(OK, I admit I was partly inspired to write this post when watching the excellent live-action remake of Aladdin - specifically in the climax when Jasmine sings the inspiring song "Speechless", which brought to mind certain attitudes toward women that some claim is Biblical.) The Bible is filled with examples of women of faith who … Continue reading Bring On Women Pastors!
This title will likely sound very strange. I mean, we all know that the persecutor Saul got rid of all relating to Judaism, the Jewish people, and the Torah when he converted, even changing his Hebrew name to the Gentile Paul. Luke himself mentions "Saul, who was also called Paul" (Acts 13:9). Of course, I shredded … Continue reading Did Saul Change His Name to Paul?
The Torah, commonly called the Law or Pentateuch, consists of the first five books of the Bible, the books written by Moses. They provide detailed instructions from Yehovah (God) on how to live. (Actually, the Torah is 6 books, with Jubilees originally being between Exodus and Leviticus.) Many Christians, however, believe that the instructions in … Continue reading Does the Torah Still Apply?