People Will Fool You

In one sense, you could say Jesus loved the word “hypocrite.” But in another sense, He hated the concept because He warned of hypocrisy twenty times in the gospels. A hypocrite is an actor or one who plays a part. And the people Jesus had the greatest problem with were religious! People will fool you. […]

Do Souls Still Go to Hades at Death?

I know of no Bible believer who would deny that some souls still go to Hades at death. After all, Hades will continue until Jesus comes again. Long after He had been resurrected and crowned “Lord and Christ” (Acts 2:36), He told John in Revelation 1:18, “I have the keys of death and hades” and […]

The Beginning of the Church

When analyzing the New Testament to determine the beginning of the church, three arguments are plainly seen. The first relates to the kingdom and the law. The kingdom was to begin and the law goes forth from Jerusalem (Isaiah 2:2-3; Luke 24:47). The law went forth on Pentecost from Jerusalem (Acts 2:37-38). Therefore, Pentecost was […]