The Book of Ruth

Book of Ruth, Old Testament book belonging to the third section of the biblical canon, known as the Ketuvim, or Writings. In most Christian canons it is treated as a history book and placed between Judges and 1 Samuel. After the death of her husband, Ruth moved to Judah with her mother-in-law, Naomi, instead of remaining with her own people.

The Book of Judges

The Book of Judges is the seventh book of the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Old Testament. In the narrative of the Hebrew Bible, it covers the time between the conquest described in the Book of Joshua, the entry of Israel into Canaan, and the start of the reign of Saul.

CHRISTIANS What Does Abomination of Desolation Mean?

Abomination of Desolation: (Gr. bdelugma eremoseos) An expression by Jesus recorded in Mathew 24:15 and Mark 13:14 referring to Daniel 11:31 and 12:11. Bdelugma refers to something that is an abomination, unclean, which horrifies clean persons, leaving them disgusted. Eremoseos has the sense of an extensive desolating act, or destruction, which caused total ruin, leaving no place for shelter.

HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY: The Apostolic Age

When the disciples realized that they had seen the risen Christ for the last time and that it had now become their duty to spread His message, they gathered themselves together and restored the number of "witnesses" to the appointed Twelve. Immediately afterward the outpouring of the Holy Spirit gave them the signal to begin work.

History of the English Bible

The Bible has a unique record of preservation, restoration, translation, and distribution. It has faced many enemies and yet it is the bestselling book of all time many times over. How did our English Bible come down to us?

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