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It’s The LORD’s Day!
Gospel preacher, Steve Higginbotham wrote on the week before last Christmas an article entitled, “Do You Know What Next Sunday Is?” In it, he said, “As you already know, next Sunday, just eight days from now will be… ‘The Lord’s … Continue reading
Posted in History, Old Testament/New Testament, Phrase Study, worship Tagged 1 Corinthians 10:23, 1 Corinthians 11: 23-26, 1 Corinthians 11:20, 1 Corinthians 14:15-16, 1 Corinthians 16:1-2, 1 Corinthians 9:7, Acts 20:7, Acts 2:1, attitude, attitude about worship, augustus day, book early christians speak, book ecclesiastcal history by eusebius, burnell eckardt, carpenter, christmas, church established, church worshipped, Colossians 3:16, deismann, everett ferguson, giving thanks, gottesblog, Hebrews 10:24-25, ignatius of antioch, james burton coffman, Jesus appeared to disciples, joy, Leviticus 23:15-16, Luke 24:53-53, lutheran magazine, pentecost, preachinghelp.org, r.t. randell, Revelation 1:10, significance of first day of week, steve higginbotham, sunday, tertullian, the didache, the lord's day, the Lord's Supper, the lord's table, the sabbath, tomb found empty, we get to go, worship Leave a comment
Impaled on a Torture Stake or Crucified on a Cross?
Jehovah’s Witnesses do not believe that Jesus was crucified on a cross. They believe that it is more accurate to say that he was impaled on a torture stake. (1) The New World Translation translates the noun (stauros) “torture stake.” … Continue reading
Posted in Apologetics, Cross, Jehovah Witnesses, Word Study Tagged adversus marionem, bagd, Cross, crucified, epistle of barnabas, impale, Jehovah Witnesses, jesus' death, John 20:25, kittle, Matthew 27:37, nails, New World Translaion, nwt, stauroo, stauros, tammuz, tau, TDNT, tertullian, thayer, the stromata, thomas, torture stake, tree, vine's, watch tower, western religions, xulon 3 Comments
3 Corinthians, Laodiceans, and 3 Peter
Some have worried themselves over whether there are some books missing from the New Testament canon. Three books in particular have been called into question. A Previous Epistle In 1 Corinthians 5:9 Paul writes, “I wrote to you in my epistle … Continue reading
Posted in Apologetics, Textual study Tagged 1 Corinthians 5:9, 2 Peter 3:1, 3 Corinthians, 3 Peter, canon, Colossians 4:16, Ephesians and Colossians compliment eaach other, epistolary aorist, foy wallace jr. on colossae, geisler and nix, marcion, missing book from laodicea, missing book of Peter's?, missing book to corinth?, missing books?, preservation of word, simularities of 1 Peter and 2 Peter, tertullian, the epistle from the laodicean Leave a comment
Jesus: The Fish
You’ve seen the fish symbol. Sometimes it is on the leather covering of someone’s Bible. Sometimes it is found affixed to the rear of someone’s automobile. You’ve seen it; but, what does it mean? Where did this symbol come from? … Continue reading
Posted in Faith, History, Jesus Tagged ancient sign, bumper sticker, catacombs, Christ, faith, God's son, ichthus, Jesus, Jesus as the fish, savior, tertullian, wikipedia 1 Comment
The Last Verses of Mark (Mark 16:9-20)
“Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned” (Mark 16:15-16). Do these verses belong in the Bible? Are … Continue reading
Posted in Apologetics, baptism, Evidence, Miracles, Plan of salvation, Textual varients Tagged alexandrius, baptism, canon, diatessaron, early christian writings, eusebius, f.f. bruce no doctrine affected, irenaeus, john burgon, justin martyr, list major textual varients, manuscript evidence, Mark 16:9-20, miracles, peshitta syriac translation, sinaiticus, tertullian, the last verses of mark, titian, unique words, vaticanus, vaticanus leaves a space, vocabulary differences Leave a comment
ETHICS: Life (Part 3)
Definition: “Abortion” in this study does not refer to spontaneous abortions (miscarriages) or accidental abortions. The word in this study refers to the voluntary termination of pregnancy. Abortion is common around the globe. Since Roe v. Wade decision (Jan. 22, … Continue reading
Posted in Abortion, Ethics, History, Stats, stewardship, Suffering Tagged Abortion, anthenegaos, barnabas, beethoven, china, clement, crime and abortion, didache, ethics, freakonomics, hippocratic oath, hypocrates, incest, india, josephus, kathy ireland, life, pat buchanan, plato, quality of life, rape, roe v. wade, stephen dubner, steven levitt, stewardship, tertullian, the death of the west, tom dempsey Leave a comment