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There Are No Longer Any Aliens in the Bible. Why Not?

In Bible by Biblica Staff

In 1965, a cross-denominational gathering of evangelical scholars agreed to start work on a modern English version of the Bible. In order to ensure both accuracy and readability, they chose to translate from the original Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic manuscripts. They soon formed the Committee on Bible Translation (CBT) – the self-governing body responsible for this ambitious task. Members brought with them not only decades of Bible translation experience, but an unshakeable commitment to God’s Word. To ensure maximum accuracy …

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Incomparable Wonders in Kurdistan

In Bible, Ministry by Biblica Staff

My traveling companion, Biblica CEO, Carl Moeller, and I serve with Sandy in an organization that is passionate about providing the Bible to people around the world so they could have the opportunity to be transformed by Jesus Christ. We know this new translation has taken nearly three decades to complete. What we aren’t clear about is why it is so critical to the Kurdish people at this point in time.

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Art and the Bible: Part III

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It all started, she says, with a question God loves to hear: “What can I do with this talent?” It was a prayer of obedience, but also a request for clarity and wisdom.

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Art and the Bible: Part II

In Bible by Biblica Staff

ARTISTS Throughout modern history, art has played an important role in the understanding of Scripture. Artists have been inspired, motivated, in some cases obsessed with, communicating God’s Word in visual forms. Prior to Gutenberg’s first printed Bible in 1456, word-of-mouth was the principle means of conveying Scripture to the largely illiterate population of the world. Even after the invention of the printing press, the Bible continued to be largely unavailable, except to members of the upper classes and clergy. Art …

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Art and the Bible: Part I

In Bible by Biblica Staff

Why has God’s Word been a focus and theme for so many artists? There are probably many answers – personal faith, service to the Church, even an effort to paint what might sell… – but chief among them is the fact that the Bible speaks to the hearts of men and women. So it should be no surprise that the Creator uses His Word to inspire His creation to create.

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Do You Believe in the Resurrection of Jesus Christ?

In Bible by Biblica Staff

“If there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised. And if Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith.” – Paul, 1 Corinthians 15:13,14 While Good Friday represents an unprecedented act of selfless, sacrificial love, the resurrection is the event around which all of Christianity revolves. Jesus’ identity and credibility, as well as our faith, hinge on the validity of His rising from the dead on the third …

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Good Friday is Great News for Everyone

In Bible by Biblica Staff

Growing up in a Christian home, I remember thinking that the Friday before Easter was misnamed. What was “good,” I wondered, about the day the Son of God was nailed to a Roman cross and left to die?