By Kent Keller, Jonathan Ziman
The place is that during the Bible? discover with Bible locate It—a absolutely illustrated consultant to the fascinating humans, occasions, verses, and extra of scripture. This brand-new reference can help you establish key points of God’s Word—big occasions, overheard costs, tales Jesus informed, favourite parents, and more—then exhibit you precisely the place they’re present in the Bible. interesting articles can help you already know these Bible proof in a bigger context, whereas the full-color illustrations will upload on your studying adventure. There’s even a enjoyable “Is that during the Bible?” part that would shock you!
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13). Far from being bothered, however, Jesus welcomed the children. Of course there are times when young people get out of control and need some serious, immediate crowd control, before either bodily injuries or structural damages occur. But rather than see them as nuisances, we need to consider how Jesus received them: as opportunities for blessing and advancing God’s kingdom. One day some parents brought their children to Jesus so he could lay his hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples scolded the parents for bothering him.
Many are turning points in redemptive history. On the following pages we’ve listed the key events in the Bible and where you can find them. In these stories, you’ll find a world created, the birth of a nation, the first sin and its aftermath, God’s rescue of his people Israel, and the birth of a Savior—God’s solution to the problem of sin. God Creates the Universe Genesis 1—2 These ten words (seven in the original Hebrew language) have caused a great deal of discussion, disagreement, and outright arguments through the years.
Other critical factors such as the precise strength of the force of gravity, the exact balance of the electrical force, the rate of the expansion of the universe from the moment of creation on, and the uniformity of the universe in all directions show the need for precise calibration. Without it, human life would not be possible. So, it seems that the universe was designed to support human life. Any of the above events could have just happened; accepting the truth of Genesis 1:1, however, seems a lot more reasonable.