July 23, 2014

Thief in paradise

As a result of my teachings on the Resurrection and eternal life, I am often asked if the thief on the cross is in heaven. The gospel of Luke tells us about a brief encounter that Yeshua had with two criminals while He was hanging on the tree. One criminal spoke mocking words against our Messiah, while the other criminal showed reverence and fear of the LORD. The second criminal also made an interesting request when he said, "Lord, remember me when You come into Your kingdom." But I am afraid that many people have misunderstood Yeshua's response to his request.

June 30, 2014

Is polygamy a sin

I have heard people argue that polygamy is not specifically listed as a sin in the Bible, and it should be allowed today because certain people in the Bible had multiple wives. What does the Bible really say about this subject?

June 12, 2014

Keeping the commandments

QUESTION:"Can we keep all of the commandments?"

On multiple occasions, when someone finds out that I teach that we should keep the commandments, they typically respond by saying that it is impossible to keep all of the commandments in the Bible. But is that true? Is it really impossible keep all of the commandments? What does the Bible say on this subject?

April 27, 2014

A conversation with the Black Israelites

I had an interesting conversation today with a group of people who call themselves the "Black Israelites" (I have also heard them referred to as the "Black Hebrews" or the "Black Jews").  I saw a group of  8 or 9 guys dressed in strange costumes, holding signs, and standing on the corner at a 7 Eleven near my neighborhood today. I knew by their costumes and the writing on their signs that they were the "Black Hebrew Israelites" that I have heard about online, and I thought this was a good opportunity to ask them a few questions about what they believe. It was an interesting conversation to say the least.

April 4, 2014

If I was the Devil

If I was the Devil, I would change the Bible by removing certain things. A little here... a little there... not so much that people will reject it, but just enough to fall short. Things like calling Jesus the "servant of God" instead of the "Son of God", and I would remove things that refer to the real reason for His coming like Matthew 18:11.