1 Kings 17:9

I was reading the story of Elijah this morning and was particularly struck by this verse.  God says He has ‘commanded’ the widow of Zarephath to look after Elijah. As you continue reading the chapter it becomes blatantly obvious that the woman has no idea she’d been commanded to do […]

Can Oral Tradition be Trusted?

Ian Vail How was the New Testament compiled and what explains the similarity between Matthew, Mark and Luke in particular? Did the authors copy from one another?  Mark is considered by most scholars to be the first Gospel written. Next came Matthew and Luke. There is similarity between the texts […]