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What was Family Life Like in New Testament Times?

Jesus had a lot to say about families. But what was his own family life like? And what was family life like more generally during New Testament times? [Go deeper into the Bible with Bible Gateway online courses taught by leading scholars] In this video, Dr. Mark Strauss explains what family life was like: Respecting […]

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Letters to the Church: Paul’s Letter to Philemon

Did you know that most of the books that comprise the New Testament are actually letters? These letters (also known as “epistles”) contain both general Christian teaching and specific instructions for the congregation to which they were addressed. As part of our Letters to the Church series, we’re taking a brief look at each epistle […]

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Is God a Moral Monster?

Is the God of the Old Testament barbaric and bloodthirsty? Does the Bible condone slavery, polygamy, or other violence against unbelievers? Lee Strobel interviews author Paul Copan about the nature of the God of the Old Testament.

Filed under Apologetics, Newsletters