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Know the Book

Books of Samuel (1 Samuel & 2 Samuel) – Know the Book

by Bryant Evans on January 12, 2017

The books of 1 Samuel and 2 Samuel follow Ruth in the Old Testament canon. Understanding Ruth as a break in the flow of the Israelite chronology, we see the Books of Samuel continuing the sad story of Israel’s movement away from God. However, 1 Samuel opens with a hopeful story of change. Unfortunately, that change […]




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Romans – Know the Book

by Bryant Evans on January 22, 2012

Romans is the most profound book in the Bible. Written by Paul it plumbs the depths of theology and offers  magnificent pearls for every reader. It is a book that raises praises to the Almighty God and centers the readers thoughts upon Jesus his inestimable Son. Tragically, many errant doctrines are taught based upon misunderstandings […]




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Ruth – Know the Book

by Bryant Evans on June 9, 2011

The book of Ruth is perhaps the sweetest story of love and devotion found in the Old Testament. The story is first centered on Naomi, a tragic character facing a desperate life following the death of her husband and both of her sons. Left in a distant land with only two young daughters-in-law it seems […]




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Judges – Know the Book

by Bryant Evans on June 7, 2011

Judges is the fifth book of the English Bible and the second of the inspired historical books. It finds itself after Joshua because it is a near seamless continuation of the story of the Israelites. Picking up where Joshua left off, Judges records the day-to-day lives of the Israelites in the promised land. It is […]




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Joshua – Know the Book

by Bryant Evans on May 12, 2011

Joshua was the great Israelite leader after Moses. Moses has passed this life but the task of bringing the children of Israel into the promised land is unfinished. It will fall to Joshua to bring them over the Jordan River and into the land they had heard of for 40 years. The book of Joshua […]




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