Jul 4, 2020

Misconceptions Concerning Lament

Carmen Imes corrects three misconceptions concerning lament here.

Jul 3, 2020

Babylonian and Assyrian Poetry and Literature Recordings

If you ever wondered what ancient Babylonian and Assyrian literature sounded like you can listen with a transliteration and translation here (see "The recordings" on the left menu). The language used by the Babylonians and Assyrians was a form of Akkadian.

Free Audio Book of the Month: By the Waters of Babylon

Christianaudio.com's free audio book of the month is Mesu Andrew's By the Waters of Babylon. This is a fictional account about a woman captured in the fall of Jerusalem in 586 BC. I don't normally post books of this type but it might be of interest to some. To read more about this resource and to get your free audio download in either MP3 or M4B formats go here.

Jul 2, 2020

Wordsearch's Free Books and 4th of July Sale

Wordsearch Bible Software is offering two free books as part of their 4th of July sale. I like Logos but I have been using Wordsearch a bit more.
  • Stand fast in Liberty: An Exposition of Galatians by Robert Gromacki
  • The Preacher: His Life and Work by John Henry Jowett
You can check it out here. The offer ends on July 9.

Free eBook: Reading 1 Corinthians

Wipf and Stock is offering a free eBook copy of Reading 1 Corinthians by J. Brian Tucker. The offer is only good until July 12 so you have to act quickly. Here are the instructions to get your copy.

1. Click on this link
2. Click "ADD TO CART" on the eBook option
3. Code "freetuck" is automatically applied within the shopping cart
4. Upon checkout completion, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions of how to download your free eBook

Jul 1, 2020

Free Logos Course for July: Sons and Daughters of God: The Believer’s Identity, Calling, and Destiny

Instead of offering a free book for the month for July, Logos is offering a free course: "Sons and Daughters of God: The Believer’s Identity, Calling, and Destiny." You can also purchase additional courses for $9.99, $19.99, $34.99, and $59.99. While you are at it, you can register for a chance to win the 38 volume Essential Reference Bundle. For all these offers, go to the Logos' Free Book of Month page here.

Jun 30, 2020

Breakfast, the Bible, and Bearing Fruit

Yesterday, I received a text from a friend related to a men’s Bible study that I started in 2006. We moved the study around a bit but finally settled on a fast food restaurant that opened early enough for us. I left the group in 2015 because I was moving to another city but was delighted that the study would continue to meet. In any case, my friend told me that last Friday he and another guy were the only ones who showed up (for various reasons). They read and talked about some Psalms and though they did not realize it, others were listening in, in particular, a man who was working on a remodeling job at the restaurant and a guy who just “happened’ to come by for breakfast. Lives were touched if not changed. My friend texted me about the encounter  because he wanted me to know about the “seeds” I had planted. I am certainly getting more credit than I deserve but am thankful that all those “big country breakfasts with gravy” that I consumed over the years did more than add to my waistline. To God be the glory.

Jun 29, 2020

The Journal of Inductive Biblical Studies 7 (Winter 2020)

The latest issue of The Journal of Inductive Biblical Studies is available for free as PDFs. The individual articles can be accessed here or the entire issue here.

HT: Antony Billington