The Mystery of the Ages
J.R. Church wrote this article for the magazine in December 1999. I thought it would be appropriate to introduce it again. You must understand that it is now 16 years later and the content of the text has not changed. Let your imagination drift back to that evening in Bethlehem as J.R. takes you on a journey in time. What was it like that night in Bethlehem? Who were the shepherds? What is the mystery of the ages? These and many other questions are answered in this nostalgic article.
A Tradition is Born (Part 1)
Bob Cornuke has done it again! This captivating article will help you understand just how traditions get started. He will explain how the shipwreck of Paul originated from a tradition more than 1,200 years after the event occurred. After reviewing many historical observations, Bob knew that if he was going to discover the anchors of the ship, he would have to avoid centuries of tradition and follow the Bible. He began by studying the book of Luke. You will be astonished at what he discovered.
The First Christmas Promise
Dr. Kevin Clarkson recounts the birth of Jesus Christ and that it appears in the first few pages of Scripture. In fact, the first prophecy in Scripture, covering the first and second coming of Christ is found in Genesis 3:15. Once you have read this outstanding article you will have a complete perspective of the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.
The Second Coming of Christmas Evangelist
Dan Goodwin has written this article about the first coming of Jesus and the second time He will return. Jesus came in two stages, just like the second coming will be in two stages. You must read the article to find out what Dan Goodwin means.
Charting Daniel’s Seventieth Week
This is the conclusion of Doug Stauffer’s article on Daniel’s Seventy Weeks. Doug clearly states that the Church will not have to go through the tribulation. Doug explains that Daniel 9:24 has seven purposes of that time period. That verse vindicates that the reconciliation is for the Jews and not the Church Age. Once you have completed this commentary you will be more aware of why Daniel’s Seventy Weeks do apply to the Christian faith.
This intriguing article written by J.R. Church is about the Jewish people observing the High Holy Days, New Year’s Day, Day of Atonement, and the Feast of Tabernacles. The Jewish rabbis take the opportunity to preach the ancient prophecies of Jonah. To the Jew, Jonah represents the national sins of the people of Israel. You will truly enjoy reading about Jonah and how God called him to take the message to the Gentile world.