The Apocrypha is a set of ancient writings that some Christian denominations accept as ‘authoritative’, that is, as part of the ‘canon’ or list of approved Holy Scripture. Other denominations accept these writings as ‘worthwhile’ or ‘useful’ but not as sources for doctrine. Some reject them as a part of the Bible. Because they are a part of our Christian heritage and are, for many, ‘worthwhile’, they are included here. For more information please see “Some Thoughts on the Apocrypha” posted in this category.
In this third Bible Study we will be studying a fun story. One that has angels and demons and miracles and heroes. Instead of chapter by chapter, I’m going to offer some information in this introduction and then ask you to read the entire story. After you read it, return… Continue reading →