What Were The Epistles In The Bible? What Does Epistle Mean?

by Jack Wellman
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What does the word “epistle” mean?  What were the “epistles” anyway and why is the word no longer in use today? The Apostles Wives? I read a survey many years ago that tested the biblical literacy of Christians.  One of the questions was “What were the wives of the apostles called?”  There were multiple choice […]

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Matthew, Mark, Luke & John – A look at the Gospel Writers

by Jack Wellman
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Here is a brief look at the 4 authors of the Gospels, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. The Gospel Matthew Matthew, being one of the 12 apostles of Jesus, was originally a tax collector or publican and was viewed as a betrayer by his own people. As usual, Jesus selects those who the world despises […]

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Prophets In The Bible: 7 To Know

by David Peach
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There are many prophets in the Bible. Getting to know a few of them can help you understand the message of God’s Word. Knowing when they lived also helps with knowing the chronology of events in the Bible. Here are seven prophets and the basics of their messages. The first four are called the major […]

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