Messianic 101

So here it is, maybe a year or so later, and Shaul is writing to the congregation in Corinth, again. He starts off as he does with all his letters, giving thanks and praise to God, and talking about how wonderful it is to be saved by the Messiah’s sacrifice.
As the title indicates, this was written to the Gentile (and some Jewish) believers in Messiah Yeshua (Jesus) who lived in Rome. It was written by Shaul (Paul) in 57 CE and meant to be a letter of introduction for him before he arrived there. This letter is one of
Titus has been mentioned in a number of letters, such as in 2 Corinthians 8:23, and was a protégé’ of Shaul, traveling with him and also being sent as a messenger. He was working with the congregation in Crete when this letter was sent to him. If you prefer to
The first letter Shaul wrote to Timothy, one of his protégé’s who had a Greek father and Jewish mother, and apparently was very young to be in the position of authority he was given, was written around 63-65 A.D. The second letter was written a few years later. Timothy was
It is interesting to note that although everyone agrees that Shaul wrote the first letter to the Thessalonians, there is doubt that he wrote the second letter. If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. These letters were written around 50-51 A.D. and address
This is a very confusing chapter for many, especially with the traditional Christian misinterpretation of it, enforcing the improper interpretation of Acts 10, which has resulted in Christians thinking that the law of Kashrut (Kosher) is done away with. If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link:
This is one of those letters that the scholars are not absolutely certain was written by Shaul. I am not sure why they think that. The reason given is that the writing style is different from other letters he has written. It seems strange to me that this would not
In the book of Acts, Chapter 9, in nearly every Bible that has a heading over the chapter, they call this chapter “Paul’s Conversion to Christianity”. But was he ever, really, a Christian? If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. The answer needs
Now we come to Chapter 11, which is one of the most ignored chapters, if you ask me, by traditional Christian teachings. If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. The main theme of this chapter is that even though God cut off from
This is one of Shaul’s shorter letters and was written from both Shaul and Timothy while Shaul was in Rome, awaiting trial after having appealed to the emperor to avoid being killed in ambush while being transported back to Jerusalem (Acts 23). If you prefer to watch a video, click
This is the first of two letters written by Shaul addressing problems that the community of believers was having in the town of Corinth. Those problems included interpersonal relationship issues, pridefulness with regard to which apostle they thought they should listen to, and sexual perversity within the congregation. It appears
This is one of the Epistles that many modern-day scholars believe was not written by Shaul. If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. It was written around 62 A.D., which is the time when Shaul was imprisoned in Rome (although it was more
This is one of the earlier letters written by Shaul, which he wrote to the Gentile Believers who lived in the Roman province of Galatia, located in a central part of (what is today) Turkey. This was written around 48 AD. If you prefer to watch a video, click on
The Epistles are the letters found in the New Covenant that were written by the Jewish Apostles to the communities of believers in Yeshua, the Messiah. Most were written to Gentile converts to this new sect of Judaism, called “The Way” (much later redesignated as Christianity), as well as the
I think we all know which commandments Yeshua said are the most important, right? Isn’t it from Matthew 22:37-40? Well, if that is so, then why does he give a totally different set of commandments in three separate gospels when asked what does someone have to do to be saved?
I think we all know which commandments Yeshua said are the most important, right? Isn’t it from Matthew 22:37-40? Well, if that is so, then why does he give a totally different set of commandments in three separate gospels when asked what does someone have to do to be saved?
Let me place my Disclaimer out there right now- this message is mostly just my opinion. You can disagree, or agree, and in either case, if you have biblical justification for your opinion, please let me know. If you prefer to watch me opine in a video, click on this
In the Gospels, Yeshua (Jesus) tells us that when we pray in his name, that which we ask for we will receive. But if we have accepted Yeshua as our Messiah, wouldn’t God already know that? Why do we have to speak it? If you prefer to watch a video,
The Book of Kohelet has often been misunderstood, and I suppose that’s because it starts off telling us that everything is pointless, and that all our efforts are no more useful than chasing the wind. Okay, I get it- someone isn’t happy with how things they have done has turned
Whoa!! Stop the music! How can Satan rule the earth when we all know that God rules the universe? Because the Bible says he does. If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. Haven’t you ever heard of Chain of Command? When I was