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Free Bible Study Tools

One of the most visited pages on the BHC website is “Bible Study Tools.” You will find Hebrew, Greek and Latin tools, multiple English translations, information about ancient manuscripts, dictionaries, encyclopedias, our free Hebrew and Greek Transliterators, and more. There is also a link to our “How Words Work” series.
For those who do not work with Hebrew, Greek or Latin, we encourage you to incorporate the Parallel Hebrew-English Bible in your Bible studies of the Old Testament and the Parallel Greek-English Bible when you study the New Testament. At the very least, we encourage you to use more than just one English translation anytime you study the Bible. There are multiple versions available at your fingertips.
Bookmark our Bible Study Tools Page http://www.biblicalheritage.org/bible-study-tools.html
There is a link to it in the menu at the top of every page. Use it often and share it with members of your Bible Study Group, family and friends. All of the tools are free and using the…

God please show me what You want me to learn!

It was in August 1980 and I was preparing to enter a Bible College to train to become an ordained minister when it happened! I could have never guessed how much it would influence the course of life for the next thirty-nine years and hopefully many more.  I had just returned home after purchasing a new Bible to use in my studies. I opened the box, took it out, opened it and prayed this prayer:
Dear God, please show me what You want me to learn.”
Immediately the following words popped into my mind:
Unless you know how words work, you cannot understand the words of the Bible.”

My first thought was, “What in the heck does that mean?” The second thought was, “Was that from God or just some random thought that came out of thin air?” So, what did I do? I forgot about it – or at least I thought I had. Read the complete article at - http://www.biblicalheritage.org/how-words-work.html

Updating Our Website & New Mail List

We are in the process of updating the Biblical Heritage Center website and information delivery systems. The new homepage provides a preview of new sections of the website that we will be adding and the topics we will be discussing on our new mail list. The new mail list is for people who want more than just what they see on social media. At the bottom of the home page is a place to subscribe to our new mail list. Subscribe Today! Tell your friends about this too! http://biblicalheritage.org

The Biblical Heritage Journey

While the Biblical Heritage Center is certainly about the book we call the Bible, it is also about much more.It is about all the beliefs, doctrines, ideas, legal systems, traditions, folklore, religions, religious institutions, educational systems, philosophies, and sciences that have been influenced by the Bible and/or that have influenced the Bible.Many of these are not only related but also interrelated.This dynamic relationship has played a major role in the development and evolution of these disciplines and has formed the basis for what we know about them today.Chances are very good that you have a biblical heritage, even if you are an atheist or agnostic.The better you understand that heritage, the more focused you will be in understanding the world of your ancestors and the world in which you now live. Read the entire article at – http://www.biblicalheritage.org/bhc-journey.html

Are Your Models of Humanness and Power Based on Bad Info?

We posted a new story from our journey to the website today – New Models of Humanness and Power. Two of the best kept secrets from the public are -- The New Model of Humanness & Humans Only Have 2 Power Options. Billions of people are imprisoned in realities about themselves and power that are based on “bad info.” Get the facts at -- http://www.biblicalheritage.org/our-journey.html

Yahweh or the Trinity

In my previous article “Our God Beliefscapes” I introduced the beliefscapes for God that Jeffrey and I had when we began our journey almost 30 years ago. Beliefscapes bring transparency to discussions about things most people try to avoid, especially with strangers, and they create a new way to transform those conversations into educational opportunities. Since we just created the concepts behind beliefscapes and belief models, we didn’t have them when we first met. So, things that take us a few minutes to discover and address today, sometimes took years “back in the day”. Read the complete article at – http://www.biblicalheritage.org/yahweh-or-trinity.html

Our God Beliefscapes

For almost 30 years now, Rabbi Jeffrey Leynor and I (Jim Myers) have been friends working together to better understand the origins of our religions – Rabbinic Judaism and Christianity. The beliefscapes below demonstrate how they bring transparency into discussions; in this case it is a subject lots of people try to avoid at all costs – God! http://www.biblicalheritage.org/god.html

Will You Support Transparency in Religious and Secular Belief Systems?

A lot of people say they support “transparency in belief systems,” until it comes to their beliefs. So, we wanted to give you a heads-up about what’s coming.
● The Biblical Heritage Center will be using Beliefscapes that bring transparency to Religious Belief Systems, specifically Christian and Jewish Religious Belief Systems.
● The TOV Center will be using Beliefscapes that bring transparency to Secular Belief Systems (Political and Economic).
When it comes to differences between Religious and Secular Belief Systems, the basic differences are the agendas of the institutions that create the Institutional Beliefs they promote. One promotes gods,afterlife, etc., while the other promotes money, rights, etc. Beliefscapes will bring transparency to all of them. 
So, will you support transparency in Religious and Secular Belief Systems? For more information about Beliefscapes go to -- http://www.biblicalheritage.org/beliefscapes.html

Beliefscapes: Making the Invisible Visible

Think of a “beliefscape” as a “brain selfie” of what’s going on at the subconscious level at a specific moment in time. Beliefscapes give us a new way to understand and discuss our beliefs – the building blocks of the realities we experience as life.Beliefscapes createtransparency in belief systems – religious, political and economic. Click here to continue reading.

Our Father’s Prayer for the Fathers on Earth

For the followers of Yeshua, the Jewish Jesus, praying was a ritual that consisted of much more than just saying the words. It was the human side of an unending dialogue between God and humans. Prayer was a daily ritual of life and their prayers were not spontaneous individual prayers that asked God for something or asked Him to do something. They prayed prayers that reminded them of things God wanted them to do!Click Here to continue reading.

The complex world of ancient biblical manuscripts.

The article Here’s What Makes the ‘First-Century Mark’ Saga Complicated: The complex world of ancient biblical manuscripts” provides a great overview of factors involved in dating the ancient biblical manuscripts from which modern translations are made. It is well worth reading several times.
Speaking to a Christian audience, I would want to say that if something is done, well, it should help you understand that the world is a more complicated place than you previously thought it would be in . . . You should always allow yourself to be surprised, to be challenged, to be fascinated with how complicated the world is and not see that as a threat. Use it as a reminder that our own culture isn't the only one that exists, and that a lot of the reasons that we have things from other countries is because we took them, or we paid for them from people who are just desperate for even a small amount of money.”
Read the complete article at -- https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2019/july-web-o…