible

Much of the history of the Old Testament takes place in Egypt, and hippos are important in Ancient Egyptian mythology. Yet, the word “hippopotamus” does not occur in the Bible. Many scholars, however, agree that the behemoth mentioned in Job was a hippopotamus. But long before the time of Job, Baby Moses was born in Egypt,…

“The falcon-headed crocodile is here crowned with a sun disk, indicating its association with a solar god.” The Met Horus – Egyptian God with a Falcon Head “The god Horus, represented as a falcon or a human with a falcon head, was a sun god as well as the ancient Egyptian god of kingship, representing…

What is a Parable? A List of Parables in the Bible

A Parable is a story. Jesus told parables to help his followers understand various principles. A Parable is an illustration or comparison told to increase the listener’s understanding. In those cases, the stories usually symbolized something else. The following classification of parables is adapted from A. B. Bruce, The Parabolic Teaching of Christ (1904), pp. 8ff. Didactic…