Parable Of The Fig Tree: Summary, Meaning and Commentary

When Jesus spoke the Parable of the Fig Tree, what did He try to communicate to His listeners?  What meaning is there for believers today?Why Did Jesus Speak in Parables? Jesus told the disciples and I believe He is telling believers today why He spoke in parables, “Because it has been given to you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been given” (Matt 13:11).  The parables are to reveal what has previously been hidden as a mystery and He wanted them and He … [Read more...]

5 Flaws In The Theory of Evolution

What are 5 flaws in the theory of evolution?   Why do these flaws make it difficult to believe in the theory of evolution?Flaws Not Taught Unfortunately, evolution is taught as an absolute fact.  It is sad that public education doesn’t reveal the weaknesses in this theory.  They refuse to show the roaring silence of evidence of the transitional fossils.  They decline to state that such random mutations cannot possibly increase an organism’s capabilities.  They fail to say how such complexit … [Read more...]

What Evidence Is There For Life After Death?

Evidence of Life After Death

Is there evidence that there is life after death?  What does the Bible say about this?Eternity in our Hearts Job asked, if a man dies, will he live again (Job 14:14)? Solomon wrote in Ecclesiastes 3:11 “He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end” which shows that the desire of man’s heart has always been to live eternally.  For thousands of years men have sought in va … [Read more...]

Why Was Polygamy Allowed In The Bible?

Why is Polygamy Allowed

Does the Bible condone polygamy?  Does it forbid it?  What do the Scriptures say about polygamy?What is Polygamy? The word polygamy is a compound word for many “poly” and marriages “gamos” so polygamy is being married to many or at least more than one wife or husband.  There are many places that still practice this in parts of Africa, Indonesia, and in the Arab countries of the Middle East.  There are some cults that practice this even today in the United States but it is strictly forbidden … [Read more...]

Who Are The 144,000 In The Book of Revelations?

Who are the 144,000 who are mentioned in chapters 7 and 14 in the Book of Revelation?  Are they the Jews only or are they redeemed of Christ or both?The 144,000 Jews The Book of Revelation twice mentions the 144,000 both in Revelation 7 and 14.  In Revelation 7:1-4 it says “After this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds of the earth, that no wind might blow on earth or sea or against any tree.  Then I saw another angel ascending from the r … [Read more...]

Who Is The Antichrist? What Clues Does The Bible Tell Us To Look For?

Who is the Antichrist

Much speculation abounds about who the Antichrist is.  Can we know for certain?  Does the Bible give us clues to who it might be?The Many verses the One For one thing, there are many antichrists’ out there but apparently there is only one Antichrist.  John writes about this but he doesn’t capitalize the antichrists because it is not a proper noun, therefore it is not one specific person.   In other words, there is only one Antichrist but today, even as I write this, there are many antichris … [Read more...]