I am sure many have wondered whether or not Jesus was born on the 25th of December. In fact, for the first 300 years, Christmas was never celebrated by the early Christian church. And it is almost impossible to imagine by some that Christmas would fall on any other day. The word Christmas means the mass of Christ. It is a (mass) celebration, which is sometimes called Eucharist, of the birth of Christ, His death and resurrection. Today Christmas is wrapped in superstition and merrymaking, but Christ seems to have been forgotten by the majority on this day. Which has led many Christians to repeat and circulate, as a reminder, the cliche Jesus is the reason for the season. On the other hand, the 25th of December has a history of pagan beliefs and customs and has little to do with Christ’s birth. Let us delve into the startling truth behind this widely celebrated holiday.
As we notice the events taking place around us in this world; an increase of wars and rumors or wars, economic crisis, famines, natural disasters, mass shootings and deadly diseases, many wonder, when will all this be put to an end. Is Christ really coming again? Let us dig through the sure promises of God’s word concerning His second coming and find out how we are to prepare for that time! Continue Reading
The question has been asked, “is Jesus our Sabbath rest? Did Jesus fulfill the Sabbath?” Hebrews chapter 3 and chapter 4 is used to justify this teaching. Jesus our Sabbath rest is a concept which basically teaches that Christ freed humans from the works of the Law. Is this true? Let us walk through the bible to discover the real truth to this bible question!
The expression “first begotten of the dead” or “firstborn of the dead” has caused much perplexity. Let us walk through the bible to understand this sacred truth!
What did Jesus say concerning himself?
“Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.” John 8:58
Answer: Christ is implying here that he was in existence before Abraham
This is probably one of the most important questions a Christian could ask. Why did Christ have to come down to this dark world to save such a people? Jesus gave His life, but did He had to? By understanding the nature of sin and its penalties we would better grasp the redemption plan for all humanity. However the depth of love might not be fully comprehended by fallen humans as we are.
For what purpose did Christ come into the world?
“This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.” 1 Timothy 1:15