Objects and Items Appearing in the Bible
Articles related to objects or items referenced in Scripture provide relevant information about things of interest to the Bible student. This kind of information can be very helpful in setting appropriate context. These articles are indicated by the image you can see to the left.
Jesus told His hearers, “Make money-bags for yourselves that won’t grow old, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” (Luke 12:33-34). The word rendered money-bags by the translators of the Holman Christian Standard Bible refers to a…Read More ⇨
Often we see pictures of Noah’s ark that portray the ark as an incredibly crowded boat. The animals depicted are almost spilling out of the ship, and it looks as if there is no room whatsoever to move about. Sometimes such images are used to teach children—but the message conveyed (not the message intended, but…Read More ⇨
After the flood that destroyed all the creatures on the earth that had the breath of life in them, God made a covenant with Noah. Never again would He destroy the earth with a flood. God said, “‘I confirm my covenant with you that never again will every creature be wiped out by the waters…Read More ⇨
It has been observed that while the various religions of the world represent human efforts to get to God, Christianity affirms and celebrates the reality of God’s timely and effective effort reach man. In the Bible we see God’s taking the initiative to implement His plan of salvation, ultimately by sending HIs Son, Jesus, to…Read More ⇨
“Sell your possessions and give to the poor,” Jesus said. “Make money-bags for yourselves that won’t grow old, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” (Luke 12:33-34; similar words can be found in Matt. 6:19-21). The word…Read More ⇨
Apart from Jesus’ own resurrection, the only miracle appearing in all four Gospels is that of Jesus’ using just five loaves and two fish to feed a crowd that included 5,000 men. Every Gospel account tells us that after the people ate and were satisfied, the disciples collected 12 baskets of leftovers (see Matt. 14:20;…Read More ⇨