By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) The Bible makes it clear that the death of Christ was a part of the Godhead's eternal plan: 1 Peter 1:19-20-19 but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot. 20 He indeed was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest... Continue Reading →
Job And The Afterlife Sheol-Part Four: The Spirit
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) (Note: Unless otherwise noted, all Scripture references are from the New King James Version of the Bible) Quotation For Consideration "The complete man is composed of flesh, soul, and spirit. One of these does indeed preserve and fashion [the man]—the spirit. It is united and formed to another—the flesh. Then there... Continue Reading →
Job And The Afterlife Sheol-Part Three: The Soul
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) (Note: Unless otherwise noted, all Scripture references are from the New King James Version of the Bible) Quotation For Consideration "Understand how that there is within you that entity that is called the soul. By it, the eye sees; by it, the ear hears; by it, the mouth speaks. Understand how... Continue Reading →
Job And The Afterlife Sheol-Part Two: Death
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) (Note: Unless otherwise noted, all Scripture quotations are from the Contemporary English Version) Quotation For Consideration "By Bishop Brent A ship sails and I stand watching till she fades on the horizon and someone at my side says She is gone. Gone where? Gone from my sight, that is all. She... Continue Reading →
Job And The Afterlife Sheol-Part One
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) (Note: Unless otherwise noted, all Scripture references are from the Contemporary English Version of the Bible) Quotation For Contemplation "The next thing Josef felt was the cold barrel pressed against the base of his skull...The strangest thing happened next. Josef's breathing eased, his heart calmed, his mind cleared. It was as... Continue Reading →
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) Many skeptics of the Bible tell us that if a nation is built upon the principles of the Bible, that nation will soon be doomed to destruction. In fact, there are many who would have us to believe that Christianity had no part in the foundation of America, despite the... Continue Reading →
Who Is The Rock Upon Whom The Church Is Built?
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) One of the greatest differences between Roman Catholicism and New Testament Christianity is in regards to the foundation of the church. Our Catholic neighbors believe that the Lord Jesus promised to build His church upon the Apostle Peter; and that Peter became the first pope. As such, it is claimed that... Continue Reading →
Could It All Be By Chance?
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) Several people I work with tell me, "Mark, we exist only because of chance. There is no God!" I am sure that many have come to believe this through the influence of several sources: the public school system (even though there are godly teachers who refuse to propagate such nonsense), the... Continue Reading →
Does God Really Understand? How The Incarnation Of The Son Of God Reaches To Our Deepest Hells
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) When I am going through some heartache or trial, does God understand what I am facing? This is a question that goes beyond mere intellectual curiosity. It is one which challenges and stirs the soul even as it cries out from the heart of despairing man to the heights of... Continue Reading →
Could The God Of The Bible Be An Extraterrestrial?
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) I know that to many, the title of the current article will sound strange. However, the sad fact is, many in our country have come to believe in the notion that the one true God Who has revealed Himself through the Bible is actually an extraterrestrial from another planet. Indeed,... Continue Reading →