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08 Sep 2015, in Bible, Theology

My Father’s House

“In my Father’s house are many rooms.” Jesus statement in John 14 is one of the most treasured verses in all of the Bible and for good reason. The picture of Heaven and the future he has in store for us is held close to...
07 Aug 2015, in Bible, Theology

Priest vs Pastor

In the long discussion concerning women’s ordination, I heard something which pricked my attention: a comparison between this debate and Korah’s Rebellion in Numbers 16. What intrigued me about this idea, aside from the disturbing ideas and logical fallacies, was the correlation drawn between priests...
08 Apr 2015, in Bible, Theology

The Missing Books of the Bible

Below is a conversation I had with a friend who asked me about the missing books of the Bible. I have changed the names of those mentioned (except my own) to protect and respect their privacy. Hey Maria! Marcos here. I wanted to take the...
11 Mar 2015, in Bible, Theology

Is the KJV the Only Good Bible?

“Among conservative Christians, a grassroots backlash against contemporary English-language Bibles has triggered a renewed interest in the famed King James Version with its word-for-word translation and its long-standing authority” (Maxwell 1). The arguments range from personal preference to more audacious attacks that label all other...
12 Jan 2015, in Bible, Theology

More than Bereans

Sometime ago, I had the pleasure of listening to the audio recording of a court session. The session consisted of several prosecutors questioning Seventh-day Adventists on their beliefs. They challenged the Adventists on various doctrines such as the Sabbath, the state of the dead, and...