Shaliah -An Introduction to the Hebrew Law of Agency

Preface by Raymond Greek (western world) and Hebrew thinking is very different in so many ways. This has led the church misunderstand many key scriptures. The church leadership has not taught their congregations on these differences. It might be in part due to antisemitic tendencies in the church as a whole. Doctrines like replacement theology … Continue reading Shaliah -An Introduction to the Hebrew Law of Agency

What Eternal Life Really Means – Life in the Age to Come – Our Inheritance

by Anthony Buzzard Note: from this blog site. This post is quite detailed and if you would like a short explanation it is recommended that the reader go down to the conclusion at the end of the post. Introduction Nothing could be of greater importance to the disciple of Christ than to understand the nature … Continue reading What Eternal Life Really Means – Life in the Age to Come – Our Inheritance

The Simplicity of the Christian Message

The point and purpose of Christianity has been buried under a mass of theological tradition. There is general agreement only about the ethical demands of the present Christian life: a Christian must love and serve his neighbor. But almost nothing at all is known of the ultimate purpose and goal which Jesus of Nazareth, the Messiah, intended for those who follow him. Contemporary religion, which claims the name of Christ, has abandoned the purpose of the faith which is clearly spelled out by Jesus in his Gospel message — the Gospel about the Kingdom of God To understand the Christian message, words must be taken as any child would take them — in their natural and normal sense. The Kingdom of God, about which Jesus spoke constantly, is thus a real Kingdom, a divine government on earth, to be administered by Christ and the saints, with a renewed Jerusalem as its capital.

What is Spirit in the Bible?

The word “spirit” has many meanings. This is true in English, and also true in Hebrew (ruach [#07307, רוּחַ] = spirit) and Greek (pneuma [#4151 πνεῦμα] = spirit). The Greek noun pneuma comes from the verb pneō, “to blow or breathe.” Thus, to the ancient Greeks, pneuma was “breath,” and it came to be associated … Continue reading What is Spirit in the Bible?

Jesus’ Favourite Bible Verse

Greg Deuble: Most of us have a favourite Bible verse, or maybe a few verses that are special to us. Perhaps it is a verse that first brought us to faith in Christ, or it may be a verse that brought us guidance at a crisis point in our lives, or even a verse … Continue reading Jesus’ Favourite Bible Verse

What Is “Preaching the Gospel”?

Everything Jesus said is really an expansion of this opening statement about how salvation is to be gained: “Repent and believe the Gospel Message about the Kingdom of God” (Mark 1:14-15). This is a summary statement of the Christian faith provided by Mark at the outset of his evangelistic account of Jesus and his career as evangelist and Savior. The Kingdom is the organizing center of all that Jesus taught.

Should Jesus be Worshiped?

Should Jesus be worshiped? Should he become the focal point of our spiritual life above that of God the Father? On the other hand, should he be viewed as deserving the same reverence and awe we are to give the Father? Would it be right to revere Jesus to a lesser degree than our true … Continue reading Should Jesus be Worshiped?

What is the difference between LORD, GOD, Lord and God?

There are multiple names and titles used for God in the Bible, and sometimes it can be confusing to understand. One confusion arises from varied capitalization of the terms "Lord" and "God," primarily in the Old Testament. In large part, this is a result of English translators attempting to convey the Hebrew term used for … Continue reading What is the difference between LORD, GOD, Lord and God?

Hebrew Names of God in The Bible

By Jeff A. Benner In our modern culture a title defines the position, or character, of an individual while a name is nothing but an identifier with no meaning. In Hebrew all names are words with meaning and represent the character of the individual. Using English as an example my name, from an Hebraic perspective, … Continue reading Hebrew Names of God in The Bible

Which Commandments do We Keep?

Copyright © Tim Warner The "commandments of God" in Scripture have been a source of much confusion among Christians. Some claim that only Paul's teaching applies to us directly. Some claim that all "New Testament" commandments are for us. Others say some Old Testament commandments apply also. Others say all of the commands in Scripture … Continue reading Which Commandments do We Keep?