Christ did not travel to this region to further a prejudice against Canaanites. He traveled there so the Canaanite woman could teach the disciples a lesson in humility, persistence in prayer, and faith.
Author Archives: John Harden
Why are the Ten Commandments still binding for us as Christians, while the dietary and ceremonial laws found in those same books are not? An understanding of the biblical history of these laws will help to answer this question.
In the Gospels, our Lord presents us with a difficult challenge. He says that if we wish to be his disciples, we must deny ourselves, pick up our cross, and follow him
In the biblical account of creation we read how God made everything and then “God looked at everything he had made, and he found it very good” (Genesis 1:31).
We know that God is all good and all loving. In fact, “God is love” (1 John 4:8). And yet, in the Old Testament, we find various scenes in which God’s people are called to “destroy” other nations.
A discussion of whether or not the Bible is all we need to know God must first begin with a discussion of what the Bible is and what it is not.
When you see this “big picture” and discover what the Bible is all about, you will come to a greater appreciation for your faith.