Archive for the ‘Kingdom of God’ Category

Throne of God and Water of Life – what are they?

01/06/2007 Leave a comment

Did Jesus declare his deity when he claimed he could quench thirst on the last day of the Feast of Tabernacles? We read the following:

Jn. 7:37 On the last day of the feast, the great day, Jesus stood up and proclaimed, “If any one thirst, let him come to me and drink. 38 He who believes in me, as the scripture has said, `Out of his heart shall flow rivers of living water.'” 39 Now this he said about the Spirit, which those who believed in him were to receive; for as yet the Spirit had not been given, because Jesus was not yet glorified. Read more…


The Kingdom of God – the saved and unsaved

03/04/2006 Leave a comment

There is a growing movement worldwide that teaches that Jesus returned in 70 AD. If you wish to check out their arguments, search on Google for "pretheism". They teach that the tribulation occurred at 70 AD.

In reality they make a few valid points in interpreting relevant biblical passages, however, I cannot agree with them. Read more…

Jesus and Nicodemus – what is being born again?

03/04/2006 Leave a comment

In John 3 we read the story of Nicodemus visiting Jesus. This is another very misunderstood passage, and a whole born-again theological sandcastle is built on the wrong interpretation. Read more…

Categories: Kingdom of God, Theology

Age or Eternity – translating the Greek “aion” correctly

03/04/2006 Leave a comment

The Jewish hope all along was the messianic age. They call it the “Olam Haba”, that is “the Age to Come“. It is the Kingdom of God or more reverently, the Kingdom of Heaven. Read more…

Categories: Kingdom of God, Theology

The Thief on the Cross – what he asks for

03/04/2006 2 comments

Here I wish to glance at the story of the repentant criminal on the cross.

Somehow one of them repents and defends Jesus against the other criminal. Then he turns to Jesus and expresses unbelievable faith:

Luke 23:41 “And he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.”" Read more…