The title by which Jesus most commonly referred to Himself was not “Messiah” or “Christ,” It is interesting that, of all the things that Jesus of Nazareth could have called Himself, He most frequently chose the term “Son of Man”—interesting since, according to New Testament teaching, Jesus had no human father. Continue reading
In Part 1 of this reason for believing in Jesus Christ, we saw that many people during the time of Jesus’ earthly ministry expected a literal fulfillment of prophecy about the age to come and about Messiah. Many of the religious leadership and common folk alike anticipated the bodily return of Elijah and Moses in anticipation of a new era under the reign of a personal Messiah. Many believed that the prophecies regarding Elijah, Moses, and Messiah could well happen within their lifetime. Continue reading
In our own times, the predictions that many of us are most concerned about have to do with the economy. Will the stock market continue to defy the “laws of gravity”? Did anybody foresee the gut-wrenching drop in gold prices this week? When will the job market really turn the corner?
Of course, people wish they could know the future regarding North Korea’s saber rattling and Iran’s determination to develop nuclear resources, too. Continue reading
Is there anyone in your life who was your bitter enemy at one time, but who is a dear, close friend now? I mean someone who used to make your blood boil, who used to irritate you to no end, but whom you love to death now? Is there someone who, in the past, if they walked in the room, you wanted to walk out? But now, you can’t wait to be in the same place with them?
It’s sort of rare isn’t it? It’s rare because Continue reading