Tag: messiah

What Is the Gospel?

What is the Gospel? The Gospel is the good news of the life, death, resurrection, ascension, lordship, and imminent return of Jesus of Nazareth. The Gospel is described as the euangelion, the “good news” (e.g.Continue reading

2 Baruch

Jerusalem had fallen to the Romans; another Temple of the Israelites had been torn down and burned. In order to make some sense of what happened, many Israelites turned to the past. An Israelite ofContinue reading

Psalm 2

Psalm 2:1-12, ASV translation, as prose: Why do the nations rage, and the peoples meditate a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against YHWH, and againstContinue reading

Daniel

What would come of Israel in exile? How would God’s people live among potential adversaries in a pagan land? What did God have in store for His people and the land? Through Daniel’s experiences andContinue reading

Jesus the King

Jesus is called “Jesus Christ” so often that many believe “Christ” to be a last name. But what does it mean for Jesus to be the Christ? Why is that so important? What does itContinue reading

Jesus, the Son of Man

Of all the various ways Jesus described Himself He used “Son of Man” most frequently. While this may seem a strange way to speak about someone to us today, its meaning was well understood toContinue reading

The Prophet Micah

Things seemed great for Samaria and Jerusalem: the two kingdoms enjoyed a level of prosperity and security. Surely YHWH was blessing His people! Within forty years Assyria fully ravaged Israel and all of Judah surroundingContinue reading

Christianity and Christians

Christianity features the faith regarding Jesus of Nazareth: confidence toward God that He came to earth as a man, died, was raised from the dead with power on the third day, and now reigns asContinue reading