Sungod Worship and the Advent of Jesus’ Birth

“Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, but you say that in Jerusalem is the place where people ought to worship.” Jesus said to her, “Woman, believe me, the hour is coming when neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem will you worship the Father. You worship what you do not know; we worship what weContinue reading “Sungod Worship and the Advent of Jesus’ Birth”

Sacrificial System Relevance

So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift. Matthew 5:23-24 Having been brought up in the Christian church, I had neverContinue reading “Sacrificial System Relevance”

What are the 613 Commandments?

Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, “The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat so do and observe whatever they tell you, but not the works they do. For they preach, but do not practice. Matthew 23:1-3 What are the 613 commandments, also referred a to as Miztvaot? Most peopleContinue reading “What are the 613 Commandments?”

If it be of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, Who Can Oppose it?

“So in the present case I tell you, keep away from these men and let them alone, for if this plan or this undertaking is of man, it will fail; but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them. You might even be found opposing God!” So they took hisContinue reading “If it be of 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, Who Can Oppose it?”

Whose Head Does Your Jack-O-Lantern Represent?

Did you ever wonder where the tradition of the jack-o-lantern came from? We can find them referred to indirectly in the Bible. When Jacob packed up his family to flee from his father-in-law, his wife Rachael took her father’s idols so he would not be able to consult them as to their whereabouts. Gen 31:26Continue reading “Whose Head Does Your Jack-O-Lantern Represent?”

Questions for the Christian Church

God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth. John 4:24 There are many, many subjects that I have not heard addressed in the 45 years I have been in the contemporary Christian church, and I have heard many of the same sermons preached over and over again by aContinue reading “Questions for the Christian Church”