The Hebrew Bible or Old Testament



Questions raised and answered by Old Testament writings

We say the Old Testament (or Hebrew Bible) is "God's Word." Through these ancient writings God reveals Himself. So, conversation about the Hebrew Bible needs to move beyond How many books in the Old Testament?' to the important questions raised and answered by the 39 documents (24 in the Jewish canon because several are combined). Among the questions raised and answered by the Old Testament are:

From The Bible - God's Word for the Biblically-Inept by Larry Richards. © 1988 by Starburst Publishers. Used under the educational provisions of the "fair use" provisions of U.S. copyright laws.

"Your word, O Lord, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens" -- Psalm 119:89

Does God speak to us through the Bible?

Though Scripture was written by the hands of about 40 different human authors, it is God that we want to hear speaking through it to us. How do we discern His voice? [ read more ]

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