Possibly the most famous question ever asked of Jesus was voiced by Pontus Pilate when he demanded to know if Jesus was really a king. Jesus’ response was: “…for this cause I was born, and for this cause I have come into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My […]
THE ‘PREEMINENCE’ of JESUS CHRIST…..Colossians 1:12-23
Who is Jesus Christ? Why is it that after 2,000 years of history having passed, He is still the central figure of all history? Was He merely a prophet as some claim? Was He just a historical influential philosopher, one of many? Or was He one among the many religious leaders we find listed in our history books? Was He […]
THE BLOOD OF JESUS, Part 4
(Note: All Scriptures are in the New King James Version unless indicated differently) We have come to the place in this study where we will look at how the symbolism of the sacrificial system in the Old Testament is fulfilled in the New Testament in the blood of Jesus. The Old Testament sacrificial system that God set up with the […]
The Controversy of Faith and Works, Part 4
It is a hard thing for many of us to realize that some of our traditional teachings do not cover the whole truth being conveyed in God’s Word. This is of course also a common line used by many cultists and so I would encourage the reader to check these things out for yourself before accepting “truths” from anyone. It must be confirmed in the Word of God. Often it is of great value to research the original usage of words so that the true meaning is understood. This often casts a bit of light on the subject not seen before. This is the case with many of the things that Jesus said, particularly in His parables.
The Controversy of “Faith and Works”, Part 3
The parable of the ten talents found in Matthew’s Gospel has had controversy over what was said to the third servant. When he was rebuked and tossed out into “outer darkness where there is weeping and gnashing of teeth”, was that hell? Was it the lake of fire? Some might find it controversial, but could there be a third possibility not often thought of due to traditional teachings? It’s worth looking into??