To show that they desired this atoning sacrifice, pilgrims to Jerusalem would wear white.
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Christianity is not only a world religion or a worldview; it's the life-changing, soul-saving, eternity-altering truth about Jesus Christ.
Most theistic worldviews acknowledge the difference between the creator and the created, but there is no savior.
The three titles that the angel used to describe Jesus each tell us something important about the identity of Jesus Christ.
"Jerusalem will be trampled by the Gentiles." What?
Since it is such a common story, people are prone to change the meaning based on their personal worldview, rather than allow the real meaning to change their worldview.
It's an important biblical moment.
Like Jesus, we're not to separate ourselves from the world, and we're not to enter into the world to participate in its sin and folly.
Mormons believe that God the Father is a flesh-and-blood physical being who had actual intimate relations with Mary and impregnated her as a result. The Bible doesn't teach that at all.
For one, there's a difference between a person becoming God and God becoming a person.
"We need to remember that God gave Bible prophecy to us not to scare us, but to prepare us and not to make us anxious, but to make us aware of what's happening and to call us to live godly lives in light of that."
Augustus Caesar was the adopted son of Julius Caesar.
Through Isaiah, we learn that God's answer to us walking away from him is Immanuel running toward us.
"If people aren't careful, they can get caught up in the debate and spend so much time arguing with other Christians over the details that they don't accomplish anything for the kingdom!"
Be filled with the Holy Spirit. Put your sail up.
Men, especially young men, who aspire to greatness can learn a lot from John's example.
What does "the fullness of the Gentiles" really mean?
There had not been a prophet for some 400 years until John opened his mouth and the Spirit anointed his preaching.
Jesus is the clear winner. But why does John the Baptist beat out David, Abraham, Jacob and others? Find out.
Every Bible version is a mixture of translation and interpretation.