Tag Info

Hot answers tagged

15

The symbol has no specific meaning within LDS theology, and there are no teachings regarding it. According to an article found among the Wikipedia page's sources, the pentagram symbol actually has a long history in Christian and Jewish art and architecture, and only first began to be associated with Satanism and the occult in the 1850s. By this point, the ...


12

In Acts 2:1, it is written, And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all together with one accord (ὁμοθυμαδὸν). καὶ ἐν τῷ συμπληροῦσθαι τὴν ἡμέραν τῆς πεντηκοστῆς ἦσαν ἅπαντες ὁμοθυμαδὸν ἐπὶ τὸ αὐτό We see that the first Christians were all together with one accord in the Temple at the time they received the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:4). ...


8

It means it took that long to build. This is apparent from the fact that they were challenging Christ's claim that He would build it in three days, when it's taken 46 years of work thus far. From Barnes' Notes on the Bible Forty and six years ... - The temple in which they then were was that which was commonly called "the second temple," built after ...


7

The simple answer is that in the very early days the followers of Jesus considered themselves to be Jews. They saw Jesus as the fulfilment of the Jewish laws and prophecies - that he had come to redeem Judaism and the Jews, not to set up another religion. The idea that Gentiles might be followers of Jesus without also becoming Jews would only be ...


6

There are several historical hints to the location of the Ark. Many of them are contradictory. The problem isn't so much finding historical evidence that points to possible current locations of the Ark, it's that we have no way of determining which, if any, are valid, true, and reliable. For example, ChristianAnswers.Net gives several possible locations. ...


6

When David provoked the anger of God by counting the fighting men in Israel, the punishment was so severe. Then God commanded David to build an altar on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite (1 Chronicles 21) to pray to the LORD to have mercy on Israel. David called on the Lord, and the Lord answered him with fire from heaven on the altar of burnt ...


6

The temple in Jerusalem was destroyed in AD 70. Acts 2 records how Holy Spirit was poured down on the Day of Pentecost (v 1-4). And then Peter addressed the crowd who were amazed and confused what was going on. Most of them were Jews who came to Jerusalem for the Pentecost festival (v 5). Following Peter's sermon, 3000 were baptized that day (v 41). From ...


4

If I read this passage in the Book of Exodus correctly, the presence of God was not connected to the Temple, but rather to the Mercy seat, which appears to be the top of the Ark of the Covenant. All Scripture is quoted from the King James translation. Exodus 25:10 through 22And they shall make an ark of shittim wood: two cubits and a half shall be the ...


3

The dating of the New Testament is a matter of some controversy, so there is no consensus answer to the question of which ones were written after the destruction of the temple. (The Old Testament books were of course written well before). No New testament documents make clear reference to the destruction of the temple. Some appear to prophecy the ...


3

To accomplish God's desire to make his abode among his people, [...]. He wanted to walk among them, be their God, and they his people1. 1. cf. Lev 26:11-12 (RSVCE). Please see also this Moses' intercession [cf. Exod 33:14-16]: 14 And he said, “My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.” 15 And he said to him, “If thy presence will not go ...


2

There is a specific purpose for every part of the Priest's attire, and that is most certainly true of the High Priest; since only he can ever enter the Holy of Holies, and then only once a year for the specific purpose of atoning for the sins of Israel. It is worth noting that nearly all of Chapter 28 is devoted to describing only the High Priest's ...


2

According to the NT, the tabernacle serves as a symbol of the heavenly one. Heb 8:5, Heb 9:9, Heb 9:23-24, Heb 10:1; Col 2:17 Spiritually speaking, Christ spoke of His body as the temple (John 2:21). Paul spoke of the church as the body of Christ (1 Co 12:27). Jesus is the "way" and the "image" of God (John 14:6, Col 1:15). God created them male and female ...


2

The Temple was an extension of the concept of the Tabernacle which God instructed the Nation of Israel to build as a place for God to come and talk with them. That was the purpose of the Mercy seat, from which God talked to Moses. The Temple was originally built by Solomon on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, It was enlarged and enhanced by King Herod. It was ...


1

Because the whole congregation itself is the temple of God. I Corintians 3:16 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?


1

According to http://www.weseejesus.com/bibledictionary/moriah.html The land in which was situated the mount on which Abraham was told to offer his son Isaac. Gen. 22: 2. The name of the mountain is not recorded. On the third day after leaving Beer-sheba, Abraham saw the mount afar off, and it was doubtless some lonely spot suitable for such an incident. The ...


1

In the beginning, Christians considered themselves Jews. Christianity was Judaism with the additional belief that God sent his Son to earth. And of course, a Jew will attend the Jewish synagog. Sunday is our holy day because the Christians assembled in church on that day. Why? On Saturday, they were at the synagogs and had to rest afterwards (Jews have ...



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible