theology

Spirit Encounters in the Bible

Spirit Encounters in the Bible

Rev. Dr. Reed Carlson specializes in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. His current research focuses on accounts of spirits and ecstatic religious experiences in biblical and Second Temple Jewish literature. This podcast highlights parts of the R…

Does John 7:15 mean Jesus was untaught?

Does John 7:15 mean Jesus was untaught?

John 7:15 (ESV):

The Jews therefore marveled, saying, “How is it that this man has learning,1 when he has never studied?”

The footnote is:

7:15 Or this man knows his letters

So there are two questions:

Which translation g…

Of Evil Leaders and Hapless Victims :: By Bill Wilson

Of Evil Leaders and Hapless Victims :: By Bill Wilson

Communism and socialism are about control and wealth redistribution. There are leaders, and there are victims. While the leaders of these systems always say they are upholding the rights of the minorities and marginalized (the victims), what they are really doing is robbing the victims blind and enslaving them. The goal is to make these […]

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2 Peter 3:3 – "last days" – the 70th week itself? or during the 70th week?

2 Peter 3:3 – "last days"

2 Peter 3:1-4

1This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In
both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder,
2that you should remember the predictions of the holy prophets and the
commandment of t…

what is the definition of peace?

what is the definition of peace?

John 14:27
New International Version says:

27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you
as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be
afraid.

what does peace mean? what is the definition in …