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How Can We Be Saved by Going Through the Flames?

https://youtu.be/4sl_i7mCvjo Jesus told his disciples that he would send the spirit and the spirit would guide them into all the truth. John 16:13 Well, when I was a Jehovah’s Witness, it wasn’t the spirit that guided me but the Watch Tower corporation. As a...

What Does It Mean to Be “Born Again”?

When I was a Jehovah’s Witness, I engaged in preaching from door-to-door.  On many occasions I encountered Evangelicals who would challenge me with the question, “Are you born again?” Now to be fair, as a witness I really didn’t understand what it meant to be born...

Mercy Triumphs Over Judgment

https://youtu.be/D6t04qhfEPA In our last video, we studied how our salvation depends on our willingness not only to repent of our sins but also on our readiness to forgive others who repent of the wrongs they have committed against us. In this video, we are going to...

Bible Musings: Is Truth Important?

https://youtu.be/CdT-t6RLyjc I want to read you something that Jesus said.  This is from the New Living Translation of Matthew 7:22, 23. “On judgment day many will say to me, ‘Lord! Lord! We prophesied in your name and cast out demons in your name and performed many...

What is your Thorn in the Flesh?

I was just reading 2 Corinthians where Paul talks about being afflicted with a thorn in the flesh.  Do you remember that part?  As a Jehovah’s Witness, I was taught that he was likely referring to his bad eyesight.  I never liked that interpretation.  It just seemed...

Bible Musings: Are we missing the point?

https://youtu.be/6QvUVIVAXBc In response to the last video—Part 5—in the Matthew 24 series, one of the regular viewers sent me an email asking about how two seemingly related passages can be understood.  Some would call these problematic passages. Bible scholars...