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Archive for January, 2007

“The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot” -Part 4: What is in the Gospel? -An Overview

Sunday, January 28th, 2007

A continuing series reflecting on the book: “The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: A New Look at Betrayer and Betrayed”, By Bart D. Ehrman (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2006, pgs.198)  Chapter Six: The Gospel of Judas: An Overview In chapter six, Dr. Ehrman explores in detail all of the conversations between Jesus and the disciples, particularly the talks with […]

“What Jesus Demands from the World” -Demand #2: Repent

Friday, January 26th, 2007

A continuing series reflecting on the book: “What Jesus Demands from the World”, By John Piper  (Wheaton, Ill: Crossway Books, 2006, 400 pgs.) Jesus began his public ministry with the declaration: “Repent for the Kingdom of God is at hand.” (Matt. 4:17)  What is repentance? What does it mean, and more important, what did Jesus mean […]

Mark 14:53-65 Jesus On Trial: Before The Sanhedrin

Saturday, January 20th, 2007

Following his arrest, Jesus was taken to the high priest and before a hastily called session of the Sanhedrin.  The trial of Jesus can be divided into two parts- first the religious trial before the Sanhedrin, and second the legal/political trial before Pilate and Herod Antipas (However, the Gospel of Mark does not include the appearance […]

Poll: 25% of Americans Believe Jesus Could Return in 2007

Saturday, January 13th, 2007

According to a recent poll taken by Associated Press and AOL News, 25% of all Americans believe that is at least somewhat likely that Jesus Christ will return in 2007.  Another 25% believe that it is not too likely to happen, which seems to indicate that at least 50% of America believes that it is at least possible.   

“The Last Disciple” -Book Series

Monday, January 1st, 2007

by Hank Hanegraaff & Sigmund Brouwer (Wheaton. Ill.:Tyndale House Pub., 2004, 395 pgs.), —2nd book: “The Last Sacrifice”, ” (Wheaton, Ill.:Tyndale House Pub., 2005, 344 pgs.). This series is a high energy fast moving adventure story, set primarily in first century Rome and Jerusalem (65 AD-70 AD). It is told from the perspective of Roman, […]