Category Archives: son of God

What Happened to the Gold of the Second Temple?

Several years ago I visited the Forbidden City in Beijing and noticed that there were marks on some of the ornaments in the temples and buildings where gold had been scraped off. It got me to thinking about the destruction … Continue reading

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My Favorite Verse

My favorite verse is Proverbs 12:28:  In the way of righteousness there is life; along that path is immortality. In all probability, it isn’t anyone else’s favorite because 99.99 percent of Bible readers aren’t even aware of it and even if they were … Continue reading

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Jesus the Human

Jesus had brothers and sisters. So it is only natural to believe he had nieces and nephews who referred to him as “uncle Jesus” in their daily vernacular whether it was Aramaic or Hebrew. It is comforting to think that … Continue reading

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Caesar and Jesus, Son of God?

When Christ was crucified the Roman soldier (centurion) declared, “Truly this was the son of God.”  When reading these accounts we usually emphasize “was” as in, “it was at first doubtful that he was the son of God but now … Continue reading

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