character and nature of God, character and nature of the Son of God
What does Scripture say? We are given the name of God in Exodus 34. I AM WHO I AM The Hebrew words אֶֽהְיֶ֖ה אֲשֶׁ֣ר אֶֽהְיֶ֑ה (’eh·yeh ’ă·šer ’eh·yeh or ehyeh asher ehyeh) mean ‘I will be what I will be’ (in the Tanakh) or ‘I AM WHO I AM’ (in the […]

Character and Nature of God


character and nature of God, character and nature of the Son of God
What does Scripture say? We are given the name of our Saviour in Matthew 1:21. Jesus (Yeshua) – “She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins” (Matthew 1:21) The Greek word Ἰησοῦν (Iésous) is translated Jesus, the […]

Character and Nature of the Son


many will come in His name
What does Scripture say? In Matthew 24, Mark 13, Luke 27 and 21, Jesus warns His disciples not to be led astray by following those who come in His name, especially those who claim to be Jesus, the Messiah Himself. “And Jesus answered them, “See that no one leads you […]

Many Will Come in His Name



armour of God
What does Scripture say? Is the ‘armour of God’ something that believers need to put on each day, naming it piece by piece, as some do, or is it positional for those who trust in Yeshua for their salvation and protection? “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the […]

The Armour of God


I Am the Way
What does Scripture say? Traditionally, those who have come to saving faith in Messiah are baptised in ‘the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit’ (Matthew 28:19), but this command appears only once in Scripture, whilst conversely, there are many examples of the apostles […]

In Whose Name?


agapé the love feast
What does Scripture say? Does the ‘breaking of bread’, as described in Acts 2:42, refer to Communion (The Lord’s Supper) or to a common meal, where in Jewish culture, ‘Berakah’ is said and bread is literally broken before the meal commences? “And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and […]

Agapé – The Love Feast



anti-Semitism, news
What does Scripture say? Hatred of the Jewish people should have no part in the lives or theology of believers. We should remember where our Lord and Saviour, who is forever identified with the Jewish people, was born. Jesus came to bring the message of salvation to Israel, the chosen […]

Christian Anti-Semitism


tattoo
What does Scripture say? Tattoos: Should Christians have them? Tattoos have become very popular with believers and non-believers alike. It is increasingly hard to tell Christians apart from the rest of the world who cover their bodies with tattoos and piercings. All too often, believers are heard saying that they […]

Tattoos


easter
What does Scripture say? Easter: Should We Celebrate It? Neither Paul, the apostles, nor the early church celebrated the resurrection of Christ at Easter; they observed Passover. So, why do Christians continue to observe the Roman Catholic festival of Easter, which has no biblical foundation at all? From The New […]

Easter