“Do you think that Luther really believed that Pope Leo X did not know what the indulgence salesmen were saying?” From what I understood by reading the Ninety-Five Theses I believe that Luther believed that the Pope, Pope Leo X, did not know about the schemes the indulgence salesmen were manipulating on the … More Did Luther Believe that the Pope was Innocent?
Zeus and Jesus are substantially different especially in their ethical ways. Zeus’ behavior is far from being a good ethical example, whereas Jesus, in my view of course, is a perfect example of ethical behavior. Jesus forgives easily, even when people are trying to deceive and hurt Him, while Zeus is a much more difficult … More Better than Penguins
From Paul’s perspective once you fully trusted Jesus you were “adopted” into His kingdom and family where you would receive eternal benefits of inheritance. “In Him also we have obtained an inheritance…” -Ephesians 1:11. Isn’t it reassuring to know that our futures have been considered even before we ever existed? Orphans are no longer … More An Eternal Inheritance
The Sadducees, the appointers of temple priests, and Jesus’ apostles were unable to resolve their differences because the Sadducees refused to believe in many of the things that the apostles believed in. The Sadducees particularly did not believe in resurrection. The apostles and the public openly spoke of the wonders of the resurrections being performed … More The Unfortunate Unbelievers
The main issue that divided Jesus from the Pharisee leaders of Israel was power. Jesus was performing miracles that the Pharisees had no control over and that they could not perform themselves. Jesus also changed a few of the laws without the Pharisees consent. Divorce was one of the laws that Jesus had changed. He … More Issues of Power
If somebody were to say that the miracles that took place during the beginning of Jesus’ ministry were not important I would immediately counter with an argument towards the unaware person. ‘A great multitude, when they heard how many things He was doing, came to Him.’ Mark 3:8b The miracles that Jesus performed had a … More The Importance of Jesus’ Early Miracles