For the past year and a half I have enjoyed reading a few blogs and even began toying with the thought of starting my own blog. Naturally, it raised some of the basic questions that most bloggers ask before they start their first blog, like: “How do I start a blog,” “What template should I use,” “What should I write,” “How often should I post” and the list goes on.
Category: Tips and Research
Applied Theology, Leadership, Ministry
The oldest Biblical references to cults are as old as the early church. Although the Bible doesn’t utilize the technical term “cult” Jesus and the apostles have warned us about cults on multiple passages. The Biblical writers used different terms such as False Prophets, False Messiahs, and Wolves in Sheep’s Skin. These references are not limited only to the New Testament. There are various references in the Old Testament also.
Jesus said, “Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have not come to abolish these things but to fulfill them.” (Matthew 5:17). It is Christ’s intention that the spiritual requirement of God’s law is fulfilled in the lives of his followers. Today lets analyze Jesus’ words in the light of the “Ten Commandments” the most basic form of the Old Testament Law.
The Temple of Solomon was built in 960 BC by King Solomon, (1 Kings 5:1-18; 6:1-37; 7:13-51; 8:1-66). Also known as the first temple, it was destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar II and his invading armies in 587 BC. This Temple and every task carried out within it actually were types of Christ and his mission. In today’s article, we are going to take a detailed look at its purpose and its relevance to the modern Christian.