Play-Doh, Flannelgraphs, and Teaching Kids Biblical Theology

For those of you with children, I believe this is a helpful and insightful article on the importance of tying the stories of the Bible together so that your kids will begin to learn about the one Great Story the Bible is telling. From Crossway……………..

Here is a good overview of the main messages from the Book of job.  From Christian Apologist……………….

The Book of Job is often a source of confusion for some people who believe that Job was treated wrongly by God. Yet when one carefully reads the Book of Job through the lens of Jesus’ words and messages, the clarity of the message breaks through. The intention of this blog is to share my […]

via Jesus Explains the Book of Job — Christian Apologist

We can binge-watch or even watch a favorite series numerous times on Netflix.  So, why can’t we do that with the Bible?!?  Some thoughts from Theology Along the Way…………..

Online streaming services make our favorite movies and TV shows extremely accessible. If my preferred movie isn’t on Netflix, I can jump onto Amazon Prime or Disney+ to find it. All this entertainment literally lies at our fingertips. But why do so many (including myself) often choose to watch, and re-watch, and RE-watch our favorite […]

via Netflix Helped Me Study the Bible Better — Theology Along the Way

This is a book review from The Reformed Reader.  We need to better understand the Book of Revelation so that it can be the encouragement in hard times that God meant us to have (instead of all the silly date-setting and this year’s version of who the Antichrist is)………………….

Revelation is a great part of Scripture that in no uncertain terms tell us the reality of Christ’s ultimate victory, but it’s not always easy to interpret and understand the last book of the Bible. Some parts aren’t too tough; others are seriously difficult. One resource that has helped me study Revelation is Dennis Johnson’s […]

via Interpreting Revelation (Johnson) — The Reformed Reader

Prayer makes a difference, because God!  From Learning From God’s Word……………………

In 1 Kings 18, we read about Elijah and the prophets of Baal. “Then they called on the name of Baal from morning till noon. “Baal, answer us!” they shouted. But there was no response; no one answered. And they danced around the altar they had made. 27 At noon Elijah began to taunt them. “Shout louder!” he […]

via The Lord has done this, and it is marvellous in our eyes. — Learning From God’s Word

A beautifully written article on the importance of “changing our surroundings” for refreshment, and perhaps a new perspective on God.  From Gentle Reformation……………

I stand alone in the quietness of the pine grove. The hills around this valley setting bring a welcome halt to the noisiness of life from the ridges above. Any sound that manages to find its way down here is muffled by the pine needles above and the bubbling of the small creek beside me.…

via The Wood’s Umbrageous Calm — Gentle Reformation

I like this!  Hollywood uses stirring music in movies to set a mood; why not God in the Book of Revelation?  From Smoodock’s Blog…………….

 

John said he “heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder” ( Revelation 14:2). When Ezekiel beheld the glory of the Lord in Ezekiel 1:4-28, he heard “the noise of great waters, as the voice of the Almighty,” which came from the wings of […]

via Harpers Harping with their Harps — Smoodock’s Blog