Is the cross a pagan symbol?

The following is taken from #13: Is the cross a pagan symbol?. Answers to Jehovah’s Witnesses #13 Robert M. Bowman Jr. Post date: December 5, 2018 Alexamenos Graffito (2nd cent.), with the inscription, “Alexamenos worships God.” Summary: The Watchtower Society teaches that Jesus was not executed on a cross but rather on a simple upright stake or […]

THE TALKING QURAN: UTHMAN IBN FAROOQ’S LIES EXPOSED

In a recent encounter that he had with Christian apologist Anthony Rogers one Message Foundation’s chief dawagandist Uthman ibn Farooq employed the same dishonest and deceitful tactics perfected by his god and “prophet”. When Rogers mentioned the hadith stating that the Quran will appear on the day of resurrection as a pale man to intercede […]

MUHAMMAD’S FAIRY-TALE LAND

Muhammad believed that virtually everything had consciousness. For instance, he thought there was a primal womb that spoke with Allah: Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet said, “Allah created the creations, and when He finished from His creations, Ar-Rahm, i.e., WOMB, SAID, ‘(O Allah) at this place I seek refuge with You from all those who sever […]

The Quran Confirms Vicarious Atonement

Contrary to the claim made by Muhammadan polemicists, the Quran actually testifies that a person can bear the sins of another, and that an individual can and does stand in the place of a multitude of people as their representative. This is most clearly seen in the garbled-up story of Cain and Abel, who are […]

Letters to Rabbi Cohen Concerning Messiah

The following is taken from Letters from Steve Schwartz, a Jew, to Rabbi Cohen. I post here in order to ensure that it doesn’t disappear from the web. I did not change any of the words. Letters from Steve Schwartz, a Jew, to Rabbi Cohen Introduction “Come now, and let us reason together,” says the Lord. […]

The Manuscript Evidence of the New Testament Gospels

Affirmation of the Authorship of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John The following is taken from Manuscript Evidence of the New Testament Gospels. I have posted here in order to insure that remains on the web and doesn’t disappear from the internet for whatever reason. By Ron Jones, D.D. @ The Titus Institute 2014 The early church […]

JESUS CHRIST: THE ONE LORD OF THE SHEMA

At the heart of the Hebrew Bible is the affirmation that only Jehovah is Israel’s God and that he alone is the Creator and Sustainer of all creation. What makes this interesting is that the Greek version of the OT Scriptures (commonly referred to as the Septuagint [LXX]) render the Hebrew expressions used to affirm […]

THE JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES AND JESUS CHRIST

A Biblical and Theological Appraisal By Bruce M. Metzger Theology Today 10/1 (April 1953), pp. 65-85. Who Are the Jehovah’s Witnesses? The sect known today as the Jehovah’s Witnesses originated about 1872 when Charles Taze Russell (born February 16, 1852) of Allegheny, Pennsylvania, and a group of like-minded followers began studying the Bible from a special point […]

The Quran Confirms: Jesus Is God’s Divine Partner

The hadith record an invocation which the Arabs of Muhammad’s time would pray, confessing that Allah has a partner who was subject to Allah: “… As-Suddi and Malik said, narrating from Zayd bin Aslam and Ibn Zayd… (only that they may bring us near to Allah.) means, ‘So that they may intercede for us and […]

BIBLE VERSIONS AND THE DEITY OF CHRIST

In this post I will be citing some of the most common verses used to affirm the eternal nature and essential Deity of Christ from several version which I feel best capture and/or explain these texts. JOHN 1 CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH TRANSLATION (CEV) “In the beginning was the one who is called the Word. The Word […]