Category Archives: Jesus

God Talks To Me (3 of 3)

by William J. Stewart We continue to look at the claim made by some that God speaks directly to them. Today, we want to consider some texts about the Holy Spirit, and the emphasis on the written word in the … Continue reading

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God Talks To Me (2 of 3)

by William J. Stewart Does God speak to folks directly, by visions or in dreams today? Many in the religious world will answer yes, citing personal experiences as evidence. As we noted last week, such claims cannot be authenticated, and … Continue reading

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God Talks To Me (1 of 3)

by William J. Stewart Occasionally I’ve studied with folks who claim God speaks to them. Typically their claim to divine revelation is made when something comes up in a Bible discussion they disagree with. The claim is essentially, “God said … Continue reading

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Our Passover

by William J. Stewart This is Easter weekend, celebrated by many throughout the religious world as the memorial of Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection. The word “Easter” appears just once in the Bible, and that only in one translation—the KJV. … Continue reading

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Let Him Sell His Garment, And Buy A Sword

by William J. Stewart Luke 22:35-38 reads:   And He said to them, ‘When I sent you without money bag, knapsack, and sandals, did you lack anything?’ So they said, ‘Nothing.’ Then He said to them, ‘But now, he who … Continue reading

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His Hour

In his God-given wisdom and by the direction of the Holy Spirit, Solomon wrote a wonderful and poetic discourse on God’s use of time. He begins, “To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven…” Then, … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Use of Humour

by William J. Stewart Studying God’s word is a wonderful endeavour, which if undertaken honestly results in wondrous eternal benefit. Students of the word must approach it with a sober attitude, a diligent focus, and a determined volition. With these, … Continue reading

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The Order of Melchizedek

by William J. Stewart In Genesis 14 this man appeared to Abram, blessed him, received a tithe in return, and then disappeared again. Though he made just a brief appearance, we shall find that he is an important individual in … Continue reading

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Why did Jesus have to die?

by William J. Stewart Have you ever wondered why Jesus had to die? Why did God not just wave His hand over our sins and command them to be gone? I have no doubt He is able. Why did He require … Continue reading

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The Crucifixion Chronology

by William J. Stewart A careful analysis of the four accounts of Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection enables us to know the days on which these events occurred, and to see that indeed, Jesus was in the tomb for “…three days … Continue reading

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