The Structure of Genesis (The Covenant & the Cross #23)

[audio https://www.buzzsprout.com/25444/200309-the-structure-of-genesis-the-covenant-the-cross-23.mp3] Today's passage of Scripture is John 6:63 which reads: "It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life." Today's quote about the Bible is from John Quincy Adams. He said: "So great is my veneration for the Bible that … Continue reading The Structure of Genesis (The Covenant & the Cross #23)

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The Accuracy of Our Modern Bible (The Covenant & the Cross #22)

[audio https://www.buzzsprout.com/25444/199899-the-accuracy-of-our-modern-bible-the-covenant-the-cross-22.mp3] Today's passage of Scripture is John 6:68 which reads: "Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life." Today's quote about the Bible is from Thomas Jefferson. He said: "I have always said that a studious perusal of the sacred volume will make better citizens, … Continue reading The Accuracy of Our Modern Bible (The Covenant & the Cross #22)

The Idea of Canon (Part 6) (The Covenant & the Cross #21)

[audio https://www.buzzsprout.com/25444/198594-the-idea-of-canon-part-6-the-covenant-the-cross-21.mp3] Today's passage of Scripture is John 1:14 which reads: "And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth." Today's quote about the Bible is from Abraham Lincoln. He said: "I am profitably engaged … Continue reading The Idea of Canon (Part 6) (The Covenant & the Cross #21)

The Idea of Canon (Part 5) (The Covenant & the Cross #20)

[audio https://www.buzzsprout.com/25444/198261-the-idea-of-canon-part-5-the-covenant-the-cross-20.mp3] Today's passage of Scripture is Isaiah 28:9-10 which reads: "Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts. For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there … Continue reading The Idea of Canon (Part 5) (The Covenant & the Cross #20)

The Idea of Canon (Part 4) (The Covenant & the Cross #19)

Today's passage of Scripture is Proverbs 2:1-5 which reads: "My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; If thou seekest her as … Continue reading The Idea of Canon (Part 4) (The Covenant & the Cross #19)

The Idea of Canon (Part 3) (The Covenant & the Cross #18)

[audio http://covenantandcross.buzzsprout.com/25444/196374-the-idea-of-canon-part-3-the-covenant-the-cross-18.mp3]We always like to start out with the Word of God, and today's passage of Scripture is Psalm 119:17 which reads: "Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word."Today's quote about the Bible is from Jeffrey E. Ramey. He said: "Who decides what is right and wrong in the world? … Continue reading The Idea of Canon (Part 3) (The Covenant & the Cross #18)

The Idea of Canon (Part 2) (The Covenant & the Cross #17)

[audio https://www.buzzsprout.com/25444/195011-the-idea-of-canon-part-2-the-covenant-the-cross-17.mp3] Today's passage of Scripture is Ezra 7:10 which reads: "For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the Lord, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments." Today's quote about the Bible is from Johann Goethe. He said: "Let mental culture go on advancing, let the natural … Continue reading The Idea of Canon (Part 2) (The Covenant & the Cross #17)