Have you ever wondered if a phrase was really in the Bible? There are many quotations in common use that are incorrectly attributed to the Bible. This book will help you determine what is true and what is not true about many of those questions. Apples and Angels reflects years of seeking the truth in Bible study. One might say it is an engineer's approach to the Bible. Just the facts. Watch out for misunderstandings and assumptions. Don't let shoddy thinking impact the pure truth. Unless you are a long-time Bible scholar, you will certainly learn something from this book. It is packed with information and illustrations. It is easy to read, but the thoughts are challenging. As you use this book in your small-group Bible studies and personal devotions, you may find yourself returning to the Scriptures to see for yourself what is really there. Rev. Jim Whitaker is a retired bi-vocational minister. After getting a degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech and a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Jim worked in a variety of engineering and ministry jobs in North Carolina and Virginia. His engineering work was in support of power generating stations and design of public service radio communications. Ministry included chaplaincy, pastoral, and mission work. In retirement, Jim has worked as a volunteer doing engineering in support of the Wycliffe Bible Translators. Jim's hobbies include Woodcarving and Amateur Radio. He has made four trips to African countries as part of his volunteer work. Small group Bible studies have long been a special interest for him. Home groups, church study groups and Sunday School classes have been a focus and foundation for many of the discussions leading to the truths documented in this book. Jim and his wife Carolyn have been married for 44 years and have two adult children and five young grandchildren. They have recently retired to Florida.
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