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Allusions to the Parable of the Prodigal Son

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In the Gospels of the New Testament, Jesus uses parables to give lessons to his disciples. A parable is simply a story that is used to illustrate a moral lesson. In Luke 15, the story of the prodigal son is … Continue reading

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Why Visit the Museum of Biblical Art?

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Tucked away in the University Park District in Dallas is a 50-year-old museum. Mattie Caruth Byrd, a leader and patron of the arts in the Dallas community, founded the Museum of Biblical Art in 1966. Unfortunately, the building that housed … Continue reading

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Biblical Reflections on Gratitude

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Elie Wiesel said, “When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. A person can almost be defined by his or her attitude toward gratitude.” Wiesel was a Holocaust survivor and political activist who had … Continue reading

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What the Bible Says About Peace of Mind

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After the bombing at the Ariana Grande concert, many people are finding it difficult to have peace and feel safe in today’s world. Social media might be a great way to connect with others, but it also provides a lot … Continue reading

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Pew Research Releases Facts About How Abrahamic Faiths View Scripture

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Two of the biggest religious festivals ended a few days ago. The Christian Easter celebration is over, as is the Jewish Passover. Both of these celebrations rely heavily on biblical scripture. Pew Research offers information about how people in the … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 in Pop Culture

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The King James Version of Psalm 23 reads: The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. 3 He restoreth my soul: he … Continue reading

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Tips for Reading the Bible

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There are many stories in the Bible. There are 66 books containing a total of 1,189 chapters. Reading the entire thing from start to finish is quite the feat. Since the Bible is the all-time best seller, you may have … Continue reading

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