ANSWER Jesus’ statement that the kingdom of God suffers violence is found in the context of His commendation of John the Baptist: “And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force” (Matthew 11:12, NKJV). Other translations put it like this: “The kingdom … Continue reading What does it mean that the kingdom of God suffers violence?
Just as introduction, here are a few statements found in the Bible: "Until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen will by any means disappear, from the Law until everything has been accomplished."1 The Word of God will not disappear. Everything in it will be accomplished in … Continue reading Is the Bible truly God’s Word, or has it corrupted over time?
Faith is a word the apostle Paul used often in his writing. When writing to the Thessalonians, he wanted to know about their faith. While the word faith means belief or absolute trust, it’s more than that—the word also implies loyalty and commitment. Faith means being convinced that something is true. In 1 Corinthians 15:17, the apostle told … Continue reading How strong is your faith in God?
An American pastor in Turkey has been put behind bars for an alleged threat to national security. The charges against him are reportedly false. "In the case of evangelical Pastor Brunson, pictured above with his wife, his detainment has been done entirely without legitimate charges. Christian workers in the region say that Turkey claims to … Continue reading Turkish President Erdogan jails U.S. pastor on terrorism charges
Famous gangster MC DMX [real names Earl Simmons] took to the pulpit in Phoenix and preached about miracles and tragedy. Image: DMX The rapper who won Best Male Entertainer of the Year 2016 at the 14th Annual Soul Train Music Awards in March, shared his Christian faith with the brethren. He proved a fact that his … Continue reading Rapper DMX Preaches In Church About Miracles And Tragedy.