First Fruits of Zion Staff
What does it mean that the Gates of Hell will not stand up against the Master’s Assembly? Why would the Assembly of Messiah attempt to get into Hades?
What did Yeshua mean when he said that Peter was the rock upon which he would build his assembly?
The disciples hoped from the outset that they had found the Messiah, but Yeshua Himself had never confirmed their hopes. Instead, He seemed to confound every messianic expectation.
Tradition says that the apostles received the Holy Spirit on Pentecost in an upper room, but is that really what the Bible says? Or does it indicate a different location?
"Miraculous powers and divine healing are one thing, but did you really have to spit in my eye? What's up with the spittle?"
"In a similarly miraculous manner, the Master endowed His disciples with articulation to communicate the gospel of the kingdom."
"Outside of the Jewish context, one might misunderstand the story of the ten lepers to infer that Jews are particularly ungrateful."
"Yeshua told the ten lepers to go show themselves to the priests even before they had experienced the miraculous healing."
"The open tomb and absence of the guards seemed to imply that the authorities had moved the body to some undisclosed location. The women decided to investigate."
"When “the devil had finished every temptation, he left Him until an opportune time” (Luke 4:13). The opportune time came in Gethsemane."