Category Archives: Jesus

The reason for the season.

 

Why Are Christians Not Considered Jews?

Jesus Christ, the undisputed founder of Christianity was undoubtedly Jewish, both ethnically and religiously. He never set out to start a new religion but to fulfill the old. [Matthew 5:17] So why are today’s Christians not considered Jews? Clearly there … Continue reading

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Is Christianity Possible Without the Bible?

Can you be a real Christian without ever having cracked open the Bible? Of course you can! Consider the Bible didn’t even exist as such until the fourth century. It was then that the final canon was settled upon. The … Continue reading

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You Should Be Proud Of Yourself!

Have you ever heard someone with well meaning say ‘you should be proud of yourself’? Wrong! You should never be proud of yourself. Are you a Christian? Do you think Jesus was proud of anything he did? He worked miracles … Continue reading

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What Is The Kingdom of Heaven Like?

Jesus never actually gave a detailed description of the Kingdom of Heaven that was recorded in the Gospels. Instead He explained the Kingdom of Heaven in similes, metaphors and parables: He put another parable before them, saying, “The kingdom of … Continue reading

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Public Prayer: Yea or Nay?

Jesus said, “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, … Continue reading

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Was Jesus the Only Incarnation of God?

In the Bible we are told that God created man in His own image [Genesis 1:27] and later walks in the garden [Genesis 3:8]. He speaks to Moses face to face as with a friend [Exodus 33:11], wrestles physically with Jacob … Continue reading

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I’ll Pray For You…

Even as a Christian, I often find this phrase offensive if uninvited – especially so if there is some sort of disagreement involved. It seems to me to be just a passive-aggressive way of saying, “I’m telling God on you”. … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Some people are offended by this statement. For the life of me, I can’t figure out why. Would Jesus, a Jew who undoubtedly commemorated Hanukkah, be offended if you told Him “happy holidays” rather than “happy birthday”? Certainly not – … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Rich Young Man

This story appears in the Gospel of Matthew 19:16–30, the Gospel of Mark 10:17–31 and the Gospel of Luke 18:18–30. It is where we get the saying, “It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle … Continue reading

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What Would Jesus Say?

Billions of people worldwide proudly proclaim they are Christians. That’s great. But I can’t help but wonder, what would Jesus say? I mean, there has to be heaps of people who claim to be Christian but do not actually follow … Continue reading

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