A Biblical Theology of the Flood
Davidson shows that there is much evidence to show unity in the Genesis flood account. "A close reading of the Flood narrative as a coherent whole, with particular attention to the chiastic structure, resolves apparent discrepancies in the Genesis account."...
A Human Sign-Child and the Divine Dragon-Slayer
The importance of historical and cultural background to study of the Old Testament. Context is essential to biblical studies. A productive approach to studying the Old Testament is to become aware of biblical time, language, and culture (TLC). Illustrations...
A Legacy of Unfinished Business - Lessons from the Life of Saul
"The choices and actions we take today not only will impact
our future, but also the lives of those who come after us."
All Psalms Christian Music - The Psalmistry
Psalmistry Music provides original Christian music lyrics and melodies based on the 150 Psalms for the purpose of teaching and worship. This collection offers a variety of music styles such as contemporary, gospel, spirituals, hymns, congregational, praise,...
Biblical Research Institute
The Biblical Research Institute promotes the study and practice of Adventist theology and lifestyle as understood by the Seventh-day Adventist world church. The different functions of the Biblical Research Institute can be grouped under three main headings:...
Daniel - Vision of the End
"Doukhan delves into the biblical text, considering its words, noting its literary movement, and listening to its echoes throughout the Scriptures. The result is a document with new information and reflection which challenges thought and nurtures hope."
Daniel Prophecy Chart
Grade 9-Grade 12
Created by a teacher, this chart is a "parallel comparison of Daniel 2, 7, and 8." Also included, a "historical component and the Adventist understanding of these three visions given to Daniel."
Dialogue Editorial - Beware of Counterfeits
Describing three gifts God gave us at creation ("the holy estate of marriage, provision for education under God’s own care, and an entire day for both worship with the Creator and fellowship with each other") and how Satan has worked to distort...
Does Genesis Really Teach a Recent, Literal, Seven-Day Creation Week and a Global Flood?
"We have no information in Scripture
as to how long ago God created the
universe as a whole. But there is evidence
strongly suggesting that the Creation
week described in Genesis was recent,
some time in the past several thousand
years, and not...
Ecclesiastes as Research - Autoethnography Through a Rear-vision Mirror
"The Bible is a book of many surprises. Not least of
these is that it contains accounts of research. In
a collection of 66 books mostly in Hebrew, Greek,
and some Aramaic, through more than 40 Holy
Spirit inspired authors, stretching over one and
For Such a Time as This--A Play about Esther
Grade 4-Grade 12
In a play about the story of Esther, Trudy Wright provides a resource that students can experience as a reader's theater or perform for the school and community. Prop and costume ideas and stage settings are also provided.
History, Philosophy, and Destiny - Insights from Daniel
"Daniel’s worldview and concept of the
place of people and nations in God’s plan
to redeem the world has deep relevance
for us today."
How Reliable is Bible Prophecy? The Case of Daniel
Shea uses the book of Daniel to show that divine prophecy is historically reliable and theologically meaningful.
How reliable is the Bible?
"Christianity derives its authority from the Word of God. Christ and His apostles regarded the Scriptures as a revelation of God, with an undergirding unity among its various teachings (see Matthew 5:17-20; Luke 24:27, 44, 45-48; John 5:39). Many church...
Is the God of the Old Testament Different from the One in the New Testament?
"The Bible’s portrayal of God is unified
and consistent that God is a God of love
in both the Old Testament and the New."
Lamech, the Ninth from Adam
"Yes, I am Lamech, son of
Life Before Death - Contemplating Life when the Earth Was New
Zuccarelli examines a collection of scientific observations that may provide a foundation for reconciling Eden with reality. These include recent biochemical, genetic and physiological studies that bear on how long individual organisms may live. From these...
Light in the Shadows, Part 1: An Overview of the Doctrine of the Sanctuary
The role of the ancient sacrificial system in sanctuary services is explained in this mini-course, initially designed for continuing education.
The Adventist Book Center sells books on the topic of the Old Testament including the following titles: Commentary on Daniel and Revelation; Daniel; David - Dancing Like a King; Exploring Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon: A Devotional Commentary; Jesus Is...
Protection - Where Science, Ritual, and Moral Principles Meet
"To think that the Bible contains no sound
scientific principles reflects an attitude that
is poorly informed, as a little research and
some critical reading shows."