Many don't realize there are more sabbaths described in the Old Testament than simply every 7th day of the week. In addition, it is helpful to understand that the Hebrew days were counted from sunset to sunset rather than midnight to midnight as they are in modern times. Putting these things together may serve to … Continue reading Days, Feasts and the Crucifixion
I recently posted some thoughts on why I believe the rapture of the church will occur before the tribulation (click here). I know there are a lot of debates out there about the phrase "the last trump" of 1 Corinthians 15:51 which states, "In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last … Continue reading The Last Trump
Click here for The Lord in the Wilderness (part 1) In part 1 of this article it was discussed that the Lord's temptation in the wilderness was not a test to see whether or not he would succumb to the devil, but rather, it was to demonstrate to us that He wouldn't. In part 2, … Continue reading The Lord in the Wilderness (part 2)
Matthew 4:1-11 Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. And when He had fasted forty days and forty nights, He was afterward an hungred. And when the tempter came to Him, he said, "If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be … Continue reading The Lord in the Wilderness (part 1)
Genesis 32:24-32 And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day. And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was out of joint, as he wrestled with him. And he said, … Continue reading Would you tell God your name?
Quite some time ago I found myself in a conversation about the Lord where the woman I was speaking to felt very sure that Jesus wasn't really God. Well, given the number of Scriptures that assure me beyond any doubt that the Lord Jesus is, in fact, God incarnate (John 1:1,14; Col 2:9; Rom 1:4; Titus 2:13, Jude … Continue reading Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?
The title of this post, "Faith without works is dead," is a quotation from the New Testament and can be found in James 2:20. It is a verse that if often misunderstood and misapplied. This is because, I think, we tend to hear things and without realizing it we make snap judgments on meanings based … Continue reading Faith Without Works is Dead