Posts in Category: theology

Can we haste the coming of the Lord? Meaning of 2 Peter 3: 12

Reading 2 Peter 3: 12 in some modern English Bibles and commentaries may suggest that human effort can hasten the coming of Jesus. For example, the NIV Bibles (1973, 1978, 1984, 2011) reads, “as you look forward to the day of God and speed its coming.” Also in the New Living Translation, “looking forward to the day of God and hurrying it along.” Can we hasten the coming of

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God’s redemptive plan in the gospel of Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ is God’s unique eschatological figure who communicates to the world the fullness of God’s love and plan for everyone. The message of Christ contains a transforming power to save. The concept of “to save” stems from a Greek root that means to heal. Hence, salvation, usually understood in the sense of faith in Christ, brings complete healing of body, soul, and mind. It involves the enrichment of

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Did the Romans invent the story of Jesus?

Without wasting much time, for one to think of the historicity of Jesus as invented hoax is below the academic belt. It’s like somoene who still believes climate change is hoax or holding on to the geocentric theory of the universe. Of course several people continue to hold on to fake theories as though their lives depend on them.

The “Historical Jesus” movement is a twentieth century quest to

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