Bible – Stories & Facts

The Number Three and Its Significance

THE TEMPLE is marked by three, as the Tabernacle is by five. The Holy of Holies in each was a cube; in the Tabernacle a cube of ten cubits; in the Temple a cube of twenty cubits. Each consisted of three parts: The Court, the Holy Place, and the Sanctuary. The Temple had three chambers round about. The Brazen Sea or Laver held three thousand baths; and was compassed by a line of thirty cubits…

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The Significance of the Number 42

 The angle at which light reflects off water to create a rainbow is 42 degrees  The city of Jerusalem covers an area of 42 square miles.  The Torah (the holy book of Judaism) is broken into columns, each of which always has exactly 42 lines.  “The beast was given a mouth uttering proud boasts and blasphemies, and it was given authority to act for 42 months.” Revelation 13:5  The number…

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Not Knowing Left Hand from His Right

Have you ever wondered why our compass has 360 degrees? Or why clocks are divided into 12 hours, with 60 minutes to an hour? Actually, the “counting by sixties” system (called sexagesimal) came from ancient Mesopotamia. But, according to Wycliffe’s senior statesman/scholar, Dr. Richard Pittman, the system had a very common and explainable origin. In fact, the method of counting by sixties is still in use in parts of Southeast Asia. Dr. Pittman, one of…

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Ebla Unearthed Causing Debates Between Experts

The excavations reveal that Ebla’s mightiest king was Ebrum – a name similar to Eber, the Biblical ancestor of the Hebrew people. Also found are names that evoke those of such Biblical people and places as David, Esau, Saul, Abraham, Israel, Sinai, Gaza – even Jerusalem. Experts will be debating the significance of these findings for years to come. Among the most tantalizing of Ebla’s enigmas are the similarities between some of its tablets and…

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Interesting Piece About Mending Broken Hearts

The February 2007 issue of National Geographic has an interesting piece on the human heart, and it’s called “Mending Broken Hearts”. It concerns the hearts’ function, maladies and how today’s medical advancements are able to extend life. “The human heart beats 100,000 times a day, propelling six quarts of blood through 60,000 miles of vessels”. It is 20 times the distance across the U.S. from coast to coast. “The blood flows briskly, surging out of…

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  • Galatians 5:16 January 16, 2022
    “So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.”
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