Often heard in the churches of our land is the refrain sung about the Savior, “There’s something about that name…” In our English-speaking world we have been taught that the saving name of the Redeemer of Israel is “Jesus.” So accepted is this name that few stop to consider its authenticity.
But the truth is, the [...]
Many considering themselves religious saved Christians have been taught by their ministers that they will escape the great tribulation by being raptured and lifted into the air to meet the returning Messiah. However, scriptures reveal another fate is in store for them.
29 “But immediate [...]
The scriptures, as related in the Bible, the world’s most widely held book, clearly identify the characteristics of those people called wicked.
While knowing the characteristics of the wicked of the world may not seem important to people in this so called “modern times” the scriptures indicate the coming fate of th [...]
Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life (Luke 25)? Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest (Luke 26)?
There are people all over the world worrying about a myriad of things. They worry about war, hunger, violence, jobs, health and even if their [...]
The scriptures reveal Elohim’s plan for mankind, yet most people today don’t have the knowledge of his plan and the great importance that it holds for them, their family or friends. Throughout man’s history there have been conflicts, wars, and murders in search of power. Man has tri [...]
Why winter starts today, and the solstice’s Christmas connection.
An Iranian fruit seller calls for customers during Yalda, a celebration marking the winter solstice.
Photograph from AP
for National Geographic News
Updated December 22, 2011
Today is the winter solstice and the first day of wi [...]
Does it sometimes seem you’re not able to make ends meet? Do unplanned expenses cause you to be short of funds? Do these occurrences come at bad times just when you can least afford to have them occur? Do you ever wonder why your prayers don’t seem to be answered even though you think you’re a good person and foll [...]
36 But I tell you that men will have to give account on the Day of Judgment for every careless word they have spoken. 37 For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned.
These words were recorded in the New Testament book by the apostle Matthew and were spoken b [...]
How can you say, “We are wise,
And the law of YAHWEH is with us’?
But behold, the lying pen of the scribes
Has made it into a lie.
These words come from the book of Jeremiah; but are these words relevant for people today? What is the significance of this verse? How are the people of [...]
The scriptures as recorded in various versions of English bibles seem to many as difficult to understand because there are many symbols used that have been assigned various meanings by scholars and clergy. The early 16th century Tyndale version of the English bible was the first to use the Hebrew, Greek and Latin [...]