Tag: death

  • Biblical Principle #212: Israel’s Sabbath Laws

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God gave Israel instructions regarding various sabbaths. Explanation A sabbath is a special day of rest. We have previously established that GOD implemented the sabbath rest for Israel during the exodus journey and that He included keeping the sabbath holy in the ten commandments He spoke…

  • Biblical Principle #205: Israelites Tempting Idolatry to be Stoned

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, an Israelite who enticed another Israelite to worship other gods was to be put to death. Explanation It would be an understatement to say that GOD is serious about His children not worshiping other gods. The punishment for tempting a fellow Israelite to sin by idolatry…

  • Biblical Principle #172: Aaron’s Rod Budded (God Secured the Priesthood)

    Principle Aaron’s rod budded and God secured the Levitical priesthood. Explanation After all of the rebellions and quarrels, you might think that the children of Israel had learned their lesson following Korah’s rebellion. You would be mistaken. GOD took additional measures, in response to Israel’s stubbornness, to secure the priesthood with Aaron’s family alone. First,…

  • Biblical Principle #82: God Tests Individuals

    Biblical Principles List Principle Sometimes God tests individuals. Explanation Genesis 22 records one of the Bible’s more heartwrenching stories. Abraham had walked with GOD for years since GOD called Abraham to leave his homeland. GOD knew Abraham’s character. And yet, GOD tested Abraham—with the greatest test of Abraham’s life. 1 Now it came to pass…

  • Taking a Fresh Look at Paul’s Teaching on the Resurrection in 1 Corinthians 15

    In 1 Corinthians 15, doesn’t Paul teach that our bodies will be transformed when Jesus returns? If so, how could the mass judgment and resurrection of the dead have already occurred? These are questions I had when I was studying through these things for myself a few years ago. In previous posts, we studied afresh…

  • Jesus on the Resurrection: The Time Now Has Come

    Have you ever looked into a mirror and felt surprised that you looked like that? I have. Have you ever read a passage of Scripture and suddenly realized you had been inconsistent about what it taught? I have. You get that knot in your stomach like when you lied to your mom at five years old.…

  • Jesus’ Most In-depth Teaching on His Second Coming

    Two days before His crucifixion, Jesus revealed the most in-depth details regarding His second coming, the judgment and the resurrection. Therefore, these Scriptures are important for us to accurately understand. In fact, everything we’ve studied so far has been for the purpose of helping us properly interpret what Jesus revealed on this important day. Unfortunately,…

  • What Jesus Revealed about His Second Coming in Matthew 16

    In the last post we looked at Jesus’ intriguing prophecy recorded in Matthew 10. There, we saw that Jesus plainly stated in Matt. 10:22-23 that: And we observed that these prophecies of Jesus about “the end” and His second coming, which Matthew recorded here in the context of the events of Matthew 10, are recorded…

  • Want to Understand the End Times, Jesus’ Second Coming, the Judgment and the Resurrection? (Learn the shocking truth on the Bible’s most widely misunderstood teachings)

    Have you ever had a message burning within you that you had to share but didn’t know where to begin? Yeah, that’s me right now. I have wrestled so hard with where to begin that I’ve fallen into analysis paralysis and the message is just sitting there percolating. Frustrated at myself, I decided to just…