New Life Bible everywhere

OliveTree, the bible app from HarperCollins, is selling the e-version of New Life Bible for 5.00. To take advantage of the sale you need to download the free app from OliveTree nd then buy the New Life version through your appropriate store. The app is pretty nice, it runs on iOs, Windows, Android and Kindle … Continue reading New Life Bible everywhere

Proclamation Bible and Fear had a sale on Bibles for Christmas so I got a few. I did not really get to view them all because I fell in love with one -- the Proclamation Bible. It surprises me because it is an NIV variant ala the UK. I think the Brits did a better job with the … Continue reading Proclamation Bible and Fear

Job on life

Job xiii. verses 1-2“Man, born of woman, lives but a few days, 2 and they are nothing but trouble.  2 He grows up like a flower in a beautiful meadow, and then just as suddenly, withers away; " On a bad day, it does feel like that, on a good one, it's just like heaven. … Continue reading Job on life

What the boundaries of Biblical Israel?

from Deuteronomy16 And unto the Reubenites and unto the Gadites I gave from Gilead even unto the river Arnon half the valley, and the border even unto the river Jabbok, which is the border of the children of Ammon;17 The plain also, and Jordan, and the coast thereof, from Chinnereth even unto the sea of the plain, even … Continue reading What the boundaries of Biblical Israel?

English Poet Samuel Butler + James 3

 "...there is no mistake so great as that of being always right." —SAMUEL BUTLER, 17th-century British satirist Samuel Butler, (baptized February 8, 1612, Strensham,Worcestershire, England—died September 25, 1680, London) was an English  poet and satirist. He is famous for penning Hudibras, a  burlesque poem and the first English satire to make a notable and successful attack … Continue reading English Poet Samuel Butler + James 3

Psalms: Shine On

Psalm 139: 12  Yes, the darkness hideth not from Thee; but the night shineth as the day: for the darkness and the light are both alike to Thee.......Webster's Revised Bible, 1833This is repeated in the Book of Job as well as the famous 23rd Psalm.Job, which is considered one of the earliest books written.   In … Continue reading Psalms: Shine On

God gives greatness to those who ask, Romans

The reading is from St. Paul's Letter to the Romans 10:11-21; New LifeVersion The Holy Writings say, "No one who puts his trust in Christ will ever be put to shame." 12 There is no difference between the Jews and the people who are not Jews. They are all the same to the Lord. And … Continue reading God gives greatness to those who ask, Romans

The cypress and the oaks of Zechariah

Wail, O cypress, for the cedar has fallen,Because the glorious trees have been destroyed;Wail, O oaks of BashanFor the impenetrable forest has come down.Zechariah xi v. 2 While Bashan literally means smooth,  the place is east of the River Jordan or what is now the Golan Heights