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Did God command us to light the Chanukah candles?

by Theodore Wright. Chanukah (Hanukkah) is a beautiful Hebrew tradition celebrated throughout the whole world. At this time, during the lighting of the candles, it is said… “Blessed art thou, O Lord our God, King of the universe, who hast sanctified us by thy commandments, and commanded us to kindle the light of Chanukah.”   […]

Wide assumption about Saint Mary

To tell you this, plain and simple…Saint Mary cannot mediate for you to God. “Saint Mary cannot mediate for me? Why not?”   Because it is written… For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, – 1 Timothy 2:5 RSVCE*   *Scripture quotations are from […]

Pull the curtain. There He is! GOD!

by Theodore Wright.   Oh, you don’t believe that it can be that easy? Well, IT IS! Even some Christians had that told me this couldn’t be done. Yet they only said this to me because they never sought themselves to pull the curtain. People often do not realize that it is God moving when […]

Hermeneutical wishful thinking

by Theodore Wright I am not saying that this is my own hermeneutical wishful thinking nor even that I have such. This is something I find devoted Cessationists have. Cessationism is a doctrine stating that spiritual gifts (such as speaking in tongues, prophecy and healing) ceased with the early church. Cessationism says that the Holy […]

A Cretan said, “Cretans are always liars”

by Theodore Wright.   One of them, a prophet of their own, said, “Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.” This testimony is true. – Titus 1:12-13a NKJV   Do you mean to tell me that a Cretan prophet actually said, “Cretans are always liars”? Well, if that is the case then he must […]

Has somebody gone out to lunch?

by Theodore Wright.   People often just go out to have a midday meal elsewhere or said to be somewhere, however, this could just be an excuse for not being around when you phone needing someone. Perhaps they are unaware or not attentive to what is currently going on being truly out of touch. Where […]

Recollections of my religious search and skepticism

by Theodore Wright.   During my college days I became an agnostic, subsequent to being an atheist, personally considering there was a possibility of there being some kind of a god, I had conversations with people of various religious faiths in search for proof. I was willing to believe in God if there was such […]

What really happened when I called upon Jesus

by Theodore Wright.   During the time I was an agnostic, between the ages of 18 through 21 years, after I was an atheist from the ages of 15 through 18 years, I considered there was the possibility of some god hiding behind one of those stars or planets out there. I could have died […]

How to surely know you are surely saved

by Theodore Wright.   If you really want to be sure of your salvation you need to be able to reopen the question.   The Holy Bible clearly instructs us… Therefore, brethren, be even more diligent to make your call and election sure, for if you do these things you will never stumble; for so […]

Scriptures on finding a godly wife or husband

by Theodore Wright.   THERE IS HOPE FOR YOU YET!   YES, MARRIAGE!!! The Holy Bible tells you how to find a godly spouse so that you may find the mate you desire.   Firstly, believers in Jesus Christ should be marrying other believers… 2 Corinthians 6:14-18 (NKJV) 14 Do not be unequally yoked together […]

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