What is the apocrypha and how should Christians relate to this body of non-canonical literature? In this Seven Minute Seminary video, Dr. David deSilva explains why the apocryphal books were included in many Bibles and offers reasons why Christians should read the Apocrypha regularly. If you’d like to learn more about the significance of the Apocrypha, get deSilva’s book, Introducing the Apocrypha: Message, Context, and Significance (affiliate link).
If you enjoyed this video teaching, David deSilva’s latest book One Another: The New Testament Prescription for Transformation delves deeper into a biblical theology of community and spiritual transformation. You can order a copy of the book with teaching videos here. You can also study Paul’s Letter to the Galatians with David deSilva using his OneBook Bible study available here.
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