“I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending” (Revelation 1:8)
In the Revelation, Jesus speaks for the final time. Four times (Revelation 1:8,11; 21:6; 22:13), he refers to himself as “Alpha and Omega.” Why? What does this phrase mean, and why does he use it? Continue reading “Why did Jesus refer to himself as “Alpha and Omega?””
The world religions reveal people are moral beings. However, although the world’s religions share a common ground in promoting morality, the worship of the LORD God distinguishes itself from the others. Christianity is counter-intuitive and therein lies its genius. Continue reading “The nonhuman genius of Christianity”
by Barry Newton
Has science rendered God obsolete? Has God been reduced to a vanishingly small God-of-the gaps? Skeptics might assert this is so. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Continue reading “To the uncommitted – an open letter about evidence”
My young friend’s thoughts were eloquent, typical and certainly not Christian. He seems to distrust scripture. What could be said that might provide him the opportunity to reconsider?
I have decided to share with him some perspective pebbles, not full-blown thoughts, but merely some seeds warranting further reflection. The following pebbles are not politically correct, but they just might be more helpful.
Continue reading “Perspective pebbles”
Jesus is perfectly obedient to the Father. Continue reading God in the flesh (2)
(Note: While Barry gets hooked up, here’s a recent article of his I had up my sleeve. – Randal) Long before Jesus hung on the cross, Job revealed through the assertion, “I know that my Redeemer lives,” that he tenaciously clung to a personal hope for his future. Job 19:25 Unlike Job, whose confidence in God was based upon his expectation of what would transpire, our faith is based upon what God has already accomplished through Jesus. Here is a sampling of some of the different types of reasons some have given for believing that the resurrection really happened. These … Continue reading I Know My Redeemer Lives