The Dead — Where Are They? 12 The Thief on the Cross

The Thief on the Cross In his dying hours our Redeemer was associated with malefactors — “numbered with the transgressors.” (Isa. 53:12; Luke 23:39-43.) One of these “railed on Him, saying, If Thou be Christ, save Thyself and us.” The other was more kindly disposed. Instead of railing against Jesus, he rebuked the railer, confessing […]

The Dead — Where Are They? 11 Absent from the Body, Present with the Lord

“Absent from the Body, Present with the Lord” “Nevertheless, we are bold, and love rather to remove out of the body, and to dwell with the Lord.” (2Co 5:8 GenevaBible) These words of the Apostle (2 Cor. 5: 8) have been held by some to favour the thought that the faithful are ushered into the […]

The Dead — Where Are They? 10 Depart and be with Christ

Depart and be with Christ “ For I am distressed between both, desiring to be loosed and to be with Christ, which is best of all.” (Php 1:23 GenevaBible) The expression in Phil. 1: 23, of the Apostle’s earnest desire to be with the Lord, has caused considerable discussion, and some have found difficulty in […]

The Dead — Where Are They? 9 The Resurrection of the Dead

The Resurrection of the Dead The Scripture testimony concerning the state of the dead has been examined, and it has been seen that the dead are asleep. The Scriptures have been found to teach that the whole of the race has been condemned to death on account of the one transgression in the Garden of […]

Propagadores de la falsa doctrina

Tras la muerte de los apóstoles de Jesús, algunos supuestos cristianos empezaron a difundir enseñanzas falsas . 29 Sé que cuando me vaya entrarán entre ustedes lobos feroces*+ que no tratarán al rebaño con ternura, 30 y de entre ustedes mismos saldrán hombres que dirán cosas retorcidas para arrastrar a los discípulos y llevárselos detrás de ellos.+(Hech. 20:29, 30). […]

False Teachers

After the death of Jesus’ apostles, some who claimed to be Christians began to spread false teachings. 29 I know that after my going away oppressive wolves will enter in among you+ and will not treat the flock with tenderness, 30 and from among you yourselves men will rise and speak twisted things to draw away the […]

Vals leerstellers

Ná die dood van Jesus se apostels het party wat gesê het dat hulle Christene is, valse leringe begin versprei 29 Ek weet dat wrede wolwe onder julle sal inkom+ nadat ek weggegaan het en die kudde sal mishandel, 30 en onder julle sal manne opstaan wat die waarheid sal verdraai om die dissipels agter hulle aan […]

Justified or Sanctified by the blood

Question. — Is there any difference between the blood that justifies and the blood that sanctifies? — Heb. 10: 20. Answer. — There is no difference whatever. It is the one blood that makes the coiners thereunto perfect viz., the blood of Jesus. In previous Dutch articles, we noted that a covenant victim volunteered to […]

Mediator and advocate – One God and one mediator between God and men

Bible quotations related to previous article: Mediator and advocate     “4 who wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth. 5 For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, 6 who gave himself as a ransom for all men—the […]

Mediator and advocate

Question.— Itis alleged that God dealt with Abraham without the intervention of a mediator, and that the Church of the Gospel Age, prospective in hours of the Abrahamic promise, as the “seed”, therefore require no mediator, though it is said ” we do need an Advocate.” Is this Scriptural? Answer.— In our articles around “Salvation […]

Looking at 5 American black theologians, pastors and missionaries

Logos asks us to look back at American history by learning about five Black theologians, pastors, and missionaries who were influential in American and Christian history.

The Coining of the Lord Draweth Nigh

We are coming closer to the end of our series on the coming of a Christ or Messiah. Yesterday having mentioned that throughout the ages there have been loads of people who said they were the Messiah or Christ. Even in our present times we can find such figures who claim that they are the […]

Much confusion about the Antichrist

In Christendom, we can find lots of people who do not believe Jesus Christ is the sent one from God (the Word) having come in the flesh. Lots of people who call themselves Christian say that Jesus is God having come in the flesh. Today there are still millions of people (who claim to be […]

The Stone of Israel

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #40 The Stone of Israel “ But his bow abode strong, and the hands of his arms were strengthened, by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob, of whom was the feeder appointed, by the stone of Israel,” (Ge 49:24 GenevaBible)   Jacob’s prophecy of “The shepherd, the […]

Children at Christ’s Coming

Lots of people seem to worry how man shall be in the Age to come. They wonder how we would live, would have to work or not, how we would be clothed and if we would still have children and how then the growing population would be able to fill this earth whilst having enough […]

Clothing at the Resurrection

A lot of people ask us how we shall look like in the period after Jesus called us back from the dead. They not only wonder how we would see others but question also how we shall be clothed or not be clothed. The most important matter we should worry is if we are following […]

Christ’s Appearing: Public or Private?

The exact day of Jesus return is not given. Several people wonder when he would return and how we shall know it is him who has come back. We should know that the Bible gives us some indication by which we should be able to see certain signs. We also know that Jesus will come in the same way as the apostles saw him go.

Sheep and Goats at the Judgment

The son of man shall come in his glory and before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.  At that time nobody shall be able to escape or to change his or her mind, for receiving another outcome […]

Identity in the Resurrection

Looking at death, the dead and what is going to happen when Jesus returns and calls for the living and the dead to judge.

Transport to the Judgment Seat

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #31 Transport to the Judgment Seat “ Wherefore my beloved, as ye have always obeyed me, not as in my presence only, but now much more in mine absence, so make an end of your own salvation with fear and trembling.” (Php 2:12 GenevaBible) Those who are really working […]