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Archive for October, 2006

“One Night With The King” (PG) -The Story of Esther

Sunday, October 29th, 2006

Gener8xion Entertainment, Oct. 2006, Directed by Michael O.Sajbel.  Starring: Tiffany Dupont, Luke Goss, John Rhys-Davies, James Callis, John Noble, Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister Jr., with Omar Sharif, and Peter O’Toole.   This movie was well worth seeing.  Excellent camera work and visuals.  Extraordinary sets, magnificent costumes, and pageantry.  Top flight actors and acting.  I clapped with everyone else in […]

Comparing: Islam and Christianity #1 -God’s Love?

Saturday, October 28th, 2006

1.  Christianity teaches that God loves the world and all mankind: *      “…God is love.” – I John 4:8;  “This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son…” -I John 4:10;  “I have Loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with loving-kindness.” -Jer. 31:3;  “For God […]

Mark 14:10-11 Judas Plots To Betray Jesus

Friday, October 27th, 2006

The Chief priests were looking for a way to do away with Jesus without creating a riot.  Notice that it is Judas who comes to them, and they are glad.  They finally have their opportunity.  But why did Judas decide to betray Jesus?  This a question that has plagued Bible students from the beginning.  Mark does not […]

“Jesus Camp”

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

The controversy over the “Jesus Camp” documentary continues to rage in the MSM. It was recently announced that the ‘limited engagement’ for the film, has been expanded to include venues in nearly every city across the U.S. Soon it will be coming to a theater near you!

Muslim Holy Days = Increased Violence?

Saturday, October 21st, 2006

Ramadan has been a time of increased violence in Iraq.  Why is it that the ‘holy days’ always seem to bring out the worst in Muslims?  Why is it that when there are Muslim riots or churches burned, it always seems to happen right after attending Friday services?  It really does call into question the ‘true’ character of Islam. […]

Mark 14:3-9 The Anointing of Jesus

Thursday, October 19th, 2006

Vs. 3  Jesus and his disciples had been staying in Bethany with Lazarus, Mary, and Martha.  That night he was having dinner at the home of Simon the Leper, apparently known well enough by early Christians to be named.  The ‘A woman’ is identified in John 12:3 as Mary the sister of Martha and Lazarus.  Both […]

“Jerusalem Countdown: A Warning To The World”

Thursday, October 12th, 2006

By John Hagee (Frontline: Lake Mary, Florida, 2006, 225 pgs.) This book is essential and just a bit scary. The First section is well worth the price of the book. Pastor Hagee is a friend of former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and is privy to a lot of Israeli intelligence information. The first section […]

Mark 14: 1-2 The Plot To Kill Jesus

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006

Vs. 1-2  The chief priests and scribes have had enough of Jesus after several days with him teaching and disrupting business in the Temple.  They now plot how and when to kill him.  According to Mark, it was two days before Passover.  This was the busiest time of the year in Jerusalem and in the Temple.  […]

Yom Kippur: The Biblical ‘Day of Atonement’

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

Today, October 2, 2006, is a special day on the Biblical calendar-named Yom Kippur, or in English-’The Day of Atonement’.  It is the most important holy day of the year for Jews.  It is day when Jewish folk consider their sins, ask for forgiveness and look for ways to make amends in the year to come.  Many wear white shirts or […]