Did Nebuchadnezzar Really Live Like An Animal for 7 Years?

Clay tablet containing a fragment of the Nabonidus Chronicle

The Madness of King Nebuchadnezzar in Daniel 4 There are a number of biblical passages that are classified as unforgettable and the madness of Nebuchadnezzar easily qualifies for the list. The book of Daniel is filled with perplexing passages and predictions so it has been scoured by those interested in the prophecies. However, despite the … Read more

Why Did The Israelites Worship A Calf At Mount Sinai?

British Museum Copper Bull

The Events Many Christians have grown up hearing about the Exodus story and it’s many sub-narratives. Some of the sub-narratives, such as the sea crossing and the calf incident are so well-known that even people outside the Abrahamic faiths are familiar with the events. When I was a child and I learned the calf-worship episode, … Read more

What Does The Title “Son of Man” Mean?

Jesus at the right hand of the Father

I’ve heard a number of good and bad explanations for the title “Son of Man” over the years and I’ve largely tried to avoid getting into the weeds on this matter because I have primarily focused on studying the early parts of the Old Testament, however, there this term is used so often in the … Read more

Deciphering the Subtext in The Cain and Abel Story

Cain killing Abel is a painting by Unknown 19th century

Many Christians have pored over even the slightest details in the Cain and Abel story trying to discern the meaning of the more confusing parts of the narrative. One of the most confusing parts is the fact that the narrative highlights that one brother was a farmer and one was a shepherd. Moreover, for seemingly … Read more

Does the Bible Support a Flat Earth?

Babylonian Flat Earth map

  Flat Earth Bible Verses With Notes It might be hard to tell by just reading a few isolated Bible passages but the cosmological view was that the earth was surrounded by water on all sides and that the boundaries of the habitable zone was the ground and the firmament. Springs in the ground and … Read more

Acts Devotional Commentary [Acts 13:4-12] Barnabas and Saul On Cyprus

Paul and Barnabas Holding the Church at Cyprus

Saul and Barnabas On Cyprus Acts 13:4-12 4 The two of them [Saul & Barnabas], sent on their way by the Holy Spirit, went down to Seleucia and sailed from there to Cyprus. 5 When they arrived at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the Jewish synagogues. John was with them as their … Read more