Today Matthew’s record of the life of our Lord reveals how events were building up to a climax. Jesus was becoming more challenging in his contact with the Pharisees and Sadducees; he bluntly tells the Sadducees they “are wrong, because you know neither the scriptures nor the power of God” (22:29) in refusing to believe… Read More Today’s thought “Which is the great commandment …?” (January 20)
Lots of Christian who think the hell is a place of eternal torture do forget that Jesus was three days in hell and that Israel’s patriarch Jacob was convinced he would also go to hell. In this article we look at the real biblical meaning of sheol, hades or hell. According to the bible sheol or the grave is the abode or place were both righteous and wicked remain until the call of Jesus at the Last Days and the resurrection of the dead.… Read More Is Hell-fire something to fear
There are churches which teach that people when they die go to purgatory, heaven or hell. In which way is that according bible writings, where is told that the living beings (souls) when they die shall deteriorate or decay to become dust, not feeling anything and not able to do anything?… Read More Where do we go when we die?
The Bible tells about suffering and dying, a resurrection of the dead and about a first and a second death and about an everlasting life in the Kingdom of God. In this article we look at what the Bible teaches on the soul, eternal life and immortality.… Read More Realities concerning Human Life and Death
Our recent Dutch posting “De opgestane Heer” looks at the essence of our faith but also at the reality of these days there being clergymen who claim that we do not have to believe in a literal resurrection of Jeshua the Christ from the dead. We are used to hearing such statements from the mouth… Read More The resurrected Lord
*** LUKE 20:27______ 27 Then came to him certain of the Sadducees, which deny that there is any RESURRECTION; and they asked him, 28 Saying, Master, Moses wrote unto us, If any man’s brother die, having a wife, and he die without children, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed unto… Read More Memorizing wonderfully 36 The God of the living and Resurrection
In this world we may find as much craziness perhaps as Paul could find by the Galatians, him even wondering if someone put a hex on them and if they had perhaps lost their senses. Today we may find lots of Christians who put on an attitude totally against the teachings of rabbi Jeshua. They… Read More Lost senses or a clear focus on the one at the stake