“Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!” Matt 21:9 The word “Hosanna” comes from a Hebrew word meaning “save now” and it appears only twice in the Bible, in the books of Matthew and Mark, during the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. The triumphal [...]
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“Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.” James 1:27 In scriptures, the orphans (or fatherless) are often referred to, together with strangers and widows, as typical examples of the defenceless and necessitous, [...]
What is the significance of the burial of Jesus Christ according to scriptures and why was He buried the way He was? This question may not be a crucial question to us who live in the 21st century, particularly to those who live in the parts of the world where the dead are buried and [...]
Someone asked me recently; “Why didn’t Jesus just show up as a fully grown man like Adam was created a fully grown man. He would have spent a few days on earth, die for us on the cross as He did, and then ascend into heaven?” You might not have thought of Jesus in this [...]
Most of the Church do not have problems with interpreting the old testament, but there are innocent errors in the interpretation of the New Testament PORTION of the bible. One of the major reasons for this is that there is no clear distinction in the mind of most Christians between the New Testament and the [...]
Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. 2 Timothy 2:15 No doubt, the entirety of the bible is the word of God; no part is more of the word of God than the other parts. Romans 15:4 established that the whole [...]
Are you a part of a local church? The ultimate and the most profound collective of which anyone could be a part of is the local church. Your nationality, your career and even, for the most part, your family, all pale in comparison to what it means to be an active member of a local [...]
God sent His Son to be the savior of a world overtaken by sin and its awful consequences. In that saving role, Jesus Christ the Savior absorbed the full weight of God’s INFINITE HATRED OF SIN. On the Cross, God poured out His full wrath; judging the sin of the world as every sin was [...]
Oxymorons are a beautiful, puzzling and engaging way of expressing oneself by making a conjunction of apparently contradictory or incongruous terms. For example, a lazy man would say ‘I am busy doing nothing’. The words ‘busy’ and ‘doing nothing’ have absolutely opposite meanings. Oxymoron is an awfully amazing figure of speech and although it [...]
'Everyone has sinned and fallen short of God’s glorious standard' Romans 3:23 (NCV) Although many reject the authority of the Bible and its vivid assertions on sin, not too many can deny that there is some kind of objective rule of perfection acknowledged by all people and that no one has actually ever fulfilled this [...]