Wooten Woods Feast of Tabernacles 2014
You are invited to attend this non-denominational Feast of Tabernacles site with us this year at Wooten Woods near Only, Tennessee. The emphasis is on evangelism, music and nature. Guests and speakers are attending from a great variety of Christian groups. Please see our website for all the details: cogfot.org
Bible is a big book. What is most important?
||"Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?" Jesus said to him, "'You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.'This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself'" (Matt 22:36-39).||
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I read the Bible myself or do I need someone to explain it to me?
||You can read it yourself. During
the 1500s and 1600s, many independent-minded believers struggled and
died so that everyone
could have access to the Bible in their own language. You can read it
from beginning to end
or you can start in the New Testament. A "study bible" will give you
information on the background of the book, to whom it was written, etc.
translation is best?
||Translations excel in different areas. The Bible was originally written in Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek. Literal translations attempt to find a corresponding English word for each original language word. But because each language has unique figures of speech, the result can be difficult to understand sometimes. Paraphrase translations attempt to convey the meaning most clearly in English. This is good, provided the translator rightly understands the meaning. Years of historical doctrinal bias sometimes get in the way.|
can I best understand what I am reading?
||Pray for understanding! God
wants you to understand! Read every day. You will keep learning more as
long as you live!
I pray about anything?
||Think of God as
parent. He can do absolutely anything for you, but He only will do what
is good for you. If he rescues you out of every trouble, you would
never learn to take care of yourself and treat others like you want to
be treated. When you ask Him to make you into a godly person, He is
I need to go to church?
us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but
let us encourage one another--and all the more as you see the Day
approaching (Heb 10:21, NIV). You need to meet with other
Christians, but you do not need to join a church denomination. The
Apostle Paul taught believers not to align themselves with specific
men (1Cor 1:11-15; 3:2-10).
|This is the beginning of a central publication website for the hundreds of Bible teaching articles already written by Norman Scott Edwards.|