To conclude 2 Corinthians, Paul spoke a special blessing over that church. His blessing them was a final instruction on how they could not only receive the Lord's blessings, but more importantly revealed how they could be a blessing to God, to fellow saints, and to the world. He stated the following: Finally, brethren, farewell.… Continue reading How the church body and saints get true blessings
The idea of the God of the Bible being a Trinity (from the words tri-, meaning three, and -unus, meaning one, to render the meaning "three in one") is a concept ridiculed and rejected by Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons, "Oneness" (Jesus Only, Apostolic) Pentecostals, Unitarians, et al. Critics claim the idea of God as three in… Continue reading Is the Trinity in the Old Testament?
I recently read a letter a columnist got from a man claiming he was Lutheran with "sound religious faith." But there was one problem the letter writer just couldn't reconcile or understand. How is it possible, he wondered, that God is a Trinity? So he drew the conclusion that he would only pray to God… Continue reading Is the Trinity really all that important?
Although the Mormons (better known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) use Christ's name in their title, they are not Christian. This false religion was started by Joseph Smith on April 6, 1830. They get their shortened name "Mormons" from a false 5th century prophet named Mormon. Here is a short… Continue reading “Latter Day Saints” ain’t saints
The final physical appearance of Christ in the Old Testament was in Judges 13:3-23 when he encountered Samson's parents before Samson was born. He is referred to as "the angel of the Lord" in this chapter. You may ask "Why is he called an angel when we know Jesus is not an angel? He's the… Continue reading Jesus Christ’s appearances in the Old Testament–pt. 2
The God we serve is very complex in his character and many times it is difficult to comprehend why or how he does what he does. This is one reason why critics of Christianity resist having the Lord as part of their lives. When they look at the Old Testament (OT) and compare it to the… Continue reading Jesus Christ’s appearances in the Old Testament–pt. 1