I am well aware that I run the risk of being accused of stating the obvious by saying that there is a crisis in the Middle East. There is nothing new in that statement, yet it bears repeating. I do not see why the conservative fact-finding people should stop telling the truth and let liberals indoctrinate the masses with lies. We need equal footing on that war front if we want a chance at victory. Read More
It’s no secret that theology proper – the formal study of God – is an unwelcomed pursuit in the hallowed halls of today’s upper academia. We have lived in a science-driven world since the Enlightenment of the 18th century, and as any self-respecting rationalist can tell you, religion is not a suitable topic for investigation, dissertation, or the laboratory. No, indeed. We have moved beyond God, and if the truth be told, the larger public sphere itself is no place for superstition. Read More
Where does the name ‘Yeshua’ come from?
Don’t most people call him ‘Jesus’? The name Yeshua is a shortened version of the name Yehoshua or Joshua and is the literal Hebrew word for Salvation. Around the time of Jesus’ birth, the names ‘Yeshu’ and ‘Yeshua’ were not uncommon. Reading right to left, the Hebrew letters which spell Yeshua are Yod, Shin, Vav, Ayin. Read More
The Lamb of God was predicted in the Old Testament, from the very first lamb that was slain.
From the time in Genesis 3 when Adam and Eve first sinned, their sin needed to be atoned for.
The wages of sin is death. God, in his gracious love, chose an innocent animal to atone for their sin by shedding its blood.
The animal whose skin was used to cover their nakedness may even have been a lamb. God may even have sacrificed the animal in front of Adam and Eve.
Today is Palm Sunday, which marks the precise day that Yeshua was prophesied to reveal himself as Israel's Messiah by riding into Jerusalem on a young donkey.
The crowds recognized their Messiah, shouting "Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!" as they waved palm branches before laying them on the ground in front of their king. Read More