Tag: Old Testament

God is Merciful

Man reading Scripture in park

Bless the Lord, O my soul,and all that is within me,bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul,and forget not all his benefits,who forgives all your iniquity,who heals all your diseases,who redeems your life from the pit,who crowns you with steadfast love… Continue Reading “God is Merciful”

Bible in One Year Challenge

An open Bible

When I’m talking to people about Christianity and about why I decided to follow Jesus, I often suggest that they commit to reading the New Testament. I realise that the Bible is a big book (or rather, collection of books) but I tell people… Continue Reading “Bible in One Year Challenge”

The Ten Commandments

Moses holding a stone tablet and pointing

According to the Bible, the Ten Commandments (or ‘Decalogue’) were given to Moses at Mount Sinai after he led the Jewish people out of their captivity in Egypt. In preparation for receiving the commandments, Moses fasted (no food or water) for 40 days and… Continue Reading “The Ten Commandments”