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5. Jesus the Messiah When Christ began His ministry, a critical element in what He did was to call His people back to the ancient Hebrew understanding of the Covenant. A great deal of what He had to say is … Continue reading
Personally, I suspect John was like any other writer, in that sometimes he published something only to wish later he had remembered to include something important. In some English translations you will find marginal notes or footnotes indicating that this … Continue reading
We know that Luke managed to ferret out the details of Jesus’ birth and some outline of His early years. His gospel reflects this dramatic tale of birth in His ancestral home of Bethlehem, as a descendent of King David. … Continue reading
First and foremost: We follow Christ alone. Without any apology, we serve Him at whatever cost to our comfort, convenience, or even our lives. Furthermore, we assert that most Westerners have no clue who He is, nor who He was … Continue reading
If we are going to follow Christ, we cannot afford to insert into our religion a value system that He did not hold. If there’s one thing this blog shouts out repeatedly, it’s that Western morals do not reflect those … Continue reading
This chapter of John’s Gospel opens with about six months after the events in Chapter 5, wherein Jesus healed the paralyzed man on the Sabbath. The Sanhedrin were seeking to lay hands on Jesus with the intent to secretly execute … Continue reading