What Did Ham Do To Noah Inside The Tent?

What did Ham do to Noah in the tent

TLDR Video Cliff Notes   Intro Over the course of history, many people have attempted to explain the curse of Canaan. The biblical text seems to be concealing something that is difficult for the modern reader to ascertain. However, I think the answer can be found through a proper exegesis and some understanding of the … Read more

Does The Old Testament Condone Involuntary Chattel Slavery?

Egyptian Slave Market of Nubian Salves

I previously posted on this subject back in 2015, just showing some of the many passages in the Bible that were used to justify the slave trade but I did not go as far as to address the specifics of slavery in the Bible or the various types of slavery. I intend to address all … Read more

Did The Early Church Use The Apocrypha As Scripture?

the blinding of Tobit and Raphael, at the beginning of Tobit

Anytime a question is asked about what the “early church” thought about something, it is important to know that many of our early writings are not in 100% agreement. Few topics had the luxury of being uncontested. Even the existence of Hell was hotly debated (pun intended). Some believed in a fiery eternal torment while … Read more

What Really Happened Between Ruth and Boaz On The Threshing Floor?

Alexandre Cabanel Ruth

Background of Ruth and Boaz Ancient Hebrew is one of those languages which was prone to being filled with idioms. It’s not the fault of the language itself but of the time period and people that used it. The Hebrew people were traditional and modest which means their language adopted a number of ways to … Read more

Why Is The Name “Elohim [אֱלֹהִים]” Plural?

El Idol from Megiddo

Introduction When I was a new Christian the Bible held many fascinating mysteries. I had so many questions and I quickly discovered that the Christian world had many answers. However, I would also come to discover that many answers were simply insufficient. The problem with some questions about the Bible is that the answer is … Read more

Why Did The Apocryphal Books Get Removed From The Bible?

Apocrypha KJV

Introduction For many Christians the topic of the Apocryphal books is far from a burning interest. In fact, a large number of Christians might give you a blank stare if you ask them if they even know what they are. The Apocryphal books, also known as Deuterocanonical, are books of the Old Testament that fall … Read more