What Is the Good News?

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The Jewish apostle Paul once wrote, “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Gentile” (Romans 1:16). This same Paul, a devout Pharisee and once…

Is Jesus the One for Me?

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A casual read through the Bible will show that Jesus was sent by God for all of humanity, but especially for Jewish people. We learn the genealogy of Jesus (Matthew 1:1–17) and see that he was not only Jewish but a descendent of both David…

Are Heaven and Hell Real Places?

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In the modern world, we are unaccustomed to talking about Hell as a real place, and if we speak about Heaven, we often assume that it is the default destiny of all human beings. However, if you do any kind of reading or studying of the Bible…

How Does Sin Affect My Relationship with God?

Scene: Jerry Seinfeld at Confession Catholic Priest: Tell me your sins, my son. Jerry: Uh, I should mention that I’m Jewish. Catholic Priest: Well that’s no sin. Jerry: Oh, good. — Seinfeld, “The Yada Yada” If we…

What is Sin?

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While reading articles on this site, you most likely came across the word sin. You may be wondering what exactly this term means. It is not a pleasant word, but its impact in our world and personal lives is enormous. In a general sense, sin…

Why Do We Love Superheroes?

We’re all captivated by superhero movies. We love seeing the Bat-Signal displayed in the sky as Batman speeds off to clean up crime in Gotham City. We are drawn in when Spider-Man’s spidey sense alerts him to danger, and he swings into action…