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Mahavira | 24th Tirthankara of Jainism His Teachings and Essence
Vardhamana Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankara of Jainism was the last of the series of 24th Tirthankars in Jainism Dharma. Jainism as we understand today is primarily focused on the teachings and essence of Bhagwan Mahavira.
Slain in the Spirit?
WHAT'S HAPPENING HERE?A Catholic woman reported to me that a priest with the gift of healing had recently visited her church. After mass, the congregation swarmed toward the altar as the priest laid hands upon the faithful to minister healing.
Religious Tolerance and the Internet
The internet is a great resource of information on all kinds of topics, including religion. Unfortunately, there is also no shortage of religious intolerance and just plain bad information on the internet as well.
3 Clues To Know Where You Fit In Ministry Part 2
Clue Number 2: You Have Spiritual GiftsIn part 1 you learned that talent is natural endowments; or ability and is a result of recurring patterns (connections in the brain) of thought, feelings or behavior that is applied in a positive way.If enduring talents are results of connections in the brain, what is a gift?Webster's Dictionary defines a gift as "something voluntarily transferred by one person to another without compensation; a special ability or unusual capacity for doing or achieving something.
Planetary Alignment is said to have magical powers. Some believe during these rare occurrences those living in that time-period have the ability to change things.
Of Snakes and Terrorism
With the passing of Arafat, the Middle East will take on a slightly different face, allowing the possibilities for prophetic fulfillment to speed up. The pathway is now open for renewed efforts to procure peace in the Middle East, using the avenue of the formation of the promised Palestinian State.
Meaning and Marketing - The Will
You are now inside one of the top theological schools in the world and you are sitting in Dr. John Hobbs' Class on Theology with first year Freshman students.
Housing Katrina Victims!
Information many have been looking for!On Franklin Graham's website for his Samaritan's Purse ministry, he challenges all the churches in the southeastern United States to take in 10 families each. Likewise, I broadcasted a few nights ago that, with nearly 350,000 churches in the nation, we could each take one family each.
Recognizing Apostasy and Deception
PREFACE TO UNDERSTANDING APOSTASY AND DECEPTIONIn the "last days" the greatest deception ever perpetrated on mankind will beguile mankind, including Christians. One great nation, headed by the antichrist, will subdue the nations of the earth and dominate the world.
Biblical Hermeneutics - Part 3
Instead of being passive consumers of Biblical commentary, we can participate in the forming of a very particular, but no less authentic, commentary of our own. The only thing that should happen between text and commentary is exegesis, not homiletics.
Behold: The Prince of Persia. . . the War in Iran has begun!
DÉJŔ VU (Where have I heard this before?)(Note: May I warn you from the outset . .
Pagan Religions Taught In Public Schools
In classrooms throughout the country, Judeo-Christian beliefs are often cast aside or ridiculed. Multiculturalism studies, environmental propaganda, and Save-the-Earth classes now indoctrinate children with New-Age religious beliefs, often without parents' knowledge.
Church Retreat and Church Retreats
Church retreats are an excellent way to involve the church in an important part of church involvement. Offering a church retreat creates community and support with the people closest to you spiritually.
God Uses Internet People
So often I am asked, "How do you know that you are operating in God's will?"Normally, I need not look beyond the previous week for an example of His miraculous work in my life to answer the question.This is the first article that I have published under Religion or Spirituality.
Be Careful How You Live -- Ephesians 5:15-20
There is a sharp contrast in Ephesians between the "light" and the "dark" (cf. 5:8).
123 ABC Numbers in the Bible Simply Amazing
Underneath the Hebrew and Chaldee of the Old Testament and the Greek of the New Testament there is hidden an extraordinary disposition of numbers which cannot be explained away by human intelligence. In order to understand this we must remember that none of these languages had symbols for numbers such as we have (1,2,3,4, etc).
Are You Doing the Good Part?
Just compare yourself to these two sisters.Even though they were sisters, Martha and Mary, acted very differently than each other one day when Jesus was with them.
No Ishmaels Please
I want to say a word about faith. Recent events in my own life have driven home just how easy it is to loose sight of what we say we believe.
The Freemasonic Order of the Golden Centurion
I think most people who will read this will not accept what I am saying here without doing a lot of checking into the facts.'I tried sending through an attachment from a fellow researcher who is working on the Kaballah as derivative from Qaballa which is an ancient Verbal Tradition such as kept by the Bairds or bards and the Bardic Tradition for over 25,000 years.
The Moment of Truth
Former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated to all of Israel, and the world last night that the moment of truth had arrived. Announcing his resignation as Finance Minister in the Sharon cabinet, he stated that he had been forced to remain in the government, and also remain mostly silent regarding his opposition to the disengagement over these last several months in order to complete his economic reforms, he claimed that he anguished over the continued march towards the disengagement with no signs of gaining anything in return.