‘Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. He was priest of God Most High. He blessed him and said, "Blessed be Abram of God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth, and blessed be God Most High who has delivered your enemies into your hand’” (Genesis 14:18 to 20). This event between Melchizedek … Continue reading Bread And Cup Of Communion
Isaiah 45:21 "There is no God apart from me, a righteous God and a Savior; there is none but me." John 14:6 "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." How can Christians be so sure they're right and everyone else is wrong? Isn't … Continue reading How can Christians say Jesus is the only way to God?
In several nations, it is illegal to become a Christian. But people become Christians anyway — despite penalties and even threats of death. Thousands of believers are killed each year, yet more people become Christians.
Reason One People who study eschatology are weird. I don’t know about you, but I think one of the reasons that a lot of people do not study eschatology is that many of the people that I know who do study eschatology seem weird. Have you personally ever noticed that? Over the years, I have … Continue reading Reasons Why People Do Not Study Eschatology
Every December, Christians around the world struggle with the commercialism and latent paganism saturating Christmas celebrations as well as the losing competition between Jesus and Santa Clause. The hustle and bustle of shopping for everyone on the Christmas list, being sure not to disappoint, is exhausting. Many families go into debt, spending hundreds or even … Continue reading Christmas or Hanukkah?
Peter cannot be charged with changing his mind later after receiving further revelation. His Epistles, written much later, show clear evidence of the same posttribulational thinking as his early sermons. Shortly before his martyrdom, he was still teaching believers to anticipate Christ's posttribulation coming in glory, with no hint of a pretribulation rapture. First Peter … Continue reading Peter’s Later Thoughts – The Epistles
Some have tried to malign premillennialism by suggesting that it is a relatively novel development of recent times—that it is not a view which finds support among the early Church. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, in the earliest church, prior to the time of Augustine and Roman Catholicism, premillennialism was the dominant view … Continue reading The Millennial Kingdom in the Early Church
Michael Gleghorn examines evidence from ancient non-Christian sources for the life of Jesus, demonstrating that such sources help confirm the historical reliability of the Gospels. Evidence from Tacitus Although there is overwhelming evidence that the New Testament is an accurate and trustworthy historical document, many people are still reluctant to believe what it says unless … Continue reading Ancient Evidence for Jesus from Non-Christian Sources
Christians are often accused of being narrow-minded because we assert there is no other way to get to God than through Jesus Christ. People often ask the question “Don’t all religions point to the same God?” or “What’s so special about Jesus? Why is he the only way?” The first point to make is that … Continue reading Do all Religions Point to the same God?
The bible Book of Isaiah refers more fully to the times of the Messiah than any other of the prophets. It is natural, therefore, to expect to find his writings often quoted or appealed to in the New Testament. The frequency of the reference, and the manner in which it is done, will show the … Continue reading References of Isaiah in the New Testament