Ancient History

Bible Blender’s complete list of Egyptian gods (and how they relate to the Bible).

Ancient Egyptians worshipped more than 2,000 gods, deities they believed granted favor to their nation. They appeared in virtually every aspect of ancient Egyptian culture. Here is a complete list of Egyptian gods worshipped by the ancient Egyptians. A A'ah - An early moon god who evolved into Iah (also…
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Ancient Texts

Complete translation of the ancient Egyptian Ipuwer Papyrus with notes (potential confirmation of Moses and the Exodus).

The Ipuwer Papyrus (officially Papyrus Leiden I 344 recto but also known as The Admonitions of Ipuwer) is an ancient Egyptian hieratic papyrus now held in the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden, Netherlands. It contains the Admonitions of Ipuwer, an incomplete literary work whose original composition is dated…
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Modern Day Lessons

To win back our young Gen Z atheists, we have to act like Christians (and fight back).

It’s not often you hear “Christian” and “fight” in the same sentence. The words inherently exemplify opposite emotions – love and hate. Yet winning back the souls of Gen Z atheists will require both Christian attitude and an epic battle that some Christians may not be willing to undertake. The…
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Modern Day Lessons

Forgiveness is hard but required for Christians. Here’s how to develop the will to forgive.

Matthew 18:21 tells us that Peter approached Jesus and asked: “How many times should I forgive someone who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus responded: “Not seven times, but seventy-seven times.” Jesus point is that there is no end to how much we should forgive. It’s is a…
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Modern Day Lessons

There’s no secret handshake or hidden agenda. Becoming a Christian requires following these simple steps.

Most people have heard the familiar Christian catch phrases. Give your heart to Jesus. Confess your sins. Accept Christ as your savior. But what do these expressions really mean? Exactly what does it take to become a Christian? Peter answered this question in Acts 2:37 – 38 when he responded…
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Modern Day Lessons

What the world needs today is more old-fashioned Christians. Here’s a reminder of what one looks like.

Proverbs 22:28 says: “Do not move an ancient boundary stone set up by your ancestors.” This verse refers to stone markers used in ancient times to denote land boundaries. If those physical markers were removed, there would be chaos. Our forefather’s had boundaries set by their Christian faith. Sadly, these…
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Ancient History

The complete list of nations that once inhabited the biblical land of Canaan

The bible lists nations that inhabited the land of Canaan in several verses. In some verses, the list varies slightly. This is likely because, when ordered by date written, the number of nations decreased as time passes. This hints that some nations ( Kadmonites, Rephaites) disappeared. Verses that list the…
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Modern Day Lessons

Want to be a believable Christian? Don’t be ill-informed. Here’s how to recognize and filter bias from the media.

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” - George Bernard Shaw Some  people outside our faith view Christians as ill-informed fanatics spreading a dated message with no proof to support their beliefs. We make this perception worse when we spread false narratives, slanted ideas, and uninformed hearsay.…
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Modern Day Lessons

What do you do when you feel bad about yourself? Replacing insecurity with self-confidence begins with love – for yourself.

"The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel." The dangers of feeling bad about yourself It’s common for a person’s self-confidence to waiver at times. You may occasionally feel unworthy, flawed, defective, or insecure. Ultimately it is fear that you will…
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