Where and What is Hell?

In our world of movies, mythology, and poor theology, the thought of a place called hell brings images of fire and pitchfork wielding, horned entities, torturing those unfortunate enough to find themselves in this underworld dungeon. Is this what the Bible tells us, or has our theology been intertwined with mythology once again? The CyclopediaContinue reading “Where and What is Hell?”

All You Need is Jesus?

Often Christians will say “all you need is Jesus”, or “ all that a person needs is Jesus”. What does this mean exactly? Unfortunately, many people view this as a prayer and church attendance, possibly treating people better, maybe abandoning some vices, believing that there is a deity who had a son that did somethingContinue reading “All You Need is Jesus?”

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?”