Did Jesus Drink Wine Or Grape Juice?


A number of Christian denominations believe that Jesus never consumed alcohol. Despite the fact that the NT never claimed that Jesus refrained from drinking alcohol, many believe that it would be wrong for Him to drink because He was supposed to be sinless. However, responsible alcohol drinking was never called a sin in the Bible, … Read more

Where Archaeology Meets The Bible: Kassite Period [1600-1160 BCE]

amarna letters

The specific purpose and intent of this entry is to present research on biblical synchronisms; references to the same or supposedly same historical events from multiple cultures. Literature that falls in the category of mythical will not be covered even though there is a large amount of biblical and Akkadian literature that refers to the … Read more

Is The NIV Removing The Name Of Jesus From The Bible?

THE-NIV-Is demonic

Anyone who has ran around in the KJVO circles will know that the KJVO-ers have a lot of reasons why they believe that all the new translations are evil. Here we would like to address just one of those reasons. According to the KJVO movement, the NIV has purposefully schemed to remove the name of … Read more

Jesus, Yeshua, or Iesous?

greek text

Until this week I had no idea that this was a controversial issue. However, with the rise of churches trying to get in touch with the Hebrew roots of Christianity it is becoming more and more popular to hear people pronounce the Jesus in a Hebrew/Aramaic form. Some people (mostly KJVO types) believe that this … Read more

What Is The Eye Of The Needle (Matthew 19:23-24 / Mark 10:25)?

Eye of the Needle Camel

Most of us know the passage in Matthew 19:23-24, Mark 10:25, and Luke 18:23-24, where Jesus gives us the famous eye of the needle illustration. It’s the one passage that confounds the prosperity gospel preachers. “Truly I tell you, it is hard for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24 Again I tell you, … Read more