If you are not familiar with the writings of Josephus, you will be by the end of this article. They have been at the center of the debate on the historicity of Jesus since the discovery of the "Testimonium Flavianum", or the testimony of Flavius Josephus, a section of his writings that supposedly reference Jesus. … Continue reading “Jesus was real because he was mentioned by the 1st-Century Jewish historian Titus Flavius Josephus (Yosef ben Matityahu)” – debunking arguments for a historical Jesus
In this article, I want to look at some of the writings of the Apostle Paul (Pol, Appolonius) or whoever he was, to show you what he says about salvation and how it needs to be obtained within you, as it should be, and not by claiming someone as your personal Lord and Savior on … Continue reading You have to save yourself from yourself. Salvation simplified.
I often hear people say that they want nothing at all to do with the Bible due to negative past dealings with the church, its harsh judgment, hypocrisy and the like. It saddens me to some degree because I know that these texts were never meant to be read literally but spiritually. And I can't … Continue reading Lost in Translation
We are heading back to the insanity of the misunderstood Old Testament today in our latest venture down the rabbit hole of religion and everything that needs to be unpacked therein. In this specific story, Ezekiel is given the task of planning out the siege of Jerusalem. But to do this he needs God's help, … Continue reading This is not your Mama’s bread…
I don't know about you, but prior to my research, my mental imagery of a tree hugger was something like the following: I was so ignorant about them that I just chalked it up to "nature people" that smoked a lot of weed and sang "kumbaya" around a campfire. You know, nice people that really … Continue reading Origin of the Tree Hugger
Isn't that a beautiful sight? From a literal perspective, Jesus is really in his element and doing what he does best: loving and helping people. The fundamentalist of Christianity today is a far cry from this scene. They have fallen prey to ignorance, hate, division, fear-mongering and misguided blind political faith just to name a … Continue reading The Miracle of the Feeding of the Five Thousand
Genesis 1-14 14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years Luke 21-25 25 And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the … Continue reading The Son and the Sun. The Foundation of Christian Mythology.
The word Gethsemane is only mentioned twice in the Bible in the following entries: Matthew 26:36 | Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called Gethsemane, and saith unto the disciples, Sit ye here, while I go and pray yonder. Mark 14:32 | And they came to a place which was named Gethsemane: and … Continue reading Fox News in the Garden of Gethsemane?
I don't know about you, but prior to my research and awakening, I had nothing but a negative association with this symbol that we all associate with Adolf Hitler and the atrocities he and his armed forces committed during the second world war. Skinheads or White Nationalists of today still try to claim this symbol … Continue reading The Misunderstood Swastika
Nephilim means "the fallen ones" and/or "the extraordinary or marvelous ones". This meaning comes to life when we dig into the etymology of the word: From the verb נפל (napal), to fall, which appears to have to do with the verb פלל (palal), to distinguish, or פלה(pala), to be extraordinary. http://www.abarim-publications.com/Meaning/Nephilim.html Let's take a look at some biblical references to … Continue reading Nephilim: they might be giants…or maybe not