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-Who Were the Wisemen?

  Q:  Who were the three Wisemen who gave the first Christmas presents? A:  We have written on the Wisemen before. The Story of the Wisemen is found in Matthew 2:1-12. Notice that the Bible really doesn’t tell us how many there really were, only that they brought three different gifts—gold, frankincense, and myrrh. It […]

-Was the Apostle Paul Really a Spy?

Q:  Was the Apostle Paul really a spy? A:  No!  Col. Rose Mary Sheldon of VMI recently claimed that Paul was a spy in her new book: “Operation Messiah: St. Paul, Roman Intelligence and the Birth of Christianity“–and received lots of publicity. <<Here’s my response to her ridiculous theory>>            *Top

-The Names of Philip’s Daughters?

Q:  What were the names of Philip four daughters that were prophets -Veronica A:  Actually, the Bible does not tell us their names. Also early Christian history is silent in this regard. Several early Christian writers, Eusebius for one, did get Philip the Evangelist mixed up with Philip the Apostle who had 3 daughters. Note, […]