Why Jesus is Called “The Word”-Christians, Three Gods, and the Trinity (Pt. 2)

First article in series… Last month, I wrote the Father sent Jesus to Earth so the Father could speak to the Jews through Jesus’ lips.  Several times, Jesus told the Jews that His words were not His own and the Jews put Jesus to death for blasphemy. For more than one thousand years, Jews thought…

Is There Only One God? – Christians, Three Gods, and the Trinity (Part 1)

Shortly before Jesus was crucified, He was arrested and tried by the Sanhedrin, Israel’s Supreme Court.  The Bible says, “The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for false evidence against Jesus so that they could put Him to death. But they did not find any, though many false witnesses came forward.” (Matthew 26:59,60) …

Are You Ready for the Second Coming? (Part 4) – The Talents

The Parable of the Talents In Matthew 24, Jesus foretold events that would happen before His second coming. Then, in Matthew 25, He told three parables to amplify His warnings and these parables are intimately related to each other. For example, the foolish virgins in the first parable are represented as the worthless servant in…

Are You Ready for the Second Coming? (Part 3) – The Ten Virgins

The Parable of the Ten Virgins “At that time the kingdom of Heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish and five were wise. The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil with them. The wise, however,…

Are You Ready for the Second Coming? (Part 2) – God’s Perfect Timing

God’s Timing – Second Coming “No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in Heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.” (Matthew 24:36) People who wish to silence any excitement that Jesus may return very soon use this verse as an “intellectual refuge.” Many Christians interpret this verse to say, “No…

Are You Ready for the Second Coming? (Part 1) – Considered It

Commentary on Matthew 24 One day, as Jesus and His disciples were leaving the temple, Jesus directed His followers to consider the magnificent buildings that made up the temple complex. “ ‘Do you see all these things?’ He asked. ‘I tell you the truth, not one stone here will be left on another; every one…