Why is the word yahweh not written in the NT? Is it because Yahweh refers to the whole Godhead? The reason YHWH (I use YHWH rather than yaweh, as it is closer the the Hebrew original) does not appear in the New Testament is that the New Testament was written in Greek. YHWH is a […]

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Are Jehovah’s Witnesses considered part of a cult? How did this religion come to be and what is it they believe? Whether or not the Jehovah’s Witness are a cult would depend on your definition of the word. For me, personally, the word cult has come to have a very negative connotation. The working definition […]

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I have been studying the Bible and understand from the teaching of Jesus that there is only one church. Is the correct? If so, should the teaching/doctrine of the church be flawless because it is following the Bible which is the flawless word of God? You are absolutely right in saying that there is only […]

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Is it considered anti-Christian to believe in the concepts of the zodiac, such as reading your horoscope and taking it to heart, or of psychic abilities? That is an easy one. Yes, from the perspective of the Bible and of belief in Jesus Christ, it definitely is a sin to rely on one’s horoscope rather […]

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Why does the miracle of turning the water into wine and the temptation of Christ in the wilderness take place at the same time if you read the story in two different books of the NT? Why are the 10 rules found in Ex. 20 and Ex 34 not the same ? It took me […]

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“Jews do not believe that Jesus was the moshiach. Assuming that he existed, and assuming that the Christian scriptures are accurate in describing him (both matters that are debatable), he simply did not fulfill the mission of the moshiach as it is described in the biblical passages cited above. Jesus did not do any of […]

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I have a question for you. I was wondering if you could give me advice on helping people who argue that the Bible we have today cannot possibly be the original Bible. I obviously cannot tell them that I believe by faith that it is the inspired word of God and that He protects His […]

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Note: The question is quite long. The answer is about five paragraphs down the page How does Christianity justify its staunch and abusive criticism of so called “Pagan” Religions in the light that it developed well after many other religions that were also the belief of many people before it? Too often “pagan religions have […]

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Do you have information on the changing of the Sabbath Day by Constantine? I have no information on this because it never happened. One of the most persistent false claims about the early history of the church is that somehow Constantine was able to change Christian doctrine of even the scriptures of the New Testament. […]

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How do I know that Christianity is the one true faith, and that Buddhism, or Hinduism, or any other religion isn’t the "right one?" I have received a couple of questions which are pretty similar to this one. Below I have included two similar questions and the answers I gave. After these two questions/responses, I […]

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Why did celibacy become mandatory for priests? Let me start by copying and pasting an answer to a similar question received previously. You will find the rest of my answer to your specific question after the following: Can you tell me when the Catholic church started insisting its priests were celibate? How celibacy became common […]

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It’s been a while since I posed any questions however I’m currently reading several of your articles and in your article Biblical Prophecies Fulfilled you state the following: While the writings of John preceded the persecutions of Domitian and his successors by less than a generation, they nevertheless show the continuity of the New and […]

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My question revolves around the true role of the Council Of Nicea. Some have argued that the council canonized certain texts to fit their purposes. I have heard the counter argument that the council merely canonized what was already widely accepted as Inspired Word, but even this wide acceptance does little to guarantee that the […]

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For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.   Matthew 12:40 2 Prefigures of the Messiah When Jonah spent three days and nights miraculously preserved within a huge fish; […]

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NOTES FOR SHORT DANIEL CLASS   Background to Daniel:   Theme:  God Rules the Nations, Do Not Fear!   Main messages:   1.  How to stay pure and uncorrupted?to maintain your integrity in a world      in which you are surrounded by unbelievers.   2.  God is in control.  He will protect his people.  Do […]

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NOTES ON OTHER RELIGIONS   Some helpful definitions:   Polytheism:  a religious system which includes worship of many gods.   Pantheism:  a theological perspective that sees God as being synonymous with the universe or with nature?kind of like ?the Force? of Star Wars.   Animism:  belief that many animals plants, and even objects contain individual […]

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A Refutation of Acharya S’s book, The Christ Conspiracy By Mike Licona Copyright ? 2001, TruthQuest Publishers All Rights Reserved. No reproduction of any kind permissible without the expressed written consent of the publisher. Acharya S is a skeptic with an interest in mythology who has written a book entitled The Christ Conspiracy: The Greatest […]

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Biblical Archaeology: Evidence of the Exodus from Egypt Merneptah Stele ??????????????? Merneptah pylon at University of Penn Museum ??????????????? One of the most important discoveries that relate to the time of the Exodus is the Merneptah stele which dates to about 1210 BC. Merneptah, the king of Egypt, boasts that he has destroyed his enemies […]

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Mormonismo / LA IGLESIA DE JESUCRISTO DE LOS SANTOS DE LOS ULTIMOS DIAS ?        Fundador: Jos? Smith (1805-1844) HISTORIA: ?        Jos? Smith. Nacido en Vermont, 1805, criado en el ?rea rural de Nueva York. ?        No fu? conocido por haber tenido un trabajo regular. ?        Se volvi? estafador de la gente. Era un charlat?n religioso. […]

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  Note to reader:  this article was found at   http://www.christian-thinktank .com/qwhendan3a.html   It is not written by anyone at this web site, and we want to give proper credit for this excellent article!!!     Section One: The Dead Sea Scrolls Manuscript Data ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….   1. Do we have any copies of the Book of […]

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Outline for From Shadow to Reality   OT Theme:  The Messiah is coming   NT Theme:  The Messiah is here   Jesus is priest, prophet and king.  Jesus brings together the entire OT. Jesus says:  Everything must be fulfilled that was written about me Luke 24:44 These are the scriptures that testify about me.  Jn […]

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In anew Comparative Religion course I’m taking at school. we’re currently studying Hinduism and will soon move on to Buddhism its actually quite fascinating. Hinduism, with all its splendid contradictions and incongruities, is really not that bad of a religion. Dont get me wrong, my faith is not wavering but I found that studying the […]

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