Question:- Why did the Apostles and other Christian Jews keep the Jewish festivals, the Sabbath and other laws related to obligations like eating kosher food. It seems like a double standard and has caused many problems and that is why for example the Hebraic Roots Movement has been so strong and outspoken around the world. … Continue reading Why Did the Apostles Keep Jewish Traditions and Laws?
With Peter's second sermon, we have an even clearer indication of his thinking on the timing of Christ's coming for Christians. The healing of the lame man at the Temple gate caused a stir among the crowd assembled to worship. Peter seized the opportunity to preach the gospel right on the Temple mount. In his … Continue reading Peter’s Second Sermon – Acts 3:19-21
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
Ten days before Pentecost Jesus ascended to heaven. He had just commanded His Apostles to preach the Gospel to all the nations. Yet, just before ascending, He told them to delay their mission until they received the Spirit's power. "And being assembled together with them, He commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to … Continue reading Peter’s First Sermon – Acts 2:15-21