Christian Persecution Continues Today

| May 15, 2013

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series The Christian Martyrs

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series The Christian MartyrsIt started after the resurrection in the first century (Acts 5:17-42) Stephen, “a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit,” (Acts 6:1-15) was the first martyr. You can read about it in Acts 7:1-59. And it continued all through the Roman […]

The Protestant Reformation

| October 31, 2012

October 31 is not only Halloween, it’s also Protestant Reformation Day – a pivotal point in Christian History. It started with Jesus and the Resurrection when he defeated death. Then Pentecost when God gave us the Holy Spirit. The Paul’s missionary journeys to spread the Gospel. Emperor Constantine converted from Paganism to Christianity declaring that […]

The Jewish Jesus – More Prophecies

| December 13, 2011

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series The Jewish Jesus

And the prophecies continue:
“The days are coming,” declares the LORD, “when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, a King who will reign wisely and do what is just and right in the land.” ~Jeremiah 23:5

More of the Jewish Jesus – Isaiah

| December 12, 2011

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series The Jewish Jesus

The Prophet Isaiah may be the best known of the Messianic Prophets. The book of Isaiah was written 700 years before the birth of Christ.

The Jewish Jesus: Prophecies Fulfilled

| December 11, 2011

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series The Jewish Jesus

My series, The Christian Centuries, starts in the first century after Jesus was born. I plan to follow Christian church history through the centuries. But Christianity didn’t begin in the year 1. Christianity is deeply rooted in the rich history of Judaism.

Why is Christmas celebrated on December 25th?

| December 18, 2010

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series History of Religion and the Christian Church

It’s not in the bible. Who started this tradition anyway?

Did the ancient Romans have conscience?

| May 25, 2009

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Ancient Rome

In researching the ancient Romans and how early Christian evangelists tried to reach them, the main concept they had to work with was that there was only One God. The ancient Romans could not understand “atonement of sins.” This leads me to the conclusion that they didn’t have a conscience. Or they just didn’t listen to it.