True Riches

The Gospels contain parables. Jesus spoke a lot of parables, not always to conceal the truth but sometimes to speak the truth. The Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary defined “Parable” as “a short, simple story designed to communicate a spiritual truth, religious principle, or moral lesson; a figure of speech in which truth is illustratedContinue reading “True Riches”

The Eschatological Divide

The Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible defined “eschatology” as The department of theology which is concerned with the “last things,” that is, with the state of individuals after death, and with the course of human history when the present order of things has been brought to a close. It includes such matters as the consummationContinue reading “The Eschatological Divide”

Jonah to Nahum, A Story about God

Without a doubt, the story of Jonah is better known than that of Nahum, though both books spoke of God’s judgment against Assyria. In traditional Sunday school setting, perhaps the focus of Jonah’s story would often be that of his adventure – he was swallowed by the great fish for three days and three nightsContinue reading “Jonah to Nahum, A Story about God”

Spiritual Blindness: Introduction

A study on John 9 This Sunday, for our house gathering, we did a study on the Gospel of John, a disciple of Jesus Christ, specifically chapter 9 of the said gospel.  The story of the man born blind appeared only in the Gospel of John. Following the flow of narrative presented by John, JesusContinue reading “Spiritual Blindness: Introduction”