We have shown that the teaching about Hades and Abraham’s Bosom is not biblical but rather stems from contemporary Jewish superstition.
To suffer trials in this life is one thing, but the idea that God gave Satan extreme powers to inflict these intense ordeals on Job, was hard for me to come to grips with. Perhaps it has been difficult for you as well.
Matthew opens his gospel by connecting Jesus Christ to Abraham, David, and the return from exile in Babylon. Then he describes the virgin birth, the angel of the Lord saying to Joseph...
December 28, 2020
“At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores and longing to eat what fell from the rich man’s table. Even the dogs came and licked his sores.” (Luke 16:20-21).
November 25, 2020
The parables of the New Testament are not simple stories like the fairy tales that we tell children. They can be, and were intended to be, difficult to understand.
October 25, 2020
Sometimes in the Bible it is obvious when a parable is a parable and when real events are real events. Sometimes the reader can easily distinguish between things to be taken literally and things to be taken figuratively. But this is not always so simple.
September 25, 2020
God with us: Jesus forgave sins
August 25, 2020
JESUS: YAHWEH SHALL SAVE HIS PEOPLE. The angel commanded Joseph, “Thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins… and [Joseph] called his name JESUS.” (Matt 1:21, 25).
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Annual New England Fraternal Gathering
October 10 - October 11
Vancouver Ecclesial Fraternal Gathering
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October 11 - November 1
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