In Korea, we can easily see the people who approach us with The Watchtower and Awake magazines. They are called Jehovah’s Witnesses. Socially, TJs are best known for their practices of refusing to: (1) serve in the military; (2) salute the flag; (3) to celebrate Christmas, birthdays or other holidays; and (4) give or accept …

Ellen G. White (1827-1915) and James White (1821-1881): Founders of Seventh-day Adventism [public domain / Wikimedia Commons] * * * I was in a Facebook discussion with Seventh-day Adventists about their view that worship takes place properly on the Sabbath (Saturday) and not Sunday. I provided a link to a collection of links on the …

The confession (1838), by Giuseppe Molteni (1800-1867) [Wikimedia Commons / Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license] * * * * * One technique or method I have found during my apologetics is to answer questions about theology with biblical passages only, in order to demonstrate how intensely “biblical” Catholic teaching is. Regarding this particular issue, Catholics are …

. . . vs. “Traditions of men” Jesus appearing to the disciples after his resurrection (1308-1311), by Duccio (1260-1318) [public domain / Wikimedia Commons] (6-23-11) Matthew 15: 3 He answered them: “And why transgress God’s command for the love of your tradition? “ Matthew 15: 6 So for the sake of your tradition, you made the …

For example, the pillars of cloud and fire and the burning bush Joshua crossing the Jordan with the Ark of the Covenant (1800), by Benjamin West (1738-1820) [public domain / Wikimedia Commons] (6-24-11) * * * * * Sometimes we miss things in the Bible even though they are right in front of us. Some …

Does the Word “Jehovah” Appear in the Bible? Was inserted by the translators? What is the meaning of the word Jehovah if it appears in the Bible? The Origin of Jehovah To the surprise of many, the word Jehovah does not appear anywhere in the Bible. It is not found in the Old Testament, where …

Professor Shmuel Ahituv of Ben-Gurion University in the Negev will receive the Israel Bible Research Prize, the education ministry said Thursday. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who holds the portfolio of the Ministry of Education, endorsed the award recommendation committee headed by Professor Eliezer Greenstein. Other members of the award committee included: Professors Gershon Brin, Gershon …

Many times when talking about salvation different words are used to describe certain theological points. Words such as faith, repentance, redemption, righteousness, sanctification, regeneration, glorification, and justification come to mind. Some of these words are clear in their meaning; others are not so clear. One of those unclear words is justification. However, a Bible study …