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Hello,

I'm Sheldon

I married my beautiful bride Katherine back in May of 1998. Since then, we have been blessed with 4 wonderful kids (three girls and a boy). We have lived here in Rome since 1993 when Katherine and I met as freshmen at Berry College. I teach Math and Science at one of the elementary schools here in town. This blog is my attempt to bring the message of the Bible to bear on my life and the goings on around me in Rome and beyond. Thanks for stopping by.

THE BIG STORY

Creation

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth, and created man to be his representative on earth.

Fall

Instead of obeying God and enjoying Him, man rebelled and chose to be his own God. In so doing, man fell into sin and death.

Redemption

In His great love, God chose to redeem a people for His glory and sent His Son, Jesus, to die on a cross to purchase that redemption.

Restoration

One day, Jesus will return to restore His people and creation to fulfill their original purpose: to glorify and enjoy God forever.

BLOG

Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index Review

The concept for this book is really quite simple: provide the answer to the question "Where is that in the Bible?" for the words and ideas found in scripture.  You want to know where the Bible speaks about hypocrisy?  Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index will tell you.  What about where Moses' brother Aaron is mentioned?  You can find every reference here.

This book is quite good at what it does.  It is a simple, straightforward reference book.  While it is probably true that most of the information found here can be rounded up on the vast informational landscape of the internet, this book eliminates a couple of the problems inherent in trying to find this type of information online.  The first is, of course, actually finding the place where the information is located.  The second is finding that information from a relative trustworthy source (and one that is content with just providing references without trying to push their particular point of view.)

All in all, I have been very pleased with Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index and would definitely recommend it.


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