The Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. is drawing growing interest for the museum based around the most read book in the world.
Since its opening in November 2017, the high-tech museum with thousands of artifacts and displays has since welcomed thousands to its doors. Founders of the museum say displays and exhibits are sparking more conversations about the Bible and Jesus.
Here are 10 things you need to know about the Museum of the Bible.
With Earth Day approaching (April 22), it's a perfect time to consider God's plan for how humans are to care for the earth. From the creation of the world until today, the Bible gives us guidance on what God has to say about our duty to act as stewards of the earth and everything God created to inhabit it. Although God's good vision for the care of the earth has been marred by humans in many ways, hopefully looking back to Scripture will reestablish a right view of the role we as humans and as Christ-followers play in caring for God's amazing Creation.
“Judas called Barsabbas” joined a long list of unknown people whose faithfulness changed history. Now it’s our turn. If you have met the risen Christ personally, you have an obligation to pay forward the grace you have experienced. Every person you meet is someone for whom Jesus died. If you’re thinking right now that your life cannot make a difference in our broken world, guess where that thought is coming from. While history may not record your name, every person you influence for Jesus will be marked for eternity by your faithfulness.
Bible reading and usage are at an all-time low in the United States, according to new data from the American Bible Society’s State of the Bible Survey. The data also shows that despite the discouraging news about Bible usage, half of Americans believe the Bible includes “everything a person needs to know to live a meaningful life.”
There are many Christian-run businesses out there, including some really high-profile ones. Here are seven of them--some of which we bet you didn't know were Christian-based! As Christians called to be good stewards of our resources, it's important to be educated on where we're spending our money. Next time you are looking to make a purchase, perhaps you may want to seek out these faith-focused places of business.
The Psalms explore the full range of human emotions from a God-centered perspective. Some Psalms leap off the page as they call worshippers of the one true God to lift their voices up to him with thankfulness and joy. We also see Psalms in which the writer laments the horrible position he finds himself in. The Psalmists speak to God honestly about the pain they are facing. They speak clearly and honestly about their pain. When Christians sing songs that sound like the lament Psalms, we gain a vocabulary for how we talk to God when we are suffering.
A new discovery from Israel involving an ancient tablet could be one of the most significant archaeological finds in modern history, not only affirming the biblical text but supporting a traditional, conservative understanding of the Old Testament timeline.
Throughout history, God has shown that He can use any part of His Creation to accomplish His purposes. We are likely familiar with God's use of water in Noah's flood, His use of fish or bread in Jesus' miracle of feeding thousands of people, or many other examples. But have you ever considered how God specifically uses animals for His glory? There are many examples of this both in biblical times and also in modern times. It is also important to note that God values caring well for the creatures He created. Proverbs 12:10 says, "The godly care for their animals, but the wicked are always cruel." Here are 10 instances in which God used various animals He created to accomplish His purposes or even to work miracles!