The following articles are related to the topic of MESSIAH

Jerry Falwell and the Antichrist

In January, 1999, nationally-known television evangelist, Jerry Falwell, spoke to a "pastor's conference" in Kingsport, Tennessee. One aspect of his speech was picked up by the news media and swirled into a mini-controversy. Falwell asserted that he believed "Christ could return soon," and that "the Antichrist may possibly be alive on the earth today." He went on to suggest that ... read more »

Was Matthew Mistaken in the “Nazarene” Prophecy?

"In Matthew 2:23 it was said of Jesus: '. . . and he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth; that it might be fulfilled which was spoken through the prophets, that he should be called a Nazarene.'But there is no Old Testament prophecy of this nature.How does one explain this difficulty?" First, it is necessary to point out ... read more »

Jehovah’s “Messenger” – An Amazing Prophecy

The prophet Malachi was the last of the Old Testament prophets, and the book that bears his name is the concluding document of the Hebrew Bible. His ministry is located at some point after Ezra led the second movement of Jews back from Babylonian captivity (Ezra 6), and Nehemiah's second return to Jerusalem (Nehemiah 13:6), thus possibly between the years ... read more »

The Triumphal Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem

There is an incident in the concluding days of Christ's earthly ministry that is likely to be passed over with but little attention if the Bible reader is not careful. And yet, it is brimming with treasure, ready to be mined if the student is diligent enough to appreciate the task. The significance of the event is underscored by the ... read more »

A Survey of the Major Prophets

There is a collection of five Old Testament books that are commonly designated as the "Major Prophets." This appellation is not intended to suggest a superior character; rather, these documents are major in size, compared to the twelve books of the "Minor Prophets." The Major Prophets represent the books of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, and Daniel. Isaiah The book of ... read more »

A Study of Divine Providence

The religious world is an environment of extremism. Some allege, for example, that if God does exist, he has no contact at all with humanity. He is a disinterested, distant deity. This philosophy is known as deism. Others, by way of contrast, assert that virtually every activity of Deity is a miracle. Miracles, they allege, are occurring in abundance everyday. ... read more »

Jesus and the Samaritan Woman

Jesus Christ was the master teacher of all times. He taught in such a variety of ways. While he frequently spoke to the multitudes, he also spent considerable time in one-on-one situations. He gave kindly attention to the individual. John's Gospel account reveals one such incident. The record of Jesus' conversation with the Samaritan woman at Jacob's well, as contained ... read more »

The Book of Psalms—A Study

There is no portion of the Bible that is as frequently read as the book of Psalms. It provides instruction, inspiration, motivation, and consolation. In this article we will present some background information regarding the Psalms which hopefully will help the Bible student as he considers the grand truths of this Old Testament document. Facts about the Psalms The book ... read more »

Did Isaiah Prophesy the Virgin Birth of Christ?

"Does Isaiah 7:14 contain a prophecy of the virgin birth of Jesus Christ? Some suggest that Isaiah's statement refers to a 'young woman' (not necessarily a 'virgin') of his day, who would conceive and give birth to a child, and that this event would be a sign to Hezekiah. It is then further said that Matthew took that text and ... read more »

The Middle East Conflict

There is an old saying: "No one can unscramble scrambled eggs."That cliche is true.And in no circumstance is the application of that quip more apropos than in the current Middle East conflagration. The Palestinian-Israeli conflict is a "scrambled" mess that has a meager possibility of resolution in the foreseeable future.The blood-thirsty Palestinians, with their Muslim background, would like to see ... read more »