Monday, June 27, 2022

The Story of the Creation of the New Testament: Part 2

 


What do you know about Marcion or Irenaeus? Marcion created the first new Christian Scriptures that only had one Gospel. Irenaeus created another version of Christian Scriptures that had four Gospels. There were over 100 Gospels circulating among other Christian groups at that time. Irenaeus is why New Testaments today have four Gospels – instead of 1 or 100 Gospels. Continue reading at –


Friday, June 24, 2022

The Story of the Creation of the New Testament: Part 1

 


If there was no New Testament, what would we know about Jesus, the apostles, or Paul? How many Christian religions would exist now? The answer to the first question is “nothing.” The answer to the second question is “none.” Considering the importance of these answers, it is amazing that very few Christians know anything about the history of the New Testament. Continue reading at -

https://mailchi.mp/b5d10ecfce62/the-story-of-the-creation-of-the-new-testament-part-1


Thursday, June 23, 2022

 


BHC’s Exploring Our Biblical Heritages is different from most discussions about Jesus and religions. Facts about the biological processes of the brain and the roles that governments, money, and power played in his life and in the religious institutions that created our beliefs about him are essential. Continue reading at -

https://mailchi.mp/b4ade39e2a4e/exploring-beliefs-about-jesus-requires-much-more-than-a-bible


Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Discover the Power of Praying or Meditating on The Our Father Prayer

 


I encourage those with Christian biblical heritages and who value the teachings of the Jewish Jesus, to make The Our Father Prayer and the Meditations part of your daily rituals. I also encourage those who are not interested in praying the prayer to make the Meditations part of your daily rituals. In order for a democratic society to survive and thrive, members must have something they share in common and be committed to it. Continue reading at -

https://mailchi.mp/1195e7f46a99/discover-the-power-of-praying-or-meditating-on-the-our-father-prayer


Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Do Not Bring Us Into the Hands of a Test and Protect Us From Evil

 


In Matthew we find “evil,” while Luke has “evil one.” Who or what wants to test us and do we need to be protected from? The answer to that question will come as a shock for many Bible readers! Continue reading at -

https://mailchi.mp/1f4fcf67b7b2/do-not-bring-us-into-the-hands-of-a-test-and-protect-us-from-evil


Monday, June 20, 2022

Give Us Our Daily Bread As We Forgive Sins

 


The structure of the “Our Father Prayer” links the basic survival needs of eating to another basic survival need – forgiveness of sins. Food and forgiveness of sins are essential for individuals and societies to survive and thrive. Continue reading at -

https://mailchi.mp/71949b989b1d/give-us-our-daily-bread-as-we-forgive-sins

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

May Your name be Sanctified

 


Through our actions we can give glory to our Father and sanctify his name in the eyes of the world. Praying “May Your name be sanctified” is a call to action that must be followed by performing deeds that glorify his name the eyes of mankind. Those actions are revealed in the functions He created and empowered them to do. Continue reading at – https://mailchi.mp/329cbdcd6102/may-your-name-be-sanctified