Literally, the term Passover refers to the angel of death passing over a family and not taking the life of any first-born man or livestock. Exodus 12:27, “that you shall say, ‘It is the Passover sacrifice of the LORD, who passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt when He struck the [...]
When the woman with the issue of blood touched the garment of Jesus Christ, how did He know that someone touched Him ?
Our Lord, who came to ransom the race of sinners, was free from sin, and was free also from pain, sickness and death. So whatever he experienced these, he did so by his own consent, – a sacrifice on our behalf. The penalty of our sins was death The sickness and pain were only incidentals. [...]
“But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.” Mark 13:32. When Jesus spoke these words, the Father had not revealed to Jesus the time of his return. But this does not mean that Jesus would never know. Because the scriptures do [...]
Jesus was and is the Son of God… Jesus was a spirit being before he was born on earth. Jesus was called “the Word” and he created all things as God’s representative and through God’s power and name. Proverbs 8:23 - 30 (New Living Version), “I was appointed in ages past, at the very first, before the earth [...]
No, Judas was not a relative of Jesus. The Judas who betrayed our Lord was named Judas Iscariot. This name is explained in John 6:71, “Judas the son of Simon Iscariot.” (ESV) In the Bible, he was never identified as a family member of Jesus. Judas was a very common and popular name among the [...]
John 11:35-36, 38 (RSV), “Jesus wept. So the Jews said, ‘See how he loved him!’…Then Jesus, deeply moved again, came to the tomb…” The scriptures explain why Jesus cried; it was because Jesus was personally feeling the great loss of His dear friend. He had loved Lazarus. By the time Lazarus died, Jesus had had [...]
2 Peter 1:21 (NIV), “For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.” Zacharias was moved by the Holy Spirit. Luke 1:68-70 is the first division of this prophecy: praise to God. He spoke of the redemption work to [...]
Summary: Daniel’s 70 weeks prophecy helps us to calculate the date Jesus presented Himself as the Messiah. At the beginning of the 69th. week, when Jesus was baptized in the Jordan River, the Holy Spirit anointed our Lord. Here, Jesus became the Messiah (the Anointed or the Christ). This event occurred in early October of [...]
Summary: Throughout Jesus’ ministry on earth, he was preaching the redemption and securing the possession of all that was lost at the fall. Discussion: Jesus explained his mission in Luke 19:10, “for the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.” What was lost? When Adam and Eve were [...]
Narrate the circumstances that made Jesus Christ assert that "those who take the sword die by the sword"?
The events leading up to Jesus’ declaration included the Last Supper; Jesus’ prophecy that Peter would deny Him; an explanation that things were now changing. Jesus declared, “‘But now if you have a purse, take it, and also a bag; and if you don’t have a sword, sell your cloak and buy one… The disciples [...]