What “thanksgiving” means in the Bible

What “thanksgiving” means in the Bible

The Bible ties a great deal of meaning to the concept of “thanks”—but what if most of that meaning is lost on us today?  To us, thanksgiving is an expression of gratitude. As kids, we’re taught that “please,” and “thank you” are magic words—spells that compel adults...
12 Biblical Facts about Daniel

12 Biblical Facts about Daniel

Everyone knows Daniel was thrown into a lions’ den and went on some kind of fast. But there’s a lot more to this character than the Sunday school lessons let on! Few Bible characters have the kind of status that Daniel does. He’s a righteous and wise...
Guide to the Pentateuch

Guide to the Pentateuch

The origins of God’s people and God’s law The first five books of the Bible are known as the Pentateuch, or the Law of Moses. Moses is traditionally recognized as the author of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. These books convey three...

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