Monthly Archives: December 2012

Who is Jesus Christ?

Other than the most hardened skeptics, everyone agrees that Jesus Christ actually existed and walked the earth some 2000 years ago. Many believe He was a prophet, a good man, and also a great moral teacher. But, in the Bible … Continue reading

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Zechariah 9-12

9 A prophecy: The word of the Lord is against the land of Hadrak and will come to rest on Damascus— for the eyes of all people and all the tribes of Israel are on the Lord— 2 and on … Continue reading

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Christ into Prominence

  The Development of the Threefold Office It was John Calvin who brought the munus triplex, or the so-called’threefold office’ of Christ into prominence. Picked up by most of the subsequent Reformed tradition, and adopted by many Lutheran theologians as … Continue reading

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“What are the different names and titles of Jesus Christ”

There are some 200 names and titles of Christ found in the Bible. Following are some of the more prominent ones, organized in three sections relating to names that reflect the nature of Christ, His position in the tri-unity of … Continue reading

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Christ’s Birth

Luke 2:1 mentions that Christ’s birth was during the reign of Augustus Caesar. Augustus Caesar reigned from 44 BC to his death in 15 AD The method of measuring time in the ancient Roman world was based on the reigns … Continue reading

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“Where does the Old Testament predict the coming of Christ?”

Answer: There are many Old Testament prophecies about Jesus Christ. Some interpreters place the number of Messianic prophecies in the hundreds. The following are those that are considered the clearest and most important. Regarding Jesus’ birth—Isaiah 7:14: “Therefore the Lord … Continue reading

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King of Kings 1 King 16:5 – 2 Kings 3:10

1 Kings 16:5 Now the rest of the acts of Baasha, what he did, and his might, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel? 1 Kings 16:4-6 (in Context) 1 Kings 16 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations 1 Kings 16:14 Now the rest of the acts of Elah, and all that he … Continue reading

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