Why did the Jews and Samaritans hate one another so much?

The nation of Israel was divided into two nations in the days of Rehoboam (1 Kings 12). Israel was composed of the ten tribes to the north, and Judah was made up of Judah and Benjamin. The animosity between the Jews (inhabitants of the Judah, the southern kingdom) and Israelites began immediately after the division, as Samaria was the capital city of the northern kingdom (with Jeroboam as her first king). Continue reading

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God’s Word Of Truth, By Ron Boatwright

     The truth of God’s word is found in the Bible.  Jesus says in John 8:32, “And you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.”  Only the truth that is found in God’s word can make us free from sin so we can be saved.  God wants all people to be saved.  1 Timothy 2:4 says concerning God, “Who desires all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.”  Before one can be saved one must first come to a knowledge of God’s truth. Continue reading

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Judgment Day Excuses That Won’t Work

Jesus will come again (John 14:3). On the same day, He will judge all men. That day is called both “the last day” (John 12:48) and “the day of judgment” (2 Peter 3:7).

What excuses might be given that day?

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