The Dead — Where Are They? 24 Stories, first death and heavens

When people ask what happens after death (the passing away) and where the dead are in god believing people can only try to give a picture of what the words in the Bible tell. There are also too many people who call themselves Christian, but do not believe many words of Christ and his heavenly […]

The Dead — Where Are They? 21 The Prodigal son

In order to get a clearer picture of what happens to people after death, it is not a bad idea to look at the background of the various parables that Jesus told. Previously we looked at the rich man who ended up in sheol (hell or the grave) and the beggar Lazarus who ended up […]

The New Covenant with Israel

In the previous chapters we looked at the change from Old to New covenant and the Seed which was already spoken of in the Garden of Eden. We saw that God made a covenant with David, so that we could have “the sure mercies of David” (Psalm 89: 20-37; Isa. 55: 3 ; Acts 13: […]

A god who gave his people commandments and laws he knew they never could keep to it

Sayings that Jesus has to be God Very often we encounter Christian writings where is said Jesus has to be God because no man is ever capable to be without sin or to keep to God’s commandments. This month is not different to others. Once again we found a person saying on his website If […]

Creator and Blogger God 4 Expounding voice

The Righteous Voice Obeying the right Voice Lots of people do want to follow “the popular course.” In the history of time we have seen many people who preferred to follow their own thoughts and their own stubborn will. Jeremiah presented a contrast between those who had “not obeyed the voice of Jehovah” and those […]

Missional hermeneutics 4/5

Recognising Message For us who study the Bible as believers, it is also important that we recognise the message Jesus delivered from God to his kinsmen, the Jews. But Jesus did not came only for them. He came to proclaim the Word of God for the whole world. He brought a call to repentance from […]