Reason, Logic, And Your Faith: Do Your Beliefs Make Sense?
The Tribes of Israel: A Sacred History and its Lessons
In this book the author takes a unique approach in presenting the information of the history of each of the Twelve Tribes of Israel. He begins from the time of their first forefathers, continues with their incipience as tribes, moves on to their full development as ‘semi-nations’ within the people of Israel, and then ends by stating the final destiny of each of them. In order to do this, the author goes throughout the Bible and collects all the possible information about each tribe, and then puts that information together in chapters, one for each tribe. From each tribe, the author draws a spiritual lesson that he states in the conclusion of each chapter. Each chapter follows the following format:
A. Name of the tribe
B. Map of the tribe containing:
a. Tribe’s specific location in the Promised Land
b. Tribe’s flag
c. Tribe’s logo (taken from the blessing of Jacob)
C. Welcome and Presentation
D. A common history (with the rest of the tribes of Israel)
E. A unique history (of the described tribe)
a. Tribe’s territory
b. Tribe’s famous places
c. Tribe’s famous persons
d. Tribe’s famous story(s)
The Twelve Tribes are addressed in alphabetical order, and not in the order of their significance, or the order of the birth of their forefathers, the twelve sons of Jacob.
The Last War of the Superpowers: The Controversy Between God and Satan in its Final Stages
“The Last War of the Superpowers” book takes a unique approach toward the main players and events of the drama of this world, known to many as the Great Controversy between God and Satan. The book begins by presenting the origin and the incipient phase of this conflict. The rest of its chapters focus on the events leading up to the final climax of this universal war. Using the Scriptures, especially the books of Daniel and Revelation, this book directs the attention of the reader toward not only past events but also toward events which are unfolding before his own eyes. It enables him to see in what prophetic time he lives and what he can expect to see happening as he moves ahead into the final stage of this world’s story.
This book differs from many others of its kind in that its author believes that the events presented in Revelation are much more chronological then is commonly believed.
The structure of the book is also unique. While not all the chapters follow the exact same format, one can expect a certain degree of consistency in its presentation. The general format of each chapter is as follows::
Outline of the chapter
Review of the previous chapter
Summary of the Biblical passage
Outline of the passage
Description and identification
Immediately following this introduction, the reader can find a general outline of the book of Revelation. A more detailed outline is found at the end of the book, immediately before its bibliography, under the title “Additional Outline.”
The reader can jump between the chapters by using the links provided in the beginning of the book, just before this introduction.
Did you not know? Have you not heard?: Bible trivia questions, chapter by chapter
The book contains more than 6,100 questions. Its value is not in the answers, but rather in the way the questions are formulated and in the information they contain. Because the questions are arranged chronologically, the book can be used as a study guide. Although there are questions that require to memorize certain details, most of them contain enough clues within themselves which give the reader the opportunity to find the correct answer by using comparisons and logic. Since the book was conceived with the purpose of using it in Bible contests, most of the questions require one-word answers.
The material contained in this book is useful in bringing out things that many readers omit when they read the Bible. It is also useful for getting ideas for sermon subjects, for Bible contests, for obtaining information, etc.
There are a variety of types of questions:
1. Simple and straightforward questions
2. Multiple choice questions
3. True and false questions
4. Tricky questions
5. Questions that require logic
6. Questions that require general knowledge
7. Questions that require to know Bible details
8. Interesting questions
9. Questions focused on unique things in the Bible
10. Questions that deal with controversial issues
11. Questions that require a list of names
12. Questions that require special knowledge
13. Doctrinal questions
14. Questions that combine the Old Testament and New Testament
15. Bible geography questions
16. Questions that require memorizing verses
Take a look at a few sample questions and answers:
Tricky question: “David, Solomon, Jeroboam, Ahab, Jehoiakim, and Omri were just a few of the Kings of Israel. Some of them had problems with the Egyptians, and Israel and Egypt were often at war. So, king of Egypt, came and attacked Israel. If you paid attention, the name of the Egyptian king has already been mentioned. Give his name.”
Question that requires logic: “Alexander the Great, around 250 BC, gathered in Alexandria, Egypt, 70 Hebrew scholars to translate the Scriptures from Hebrew into Greek. This translation is known under the name of Septuagint (LXX). What part of the Bible did they translate? Was it the Old Testament, the New Testament, or the whole Bible?”
Question focused on unique things in the Bible: “This gospel contains nothing about the life of Jesus before he was about 30 years old.”
Tricky question: So
Questions that require logic: OT (One should know that there was no NT in 250 BC, and the NT was already written in Greek)
Questions focused on unique things in the Bible: Mark