Bob’s Bible Stuff
Did Jesus Label People?
One year, during the Iowa Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, someone complained about the use of labels in our dialog and said something to the effect: “Why do we have to label people as Liberal or Conservative, Right or Left, Progressive or Traditional? Why can’t we just be like Jesus? He didn’t use labels.”
While there are hundreds of web sites relating to the Bible, I’d like to share some that have been helpful for me. With each site’s url, I’ll list a few brief reasons for recommending it.
John’s gospel seems to make the point that something special was involved in the foldiing of the napkin placed around Jesus’ head during burial in the garden tomb. John wrote:
Can Jesus be found in the Old Testament?
Many names for Jesus of Nazareth are, indeed, found in the Old Testament. Here is a PDF listing most of the names for our Lord in both the Old and New Testaments.
My goal in setting up this site was to make available a wide variety of materials for personal Bible study, but as I began to think and plan for this site, I discovered a voice on Family Radio influencing many persons around the world to believe some very strange doctrines–including “depart out” of the Church. I think the heretical teachings of Harold Camping and Family Radio need to be addressed – not tomorrow, but now.