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  • Video: Why Paul Wrote Titus

    11/08/2018 4:13:36 PM PST · by pcottraux · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 6, 2018 | Philip Cottraux
    Good evening, everyone! Hope you're all ready for a little break from politics, us being in the aftermath of the midterms. This is part 12 (I can't believe I've done a dozen of these) of our vlog series on Why The New Testament Was Written - this week focusing on Titus.Why Paul Wrote TitusTitus is a short book, so a short video this week (clocks in at 6:44).
  • Video: Why Hebrews Was Written

    11/01/2018 4:14:42 PM PDT · by pcottraux · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 31, 2018 | Philip Cottraux
    Okay, I'm a day late on this (due to an extremely busy week). Nevertheless, here is part 11 of our video series on why the New Testament was Written.Why Hebrews Was WrittenSource is The Untold Story of the New Testament by Frank Viola. Video clocks in at 13:57.
  • The Origins of Gnosticism

    10/27/2018 2:15:25 PM PDT · by pcottraux · 20 replies
    Depths of Pentecost ^ | October 27, 2018 | Philip Cottraux
    The Origins of Gnosticism By Philip Cottraux At the end of last week’s blog I mentioned the “Christian supernova,” a period roughly between 100-200 AD when Christianity exploded rapidly across the Roman Empire. The movement became more diverse as it grew. Orthodox and Coptic Christians divided into more and more complex subgroups. Unfortunately, some got more radicalized until they became isolated cults with teachings directly contradicting the gospel. Perhaps the most infamous of these were the Gnostics. Gnosis is Greek for “received knowledge” or “secret wisdom.” However, “Gnostic” is a modern term; there was no actual group that called themselves...
  • Precious[Charismatic Caucus]

    10/26/2018 10:23:29 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    You are so precious to Me I wait in The Garden for you excited at the first glimpse of our friendship about to be renewed afresh for you have captured My Heart and I am swooned and overtaken by your love for me each and every time we meet and you understand that I even come to you in the form of others dressed in My Righteousness ; True worshippers , God chasers, My True Beloved ones for all they desire is more of me however I decide to appear. So now as you receive me in this way I...
  • Video: Why Luke Wrote Acts

    10/24/2018 1:55:33 PM PDT · by pcottraux · 26 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 23, 2018 | Philip Cottraux
    This week's "Why the New Testament Was Written" vlog (part 10) is about why Luke wrote Acts (if you couldn't tell by the title). We also delve into the importance of Acts in apologetics...Luke's writings vividly detail his historical environment, which is crucial to verifying the truth of Christianity.Why Luke Wrote ActsVideo clocks in at 12:41. Three critical sources: "The Untold Story of the New Testament" by Frank Viola, "Cold Case Christianity" by J Warner Wallace, and "I Don't Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist" by Frank Turek and Norman Geisler.
  • Stopping the Devil at Your Heart’s Door

    10/24/2018 1:34:43 PM PDT · by RevelationDavid
    World Challenge ^ | October 24, 2018 | David Wilderson
    Short devotional...yet so full of Truth. Stopping the Devil at Your Heart’s Door David Wilkerson (1931-2011) October 24, 2018 One of the great tragedies of the Church in this generation, and one of God’s greatest griefs, is that so many Christians are not truly happy. They put on a good front — singing, clapping, smiling and praising. But lurking just beneath the surface is loneliness and deep misery. These Christians are hot, then suddenly cold. They cannot cope with fear, and depression runs over them like a steamroller. One week they are high, the next week low. Many times their...
  • The Three Supernovas

    10/20/2018 4:11:44 PM PDT · by pcottraux · 15 replies
    Depths of Pentecost ^ | October 20, 2018 | Philip Cottraux
    The Three Supernovas By Philip Cottraux Atheists used to believe the universe was eternally pre-existing and static. By rejecting the biblical creation account, they couldn’t accept the idea of a universe that had a beginning. Bertrand Russell, Charles Darwin, and at one time even Einstein labored under this philosophy. The idea of the whole universe condensed to a small state whose expansion was triggered by a colossal explosion was first proposed by a Catholic priest, Georges LeMaitres. The idea seemed so preposterous that astronomer Fred Hoyle first coined the phrase “big bang” as a term of ridicule. But two years...
  • The Controversy Of Zion pt 2

    The controversy which is engulfing all nations, pulling strong nations such as the USA, Russia,China and Iran into an utter maelstrom in the Middle East, is basically the same issue which the book of Genesis raises in the story of Jacob and Esau. God chose Jacob, but Isaac chose Esau. Esau should have the bulk of the inheritance, being first-born, humanly speaking. But God saw to it that Jacob should receive the Patriarchal blessing. Esau hates Jacob and swears that Jacob has deceived and cheated him of it. Esau became Edom, the inveterate enemy of Israel,until the Edomite nation was...
  • Video: Why Paul Wrote I Timothy

    10/18/2018 4:27:45 PM PDT · by pcottraux · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 16, 2018 | Philip Cottraux
    Good evening!I'm a day late on this (been working some ridiculous hours). However I finally got home from work early enough to post this week's "Why the New Testament Was Written" vlog. This week, in part 9, we're talking about why Paul Wrote I Timothy.Why Paul Wrote I TimothyVideo clocks in at 11:31. Normally with first-and-second books of the New Testament we talk about both in one video, but Paul wrote to Timothy twice for very different reasons. This also gave me a chance to talk about gnosticism, which some historians believe originated in Ephesus and was the false doctrine...
  • The Controversy of Zion ... part 1

    Isaiah had a vision of the final end of the World. The issue which eventually engulfs every nation into the final cataclysm , is called the Controversy of Zion. The center of the earth is Israel, the center of Israel is Jerusalem, (the city of the great King) and the center of Jerusalem is a piece of contested real estate called MT Zion, the place on which the temple of God once stood. Israel was banished from the land God gave to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, for two millennia in fulfillment of the warnings given by Moses in the Song...
  • You ARE Alive in Christ Jesus[Charismatic Caucus]

    10/15/2018 11:55:55 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    You ARE Alive in Me Your situation is about to change for the better. These days are for you, For as I stand with you and beside you it is with my momentum your life is carved. Therefore your now is My Destiny "Yeah " Prophecy coming alive to accomplish The Fathers will in "Real" time. Do you understand?! I Am your Spear head and the Living breathing Force of The ( (( Active Kingdom of Zion )) ) Budding, blossoming and bearing Live fruit before the world's very eyes and existence, for you are riding in My Chariot of...
  • How Many Moseses Wrote the Torah?

    10/13/2018 2:55:45 PM PDT · by pcottraux · 16 replies
    Depths of Pentecost ^ | October 13, 2018 | Philip Cottraux
    How Many Moseses Wrote the Torah? By Philip Cottraux I wrote two previous blogs discussing mid-19th century German theologian J.G. Eichhorn, originator of many modern criticisms of the Bible. In “The Daniel Lynchpin,” (click here to read) I addressed his proposal that the book of Daniel was a product of the Maccabean period. In “How Many Isaiahs Wrote Isaiah?” (click here to read), I addressed his theory that Isaiah has more than one author. This is a follow-up of sorts, as there is a similar claim that the Torah has multiple authors (at least in the Isaiah theory, the prophet...
  • The War on Children...gender 6

    Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.(Matthew 18:10) The world of pagan sexual anarchy that out blind leaders are intent on plunging us into, is a very harsh world for children, because the evil spirits that animate the movement, utterly hate the innocence of little ones. The left has made war in the West on the very idea of being fruitful and multiplying as the Creator originally commanded the human race( and never revoked...
  • The Sacrifice of The Wicked...Gender 5

    The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind?(Proverbs 21:27)The Religious Dimension to What the Godless Left Is doing to the West…. For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother’s righteous. Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hate you.( I John 3:11-13)The biblical Cain, turned away from God. He would not come to God...
  • Birth Control; Separating Sex From Fruitfulness...Gender 4

    Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things. Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen. For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into...
  • The Consequences of Child Favoritism (Jacob and Esau)

    10/06/2018 4:01:31 PM PDT · by pcottraux · 15 replies
    Depths of Pentecost ^ | October 6, 2018 | Philip Cottraux
    The Consequences of Child Favoritism By Philip Cottraux The Bible is timeless. Despite being thousands of years old, it still can teach us profound lessons about ourselves. Setting aside just their historical truth, its stories contain universal metatruth on the nature of man. Specifically, the story of Jacob and Esau is perhaps its most cautionary tale on the danger of dysfunctional family dynamics. Like his father Abraham, Isaac and Rebekah had trouble conceiving. And Isaac intreated the Lord for his wife, because she was barren: and the Lord was inteated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived (Genesis 25:21). After...
  • The Current Gender Confusion Is Gnostic To The Core...Gender 4

    For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet. And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;(Romans 1:25-27)We live in baffling times. The very...
  • The True Sexual Revolution...gender 2

    And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man. Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.(Genesis 2:23-25)For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman,...
  • Video: Why Paul Wrote Philippians

    10/03/2018 1:37:21 PM PDT · by pcottraux · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 2, 2018 | Philip Cottraux
    It's Wednesday Bible Study, everyone! This is continuing our weekly video series on why the books of the New Testament were written - this week (part 8) we're taking a look at Philippians.Video: Why Paul Wrote PhilippiansFor those of you who've complained that I can be a tad long-winded, this is the shortest video I've made so far...clocks in at 6:36.
  • The Left; Cruelty Towards Women

    10/02/2018 12:54:46 PM PDT · by pastorbillrandles · 2 replies
    “… The Tender mercies of the wicked are cruel…” Proverbs 12:10 “… And He said to the Serpent, I will put enmity between thee and the woman…” Genesis 3Those who are proponents of the left in this nation, pretend to be so compassionate and concerned , for minorities, women, children, “working families” etc. . Supposedly Leftists are the caring ones, for they defend the interests of the weak, disenfranchised and powerless. I am not qualified to judge anyone’s intentions, but the truth is illustrated in the above mentioned proverb,that such “compassion” as the left practices, is actually quite cruel, particularly...