Tag: apostles

  • Biblical Principle #241: Israel’s Settlement of Difficult Cases

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God gave instructions for handling difficult court cases. Explanation Certain court cases were too difficult for Israel’s local judges to know how to settle without assistance. GOD told Moses how Israel was to handle these difficult court cases: 8 “If there is some matter you are…

  • Does the Bible Foretell Three Comings of Jesus?

    We know that the Bible describes the second coming of Jesus. But, based on what we’ve seen so far in our study, does the Bible also foretell a third coming of Jesus? … Welcome to post 24 in my rethinking Christian eschatology series! These posts are written to build on each other, so if you’ve not…

  • The Amazing Truth about Jesus’ Greatest Second Coming Prophecy [part 1]

    Last post, I provided a consolidated end-to-end account of the recorded events from two days before Jesus’ crucifixion. (If you’ve not read that post, pause here and go read it now before you continue. It’s important context you’ll need here.) Now, it’s time to study all that Jesus revealed on that important day. … Welcome…

  • The Amazing Truth about Jesus’ Greatest Second Coming Prophecy [part 2]

    Welcome to part 2 of a 5-part study of Jesus’ most in-depth teaching about His second coming, the resurrection and the judgment. The events we are studying occurred two days before Jesus’ crucifixion. This is the 20th post in my series on rethinking Christian eschatology. If you’ve not already read the previous posts, I invite…

  • The Amazing Truth about Jesus’ Greatest Second Coming Prophecy [part 3]

    Welcome to part 3 of a 5-part study of Jesus’ most in-depth teaching about His second coming, the resurrection and the judgment. The events we are studying occurred two days before Jesus’ crucifixion. Here are links to the previous parts of this post: … This is the 21st post in my series on rethinking Christian…

  • The Amazing Truth about Jesus’ Greatest Second Coming Prophecy [part 4]

    Welcome to part 4 of a 5-part study of Jesus’ most in-depth teaching about His second coming, the resurrection and the judgment. The events we are studying occurred two days before Jesus’ crucifixion. Here are links to the previous parts of this post: This post resumes in the midst of section 17 of 25 regarding…

  • The Amazing Truth about Jesus’ Greatest Second Coming Prophecy [part 5]

    Welcome to the conclusion of our study of Jesus’ most in-depth teaching about His second coming, the resurrection and the judgment. These events occurred two days before Jesus’ crucifixion. Here are links to the previous parts of this post: … This is the 23rd part of my series on rethinking Christian eschatology. The posts build…

  • Is Jesus Dead?

    Is Jesus dead? No, Jesus is very much alive today. In the months leading up to His crucifixion, Jesus repeatedly foretold what would happen—that He would be betrayed into the hands of the Jewish religious leaders, that He would die and that He would arise from the grave after three days and three nights. From that…

  • Biblical Baptism, Part 6 (What is the Baptism of the Holy Spirit?)

    What is the baptism of the Holy Spirit? How does Holy Spirit baptism apply to us today? Does Holy Spirit baptism still matter today? What is different between Holy Spirit baptism and water baptism? Welcome to part 6 of my series on biblical baptism. In this post, we’ll tackle these questions. But first, the articles in…

  • Are Pastors, Bishops, and Elders the Same or Different Roles?

    As I continue writing about the various roles Jesus has placed within the church, we turn our attention toward the role of elders. Before we discuss the purpose of elders, there is a very significant question we must answer up front: Are the terms elders, presbyters, bishops, overseers, shepherds and pastors interchangeable in Scripture, or…