What Did Jesus Say Or Teach About The Old Testament Law?

Did Jesus say much about the Old Testament Law? What do the Scriptures say about this question?Murder in the Heart? Jesus often used the phrase “you have heard it said” and then “but I say to you” but He had a very good purpose for this in the Beatitudes where He said “You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment. But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults h … [Read more...]

What Evidence Is There That The Bible Is True?

What evidence is there that the Bible is true and thus, we can believe what is written in it? The Bible The word “Bible” comes from the Greek word “biblios” which means “books” or “little books” and the Bible is just that; a collection of sixty-six books written by 40 authors over a 1,500 year span and many of these authors, not having known one another, agree contextually to certain themes in the Bible like “the just shall live by faith” (Hab 2:4; Rom 1:17; Heb 10:38) which appears in both the … [Read more...]

Does The Old Testament Contradict The New Testament?

Does the Old Testament contradict the teachings of the New Testament as some claim? Jesus on the Old Testament If the Old Testament contradicts the New Testament then why did Jesus quote out of it so much? Jesus often quoted the Book of Isaiah, Psalms, and even Genesis. In one place Jesus said “Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill. “For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or stroke shall p … [Read more...]

Does The Old Testament Promote Violence?

Many claim that the Old Testament promotes violence. Is this true? Is the violence found in the Old Testament being promoted or condoned? A Religion of Peace or of Violence? It is absolutely clear that there is violence in the world including in another religion which actually seems to promote violence and this was not just done in the past but is being taught today. For example Quran 8:12 says “I will instill terror into the hearts of the Unbelievers: smite ye above their necks and smite all t … [Read more...]

Can The Bible Be Completely Trusted?

How do we know what we read in the Bible is trustworthy? Can you and I trust it? Who Wrote the Bible? If you look at who actually wrote the Bible, think of it this way. Are my keyboard and computer really doing the writing of this article or is it me? I am the inspiration behind this article. I don’t have the author listed as HP but myself so in the same way God used 40 authors writing over a span of 1,500 years or more recording 66 books but the inspiration if from God. As 2nd Timothy 3:16 s … [Read more...]

5 Great Old Testament Bible Stories

The Bible is full of inspiring accounts of actual historical events.  Which are five of the greatest Old Testament Bible stories?  What one would you include?The Fiery FurnaceDaniel 3:11-12 “King Nebuchadnezzar made a decree that  “whoever does not fall down and worship shall be cast into a burning fiery furnace.  There are certain Jews whom you have appointed over the affairs of the province of Babylon: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. These men, O king, pay no attention to you; they do … [Read more...]