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Better Than Levitical/Aaronic Priesthood (Part 3)

Jesus’ priesthood is more comparable to that of Melchizedek’s than it is to the priesthood which existed under the law of Moses.  It was prophesied that He would be a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek (Psalm 110:4 … Continue reading

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Western Religions: The Latter-Day Saints (Mormonism) Part 2

Authority 1.  The Bible There is a claim to believe the Bible.  Joseph Smith declared, “We believe the Bible to be the word of God…” (The Pearl of Great Price, The Articles of Faith, 8). However, their belief is qualified … Continue reading

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World Religions: Buddhism

Buddhism is the fourth largest of the world’s religions.  It numbers about 488 million (Largest Religions in the World, worldatlas.com).  Most of these live in Asia (List of religious populations, Wikipedia).  There are an estimated 1.2 million Buddhists living in … Continue reading

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In The News: Hezekiah’s Seal

“On Wednesday (December 2, 2015), archaeologists in Jerusalem announced the discovery of a rare biblical-era seal… According to Hebrew University, the inscription reads: ‘Belonging to Hezekiah [son of] Ahaz King of Judah… the back side of the clay imprint of … Continue reading

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In The News: The Family Tomb

Note: This article was originally written in 2007. In the Talpiyot neighborhood of Jerusalem, in 1980, Israeli archaeologist Amos Kloner found a tomb and ossuaries (bone boxes) inside. He found the find interesting, but of no particular archaeological importance. Two … Continue reading

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In The News: Camels and the Bible

“Camel bones suggest error in Bible, archaeologists say” (Foxnews).  “Will camel discovery break Bible’s back?” (CNN).  “Camel study throws the Bible’s historical accuracy into question”  (Global Post).  These headlines appeared in February of 2014. Lidar Sapir-Hen and Erez Ben-Yosef archaeologists from Tel Aviv … Continue reading

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Prophecy: Four Beasts

“In the first year of Belshazzar King of Babylon, Daniel had a dream and visions…”  (Daniel 7:1) Critics used to claim that Belshazzar never existed. The Zondervan’s Pictorial Bible Dictionary says, “For many years regarded as a fictitious literary creation… … Continue reading

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Prophecy: Jeconiah and Jesus

God said to Jeconiah, also called Coniah for short, and sometimes called Jehoiachin – “I will give you into the hand of those who seek your life, and into the hand of those whose face you fear – the hand of … Continue reading

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Why I Believe – The Bible (Part 2)

If the Bible is from God, then one should be able to find unity and accuracy in the message. This is exactly what one does find. The unity and accuracy of the Bible is amazing. Unity “The Bible was written … Continue reading

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