Contrary to what is commonly believed, the magi did not arrive at the manger on the night of Christ’s birth; rather, they found the young Jesus and His parents living in a house (Matthew 2:11). This could have been nearly two years after Christ’s birth, since Herod–afraid of his own position as King was threatened–tried to have Jesus eliminated by
“If any (Not) take thought and care beforehand for your immediate household and those belonging to the church which is the household of God then he is worse than one who does not believe in the Gospel of Christ.” Comment: The Greek word “Oikeis”, represents the phrase “those of his own household.” However this Greek word has a compound meaning!
These are the words of Jesus spoken from the Book of John! This is not my opinion! These words spoken by Jesus here are also confirmed by other scriptures including the Old Testament! The truth spoken here by Jesus here says that all will be raised from the dead! The believers and unbelievers! I believe this truth is forgotten in
Being a foreign student and attending Duke University which is a hub for atheist did you not feel intimidated and marginalized there? Quite the contrary! I felt it was a land of opportunity with so many unbelievers! The problem was i did not know where to start? I felt like a lonely fly that had just discovered a nudist colony
In the early church Baptism was done outside a building in a lake, stream, pond or on the ocean shoreline! During this time in church history this was a witness to the unbelievers as well as the believers since many unbelievers saw this testimony displayed! At least in America most baptism is done inside a church where only believers witness!
There are two numbers sacred in Islam. The numbers are 19 and 666. Muslims believe 19 is a miraculous number. That is one reason there were 19 hijackers on 9-11. They quote Quran 74:30 to support their belief but will not quote the following chapter and verse 74:31. Verse 31 explains the exact number of angels or demons in Hellfire!
A poll was taken among unbelievers and they were asked what word comes to their minds when they hear the word, “Evangelical Christian.” A overwhelming majority said the word that comes to their mind is; “Judgmental.” Most of them quote Matthew 7:1 to support their views. What is lacking here is for them to read the rest of chapter 7.
If you look at the Book of Revelation Chapter 8 and Chapter 9 you will notice that after the rapture of His Church 1/3 of the trees, grass, creatures, fountains of water, sun, moon, ect, are destroyed during the tribulation period. God is not going to let those resources that supported the Christians while on earth fall into the hands