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It might surprise some to meet the true citizens of heaven. Many religious leaders “shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces” (Matthew 23:13). Jesus said of them, “You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let those enter who are trying to. ….You travel over land and sea to win a single convert, and when you have succeeded, you make them twice as much a child of hell as you are” (Matthew 23:14-15). Jesus said to these religious leaders, “religious leaders “shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces” (Matthew 23:13). Jesus said, “You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let those enter who are trying to. …Jesus said to them, “Truly I tell you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you” (Matthew 21:31). Continue reading
Reference to three hours of darkness is another example of the authenticity of the gospel account as history. It is a detail you wouldn’t include if you were trying to make up a story. It could have easily been denied if it didn’t happen. But why three hours of darkness? Continue reading
No symbol in the history of mankind has been more transformed than the cross. It’s hard to travel 100 miles in any direction in the world today without encountering the cross.
Originally invented as an instrument of torture and death reserved for traitors and violent criminals, strangely, the cross can be found everywhere in the world as a form of art, jewelry and architecture. Continue reading