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God’s Mercies Aren’t So NewSubscriber Access Only
Why an ancient bishop taught new believers about grace using the Old Testament.
Fighting Anxiety With the Old TestamentSubscriber Access Only
The ancient Scriptures are a surprising source of support in our struggles with stress.
Whatever Your Secret Sins, the Psalms Will Give You the Courage to Come Clean
Hiding from God (and neighbor) is dehumanizing, but honest prayer and confession bring healing and freedom.
The Motherly Love of a Wrathful GodSubscriber Access Only
Our perceptions of an angry, Old Testament deity are distorted.
Forgive Us Our Sins (And Theirs, Too)Subscriber Access Only
How an ancient prophet’s prayer answers our modern outrage.
The Old Testament Twins We’ve Forgotten
Jacob and Esau get all the attention. Yet it’s another pair of brothers who reveal the heart of the biblical story.
Be Careful About Reading the Bible as a Political GuideSubscriber Access Only
Without a mature understanding of God’s purpose for governments, we’ll default to the commonplace views of our culture.
As It Is Written
The Old Testament and Holy War Texts
Texts in the Old Testament about holy war and war rape continue to challenge evangelical thinking.
We Need to Read the Bible Jesus Read
The Old Testament is vital for understanding the New Testament. It’s also indispensable all by itself.
Biblical Archaeology’s Top 10 Discoveries of 2019
A glimpse at the important excavation work revealed this year.
Old Testament Law Is a Gracious Invitation to Intimacy with God
Why believers shouldn’t throw it away out of embarrassment.
I Was a Theological Drifter, Then a Reform Jew, Then an Orthodox Jew, Then...
How I finally crossed the road to Christ.
Why It’s Easier to Accept David as a Murderer than a Rapist
The current debate over what happened to Bathsheba forces us to think deeper about motives and power.
Babel and More Speaking in Tongues
There are hopeful implications embedded in this Old Testament story.
How Devotional Poetry Unlocks the Bible's Surprises
A new anthology helps us see the “saints and stumblers” of Scripture with fresh eyes.
Pete Buttigieg Brings Proverbs Into the Democratic Debate
Searches for the lesser-known verse tripled on Bible Gateway.
Seeing Immigrants Through God’s Eyes
Why their stories are always relevant, no matter the politics of immigration.
The Book of Ruth Can Transform the Way We Do Business Today
What companies might learn from the Old Testament practice of gleaning.

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Not Even the Gates of a Hellish Pandemic Will Prevail Over God’s Church
Not Even the Gates of a Hellish Pandemic Will Prevail Over God’s Church
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