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Y2K and Millennial Mania

When I first heard the expression, "Y2K," I had no idea to what that referred. Someone kindly instructed me: "Year two thousand." I then inquired as to what the excitement concerning Y2K is all about. I was informed it is twofold: - Those who designed our computers in earlier decades did not factor in the calendar change for the coming ... read more »

Who Is the Mysterious Shiloh?

"The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, until Shiloh come: And unto him shall the obedience of the peoples be. Binding his foal unto the vine, and his ass's colt unto the choice vine; he has washed his garments in wine, and his vesture in the blood of grapes: his eyes shall ... read more »

The Meaning of Romans 3:31

Please explain Romans 3:31. "Do we then make the law of none effect through faith? Indeed not, we establish the law." The correct interpretation of this passage depends upon four things - the meaning of "law," the significance of "faith," and a consideration of these terms in both the immediate and remote contexts of scripture. We must note at the ... read more »

Does Mark 7:4 Authorize Sprinkling?

In Mark's Gospel account there is a passage which describes the custom of the Pharisees with reference to cleansing themselves from certain contaminations they believed they might contract from Gentiles. In this latter phrase, the word "washing" is the Greek term baptismous (baptizing). Since the word "tables" is included in the list of things "washed," would not this be an ... read more »

Was Jesus Created By God?

"Is there a possibility that before the Universe was created that God, the 'Ancient of days,' was all alone, and that out of his own being he brought into existence the Word, who eventually became Jesus Christ?" No, that is not a concept that can be harmonized with Bible truth. Consider the following: No other God before or after Jehovah ... read more »

Did Jesus Confess that His Claims Were Untrue?

"Jesus once said: 'If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true' (Jn. 5:31). If that statement is true, how can we believe that Jesus told the truth when he claimed to be the Son of God?" This question exhibits a classic example of extracting a passage from its biblical context and attaching a meaning to it that ... read more »

A New Torah: “Tree of Death”

The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, which purportedly represents some 1.5 million "conservative Jews" in the U.S., issued a new edition of the "Torah." The term "Torah" has an elastic meaning in modern Judaism. In its narrowest sense, it alludes to the first five books of the Old Testament. In a broader sense, it connotes "the total content of God's ... read more »

The Crucifixion of Christ

Crucifixion was probably the most horrible form of capital punishment ever devised by man. It was employed by the Persians (c. 522 B.C.). Darius had 3,000 Babylonians crucified when he conquered that territory. Later, it was employed by the Greeks. Following the destruction of Tyre, Alexander the Great crucified 2,000 men of military age. The Jews even used crucifixion on ... read more »

Jesus’ Prophecy and the Destruction of the Temple

A skeptic recently claimed that Jesus' prophecy regarding the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem has proved false.Note the following text: "And Jesus went out from the temple, and was going on his way; and his disciples came to him to show him the buildings of the temple. But he answered and said unto them, 'You see all of these ... read more »

The Unique Case of Cornelius

The conversion of a Roman military officer, Cornelius by name, as recorded in the tenth chapter of the book of Acts, represents one of the key events in Christian history. The gates of the kingdom of Christ were flung wide open and for the first time in many centuries all non-Hebrew people were welcomed into a religious fellowship with the ... read more »