Author Archives: remso

The two witnesses of Revelation 11


Recently I sat through a “teaching” on Revelation 11, and everything pastor spoke about was a type or symbol of something else, primarily the Church. He even defined the two witnesses as the church and told us how their death … Continue reading

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Who are the dead that are brought before the Great White throne?


The imagery of the Great White throne comes specifically from Revelation 20. However, we also find this same throne of judgment, alternately described, in the parable we find in Matthew 25; this is the parable of the sheep and the … Continue reading

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Did Jesus walk this earth as a man, or did he have supernatural traits?


As I work through a bible study I struggle to give it a title that draws people in. It does not take me long to get thoroughly disgusted because this idea of making things marketable, is part of what has … Continue reading

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Problems with a parable


I want to talk about a parable that has been on my mind. The reasons why will become clear. I am using Eugene Peterson’s Message for the parable, not because I am thrilled with it but it is broken down … Continue reading

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When is Jesus coming back?


Surprisingly, it is often the small things that give me inspiration; I suppose it is because they speak to something deeper within me. Such is the case with this. I feel the need to talk about this idea of knowing … Continue reading

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The Critics of Islam Were Right: An Apology to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Sam Harris, Bill Maher and Other So-Called Islamophobes


Originally posted on The World Around Us:
For many Years I have asked people to do some Research and learn for yourselves what Islam is about. Personally I have been called a Nazi, an Islamophobe, a bigot, a moron among…

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Killing Christians: persecution of Christians is worse than ever, so why is the Church growing?


Originally posted on Joel C. Rosenberg's Blog:
>> Join me for a discussion of Christian persecution in the Mideast during a special simulcast on April 19th. We are living in a time of unprecedented persecution of Christians in the Middle…

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Why was the beggar Lazarus in Abraham’s bosom?


Having made the post about Judas Iscariot, my father approaches me and says, I read your post about Judas. It was somewhat long, but tell me this: Why was the beggar Lazarus in Abraham’s bosom? The question was a little … Continue reading

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Judas, is he lost forever?


Jesus made a statement about Judas that we Christians seem to feel is very damming. If those words are to be understood as they stand, and they are the verdict, then he is gone forever; what if we really do … Continue reading

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Israeli scholar says 1st century Jews awaited Messiah who would die & rise again. Argues “third day resurrection” an idea that pre-dates Jesus.


Originally posted on Joel C. Rosenberg's Blog:
“The Messiah Before Jesus: The Suffering Servant of the Dead Sea Scrolls,” a fascinating book by Dr. Israel Knohl of Hebrew University. This is the week of Passover, the Feast of Unleavened…

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