Category Archives: Appologetics

Jesus Ancestry Explained

The Gospel of Matthew begins in an unusual way, with the lineage or generations of our Messiah, Jesus. To most new Christians this is the most boring and irrelevant portion of the New Testament, and they skip over it.

To those who do venture to study this section, they are shocked that there are two apparent errors in the generations. What a way to begin the New Testament! How is this possible?

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Was Jewish Calendar Changed to Hide Jesus’s Resurrection?

In AD 70 the Jews had a problem. Not only had the Romans destroyed the Temple, but in so doing they had fulfilled Jesus’s prophecy that it would be destroyed. Because of this, Jews were coming to faith in Messiah in record numbers. So was the Jewish Calendar changed to hide Jesus’s resurrection and keep Jews from converting?

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God Is Fixing This

I’m sure you’ve seen the recent New York Daily News headline that “God Isn’t Fixing This.”

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The Daily’s writer, Rich Schapiro, was making a case for gun control and against conservative politicians who offered up prayers for the victims but not Mr. Schapiro’s flavor of gun control. Mr. Schapiro mocked the prayers of the faithful saying, “the prayers aren’t working.”

My article isn’t about gun control or politics. It’s about the not so subtle suggestion by Mr. Schapiro that God is impotent or doesn’t exist. “How can a loving God permit mass murder and terrorism,” he might have asked.

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