Theological in nature
The bible said that the wages of sin is death. Physical death is the absence of consciousness and sentience notably on the mortal, but spiritual death has more far reaching implications. On this side of the spectrum, the atheist and other non-Christ believersí fear of death is limited to the expiration of the mortal body. Unfortunately, death transcends the physical into the spiritual and this is the second death Rev 21: 8.
Understanding the concept of death and its destructive
Updated Oct 12th 2014 at 01:13 PM by Trivalee
In Genesis 49 Jacob gathered his sons (Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Juda Zebulun, Issacher, Dan, Gad, Asher, Naphtali, Joseph and Benjamin) together and after blessing them as each merited, he died.
Earlier in Genesis 48, Joseph had introduced his sons Manasseh and Ephraim to his father Jacob who blessed them and prophesied that the younger Ephraim would be more successful than the elder, Manasseh to the displeasure of Joseph. They were strangely translated from grandchildren to firstborn
Updated Jul 3rd 2014 at 10:22 AM by Trivalee
1) The bible said in Job 1:6 "Now there was a day when sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan came also among them".
2) Zechariah 3:1"And he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the Lord, and Satan standing at the right hand to resist/accuse him".
3) Revelation 12:10 "And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, now is come salvation and strength and the kingdom of our God, and power of his Christ:
Updated Jun 7th 2014 at 02:02 PM by Trivalee
This topic undoubtedly has been extensively debated. In Daniel's vision of the End Times Dan 7:27, Daniel's 70th Week the scriptures confirmed that the Antichrist will 'confirm or sign a 7 year peace treaty with Israel'.
As politicians and all well meaning pacifists struggle daily to find a lasting peace between Israel and the Palestinians and indeed the rest of the Arab world - we sense an underlying tension that highlights the fragility of peace in this region, even with the few
Updated Jun 4th 2014 at 02:26 PM by Trivalee
"Learning the First Steps"
When we consider the interactions of Monotheism, we understand that it appeared in many forms from an apparently early time, in Greek philosophy (called philosophical Monotheism) in Persia among the Zoroatrians, and in India among some early strains of the Vedas. The point here is simply to back Paul's assertion that one can see God's might and majesty in the natural world, as well as a morality that parallels the Law. It was not that