Is the resurrection of Jesus actually a case of mistaken identity or the result of being deceived by an impersonator? Did those who claim they saw him alive after his death actually see someone else, either someone who looked a lot like him whom they mistook for him or someone actually impersonating him?… Read More Was the Resurrected Jesus Someone Else?
It’s clear that the prophecy described in this vision was partly fulfilled around the time the temple was completed during the period of post-Babylonian captivity in the Jews’ history. I also believe the prophecy was completely fulfilled centuries later when Christ’s church was established (Acts 2) and reached out to the Gentiles (Acts 10-11ff).… Read More Zechariah: God Will Dwell in Your Midst (The Third Vision)
Could Jesus have simply passed out from pain, shock, and exhaustion while on the cross, been mistaken presumed deceased and thus taken off the cross, buried in Joseph’s tomb, only to then regain consciousness and reveal himself to his followers as alive, resulting in them spreading the story that God had raised him from the dead?… Read More Did Jesus Actually Die on the Cross?
If one of our sources of authority is the examples set for us in the New Testament, and since Paul talks about the first century church fasting, why don’t Christians fast today? Are you sure that Christians DON’T fast today, as in at all, ever? After all, consider Christ’s directives about fasting in the Sermon… Read More Bible Q&A: Why Don’t Christians Fast Today?
Did the women actually go to the wrong tomb, find it empty, assume Jesus had risen from the dead, and then either hallucinate or make up their encounters with the angels and Jesus himself and tell those stories to the disciples? Or did the women go to the wrong tomb, find it empty, and tell the disciples that Jesus’ tomb was empty, resulting in the disciples deciding to fabricate the story of Jesus’ resurrection?… Read More Did The Women Go To The Wrong Tomb?
It’s not human nature to like correction. Think about it. When was the last time you woke up and said, “Today is going to be a great day, because today’s the day I’m going to ask people if I’m doing anything wrong and how I can be better!” … Read More Do You Like to be Corrected?
Why do modern translations have John 14:2 say “In my Father’s house are many ROOMS” or “In My Father’s house are many DWELLING PLACES”? The King James Version says, “In my Father’s house are many mansions.” A mansion is very different from a room. Are the modern translations wrong, or is the King James Version… Read More Bible Q&A: Will There Be Mansions or Rooms in God’s House in Heaven?
We’ve all been there. You’re talking with someone and you can only get maybe half a sentence out before they’re interrupting you and telling you their thoughts about the matter (or changing the subject to something else entirely). Maybe they continually try to finish your sentence for you and they’re always way off in their guess about what you were about to say. Maybe they’re the type of person that, no matter what, will always end up dominating the conversation and you always find yourself relegated to standing there and saying nothing while they talk on and on. Frustrating, isn’t it?… Read More Do You Think Things Through?