Wikipedia claims that the Exodus is a Jewish legend that has no basis in historical fact. Is that true? If there was an exodus from Egypt by the Hebrews, was it in the 15th or 13th century BCE? In this first part of a multi-part sermon series, Dr. Thiel goes over each verse in the first four chapter of the Book of Exodus. He goes over Moses' early life and that God has used leaders that did not think they had what it took to lead.
Does the Bible teach that the Ten Commandments were nailed to the cross? Does it teach anything was nailed to the cross? If so, what was nailed? What is the "handwriting of requirements" (cheirografon tois dogmasin) that was against us? Did the Apostle Paul and the original apostles believe that the Ten Commandments were nailed to the cross? What is a characteristic of saints? What does the Bible teach is righteousness? What is sin? Was keeping the Ten Commandments part of the original Christian faith?
This is the eighth part of a multi-part sermon series covering the Book of Proverbs. In this sermon,. Dr. Thiel covers all the verses in the 24th and 25th chapters of the Book of Proverbs. He goes over items that God's word says to do as well as not to do. He also discusses wisdom and how to better understand isolated verses.
New Zealander John Hickey discusses pride and concerns that Christians should have about it.
Do you know what the Bible teaches about the Holy Spirit? Are you certain? Is the truth what the ecumenists believe or something else? Because of intentional mistranslations and improper explanations, most do not know the truth about the Holy Spirit. In the Old Testament 'gender' of the word normally translated in English as 'spirit' is feminine. In the New Testament 'gender' the word normally translated in English as 'spirit' is neuter. Is it thus appropriate to consider that the Holy Spirit is a "He"? What did early writers like Ignatius, Melito, Theophilus, and
What day do Catholic scholars teach is the biblical Sabbath: Saturday or Sunday? Many may be surprised by the answer. This sermon primarily based on Catholic writings and the Bible. Both of which confirm the same day as the biblical Sabbath. The Catholic sources go over issues from the Protestant Reformation in the 1500s to present. They further discuss whether they or the Protestants rely on scripture alone or tradition and scripture. Dr. Thiel goes over New Testament scriptures on that and the Sabbath. The Catholic sources, like 'The Catholic Mirror," also mention the Seventh-day Adventists, but did not mention the Church of God. Is the Saturday Sabbath something restored by the Seventh-day Adventists or has it been kept by the Church of God since Acts 2? Is Sunday the 'day of the Lord' or does that have to do with events in the Book of Revelation? These and other issues are addressed.
Two written items of related interest are "The Christian Sabbath" from Roman Catholics (URL: http://cogwriter.com/Christian-Sabbat...) and "The Sabbath in the Early Church and Abroad" (URL: http://www.cogwriter.com/sabbath.htm)
Ants collect and store up food. But what about Christians? Should Christians make any plans for emergencies or disasters? Should they save in order to give an inheritance? Should Christian work and provide? Who will God help? As far as finances go, will the US dollar collapse? What about gold and silver? Are preppers right? Should you head to New Zealand? Is fleeing to the mountains going to be safe?
In the 20th century, Church of God Seventh Day minister A.N. Dugger promoted the "back to Jerusalem movement." In the 21st century, at least one group claims that the Church of God needs to be headquartered in Jerusalem. Does church history support the view that Jerusalem was to be the permanent headquarters for the Church of God?
What name did Jesus reveal to His followers? Can Christians use terms like Jesus, Lord, and God? Is the use of terms such as Yahshua or Yahweh essentially for salvation? What does the Bible teach? What did early Christians teach? What is the Tetragrammaton? Is the use of 'sacred names' something that was to be restored by the end time EliYah/Elijah for ...
Can you rely on Bible prophecy? Should Christians may attention it to? Did Jesus say to watch? Are world events aligning with properly understood biblical prophecies? Dr. Thiel goes over 18 items, including: 1. Scoffers and the Modern Media; 2. Morality Prophecies Being Fulfilled Daily; 3. Weather Sorrows and Troubles; 4. Earthquakes; 5. The White Horse of the Apocalypse; 6. Strife and the Red Horse of War; 7. Trade; 8. The Deal of Daniel 9:27; 9. Knowledge Increasing; ...