Was Jesus born on December 25th (Christmas), as many people believe? Honestly, it is very doubtful. Ancient pagan celebrations on this date (December 25) were well established in Rome long before the time Jesus walked the earth. It is much more likely that this date was chosen (Dec. 25) for "Christmas" to oppose or to … Continue reading Jesus’ True Birthday?
In Hebrews, the writer tells us that Jesus is a High Priest FOREVER according to the order of Melchizedek. Who is Melchizedek? Hebrews 7:17 For it is attested of Him, “You are a priest forever According to the order of Melchizedek.” In ancient Israel, the people believed that the continuing worship in the Temple ensured God’s presence … Continue reading Who is Melchizedek?
Tonight, a dear sister in Christ was asking a question that I think many of us, as followers of Jesus Christ, have asked ourselves. Is Saturday or Sunday the Sabbath and are Christians required to Keep the Sabbath? While detailing my own journey of understanding on the Sabbath, the Holy Spirit revealed something to me … Continue reading Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath
Most of us have have a fairly good understanding of the Metaphor that Jesus used when He described Himself as "The Good Shepherd". A shepherd is one who leads, feeds, and cares for a flock of sheep. Jesus saw the masses of people wandering in confusion and felt sympathy for them because they were like … Continue reading Jesus IS the Good Shepherd
In this blog we have looked at the 7 Churches of Revelation, now let's begin to look at the 7 Seals of Revelation. In the book of Revelation there are 7 Churches, 7 Seals, 7 Trumpets, and 7 Bowls. The number 7 represents God's perfect order, completeness or Divine perfection. We see the number 7 … Continue reading Who is worthy to break the seals?
Imagine the crowds that surrounded Jesus during His 3 1/2 year ministry on earth. Here He was healing, driving out demons, and teaching as one with authority. Then there were always those "lurking" Pharisees and Scribes who sought to trick Jesus into saying something that would allow them to accuse Him of Blasphemy, or of … Continue reading Jesus said..”Let the little children come to Me”
Jesus' Sermon on the Mount is THE most famous Sermon that has ever been preached. In this Sermon, Jesus paints us a true and accurate picture of God's incredible Righteousness and Holiness, gives us something to strive for, but yet also shows us how impossible it is for us to reach God's Standards with our … Continue reading Jesus sets the bar HIGH – the Beatitudes
God's Rescue plan for mankind was present from the very beginning, from the time of Creation. It was even written into the very names of the Genealogy of Noah. The 1st 5 books of the Bible are called the Torah, and were written by Moses under the instruction of YHWH. The Hebrew word, torah (תורה), … Continue reading The Word (Logos) of God…
This is something that has been on my heart for awhile now, and really needs to be "driven home" because it is so important. Below are the results of a survey done by LifeWay Research in 2016. The results are disturbing but not surprising. Scott McConnell, executive director of LifeWay Research, says most Americans still … Continue reading Many paths to Heaven?
In the Old Covenant, God's laws were written on Tablets of Stone. These were the 10 Commandments written on Stone, given to Moses at Mt. Sinai, and later contained within the Ark of the Covenant. We have seen time and time again, that Israel absolutely could not stay faithful to these laws. Why? This may … Continue reading God’s laws written on our hearts