After being Yahweh's chosen people for over 1500 years and being the recipients of God's Law, one would think that when the Messiah finally came that they would not only recognize Him, but heartily welcome Him. The last books of the Bible reveal that was not the case.
has had the Bible for nearly 2,000 years. If the Messiah chose to
physically come to our generation, would we fare better than the Jews
2,000 years ago? They had the Scriptures. Yet they made the Scriptures
of no effect by their traditions. (Matt. 15:6-9) Let's face it, if
we put all the denominations of Christianity together, we would discover
we have added thousands of traditions to the basic foundation of
the Bible. Is it possible that we have put into our minds doctrines and traditions which might prevent us from seeing God as He really is?
Here are some
articles and questions which might help the reader in determining
whether their faith is based upon the Scriptures, or if indeed,
we, too, have added some traditions and teachings which may be making
the Word of God of no effect in our lives. Is it possible that OUR
traditions are preventing us from seeing God as He truly is? If
is important to the reader, then the following articles may be a welcomed test.
"Subliminal Messages Are Powerful; Especially Religious Ones" Charles Slagle takes a look behind the "Good News" of Calvinism, Arminianism, and Universalism to see if the news is really good or not.