And the dragon was angry at the woman, and went away to fight against the rest of her children, those who keep the commandments of God and who hold to the testimony about Jesus. Revelation 12:17 (LEB) There are many views in Christianity on the afterlife and eschatology. The two most common views I amContinue reading “Where are we Headed?”
Author Archives: Gary Vail
Living in Liberty
But be doers of the message and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves, because if anyone is a hearer of the message and not a doer, this one is like someone staring at his own face in a mirror, for he looks at himself and goes away and immediately forgets what sort of person he was. But the oneContinue reading “Living in Liberty”
Can a human make for himself gods? Yet they are not gods!” “Therefore look, I am about to let them know, this time I am going to let them know my power and my might, and they will know that my name is Yahweh.” Jeremiah 16:20–21 (LEB) Religion is complicated. How many different religious beliefContinue reading “Manufacturing Religion”
Weeping and Gnashing
And he said to him, ‘Friend, how did you come in here, not having wedding clothes?’ But he could say nothing. Then the king said to the servants, ‘Tie him up hand and foot and throw him into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth!’ For many are calledContinue reading “Weeping and Gnashing”
No Other Gospel!
Then you will begin to say, ‘We ate and drank in your presence, and you taught in our streets!’ And he will reply, saying to you, ‘I do not know where you are from! Go away from me, all you evildoers!’ In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when you seeContinue reading “No Other Gospel!”
Jesus and the Prophet Like Moses
For if you had believed Moses, you would believe me, for that one wrote about me. But if you do not believe that one’s writings, how will you believe my words?” John 5:46–47 (LEB) Is Jesus the antithesis of Moses? That is what we are lead to believe. After all, Moses was all about mean lawsContinue reading “Jesus and the Prophet Like Moses”
Christianity without Hanukkah? Not Possible!
Then came Hanukkah in Yerushalayim. It was winter, and Yeshua was walking around inside the Temple area, in Shlomo’s Colonnade. John 10:22–23 (CJB) I know that Hanukkah is not a commanded, Biblical feast day or celebration found in Leviticus. Someone who strictly follows those days may hate Hanukkah and think its origins are tainted. Those inContinue reading “Christianity without Hanukkah? Not Possible!”
Are You Satanic?
And he humbled you and let you go hungry, and then he fed you with that which you did not know nor did your ancestors know, in order to make you know that not by bread alone but by all that goes out of the mouth of Yahweh humankind shall live. Deuteronomy 8:3 (LEB) WhenContinue reading “Are You Satanic?”
When did the Church Start?
Yahweh called your name, ‘A leafy olive tree, beautiful with fine fruit.’ With the sound of a great storm he will set fire to it, and its branches will be good for nothing. And Yahweh of hosts, the one who planted you, has spoken evil against you,because of the evil of the house of IsraelContinue reading “When did the Church Start?”
Fulfilling Prophecy Poorly
Moses said, ‘The Lord God will raise up for you a prophet like me from your brothers. You will listen to him in everything that he says to you. And it will be that every soul who does not listen to that prophet will be destroyed utterly from the people.’ Acts 3:22–23 (LEB) There areContinue reading “Fulfilling Prophecy Poorly”