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  • No Room in the Inn?

    Luke 2:7 has been the source of quite a bit of discussion throughout church history. Where exactly was there no room for Jesus?
    Inside BST
    December 17,2014
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  • The Year of Christ's Birth

    One of the most-asked questions during this time of year regards the date of Christ's birth. In fact, historians and theologians have been musing on that topic since early in church history.
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    December 10,2014
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  • Awe-Inspiring Version Of ‘Mary, Did You Know?’

    The talented ensemble of Pentatonix just took this classic and completely NAILED it. I could listen to their amazing voices all day. What a way to spread Christmas joy!
    Inside BST
    December 4,2014
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  • Reading Your Way to Christmas

    Each year, as we read the Bible's account of the first Christmas, we learn something new, and we want to share that wonder with you.
    Inside BST
    December 3,2014
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  • On the Topic of Thanksgiving

    Think of a concordance like a Bible GPS. We'll show you what we mean with the topic of "thanksgiving."
    Inside BST
    November 26,2014
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  • What's the Bible All About?

    Does the Bible have a central story? And if so, how can we figure out what it is? An exclusive resource on our site will help you answer those questions.
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    November 19,2014
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  • Boiled in Its Mother's Milk?

    Let's just be honest. Sometimes passages in the Old Testament can be tough to understand. For example, in Exodus 23:19, why does God prohibit cooking a young goat in its mother's milk? Why even bring that up there?
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    November 12,2014
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  • What Happened to Peter?

    If you're like us, sometimes you may wonder what happened to figures in the New Testament after everything was written. For example, what happened to Peter after he wrote his two letters?
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    November 5,2014
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  • 6 Reasons You’ll Love the New Beta

    In case you haven’t seen the new banner across the front of our site, we have something new for you to try: a brand new beta site. Here’s what’s new.
    Inside BST
    October 29,2014
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  • Tales of Translation: Which Translation Should You Choose?

    Given the three main types of Bible translations (word-for-word, thought-for-thought, and paraphrase), which one should you use?
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    October 22,2014
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  • Tales of Translation: Paraphrases

    A solid paraphrase focuses on a section of Scripture, which might be an event, a speech, or even a whole chapter. Instead of trying to capture the exact wording, the paraphraser attempts to convey the meaning in modern English.
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    October 15,2014
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  • Tales of Translation: Thought-for-Thought Translations

    Thought-for-thought translators examine the whole sentence and do their best to move it over as an easily understood unit.
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    October 8,2014
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  • Tales of Translation: Word-for-Word Translations

    Word-for-word is probably the easiest translation method to explain. At its most rigid, this simply means that a translator takes a Hebrew, Aramaic, or Greek word and renders it as an English word or phrase.
    Inside BST
    October 1,2014
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  • Tales of Translation: Why So Many Different Versions of the Bible?

    Why are there so many different translations of the Bible? Wouldn’t one for each language be enough?
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    September 24,2014
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  • How Do I Change My Password?

    As with any password, you should make sure that you change your BST password regularly. In fact, it only takes a few seconds to do. Here's how.
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    September 17,2014
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  • Looking Back at Galilee

    When you're looking back at Galilee in Scripture, you see hints of the tensions that existed, cultural, social, and theological. But really understanding this area where Jesus grew up requires a bit more digging.
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    September 10,2014
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  • A 31-Day Journey Through the Book of Proverbs

    Books like Proverbs make it easy for us to develop this habit of learning who God is; obtaining the answers to life’s common problems.
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    September 3,2014
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  • How Do I Change Reading Plans?

    You may want to pick a different type of Bible reading plan to keep things interesting, and we've added a number of new ones for 2013. There's certainly something to fit any lifestyle. So, how do you change plans? It's easy.
    Inside BST
    August 27,2014
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  • A Clutch of Videos

    This year, we've focused a great deal of attention on producing helpful videos that provide solid answers about faith, the Bible, and Christian living. Here are just three to help you in your walk with Christ.
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    August 20,2014
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  • How Do I Set the Version of the Bible I Want?

    If you've looked around our site, you'll probably notice that we don't have a way to select a "default" version of the Bible. Maybe you thought we didn't have a way to do that. Actually, we do, and it's very easy.
    Inside BST
    August 13,2014
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